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Blood Lines by Tanya Huff

Reading Edge of Eternity for weeks cut into my book review buffer, so I’m back to an old book review today. This is the third book in the Blood series.

Published: 1993

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 268 pages

Setting: Toronto, Ontario, soon after the events of Blood Trail Continue reading

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Ghost Story by Jim Butcher

This is the thirteenth book in the Dresden Files series. The last book ended with a major revelation in the last chapter, so I’ve been dying to find out what happens next to Harry Dresden.

Published: 2011

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 477 pages

Font: Janson Text

Setting: Chicago, six months after Changes Continue reading

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Blood Trail by Tanya Huff

This is the second book in the Blood series, following Blood Price.

Published: 1992

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 282 pages

Setting: London, Ontario, soon after the events of the previous book Continue reading

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Blood Price by Tanya Huff

One of my podcasts, the now-defunct Dragon Page Cover to Cover, interviewed the author, which got me interested in Huff’s books. The library only had Smoke and Shadows, which I enjoyed, so I picked this book up when I had a gift card to spend.

Published: 1991

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 272 pages

Setting: Toronto, present day Continue reading

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The Devil You Know by Mike Carey

Back when this book came out, one of my podcasts interviewed the author and talked up this book. It sounded interested so I picked it up when I found it on the shelf at the library.

Published: 2006

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 406 pages

Setting: London, England, present day Continue reading

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Changes by Jim Butcher

This is the 12th book in the Dresden Files series that I’m determined to finish this year. I’m already up to four of his books this year, which is three more than I read last year, I think.

Published: 2010

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 546 pages

Setting: mostly Chicago and Chichen Itza, about a year after Turn Coat. I read somewhere that Butcher considers the time elapsed between book publishing dates to be the time elapsed in Dresden’s life as well. Continue reading

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The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton

This is the fifteenth book in the Anita Blake series. Regardless of what some of her critics say about her characters never growing and the sex just getting in the way, I have a hard time putting one of her books down.

Published: 2002

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 422 pages

Setting: a week after the events of Danse Macabre, St. Louis Continue reading

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