Urban Enemies

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Gallery Books
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.1 X 8.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781501155086

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About the Author

Joseph Nassise (editor of Urban Enemies) is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including the internationally bestselling Templar Chronicles series, the Jeremiah Hunt trilogy, and the Great Undead War series. He also writes epic fantasy under the pseudonym Matthew Caine. He's a multiple Bram Stoker Award and International Horror Guild Award nominee and his work has been translated into seven languages.

Other contributors include Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, Kelley Armstrong, Jonathan Maberry, and Jeff Sommers.

Reviews

"The only thing more fun than an October Daye book is an InCryptid book. Swift narrative, charm, great world-building . . all the McGuire trademarks."--Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Sookie Stackhouse series on Seanan McGuire's InCryptid series
"Balanced and entertaining . . . Fans of urban fantasy can read stories from some of their best-known names in the genre and discover new writers in this well-arranged anthology, which focuses on villains. In Jim Butcher's "Even Hand," the human crime lord who has been a thorn in wizard Harry Dresden's side gets his due in an amusing story that pokes some fun at the long-running Dresden Files series. Other highlights include "Hounded" by Kelly Armstrong; Carrie Vaughn's "Bellum Romanum," featuring an immortal Roman centurion who wants to see the world burn; and the deliciously wicked "Balance" by Seanan McGuire, set in her InCryptid world."--Publishers Weekly
"Helmed by editor Joseph Nassise, these tales plunge readers into the world of each series featured--from Jeff Somers' Utsari Cycle to Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid Chronicles to Carrie Vaughn's Kitty Norville series--these stories are sure to appeal to fans and series newcomers alike!"--RT book reviews
"Butcher is the dean of contemporary urban fantasy."--Booklist on Jim Butcher
"Storytelling doesn't get much better than this, folks. The author has caught lightning (pun intended) in a bottle and he keeps doing it again and again. If you haven't caught on to the joy that is the Iron Druid Chronicles, you should remedy that post-haste."--My Bookish Ways on Kevin Hearne's Hunted of the Iron Druid Chronicles
"A wondrously gothic hybrid horror-thriller in the grand tradition of Dean Koontz and Stephen King."--Providence Journal on Kelley Armstrong's Cainsville series
"Heartbreaking . . . Somers conjures a riveting setting that bends and breaks time and again, each iteration raising the stakes for his accidental hero. By turns frightening and sorrowful, this is a story that offers no good choices to its characters. The ever-present violence is balanced by compassion, which in turn is eroded by the grim fight to save humankind."--Publishers Weekly on Jeff Somers' Ustari Cycle
"Top grade horror fiction."--Booklist, Starred Review on Jonathan Maberry's Joe Ledger series