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

Dead Matter, by Anton Strout (Ace, 2010)

So. Simon Canderous, psychometrist and agent for New York City’s Department of Extraordinary Affairs, is up to his usual tricks. You know, preparing to enjoy Taco Night with his ex-evil cultist girlfriend, when he’s forced to bash the hell out … 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

Dying Bites and Death Blows, by D.D. Barant (St. Martin's, 2009/2010)

FBI profiler Jace Valchek has spent her life learning how the criminally insane think, to the point where she’s an expert. And because of that experience, she’s just been abruptly reassigned to work with the NSA. Just … not the … 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

Master of None, by Sonya Bateman (Pocket, 2010)

Gavyn Donatti is a thief whose luck has run out, repeatedly. He may have a knack for escaping situations unscathed, but he’s left behind a strong of burned partners and angry ex-employers. His most recent gig – to steal a … Continue reading

Gentlemen Prefer Succubi, by Jill Myles (Pocket Star, 2010)

When Jackie Brighton wakes up in a Dumpster after a particularly vigorous night of drinking and ill-advised cheap, meaningless sex, she doesn’t realize that it’s the end of life as she knew it. Gone is the plain, boring, dissatisfied-with-her-looks museum … Continue reading

Battle of the Network Zombies, by Mark Henry (Kensington, 2010)

In a perfect world, Amanda Feral, Seattle’s favorite zombie fashionista, socialite, and trouble magnet, wouldn’t have to worry about a thing. Her nightlife would be nothing but fruity drinks and tasty college boys. Think again. Her business is in dire … Continue reading