Posts in category: Urban Fantasy
By Devon Monk
One hundred years in the past, 11 robust ruling homes consolidated the entire world’s assets and authority into their very own greedy fingers. just one energy wasn’t put lower than the command of a unmarried condo: the regulate over the immortal galvanized....
Matilda Case isn’t like most people. in truth, she’s targeted on the planet, the crowning success of her father’s experiments, a lady pieced jointly from bits. Or so she believes, till Abraham 7th indicates up at her door, stitched with lifestyles thread similar to her and insisting that enemies are coming to kill them all.
Tilly is one in every of 13 tremendous creations often called the galvanized, stitched jointly beings immortal and unfathomably robust. For a century, every one residence has fought for regulate over the galvanized. Now the homes also are tangled in a dangerous fight for dominion over death—and Tilly and her style carry the major to unlocking eternity
The secrets and techniques that Tilly needs to struggle to guard are hidden in the very seams of her being. And to get the secrets and techniques, her enemies are keen to rip her aside piece by way of piece.…
FIRST IN a brand new SERIES!
By Rick Gualtieri
3 phrases: Vampires as opposed to Sasquatch.
Bill Ryder - gamer, geek, and mythical vampire - is again in his wildest event yet.
A struggle is brewing among historic enemies from the sunrise of time. If it cannot be stopped, the veil might be lifted and all of humanity's darkest nightmares might be unleashed to wreak havoc. invoice and his pals are the one probability now we have - Lord support us all!
The leaders of the vampire country dispatch invoice to a far off land on the way to dealer peace, yet it isn't going to be effortless. His enemies wish him useless. Hell, a few of his allies do too. hazard lurks at each flip and in locations the place he least expects it.
Now he needs to depend upon his pals, grasp his fledgling powers, and use each four-letter observe in his vocabulary to forestall the struggle, discover the conspiracy, and resolve the secret that lies on the center of the Mourning Woods.
The Mourning Woods (the Tome of invoice, half three) is 90,000 phrases of foul-mouthed horror hilarity by way of Rick Gualtieri, writer of invoice the Vampire and frightening lifeless issues.
By Karen Marie Moning
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Karen Marie Moning alternatives up the place Shadowfever leaves off with Iced, the 6th e-book in her blockbuster Fever series.
The 12 months is 1 AWC—After the Wall Crash. The Fae are loose and looking us. It’s a conflict sector in the market, and no days are alike. I’m Dani O’Malley, the chaos-filled streets of Dublin are my domestic, and there’s no position I’d otherwise be.
Dani “Mega” O’Malley performs through her personal set of rules—and in an international overrun via darkish Fae, her greatest rule is: Do what it takes to outlive. owning infrequent abilities and the omnipotent Sword of sunshine, Dani is greater than outfitted for the duty. actually, she’s one of many infrequent people who can guard themselves opposed to the Unseelie. yet now, amid the pandemonium, her maximum presents have become severe liabilities.
Dani’s ex–best pal, MacKayla Lane, wishes her lifeless, the terrifying Unseelie princes have positioned a value on her head, and Inspector Jayne, the pinnacle of the police strength, is after her sword and should cease at not anything to get it. What’s extra, everyone is being mysteriously frozen to demise all around the urban, encased instant in sub-zero, icy tableaux.
whilst Dublin’s such a lot seductive nightclub will get included in hoarfrost, Dani unearths herself on the mercy of Ryodan, the club’s ruthless, immortal proprietor. He wishes her fast wit and unparalleled ability to determine what’s freezing Fae and people lifeless of their tracks—and Ryodan will do something to make sure her compliance.
Dodging bullets, fangs, and fists, Dani needs to strike treacherous deals and make determined alliances to avoid wasting her liked Dublin—before every thing and everybody in it will get iced.
Praise for Iced
“Moning returns to the heady international of her Fever sequence, and the implications are addictive and always excellent. . . . the simplest components of Moning’s sensual, shadowy epic are nonetheless right here, from the sensual and enigmatic Fae to the super-alpha heroes and the breathless speed in their escalating conflicts. At its middle is a heroine whose improvement is probably going to turn into the stuff of legends as this unforgettable, haunting sequence maintains to evolve.”—RT ebook Reviews
“This is considered one of my favourite 2012 reads . . . It’s enticing, hilarious, remarkable and Dani goes to be one heck of a woman.”—USA Today
“A gripping tale that mixes very good storytelling with plausible characters which are rendered either superhuman and beautifully human, with emotional fragility and mental vulnerability in an volatile global fraught with risk . . . fast moving, with nonstop motion set in a desirable city delusion international of Dublin less than siege, it is a clever, daring and textured success.”─Kirkus Reviews
“Moning is a grasp storyteller. I don’t know the way she does it, yet she begs me to get on my knees and pay worship to the lady who has introduced me the simplest, such a lot labyrinthine tales and characters I’ve ever had the privilege to get to grasp. She weaves brilliantly, unapologetically, and with no exception, and she or he has threaded the needle into me and I’ve been pulled, again and again, into her tapestry, and that i don’t imagine I’m ever getting out. Iced isn't any exception.”—The Bawdy booklet Blog (five-starred review)
From the Hardcover edition.
