Dark and Stormy Knights

They’re the shadowy defenders of humanity—modern-day knights committing the darkest of deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today’s hottest urban fantasy authors bring us thrilling, all-new stories of the supernatural brimming with magic, mystery, and mayhem.An unlikely hero goes head-to-head with a ruthless cantrev lord in Jim Butcher’s “Even Hand.” Kate Daniels is called upon for bodyguard duty...

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Dark Road Rising (Vampire Files, #12)

View our feature on P.N. Elrod’s Dark Road Rising.The first new Vampire Files novel in four years! Vampire P.I. Jack Fleming is playing babysitter to Gabriel “Whitey” Kroun, a dangerously unstable mobster—and newly-created vampire—with deadly secrets to hide. As Jack tries to unravel the mystery surrounding Kroun’s undead state, he gets caught between his charge’s violent outbursts and some syndicate...

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Hex Appeal (Phoenix Chronicles; The Shadowfae Chronicles, #4.5; Kate Daniels, #5.6; The Dresden Files, #11.9)

Fall under the intoxicating spell of their hex appeal…In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss—or raise him back again. And they’re not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you’re the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer’s curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic...

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Bloodlist (Vampire Files, #1)

Another fun adventure with Jack, newspaperman turned vampire in 1930's Chicago.It was well read by the same guy who still seems to think a Boston accent is the same as an English one, but that was the only rough part.The story has plenty of twists, turns, & action in it.The characters are likeable or not, as the case may be, but are pretty well drawn & interesting.The world seems quite authentic, although I'm no expert.It's fun...

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