The collection of stories in SHADOWED SOULS are dark, twisted, and filled with mayhem and magic. Each of the stories had qualities I liked, some more than others.
Author: Anton Strout
A fitting end to the Spellmason Chronicles, INCARNATE wraps up all my issues from STONECAST and surprises me with an ending I didn’t even know I wanted. Full of great characters, lots of action, and even some touching moments, INCARNATE has everything a good urban fantasy novel should have.
STONECAST is one of those books that I had a hard time reviewing. While well written and paced, and creative (alchemy and gargoyles aren’t something we see everyday in the genre) there were a lot of aspects of the story itself that I didn’t like, so while it may appeal to others, it wasn’t as big a hit for me as ALCHYMISTIC, the first book in The Spellmason Chronicles was.
*This title will be released on February 22, 2011* Title: Dead Waters Author: Anton Strout Series: Simon Canderous #4 Cover Art: Don Sipley Genre: Urban Fantasy Excerpt: No Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Ace (February 22, 2011) ISBN-10: 0441020119 ISBN-13: 978-0441020119 Sexual Content: Kissing My Rating: Okay – Somewhat disappointing with significant flaws. Library/swap/borrow if you want. Description With Manhattan’s Department of Extraordinary Affairs in disarray (forget vampires and zombies- it’s the budget cuts that can kill you), Simon Canderous is still expected to stamp out any crime that adds the "para" to "normal." And… Read more »