Category: Urban Fantasy

  • The Bone Season: A Novel

    By Samantha Shannon

    A at the present time e-book membership PICK! it's the yr 2059. numerous significant international towns are less than the regulate of a safety strength referred to as Scion. Paige Mahoney works within the legal underworld of Scion London, a part of a mystery cellphone referred to as the Seven Seals. The paintings she does is rare: scouting for info via breaking into others’ minds. Paige is a dreamwalker, a unprecedented type of clairvoyant, and during this international, the voyants devote treason just by respiring.

    But whilst Paige is captured and arrested, she encounters an influence extra sinister even than Scion. The voyant felony is a separate city—Oxford, erased from the map centuries in the past and now managed by way of a strong, otherworldly race. those creatures, the Rephaim, worth the voyants highly—as squaddies of their military.

    Paige is assigned to a Rephaite keeper, Warden, who may be answerable for her care and coaching. he's her grasp. Her common enemy. but when she desires to regain her freedom, Paige must examine anything of his brain and his personal mysterious motives.

    The Bone Season introduces a compelling heroine—a younger girl studying to harness her powers in an international the place every little thing has been taken from her. It additionally introduces a rare younger author, with large ambition and a teeming mind's eye. Samantha Shannon has created a daring new fact during this riveting debut.
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  • Magic on the Line: An Allie Beckstrom Novel

    By Devon Monk

    Allison Beckstrom has willingly paid the cost of discomfort to take advantage of magic, and has obeyed the foundations of the Authority, the clandestine association that makes-and enforces-all magic coverage. but if the Authority's new boss, Bartholomew Wray, refuses to think that the unexpected rash of deaths in Portland can be attributable to magic, Allie needs to decide to persist with the Authority's ideas, or flip opposed to the very humans for whom she's risked her existence.

    To cease the plague of darkish magic spreading throughout the urban, all that she values should be at the line: her magic, her thoughts, her lifestyles. Now, as lifeless magic clients upward thrust to feed upon the blameless and the folks closest to her start to fall, Allie is set to expire of suggestions.
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  • Unnatural (Archangel Academy)

    By Michael Griffo

    Within the city of Eden in northwestern England stands the specific boarding university referred to as Archangel Academy. historic and implementing, it is a position packed with secrets and techniques. similar to its scholars. . .

    For Michael Howard, being plucked from his Nebraska native land and despatched millions of miles away is as shut as he is ever come to a miracle. In Weeping Water, he felt trapped, on my own. At Archangel Academy, Michael belongs. And in Ciaran, Penry, and particularly Ciaran's enigmatic half-brother Ronan, Michael reveals friendship deeper than he is ever identified.

    But Michael's merely commencing to comprehend what makes the Academy so certain. Ronan is a vampire--part of a hybrid extended family who're outcasts even between different vampires. in the Academy's confines exists a ruthless international of lethal rivalries and moving alliances, of clandestine love and forbidden temptations. and shortly Michael will confront the future that introduced him here--and a hazard extra strong than he can think. . .

    Michael Griffo is an award-winning author and considered one of six playwrights whose occupation may be tracked by way of till 2010. he's a graduate of recent York college, has studied at Playwrights Horizons and Gotham Writers Workshop, and has written a number of screenplays.
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  • The Armageddon Rag: A Novel

    By George R. R. Martin

    “The most sensible novel in regards to the American pop track tradition of the sixties I’ve ever read.”—Stephen King
    From number 1 New York Times bestselling writer George R. R. Martin comes the last word novel of revolution, rock ’n’ roll, and apocalyptic murder—a lovely paintings of fiction that portrays not only the tip of an period, however the finish of the area as we all know it.
    Onetime underground journalist Sandy Blair has come a ways from his radical roots within the ’60s—until anything without warning attracts him again: the weird and brutal homicide of a rock promoter who made thousands with a band referred to as the Nazgûl. Now, as Sandy units out to enquire the crime, he reveals himself drawn again into his personal past—a magical secret journey of the pent-up passions of his new release. For a brand new messiah has resurrected the Nazgûl and the mad new rhythm could be greater than someone bargained for—a requiem of demonism, brain keep watch over, and loss of life, whose apocalyptic track in simple terms Sandy are able to switch in time . . . earlier than all people follows the beat.
    “The wilder points of the ’60s . . . roar again to existence during this hallucinatory tale via a grasp of chilling suspense.”—Publishers Weekly
    “What a narrative, filled with nostalgia and unending pleasure. . . . It’s taut, stressful, and strikes like lightning.”—Tony Hillerman
    “Daring . . . a figuring out, wistful appraisal of . . . an important American generation.”—Chicago Sun-Times
    “Moving . . . comedian . . . eerie . . . rather and really a stroll down reminiscence lane.”—The Washington Post

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  • Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, Book 2)

    By Patricia Briggs

    Mechanic Mercy Thompson has acquaintances in low places-and in darkish ones. And now she owes certainly one of them a want. considering that she will be able to shapeshift at will, she is of the same opinion to behave as a few additional muscle whilst her vampire pal Stefan is going to convey a message to a different of his style.

    yet this new vampire is not often ordinary-and nor is the demon inside him.
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  • Distant Star (Volume 1)

    By Joe Ducie

    For Declan Hale, the Shadowless Arbiter, existence has been uncomplicated in view that he ended the Tome Wars and compelled a merciless peace within the legendary geographical regions of disregard. Exiled to Earth for his crimes, Declan spends his days dealing with a small bookshop. 

