Recommended Fantasy Books – Urban Fantasy
Doing a little fantasy gift shopping for yourself or your favorite reader? Books are always a good gift. Here are a few suggestions, or you can browse the SF/Fantasy Book Reviews at BellaOnline. Also see Recommended Fantasy Books - High Fantasy, Fairytales & Legends and Recommended Fantasy Books - Kids & Young Adult
Eve of Destruction by SJ Day - a review
A new urban fantasy series by S.J. Day takes the biblical story of Cain and Abel and gives it new spin.
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
That the apocalypse is close at hand comes as a disappointment to both the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale. They have both come to rather enjoy their lives on Earth and, despite their supernatural status, are friends. When the anti-Christ comes into the world, destined to be the son of an American diplomat stationed in Britain, they decide to keep an eye on him, setting up a sort of competition to see who can influence him more.
The Books of the Cataclysm series by Sean Williams
The Crooked Letter
Seth and Hadrian Castillo are mirror twins, one is the reflection of the other, a fact that makes them important to the supernatural forces of the world. When Seth is killed, the link he has to Hadrian serves as a bridge between the first and second realms. This connection sparks a cataclysm.
The Blood Debt
The world is a drastically different place, one full of elemental magic, supernatural creatures and the threat of "the void beneath."
The Sky Wardens journey to the Hanging Mountains in search of the source of the flood and find age-old enemies under attack from an ancient evil.
The Word and the Void series by Terry Brooks
Running With the Demon
Fourteen-year-old Nest Freemark finds herself in the middle of war between the Void and the Word in the first of the Terry Brooks series
A Knight of the Word
Nest Freemark is sent to convince John Ross to stop ignoring his service as a Knight of the Word.
Angel Fire East
A dream shows John Ross where to find a gypsy morph-- a shape shifting creature formed of wild magic with the potential to become a strong weapon for whomever controls it.
The Genesis of Shannara series by Terry Brooks
The Earth is in ruin, its land and water polluted, it´s inhabitants in hiding from the demons and once men that hunt them. But the Word still has hope-- the legendary gypsy morph.
The Elves of Cintra
The Elves of Cintra is the second title in Terry Brooks´ Genesis of Shannara series and picks up the story left off abruptly in Armageddon´s Children.
The Gypsy Morph
the third title in Terry Brooks´ Genesis of Shannara series, The Gypsy Morph continues the story of Hawk
Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher
When a series of gruesome murders plague the city of Chicago, lieutenant Karrin Murphy knows just who to call-- Harry Dresden, Chicago´s only professional wizard for hire.
Someone has used powerful magic to murder a member of the mob and his female companion. Few wizards are powerful enough to pull off such a spell. Unfortunately, Harry is one of them-- a fact that makes him a prime suspect.