The Rift Walker, book 2 of The Vampire Empire trilogy, follows Princess Adele after her rescue from the vampires in the north and her return to Alexandra. She recuperates, misses the Greyfriar, and stalls her wedding to General Clark, the American. Finally, her father orders to marriage plans to proceed so the war against the vampires can begin. Before the final vows are sealed, The Greyfriar swoops in, grabs Adele and abducts her. Adele and The Greyfriar head south to evade the Equatorian forces and plan to meet up with General Anhault, the head of Adele's troops. The Greyfriar is weakened from the heat but Adele's powers begin to grow and this is more the story of Adele learning about her geomancer skills. The Rift Walker has battles between vampires and humans, adventures, steampunk style, romance and mystical powers; it's a book that keeps you enthralled and wanting to know what happens next.