    So while a well-known taking a look corpse appears to be like at midnight, spilling his scotch, Declan is under amused. particularly as the physique is his personal. Someone--or something--has despatched a calling card from the future. 

    Daring him to confront his tremendous past.

    The final time Declan went to struggle, Ascension urban burned and 8 million humans misplaced their lives. The Knights and Renegades must have left him alone...


    An city delusion tale, the 1st in a chain, that spans worlds, universes, and time. sign up for Declan as he battles acquaintances, enemies, kings, and the gods themselves in his fight for redemption.
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  • The Flux ('Mancer)

    By Ferrett Steinmetz

    Love anything adequate, and your obsession will punch holes throughout the legislation of physics. That devotion creates designated magics: videogamemancers. Origamimancers. Culinomancers.
    But whilst ‘mancers conflict, towns tremble…

    ALIYAH TSABO-DAWSON: The world’s most threatening eight-year-old woman. Burned by way of a terrorist’s magic, proficient unusual powers past degree. She’s livid that she has to conceal her talents from her associates, her lecturers, even her mom – and her mood tantrums can kill.

    PAUL TSABO: Bureaucromancer. Magical drug-dealer. determined father. He’s long gone toe-to-toe with the government’s conscription squads of brain-burned Unimancers, and he’ll misinform a person to maintain Aliyah out in their arms – no matter if Aliyah likes it or not.

    THE KING of recent YORK: The mysterious strength participant hell-bent on taking pictures the 2 of them. a guy packing a personal military of unlawful ‘mancers.

    Paul’s kin is the most important to maintain the King’s crumbling empire afloat. yet delivering them paradise is the catalyst that inflames Aliyah’s lethal rebellious streak…

    File UnderUrban Fantasy
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  • For a Few Demons More (The Hollows, Book 5)

    By Kim Harrison

    Despite relationship one vampire and dwelling with one other, Rachel Morgan has constantly controlled to stick simply sooner than hassle . . . until eventually now.

    A fiendish serial killer stalks the Hollows, and not anyone residing in or round Cincinnati—human, inhuman, or undead—is safe.

    An old artifact could be the key to preventing the murderer—a mysterious relic that's now within the arms of Rachel Morgan, fearless self sustaining bounty hunter and reckless witch. yet revealing it will possibly ignite a conflict to the loss of life one of the tremendous and sundry neighborhood supernatural races.

    Rachel's been fortunate thus far. yet even she cannot conceal from disaster forever.

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  • Between Two Thorns: The Split Worlds - Book One

    By Emma Newman

    Attractive and nuanced because it is harmful, the manners of Regency and Victorian England mix right into a scintillating fusion of up to date city delusion and courtroom intrigue.

    Between Mundanus, the area of people, and Exilium, the area of the Fae, lies the Nether, a mirror-world the place the social constitution of 19th-century England is preserved by way of Fae-touched households who stay unswerving to their ageless masters. Born into this international is Catherine Rhoeas-Papaver, who escapes all of it to dwell an ordinary existence in Mundanus, unfastened from her mom and dad and the strictures of Fae-touched society. yet now she’s being dragged again to stand an prepared marriage, besides all of the excessive society trappings it includes.

    Crossing paths with Cathy is Max, an Arbiter of the cut up Worlds treaty with a dislocated soul who polices the limits among the worlds, holding innocents secure from the Fae. After a spree of kidnappings and the homicide of his fellow Arbiters, Max is pressured to enlist Cathy’s assist in unravelling a high-profile disappearance in the Nether. getting concerned within the machinations of the Fae, although, may well end up deadly to all concerned.
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  • A Certain Slant of Light

    By Laura Whitcomb

    In the category of the highschool English instructor she has been haunting, Helen feels them: for the 1st time in one hundred thirty years, human eyes are her. They belong to a boy, a boy who has now not appeared extraordinary in the past. And Helen—terrified, yet intrigued—is attracted to him. the truth that he's in a physique and he or she isn't really provides this not going couple with their first problem. yet because the fans fight to discover the way to be jointly, they start to find the secrets and techniques in their former lives and of the teens they arrive to possess.
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