Bloodline (Repairman Jack novel)

Infobox Book |
name = Bloodline

image_caption = Trade Hardcover 1st Edition
author = F. Paul Wilson
country = United States
language = English
series = The Repairman Jack Series
genre = Science fiction Thriller novel
publisher = Gauntlet Press
release_date = May 2007
media_type = Print (Hardcover)
pages = 384 pp (first edition, hardback)
isbn = ISBN 0-7653-1706-X (first edition, hardback)
preceded_by = Harbingers
followed_by = By the Sword (2009)

"Bloodline" is the eleventh volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition (May 2007) and later as a trade hardcover from Forge (September 2007).

Plot summary

The novel begins a bit after Gia and Vicky recover from the accident brought by the yenceri. Gia, as always pursuades Jack to do some fix-its, on the condition that he does not rick too much. The pursuasion was followed when a middle-aged woman named Christy Pickering asks for Jack's help. Jack finds that Christy has been having a problem with her daughter Dawn, she is dating a man Jerry Bethlehem, about twice her age(Or as Christy puts it:"Old enough to be her father"). The problem is actually with her PI who has just disappeared. Along the way of looking into Bethlehem life, Jack begins to realize a connection between Bethlehem and the leader(Hank Thompson) of a new movement called the Kicker's. It seems that both Hank and Jerry went to the same criminal institute infamously known to take extremely violent criminals, the Creighton Institute. Further investigation leads Jack to finding the detective murdered in ways of a water torture. Jack later finds that not only are Hank and Jerry related by Creighton but also by the newfound mysterious oDNA found there. It comes to Jack that the o stands for the wrong side of his life, the other. He also finds that Jerry is not his real name, it is actually Jeremy Bolton, a sociopath who was captured for a crime far down in Atlanta, GA; the Atlanta Abortion Murders. After getting Dawn pregnant he starts acting differently, showing his true self to her. Upon finding out of her daughters pregnancy, Christy is found dead, presumed suicide by slashing her wrists. Before her death, Jack investigates on the whereabouts of Dawns father who has never been mentioned by Christy, only to be enlightened with the truth the Dawn is a rape-baby. Further investigation in the oDNA it is realized that Hank, Moonglow(Christy), and Jeremy are all the children of the mysterious oDNA filled Jonah Stevens. As all the pieces come together Jack finds the final piece revealing a dark secret, Jeremy is Dawn's father.

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