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Valentine's Exile (Vampire Earth Series #5)

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  • Posted April 23, 2013

    Well thoutht out

    Valentine is a person who is not afraid to take matters into his own hands.

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  • Posted May 14, 2010

    A Darker story

    E.E. Knight's latest is a different mood. The story is darker than the ones before but is still interesting. In this installment of his Vampire Earth series, we find a much stranger story. It is NOT your typical vampire story at all, with the continuing war raging between humans and their Life Weaver allies and the invading Kur with their grog minions.
    David Valentine is a good character and the supporting characters are also believable.
    If you enjoy real action and alien wars, this is an excellent series, beginning with Way Of The Wolf, and right on through the set.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2006

    E E Knight Rocks!

    E. E. Knight is one of the best authors I've ever read. His entire Vampire Earth series is awesome. It's not a typical vampire series. It's not even close. It's military sci fi. It's post-apocalyptic. It's even realistic. Valentine's Exile is as good as the first four books and has a twisted ending that, even if you've read the other four books, will have your head spinning. Most series become predictable. Not this one. You'll never get bored.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    mindful of Wells┬┐ WAR OF THE WORLDS

    The year is 2072 and it has been fifty years since the Kurians came and conquered earth using humans to satiate their soul hunger. The Reapers, creations of the Kurians need blood to survive and take it with syringe like tongue. They take the aura of people and send it to their Kurian masters who live in strongly secured fortresses in territory they carved up. --- Freedom fighter David Valentine has fought since he was old enough to hold a weapon and was there when the Kurians suffered two major defeats, the retaking of Dallas and much of their surrounding area and the creation of the Ozark Free Territory. When his wounded commander William Post asks David to find his wife who disappeared into Kurian territory, he has no idea he will be jailed on murder charges brought by an enemy who has a grievance against him, move into various parts of the Kurian order to find clues to where William¿s wife Gail is and fight the Reapers and other monsters just to get information on where Gailis. She is just one of many women who passed a blood test and was taken to a special facility that horrifies David since he stared fighting in the Resistance. --- The vampire Earth series just keeps getting better and better. Earth is a dark and conquered place where quislings (human collaborators) do almost as much to threaten people as their masters do. The protagonist is no innocent but he is a dedicated person who knows he will face danger but he feels the goal is worth the price. Hopefully in future books in this series, readers will learn more about the Kurians because for the most part they stay in the background and let their minions do their work. VALENTINE¿S EXILE is a fantastic work of science fiction in the vein of Wells¿ WAR OF THE WORLDS. --- Harriet Klausner

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