Friday 1 April 2011

News: Secret Government Department Revealed!

A Downing Street spokesman was today forced to admit to the existence of a secret department within the British government. Rumours about Department 19 have been in circulation for many years, but previous governments have consistently denied its existence. Publication of a “tell all” book today by HarperCollins, which exposes the inner workings of the highly classified department, led to the government’s admission. The book, believed to have been written by a former employee of the organisation, under the pseudonym Will Hill, is called simply Department 19.

According to the author, Department 19’s brief is to investigate supernatural occurrences. Staffed in part by former Special Forces operatives, they are equipped with hi tech weaponry including ultraviolet light pistols, pneumatic guns and advanced explosives. The government spokesman would not confirm the particulars of the work that these special operatives are currently engaged in, but there are suggestions that an unexplained explosion off the north east coast last week can be traced back to Department 19.

Asked whether the Department 19 operatives were trained to track and capture or destroy supernatural beings, including vampires, the spokesman said “I could not possibly comment”.

Department 6 is the army.
Department 13 is MI5.
Department 19 is the reason you're alive.

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...

Department 19 is the fantastic new debut novel by Will Hill and it's out now.  It's a book I'd highly recommend (you can read my review here) so if you haven't already got your copy make sure you go out and get it now!

For more information check out the Department 19 website


  1. LMAO, The header got me. SOunds cool

  2. I love the trailer for this book! The music is fantastic.

  3. @ Liz - This is such a good book, I'd highly recommend it :o)

    @ Kulsuma - I really enjoyed the trailer too :o)



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