If you like Vampire Plagues by Sebastian Rook
Did you know it is part of a series? You mentioned that one of the things you liked about the book was the action and also that you thought it was a historical fiction book. I found some books you might like that are considered "Fang" fiction but also some historical fiction. I hope you enjoy reading some of these books:
Fang Fiction -
Cirque Du Freak: A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan.
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an
encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make
The series continues with:
The Vampire's Assistant, Tunnels of Blood, Vampire Mountain and Trials of Death.
Thirsty by M.T. Anderson.
From the moment he knows that he is destined to be a vampire, Chris
thirsts for the blood of people around him while also struggling to
Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly.
Someone has been killing vampires in London--draining their bodies of
blood and letting the sun burn the undead flesh to ashes. Don Simon
Ysidro needs to find out who it is and stop the killings before all of the vampires, including himself, are destroyed. Enter James Asher, an Oxford professor who was once a British spy and now a reluctant investigator for Ysidro, cooperating only to keep Ysidro from killing his wife. A superb blend of mystery, historical fiction and the supernatural!
Historical Fiction -
Soldier Boys by Dean Hughes.
Follow two young soldiers, destined to be enemies, as they prepare to
join their countries' armies and go on to face the realities of war.
Their paths will cross at the Battle of the Bulge, the largest land
battle of World War II in which America took part.
Under a War-Torn Sky by Laura Elliot.
After his plane is shot down by Hitler's Luftwaffe, nineteen-year-old
Henry Forester of Richmond, Virginia, strives to walk across occupied
France, with the help of the French Resistance, in hopes of rejoining
By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai,
Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions by Richard Cohen.
By the Sword is an epic history of sword fighting-a science, an art,
and, for many, a religion that began at the dawn of civilization in
ancient Egypt and has been an obsession for mankind ever since. With wit and insight, Richard Cohen gives us an engrossing history of the world via the sword.