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y separately published work icon In the Blood single work   novel   science fiction   young adult   horror  
Is part of Outlands Jackie French , 2001- series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 In the Blood
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'She has been banished from the city to a remote area and a murdered girl lands on her doorstep ...Danielle has always been 'linked' to others so when her links were cut and she was banished from the city it was a shock in more ways than one. She no longer had fast access to information, food, friends - anything. Now she will fend for herself and she is notorious for having been part of an experimental type of linking with 3 others. They are either dead or dead to Danielle anyway. Then, soon after moving in, an injured young girl turns up on her doorstep - the girl soon dies and Danielle cannot let go of the mystery of her death. With Neil, who lives in a neighbouring commune, she begins to make enquiries at places all over the countryside and starts suspecting that someone is making illegal modifications to humans - could it be that vampirism is becoming a trait in some humans from this illegal activity? And, if so, how far has it gone - can Danielle find the source before they are all dead?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • 'In a post-apocalyptic Australia peopled by village-like Utopias, genetically engineered vampires cause concern for an exile from the big city' (Jason Nahrung, 'Vampires in the Sunburnt Country,' 2007, p.56).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 2001 .
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      Extent: 262p.
      ISBN: 0207197792 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

The Scary Tale Looks for a Family : Gary Crew's 'Gothic Hospital' and Sonya Hartnett's 'The Devil's Latch' Anna Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders 2008; (p. 131-143)
Danger : Imagination Required Rebecca Meston , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , February no. 225 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
In the Blood by Jackie French Diana Hodge , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 10 no. 2 2002; (p. 10-11)
Untitled Virginia Lowe , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 43)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Sally Murdoch , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 15 no. 2 2001; (p. 36)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Virginia Lowe , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 43)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
Danger : Imagination Required Rebecca Meston , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , February no. 225 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
A Tale of Forced Migration Stephen Matthews , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 April 2001; (p. 18)

— Review of Blood Ties Rosemary Hayes , 2001 single work novel ; The Witch in the Lake Anna Fienberg , 2001 single work novel ; In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Sally Harding , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 16 no. 2 2001; (p. 38-39)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Sally Murdoch , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 15 no. 2 2001; (p. 36)

— Review of In the Blood Jackie French , 2001 single work novel
The Scary Tale Looks for a Family : Gary Crew's 'Gothic Hospital' and Sonya Hartnett's 'The Devil's Latch' Anna Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders 2008; (p. 131-143)
In the Blood by Jackie French Diana Hodge , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 10 no. 2 2002; (p. 10-11)
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