Department 19: The Rising
Department 19 the rising
Author Will Hill
Date Published January 1, 2012
No. of pages 704
Preceded by
Department 19
Followed by
The Secret History of a Teenage Vampire
Release Order
Released after
Department 19
Released before
The Devil in No Man's Land: 1917

Department 19: The Rising is the second book in the Department 19 series by Will Hill.


91 days till zero hour. That's 91 days to run. 91 days to hide. Or 91 days to pray for Department 19 to save you...

After the terrifying attack on Lindisfarne at the end of the first book, Jamie, Larissa and Kate are recovering at Department 19 headquarters, waiting for news of Dracula's stolen ashes.

They won't be waiting for long.

Vampire forces are gathering. Old enemies are getting too close. And Dracula... is rising.

Sixteen-year-old Jamie Carpenter's life was violently upended when he was brought into Department 19, a classified government agency of vampire hunters that was formed to deal with a little problem... known as Dracula.

But being the new recruit at the Department isn't all weapons training and covert missions. Jamie's own mother has been turned into a vampire ‒ and now Jamie will stop at nothing to wreak revenge on her captors. Even if that means facing down Dracula himself.


detailed plot summary will follow


Twelve Weeks After Lindisfarne
91 Days Till Zero Hour

90 Days Till Zero Hour

89 Days Till Zero Hour

88 Days Till Zero Hour

87 Days Till Zero Hour

86 Days Till Zero Hour


Epilogue I: In the Flesh

Epilogue II: Three Fathers


  1. On Patrol
  2. Triangles Have Sharp Edges
  3. The Art of Coming Clean
  4. Growing Pains
  5. Rebirth
  6. Carpenter and Son
  7. Valentin Receives a Visitor
  8. The Big Leagues
  9. No Stone Unturned
  10. Sleepless Night
  11. The Bare Bones
  12. Inside the Void
  13. Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Fire
  14. Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot
  15. All Fall Down
  16. Always and Forever
  17. Family Ties
  18. Keep Your Friends Close
  19. At the Crossroads at Midnight
  20. Master and Commander
  21. Heroes' Return
  22. Tinfoil Hats
  23. The Interrogation of Valentin Rusmanov
  24. The Fourth Musketeer
  25. The Illuminated City ‒ Part I
  26. Full Disclosure
  27. The Illuminated City ‒ Part II
  28. Think But This and All is Mended
  1. In Conversation with a Monster
  2. There is No Statute of Limitations For Revenge
  3. Echoes of the Past
  4. The Depths of Knowledge
  5. In the Court of the Vampire King
  6. How to Steal Fire from the Gods
  7. Hope is a Dangerous Thing
  8. Vision Quest ‒ Part I
  9. From Pillar to Post
  10. Vision Quest ‒ Part II
  11. Back from the Dead
  12. Vision Quest ‒ Part III
  13. And a Torch to Light the Way
  14. Vision Quest ‒ Part IV
  15. The Ties That Bind
  16. Behind Every Good Man
  17. Curtain Call
  18. The Twist of the Knife
  19. Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide
  20. Some Wounds Never Heal
  21. Through the Looking Glass
  22. Reduced to Ash
  23. A Council of War
  24. Only Forward

Epilogue I: In the Flesh
Epilogue II: Three Fathers

Opening quotes

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken

How much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.

Victor Frankenstein, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


Department 19 members