I just finished reading Sasha, Book 1 of A Trial of Blood & Steel, by Joel Shepherd. I haven’t figured out yet how to categorize the book. It’s obviously set on another Earthlike planet, but it’s definitely not science fiction–no science. I wouldn’t classify it as fantasy, either, because while the non-humans have superhuman abilities, they don’t appear to have supernatural abilities.
I plan to read the other books in the series, of which there are at least two:
- Petrodor (just released in the U.S.)
Shepherd has also written The Cassandra Kresnov Series, which seems to be science fiction: