Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Zero Hour (Department 19 book #4) by Will Hill

Zero Hour (Department 19, #4) Title:Zero Hour
                                                               Author: Will Hill
                                                               Published: May 29th 2014 by, HarperCollins
                                                               Series: Department 19 book #4
                                                               Genre: Adventure, YA
                                                               Stars: 3/5

Department 19 still stands against the darkness. But for how much longer? Book 4 in the epic series from bestselling author, Will HIll.

When Jamie Carpenter's mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government's most secret agency.

Fortunately for Jamie, Department 19 can provide the tools he needs to find his mother, and to kill the vampires who want him dead. But unfortunately for everyone, something much older is stirring, something even Department 19 can't stand up against…

Check out my reviews for books 1, 2 and 3

A very short review:

All in all, as this book is following the events from the previous three books and drawing it to a close, my opinions about the characters are pretty much the same.

With regards to the plot line, I found it meh.....it wasn’t that great but it wasn’t bad. I just think it was time to close the chapter on this story, with Jamie and his friends and towards the end it seemed like it was dragging out.

There were a lot of deaths, but I didn’t find any of them sad or heart breaking.

There were a lot of action, as usual, in this book but in my opinion, it took time to get there. Once it did, it was in full swing; the fight between the humans and Dracula’s army of vampires. On the flip side though, once the action was in full swing, it was never ending. I guess that makes sense since from book 2, everyone’s been waiting for the Zero Hour.

With regards to Jamie and his friends, they all had a happily ever after, although I didn’t like how the author shun Kate out from all the action. 

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