Monster Hunter International, by Larry Correia (Baen, 2009)

When full-time accountant and part-time gun nut Owen Zastava Pitt discovers, the hard way, that his boss is a werewolf, and ends up winning the fight by tossing said werewolf out of a fourteenth story window to its death, he’s … Continue reading

Magic to the Bone, by Devon Monk (Roc, 2008)

Ever since people found a way to use magic in everyday life, it’s changed the way things are done in the modern world, much like electricity did for the previous age. It’s used in manufacturing, entertainment, fashion, medicine and so … Continue reading

Magic in the Blood, by Devon Monk (Roc, 2009)

Ally Beckstrom’s last big job almost killed her; it put her in a coma, robbed her of a month’s worth of memories, and left her able to store magic in her body, something long thought impossible. It also killed the … Continue reading

Jinx, by Jennifer Estep (Berkley Sensation, 2008)

In the city of Bigtime, New York, superheroes and ubervillains are a common phenomenon, sightings of them almost routine. With costumed stalwarts such as the Fearless Five, Johnny Angel, Swifte, or even Granny Cane prowling the streets to keep them … Continue reading

Hunter's Moon, by David Devereux (Gollancz, 2007)

Extraordinary situations call for extraordinary solutions. In England, one such solution is the operative known only as Jack, who describes himself as “a musician by choice, a magician by profession, and a bastard by disposition.” When the shadowy government agency … Continue reading

Hands of Flame, by C.E. Murphy (Luna, 2008)

Ever since she was drawn into the world of the Old Races, supernatural creatures dwelling in secret alongside humanity, lawyer Margrit Knight has risked life and limb for them. Time and again, she’s gone up against immensely powerful beings, negotiating … Continue reading

The Devil's Due, by Jenna Black (Dell Spectra, 2008)

The worst thing any exorcist can do is secretly harbor a demon inside of her. Especially an illegally summoned one. Worse still is when said demon is Lugh, exiled king of the demons, and some very powerful forces are looking … Continue reading

Deathwish, by Rob Thurman (Roc, 2009)

The Leandros brothers — brooding, gunhappy Cal, and Niko, the consummate warrior — are once again up to their ears in trouble of the supernatural variety. It’s only been a matter of weeks since their last traumatic encounter with the … Continue reading

Deader Still, by Anton Strout (Ace, 2009)

As an agent for New York’s Department of Extraordinary Affairs, Simon Canderous is used to all sorts of weird things, from killer books to evil cultists to unquiet apparitions. But even he has a lot to learn, as he discovers … Continue reading