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…enguin imprint). I have been very envious of my friends across the water at the amount of paranormal romance and urban fantasy they are exposed to. I can buy from Amazon but it’s so much nicer to be able to purchase books from UK publishers. Here’s what Berkley says: Berkley UK is Penguin’s new fiction imprint, specialising in publishing the best in urban fantasy and paranormal romance. The Berkley name has a history of publishing the…

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…his world in terms of imagination. VERDICT: I am so disappointed as I only wanted positive reviews for TheMen of Urban Fantasy Eeek, but unfortunately this book just didn’t work for me. I honestly thought I would love it: urban fantasy, zombies, a mystery to solve, vampires – it sounded just like my kind of read, but I didn’t connect with the characters or their story. RATING:  TIM WAGGONER ONLINE Website | Twitter | Goodreads…

…#1) Author: Keith Melton Publisher: Samhain Publishing Publication Date: 1 Dec 2009 Paperback: 276 pages Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Review Copy Reviewed by: Carolyn RATING: 7/10 GOODREADS SUMMARY: Business has never been better for hit man Karl Vance. Boston is awash in mafia blood, and as a master vampire, Vance has a certain fondness for blood. Hes sworn to never again feed on the blood of innocents, preying instead on the criminal und…

AMAZING KINDLE DEALS Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance I have been perusing Amazon’s Kindle store again and found these amazing urban fantasy and paranormal romance deals, which I thought I would share. I’m not sure of the time limit of each book deal, so apologies if they are not free, cheap or available anymore, but they were at the time I wrote this post :)  **For my American friends I have added the link for you guy…

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…ut Amanda. Amanda is the reason I rushed out and bought book two! *I has me a ‘Manda crush ;)* Henry mixes urban fantasy with his obvious comedic talent as well as a smattering of visceral horror. Readers who read urban fantasy but not horror will find some scenes a little gruesome and gory (lots of braaaiinns and well, the rest of the body – waste not want not!). Personally I loved it, but I am a bit of a sicko Verdict Happy Hour o…

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…it. If they ever bill me for it, I’m screwed. Conflict is the name of the game when it comes to all writing, but urban fantasy gets a special blend of it. There’s the grand tradition and tropes of traditional fantasy blended with a modern sensibility and setting. Over the top conflict where gargoyles can throw cabs several city blocks or crumble entire buildings to a pile of rubble is not only welcome, it’s practically required. But, as the sayin…

…d ‘is a unique take on the vampyre story and a brilliant read. It’s raw, atmospheric and has a very urban feel to it. If you love vampires and zombies then I’m sure you will love this book. But be warned this isn’t the run of the mill urban fantasy, it’s quite different with it’s noir fiction style, but it’s one I would recommend in a heartbeat. I can’t wait to read the rest of this fantastic serie…

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