Blood Ties: The Beginning Book Summary and Study Guide

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Blood Ties chronicles the existence of Sabra Raine, a beautiful young woman, torn from her family in the sixteenth century by a malevolent vampire known as Ravenal and condemned to eternal life as one of the undead. In the year 2000, Ravenal crosses Sabra's path once again when he engages in the pursuit of Sinja Marquette, a talented young artist from New York. Sinja is also a direct descendant of Sabra's. With the help of Sinja's best friend Kurt Van Helsing, Sabra embarks on a mission to protect Sinja against the monstrous Ravenal and save her from the curse of the undead.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   vampires Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   telekinesis    -   mind reading    -   mind control    -   clairvoyant    -   super strength    -   can fly    -   is very quick    -   can read emotions


Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   17th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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