As a reader, you'll develop compassion for the main character Nathan. Will he be able to save the city? And keep the girl? And his sanity too? There's no way to be certain until the end but Nathan grows stronger and more capable throughout the story. It's a great read that is worth your time. Considering the fantasy aspects of this book, Absinthe is our pick as a pairing.
From the book description:
The supernatural realm and the mundane world have existed side by side since the dawn of time. Predators walk the streets, hidden by our own ignorance. Once, the city of New York was protected, but that was another age.
Now a creature emerges from the city's past to kill again, with no one to hear the screams of its victims. The lost and the weak, crushed under the heels of New York's supernatural masters, have given up hope.
But one man finds himself drawn to these deaths. Plagued by dreams of past lives, his obsession may cost him friends, loved ones, even his life. To stop this monster, he must unlock the strength he once had. He must remember the warrior he was, to become the hero he was born to be.
His name is Nathan Shepherd, and he remembers.