By Jeanne C. Stein
Anna Strong's primitive vampire instincts have become more durable to manage. And a brand new enemy desires to make the most of that truth, for Anna has been selected to form the future of all vampires-and all people.
By Gina Damico
Fed up along with her wild habit, sixteen-year-old Lex’s mom and dad send her off to upstate New York to reside along with her Uncle Mort for the summer season, hoping few months of soiled farm paintings will whip her again into form. yet Uncle Mort’s real profession is way dirtier than shoveling manure. He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to educate Lex the kinfolk enterprise.
She quick assimilates into the atypical international of Croak, a city populated by means of reapers who convey souls from this existence to the subsequent. yet Lex can’t cease her wish for justice—or is it vengeance?—whenever she encounters a homicide sufferer, yearning to forestall the attackers prior to they could strike back. Will she ditch Croak and pass rogue along with her reaper skills?
By Harry Connolly
Ray Lilly resides on borrowed time. he is the driving force for Annalise Powliss, a high-ranking member of the Twenty Palace Society, a bunch of sorcerers dedicated to weeding out and executing rogue magicians. yet simply because Ray betrayed her as soon as, Annalise is seeking an excuse to kill him-or permit another person do the job.
Unfortunately for either one of them, Annalise's subsequent project is going flawed, leaving her severely injured. With the little magic he controls, Ray needs to whole her project on my own. not just does he need to cease a sorcerer who is sacrificing dozens of blameless lives in alternate for supernatural strength, he needs to find-and destroy-the resource of that inhuman magic.
Child of fireside was once named to Publishers Weekly's checklist of most sensible a hundred Books of 2009.
By James Glass
The voice of God is dead.....
When John Smith wakes from a coma in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania he recalls not anything of his prior other than that he may need attempted to devote suicide. with a purpose to pay the debts he turns into a personal detective and is employed through an odd pair of consumers who're made up our minds to determine who killed the Voice of God. The clues lead him to your doorstep of the unusual and reclusive Virgil Calahan and 100 12 months previous crime.
By Harry Connolly
Former motor vehicle thief Ray Lilly is now the expendable grunt of a sorcerer chargeable for destroying extradimensional predators summoned to our global via power-hungry magicians. fortunately, Ray has a few magic of his personal, and thus far it’s saved him alive. but if a chum from his former gang calls him again to his previous stomping grounds in l. a., Ray could have to stand a possibility even he can’t deal with. A mysterious spell is killing Ray’s former affiliates, they usually blame him. Worse but, the spell used to be solid by means of Wally King, the sorcerer who first dragged Ray into the brutal international of the Twenty Palace Society. Now Ray should make a choice from the binds of the previous and the obligations of the current, as he and the Society face not just Wally King yet a weird and wonderful new predator.
By Kim Harrison
When you dance with demons, you lay your soul at the line . . .
In the Hollows, the place the traditional and the supernatural co-exist—not consistently peacefully—desperate occasions usually demand unorthodox measures. yet bounty hunter-witch Rachel Morgan did the totally unthinkable to avoid wasting the lives of her buddies: she willingly trafficked in forbidden demon magic. And now her sins have come domestic to hang-out her.
As Rachel hunts for the reality at the back of a terrifying homicide, the invention of a surprising family members key is approximately to throw her complete existence into query. And the long-lost old wisdom she seeks is living within the demonic ever-after.
But there are a few traces that are meant to by no means be crossed—like the only Rachel Morgan's stepping over . . . again!
By Kim Harrison
“I wouldn’t pass over a Kim Harrison ebook for anything.”
—Charlaine Harris, writer of the Sookie Stackhouse novels
Black Magic Sanction is the main complicated and emotionally charged experience but in writer Kim Harrison’s New York instances bestselling sequence that includes bounty hunter-witch Rachel Morgan. A spellbinding tale set once more Cleveland’s vampire, demon, and different supernatural beings-infested Hollows, Black Magic Sanction has the intrepid Rachel trapped in a life-or-death conflict opposed to her personal style in a sensational city fable that exhibits why Kim Harrison deservedly stands within the star ranks along Charlaine Harris, Jim Butcher, and Laurell okay. Hamilton.