Posts in category: Urban Fantasy
By A. Lee Martinez
Unspeakable horrors threaten the earth during this exceptional new comedian fable from the writer of Divine Misfortune.
Diana's lifestyles was once in a rut - she hated her task, she was once forever unmarried, and he or she wanted a spot to dwell. yet then the fitting condominium got here alongside. It appeared too reliable to be actual - since it was.
The house used to be already inhabited - by way of monsters. Vom the Hungering was once the 1st to greet Diana and to warn her that his sole function in lifestyles used to be to devour every thing in his course. This poses an issue for Diana considering she's in his path...and is forbidden from ever leaving the apartment.
It seems although that there are older and extra historical titanic entities afoot - ones who are looking to eat the moon and damage the area as we all know it. Can Diana, Vom, and the opposite horrors cease this from taking place? might be in the event that they can get Vom to forestall consuming everything...and every body.
By Jim Butcher
In all his years of supernatural sleuthing, Harry Dresden hasn't ever confronted something like this: the spirit world's long past postal. those ghosts are tormented, violent, and lethal. Someone-or something-is purposely stirring them as much as wreak unearthly havoc. yet why? If Harry does not determine it out quickly, he may well finish up a ghost himself.
By Mercedes Lackey, Rosemary Edghill
Fifteen-year-old Tomas Torres, the son of an immigrant relatives who're simply slightly making it, will get picked up by way of the police for doing a little paintings for the neighborhood padrone (collector). For this paintings, Tomas has made $1000 per week, handsome profit via anyone's count number. yet what's the paintings? what's Tomas arrested for? Arson, yet arson that can't be defined. Tomas has a most original present: he's a fire-starter—he can begin fires with sheer strength of will that flame from the guidelines of his palms. extra, he can will fireballs to hurl at his enemies or competitors, and he can incinerate any proof. however the courts make a decision they've got adequate to convict younger Tomas and ship him off to a college (which Tomas believes to be one of those jail): St. Rhiannon's college for the proficient and extraordinary Student.At St. Rhiannon's, Tomas quickly reveals that he's no longer on my own. St. Rhia's, as they name it, is a faculty for college students of every age with "gifts" like Tomas's: scholars who're pre-cogs, storm-callers, witches, healers, wizards, techno-shamans, psionics, firestarters, teleporters, psychics, sensitives and lots more and plenty, even more. issues he may well by no means have imagined take place at St. Rhia's, and in time Tomas involves consider much less on my own. He starts to think in what he truly sees (astral warriors, for instance) and all that he's taught by way of his beautiful younger mentor, VeeVee.All scholars at St. Rhia's try to benefit to regulate their presents. Tomas, too, needs to find out about the ethics and the legislation of magic (of which he is familiar with not anything) and extra, find out how to keep an eye on the power and strength of his fire.Join Tomas and his associates as they trip via St. Rhia's and past, either in the course of the open air global and during magical Gates to the paranormal worlds of Chaos and different kingdoms the place their presents may be validated. in the event that they be triumphant, their powers will tackle new relevance and which means.
By P.S. Power
At the Line:
Kaitlyn is a succubus. A martial arts specialist. An throughout nice woman, and now, for a few cause, a freshman university scholar. after all not anything ever get's to head that easily for somebody like her, does it? rather than spending her days and nights seducing lovely younger co-eds and campus hotties, Kate reveals her existence, and new neighbors, imperiled by way of a string of murders on campus.
At an identical time, she reveals new allies, new powers, and that her adolescence is at an end.
Because there's an enemy in the market, pulling the strings.
One that may greatly like her, and all of her humans, dead.
The first 3 books of the sequence are being published on September seventeenth, 2014.
* They comprise intercourse, violence and grownup subject matters. now not prompt for kids less than 14 years outdated, or individuals with soft sensibilities.
Book One: Mr. Hartley
Book : Between
Book 3: at the Line
By Laken Cane
In e-book seven of the Rune Alexander sequence, Rune
meets new allies, enters a extraordinary and vaguely
familiar international, and realizes over again that
she can by no means quite belief anyone.
Except, perhaps, the single she lost...
Sucked into Skyll by means of the echoes of Wormwood,
she needs to entire a crucial job so as
to go back to the realm within which she belongs.
She realizes that after she does go back, her international
will be changed.
If she returns.
If...because Skyll includes whatever extra
precious to her than whatever in ANY world.
But the Others of her world--all Others, together with
those she loves--will die if she stays.
Either means, her selection will shatter not just her,
but those that love her.
Those who want her.
Join Rune as she walks during the international of her
creation. She'll locate outdated faces and new enemies,
will discover sour secrets and techniques, and should need to struggle
horror with out her monster or her crew.
