to the evening wildlife cradling her mug of coffee. Depth perception slightly
off, she aimed the mug towards her mouth. Beside her lay a sledgehammer dripping
chunky red bits. Ignoring the smell she lifted her head to watch the hound do
his nightly ritual. As he rolled in a puddle of mud she sighed then winced.
Ainmere was going to be pissed. Tonight she was supposed to meet him for a
date. Some fancy restaurant downtown Austin. Looking down she grimaced at the
slime on her jeans. By now she was very late. She took a sip as Iolo walked out
the back door, "Traffic
is only so much of a reprieve Lady." Iolo sat next to her. "At least
until I finish my coffee?" "Less." "Damn." The sound of
slamming doors filled the air as the bond vibrated with his anger. He stalked around the corner just as
Kiri put her coffee down. The closer he got to her the sooner he would see the
bruises and blood. Luck was with her when he stopped just out of the lig…
"Babylon Steel, ex-sword-for-hire, runs the best brothel in Scalentine; city of many portals, two moons, and a wide variety of races, were-creatures, and religions, not to mention the occasional insane warlock." ~Amazon.com
The book is about the title character Babylon. A tough woman that runs a brothel in on a plane called Scalentine. The fact that the main character ran a brothel caught my interest from the start because I usually don't see that as an occupation. When I started reading I didn't want to put the book down. Each character was unique and the back story didn't get in the way, it enhanced the Babylon and made me feel like she was a friend I had known for years.
The world creation is very good, and in depth. It goes well the character development. Sebold shows how the world to which the characters live in impacts them. The story itself held my interest through out the book and I would recommend this book to anyone who reads fantasy, or likes a strong…