Warrior is one of those books that has been so hyped up on the past year that I was scared to read it for fear of it not living up to the hype. Boy was I wrong. I loved the unique setting (Mongolia) and that Thalia the heroine was the typical TSTL heroine that you see so often in historical romances. My only comment would be that I see this shelved as steampunk on a regular basis and I don’t think that it necessarily falls under that because there aren’t the common elements that you see in steampunk (the derigables and other technological advancements – with the exception of a few inventions used by the blades). I have book 3 on the pile waiting for me, but need to get a hold of book 2.