Today was meant to be a 'Red Country' review but that clearly isn't happening (hopefully tomorrow instead...) so today is going to be about another 2013 release instead. ARCs arrive and they may/may not be read so I figured it would be worth flagging up a few of the potentially noteworthy ones here. Like this one...
Now two ancient powers are
preparing to strike back. Blood-sucking immortal Nightwalkers and their
spellcasting Alchemist allies have a plan to cover the whole world in
shadow. All they require is the sacrifice of a certain young woman whose
past conceals a dangerous secret.
But when they come after
Elle, they get more than they bargained for. This enterprising young
woman, the daughter of a scientific genius, has reserves of bravery and
determination that even she scarcely suspects. Now she is about to meet
her match in more ways than one: a handsome yet infuriating Warlock
named Hugh Marsh, whose agenda is as suspect as his charms are
What is the publishing world going to do once everyone has had enough of Steampunk? That's a question for another day I think.
I'm not too sure about this one. Steampunk? Yes. Urban Fantasy? Maybe. Paranormal Romance? No, not at all. 'A Conspiracy of Alchemists' (to be published in March next year) is all three so I'm not in a mad rush to pick this one up? What about you?