“A Questionable Client” by Ilona Andrews

“A Questionable Client” by Ilona Andrews This story is the first in the Dark and Stormy Knights anthology and takes place before the first in Andrew’s Kate Daniels series, but I think it does a great job describing the world she lives in, an Atlanta that endures waves of magic, …

Werewolves or Vampires?

“Werewolves also have an agenda to keep to. You do realize that?” “And you bloodsuckers, of course, are all sweetness and light with only my best interests at hear,” Alexia shot back, brushing Battenberg crumbs casually off her lap. (pg. 96, Soulless by Gail Carriger) I actually haven’t gotten this …

Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass

Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass When I first started reading this one, I thought it was awfully similar to other urban fantasy out there right now. There’s the strong, brave, independent heroine, Kira, whose father figure/ handler is killed and she wants revenge. Enter the male lead who she’s attracted …

“A little paranoia”

She’d added a few ready-made protective charms and safeties before locking it into an iron casket and hiding it in a safe behind a tromp l’oeil facade in her lead-lined basement office. Nothing wrong with a little paranoia. (pg. 21, Shadow Blade by Seressia Glass) Quotes about paranoia always make …

Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep

Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep Gin is an assassin. She makes that clear from the beginning of this book. She doesn’t apologize, make excuses, she is who she is. She’s a tough woman, strong mentally and physically, but like most flawed heroines, has a soft side, the side that is …