The Greyfriar is by Clay & Susan Griffith. The first book in a new steampunk trilogy called Vampire Empire. In 1879, a plague of vampires nearly wiped out the human race. The remaining humans moved to the equatorial regions where the vampires could not tolerate the heat. It is now 2020 and mankind is ready to fight back. When Princess Adele, the heir to the Equatorian throne, becomes the target of the vampire clans, she is saved by the mysterious vampire killer known as The Greyfriar. Adele is fascinated by this stranger who kills vampires as no one she has ever seen. Who is he? Will his secret destroy them both? A great new vampire trilogy for both boys and girls.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10.