An anthology of nine short stories with eight of them new in The Iron Druid Chronicles urban fantasy series and revolving around a 2,000-year-old Druid and his (mis)adventures.
Genre: urban fantasy
Eddie Drood, the very secret agent, is a dead man walking, poisoned by Dr. DOA. There is no cure, no treatment, no chance of a last-minute miracle. All he wants is to stop his killer.
Eleven short stories in a matchup of fiction and thriller writers — a man and a woman pairing — revolving around a blend of the main characters in each pair of authors’ series.
Reanimated corpses are committing crimes all across town, and Briar Darque steps in, pulling Alex Craft, grave witch, in along with her.
Nancy tumbled once, but came back. The things she’s experienced…they change a person. Miss West understands too well. And each child seeks a way back to their own fantasy world.
After exploring the world and being steeped in the mysticism of Nepal, Nora Hesper dove into investigative reporting using her shadow skills as a brutal vigilante.
Sixth in the PC Peter Grant urban fantasy-detective mystery series (a.k.a., the Rivers of London series) set in London and revolving around a magic division of the police, in particular one police constable learning the trade, the magic one. A character’s color or race never seem to impact me much, and it wasn’t until this story — the sixth!! — that it dawned on me that some might want to know — and revel — in a story in which a black man is the hero. So take it away, Police Constable Peter Grant… My Take The inner thoughts hook and that first-person protagonist point-of-view is what pulls you in, as Peter makes it personal. Lord knows he has plenty going on as the Folly liaison with the goddesses, his relationship with Beverley, his encounter with Caroline and what that all brings to light — whoo-wee, those two are going to make it interesting, and the truth about the Faceless Man. Hang on for a ride! Oh, yeah, this is so character versus character, as the Folly and the new pair go up against the bad guy(s) with plenty of interference all around. New pair, you ask? I suspect Aaronovitch […]
Three witches kidnapped—with spells that could smother Emberly’s powers. Sam and PIT are blackmailing her and Jackson…what more could go wrong?
It starts with a cry in the night, an unexpected evil that transforms Philadelphia and the weak into nightmares, causing the city to come alive with horrors.
The Spider herself snared in someone else’s web…all because a friend’s sister has gone missing. And the body only intensifies their fears for the girl still gone.