Author: J. L. Gribble
Publication Date: July 15, 2015
Genre: Alternate History, Coming of Age, Paranormal
One hundred years ago, the vampire Victory retired from a centuries-long mercenary career. She settled in Limani, the independent city-state acting as a neutral zone between the British and Roman colonies on the New Continent.
Twenty years ago, Victory adopted a human baby girl, who soon showed signs of magical ability.
Today, Victory is a city councilwoman, balancing the human and supernatural populations within Limani. Her daughter Toria is a warrior-mage, balancing life as an apprentice mercenary with college chemistry courses.
Tomorrow, the Roman Empire invades.
Steel Victory is a unique and entertaining novel that crosses several genres – alternate history, coming of age, sci-fi and paranormal.
The world is in a post-apocalyptic era after a nuclear war destroyed much of the world. Twenty years ago, Victory, a vampire, adopted a human baby, Toria. Toria has magical powers. Now, Victory is trying to lead her city, while Toria is a warrior protecting the land and going to college.
There is a invasion, political upheaval and and uprising putting so much in jeopardy.
What really excels in this book are the characters. They have a depth that makes them intriguing. Gribble writes with ease and the book moves along quickly without missing something important.
An intriguing, entertaining genre-bending novel.