Review: The Greyfriar

Dec •  9 •  2010

Title: The Greyfriar
Series: Vampire Empire # 1
Genre: Young Adult-Steampunk/Fantasy
Author: Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Release Date: November 18, 2010
Book: Sent by Publisher


“Vampire predators run wild in this exciting steampunk adventure, the first in an alternate history trilogy that is already attracting attention. In 1870, monsters rise up and conquer the northern lands, As great cities are swallowed up by carnage and disease, landowners and other elite flee south to escape their blood-thirsty wrath. One hundred fifty years later, the great divide still exists; fangs on one side of the border, worried defenders on the other. This fragile equilibrium is threatened, then crumbles after a single young princess becomes almost hopelessly lost in the hostile territory. At first, she has only one defender: a mysterious Greyfriar who roams freely in dangerous vampire regions.”

This book was awesome! I love everything? in it. It was definitely one that brought all kinds of giddiness to my heart. The adventure, the mysterious, and love makes for a great read. This is not your ordinary vampire tale. This is a complete unique reading experience that  I can enjoy over and over again.

 The Queen, Adele is on the run from vampire. As as heiress, with her up and coming marriage arrangement she poses a threat to the vampires and they are set out to kill her. But not before The Greyfriar come into the picture. An extraordinary man who saves peoples lives, leaving great tales of heroism behind him.

The Greyfriar blew me away! I love every moment in reading it. The plots and the fights were absolutely mind blowing. I love the Greyfriar. His mysterious and good heart immediately drew me to him. He wanted change and was doing it all on his own with asking nothing in return.

The romance was touching. I just love watching two people get stuck together, then fall in love right before your eyes. The way that they enjoyed each other company was one you could tell was fulfilling and relaxing. I rooted for them all the way.

The SECRET!! Was OMG! Major OMG! I was so caught up in the book that I failed to notice the signs of the mysterious Greyfriar. Even to have learn his identity in the end stole my heart. I knew at that moment that this man is the man of dreams.

If you have not read this book you should. The Greyfriar is a must read of 2011!  I can’t wait for the next book!!

I give it 5 BITES!

Happy Reading!

13 Comments

  1. Kate Evangelista
    Dec 9, 2010

    The vampire books continue. 🙂

  2. Oooh! I keep getting promotional emails for this one, but the cover didn’t appeal to me, so I kind of ignored it. Ooops! After reading this review, I think I’ll add it to my wishlist. I need to know the secret already!

    Great review! 🙂

  3. Darkeva
    Dec 9, 2010

    Wow, great review, and very passionate too! I’ve been wanting to pick this one up, too, but now I definitely will after your seal of approval! 🙂

    Darkeva

  4. Jenny
    Dec 9, 2010

    This book has been getting such great reviews, I need to get to the bookstore and pick it up! Now I really want to know this secret. Darn it Savy, I have to go buy this one NOW! Thanks for the review:)

  5. Hahahaha, I was laughing out loud reading your review – love your excitement! Now, I am going to have to get this book – love a new series – great review – going in the roundup!

    -Linds, bibliophile brouhaha

  6. Missie
    Dec 9, 2010

    I have this one sitting on my shelf, waiting to be read. Now I’m definitely going to have to bump it up because I want to know that secret!

  7. Karen
    Dec 9, 2010

    I loved this one too although I got the secret right away….I can’t wait for the next one!

  8. Midnyte Reader
    Dec 9, 2010

    I wasn’t that interested until I read your review. Looking forward to it.

  9. OH MAN! I SO want to read this one. Now with your review, I want it more! Will have to get it soon!

  10. tahlianewland.com
    Dec 10, 2010

    This ones sounds like it’s right for me. Thanks for the review. I love characters like the Greyfriar

  11. Erika
    Dec 10, 2010

    I just bought this book! It was recommended to me now I am super glad I did!! Have a Happy Friday!!

  12. Awesome review!! I keep seeing this book everywhere!! its def on my wishlist! =)))

  13. Edna
    Dec 11, 2010

    So glad you loved it! It’s one of my favorite reads of this year. 🙂