A Wizard of Mars, by Diane Duane (Harcourt, 2010)

Teen wizards Kit and Nita have been tasked with uncovering the buried secrets of Mars, but when Kit accidentally activates an ancient artifact, the planet comes to life in unexpectedly mysterious ways, challenging everything they ever believed about the red … Continue reading

Zofran over the counter

Got ghost problems? You’re in luck. The intrepid agents of the Carnacki Institute will investigate. They’ll do whatever’s necessary to take care of the problem, from convincing the ghost it’s time to move on, to kicking its sorry ectoplasmic ass. … Zofran over the counter

Inhuman Resources, by Jes Battis (Ace, 2010)

Vancouver’s Occult Special Investigations unit always, by virtue of its very nature, gets the weird cases. This time, a prominent academic and necromancer has been murdered, while inexplicably wearing an antique suit of armor in the safety of his own … Continue reading

Ghosts & Echoes, by Lyn Benedict (Ace, 2010)

Sylvie Lightner is a private investigator who specializes in the supernatural, the weird, and the dangerous. Her last job was a real killer, and it’s taken her a month to recover and get her head back in the game. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

The Last Stormlord, by Glenda Larke (Orbit, 2010)

Ever since she was sold as a child, Terelle has worked as a servant in a brothel, dreading the day she’ll come of age and have to start earning her keep in a manner she finds distasteful. Dreaming of escape, … Continue reading

Unknown, by Rachel Caine (Roc, 2010)

The renegade djinn Pearl has been kidnapping and brainwashing children with the power to control the elements, in her mad crusade to destroy the rest of her kind and thus gain vengeance for a millennia-old grievance. Standing against her is … Continue reading

Unperfect Souls, by Mark del Franco (Ace, 2010)

Ever since Connor Grey kind of helped destroy the passageways between Earth and TirNaNog, dead Fey have been walking, unable to rest. But even the Dead can die, and when one of the Dead turns up without a head, it’s … Continue reading

Hunted By The Others, by Jess Haines (Zebra, 2010)

Shiarra Waynest is a private investigator who’s about to get way in over her head. Hired by a representative of the mage Circle to determine whether or not a local vampire is in possession of a certain magical artifact, she’s … Continue reading

Hard Magic, by Laura Anne Gilman (Luna, 2010)

What do you do when you’re fresh out of college, unable to get a job that doesn’t involve a hairnet and a spatula, and magically talented? Well, if you’re Bonnie Torres, you get recruited by an enigmatic pair of magicians … Continue reading

Death Most Definite, by Trent Jamieson (Orbit, 2010)

Some folks have a nice, boring, safe office job. Not Steven de Selby. He’s a Psychopomp working for the Brisbane office of Mortmax Industries, and he puts the dead to rest, lest things between the mortal world and afterlife get … Continue reading