Schattenprinz (Reich des Vampirs, #1)
Publish date: December 12th 2011
Pages no: 448
Edition language: Deutsch
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Vampire Empire (#1)
Since this was alternative history (and a mix of a handful of other genres), it was disappointing to see women's roles largely unchanged.That being said, I liked Adele a lot. The authors could have made her weak and stupid, but they didn't. Flay was also a great villain.I wondered at the Greyfriar's...
I've been thinking about mood and reading recently, although maybe that's the wrong way to put it. My Summer of Steampunk has morphed into Steampunk Planet (which I now think I'm ready to get off, thank you), and I'm still churning through the lower midlist of steampunk titles available at my librar...
The Greyfriar takes place 150 years after the Great Killing of 1870 when vampires rose up from being rumors and attacked humans. They don't do well in the heat so humanity field to the tropics and warmer areas. Adele is the princess of the Empire Equatoria, which is the remainder of the British Empi...
The Greyfriar occurs in the future, but, as is typically the case in such post-catastrophe scenarios, life for humans is anything but modern and computerized. The vampire attacks left humans with nothing, and the only technology humans have been able to harness is steam power. Thus enters the steamp...
The Greyfriar was a quick, light read. It successfully combined various genres and could partly be classified as pulp fiction. What worked for me is the alternative Victorian setting and the interesting take on vampires. Vampires are predators and not your cute love interest. *minor spoilers*Some as...