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Touch by Clare North. Actually, read.

  Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of mindbenders, maybe Dark Matter ★    ★    ★    ★    1/2     Kate Griffin–excuse me, Claire North–is one of a handful of writers on my ‘will probably read everything they write’ list … Continue reading

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Blood Magic by Eileen Wilks

Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, murder mysteries ★    ★    ★    ★    Another solid entry into the World of the Lupi series. Rule Turner and his fiance Lily Yu have returned to San Diego to catch a … Continue reading

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Mortal Sins by Eileen Wilks

Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of early Anita Blake, Kate Daniels ★    ★    ★   ★     Every now and then I read a review that mentions something along the lines of, “I’m not going to summarize this book because … Continue reading

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Blood Lines by Eileen Wilks

Read  April 2018 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, Kate Daniels ★    ★   ★   ★    I can’t imagine why I dropped this series. Actually, I can: while I waiting for Wilks to write the next book, I broke up with … Continue reading

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Double or Nothing by Craig Schaefer

Read January 2018 Recommended for fans of noir urban fantasy ★    ★    ★    ★   1/2 Schaefer does the unthinkable in urban fantasy: he stays true to the beginning of his series while consistently writing satisfying stories that include new … Continue reading

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Rivers of London Black Mould by Aaronovitch Cartmel, Sullivan

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of Peter Grant, graphic novels ★    ★    ★   I read these out of fan appreciation for Aaronovitch’s Peter Grant series, not because I’m attracted to the graphic novel form. That said, the graphics finally … Continue reading

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Pack of Lies by laura anne gilman

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of CSI, urban fantasy ★    ★    ★   I have to tell you, reviews I wrote in 2011 were pretty shitty. Bad enough that I only had the vaguest idea of the plot. So, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Black Angel by John Connolly

Read  September 2017 Recommended for fans of Charlie Parker ★    ★    ★    The sixth entry in the Charlie Parker series is a slightly different approach. To date, Parker has been involved in cases that touched him or were jobs he … Continue reading

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Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore

Read  August 2017 Recommended for fans of Butcher and noir PI ★    ★    ★      I see dead people. Well, I don’t, not really, although I do regularly encounter the dying. But I was curious to see how a urban … Continue reading

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The Dispatcher by John Scalzi

Read  June 2017 Recommended for people who want a fast read, Scalzi fans ★    ★    1/2     Written at the proverbial, easy-to-access, reach-all-literacy-levels eighth-grade level, The Dispatcher has an intriguing core idea. Unfortunately, the writing kept it only two … Continue reading

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