She will come to appreciate speedy that torture
and depression are the guideline, and that tiny silver
threads of desire are all that preserve Skyll from
plunging over the sting to be misplaced endlessly within the
black depths of hell.
By Juliet Dark
Perfect for lovers of Deborah Harkness and Elizabeth Kostova, The Water Watch is a breathtakingly attractive and atmospheric new novel of historical folklore, passionate love, and exciting magic.
After casting out a depressing spirit, Callie McFay, a professor of gothic literature, has ultimately restored a semblance of calm to her rambling Victorian apartment. yet within the within sight thicket of the honeysuckle woodland, and within the currents of the speeding Undine move, extra hassle is stirring. . . .
The enchanted city of Fairwick’s impressive mixture of legendary creatures has come less than siege from the Grove: a sinister team of witches decided to banish the fey again to their ancestral land. With factions turning on each other, all are cruelly compelled to take aspects. Callie’s grandmother, a famous Grove member, calls for her granddaughter’s compliance, yet half-witch/half-fey Callie can rarely betray her acquaintances and associates on the university. To stave off catastrophe, Callie enlists Duncan Laird, an captivating seductive educational who cultivates her giant magical strength, yet to what finish? Deeply conflicted, Callie struggles to save lots of her liked Fairwick, dangerously pushing her awesome powers to the limit—risking all, even the desires of her personal passionate heart.
Includes a preview of e-book 3 of The Fairwick Trilogy: The Angel Stone
Praise for The Water Witch
“A lighthearted, fast-paced myth . . . The Water Witch should still entice readers of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels.”—New York magazine of Books
“Dark has a good looking and transparent voice. . . . One knows being within the fingers of a mistress of the high-quality arts of storytelling and characterization. . . . It’s all simply nice fun.”—Albany Chronogram
“An fascinating tale that might preserve readers guessing.”—Romance reports Today
“Readers are certain to take pleasure in being again within the atmospheric Fairwick. The cliffhanger finishing will basically depart readers clamoring for the final installment during this fascinating trilogy.”—SheKnows
Praise for e-book one of many Fairwick Trilogy: The Demon Lover
“Dark’s letter-perfect gothic kind is a pleasing tribute to past gothic novels, and the magical components, together with incubi, fae, vampires, and witches, make this a stellar romance.”—Booklist, incorporated in its record of the year’s “Top 10 SF/Fantasy Titles”
“Steamy and nuanced.”—Kirkus Reviews
By Victoria Scott
Sealing souls is not anything own. Dante's an equivalent chance collector and does not wish it the other approach. yet he will need to alter, simply because Boss guy has given him a brand new assignment:
Collect Charlie Cooper's soul inside of 10 days.
Dante does not understand why Boss guy wishes Charlie, nor does he care. This project capability just one factor to him, and that is an enduring price tag out of Hell. yet after Dante meets the quirky, Nerd Alert chick he is come to collect--he realizes this project will attempt his skills as a collector, and discover feelings deeply buried.
By John Corwin
VAMPIRES DRANK MY KOOL-AID whilst Justin's long-lost sister, Ivy, indicates up on the funeral for Elyssa's brother, Jack, it kind of feels just like the kin reunion Justin has lengthy was hoping for is eventually right here. yet Ivy isn't really drawn to taking part in Barbie or putting out on the mall together with her enormous brother. She's on a venture opposed to evil, and Justin is on the best of her big-bad-meanies record. prior to Ivy can hold via on her threats, Justin unearths out that she's been abducted. The kidnapper is none except Maximus, a self-styled insurgent chief of his personal military of vampires who as soon as abducted Justin's father. He additionally occurs to be a world-class douchebag. regardless of Ivy's homicidal tendencies towards Justin, loyalty to kin leads him to head after Ivy and settle issues with Maximus as soon as and for all. regrettably, not anything is going to devise, and Maximus's minions seize Justin. yet at the same time Justin fights to unfastened himself, he discovers Maximus plans to take advantage of Justin's incubus blood to gasoline his quest for international domination. And the rogue vampire isn't really even on the best of the nutrition chain. way more strong forces stand in the back of him: Daelissa the insane angel, Maximus's vampire sire, and, even worse, Justin's grandparents and, particularly potentially his personal mom.
By Chuck Wendig
Meet Mookie Pearl.
Criminal underworld? He runs in it.
Supernatural underworld? He hunts in it.
Nothing stops Mookie while he is at the job.
But while his daughter takes up palms and opposes him, something's gotta give...
File Under: Urban Fantasy [ relatives concerns | whilst Underworlds Collide | Thrill of the quest | Chips and outdated Blocks ]
By Darynda Jones