Review: Heart of Stone

1240131Title: Heart of Stone

Author: C.E. Murphy

Genre: Urban Fantasy/Romance

Type: Series (Book 1)

Page Count: 438

Publisher: Luna Books

Publishing Date: April. 1, 2010

Synopsis

Okay, so jogging through Central Park after midnight wasn’t a bright idea. But Margrit Knight never thought she’d encounter a dark new world filled with magical beings—not to mention a dying woman and a mysterious stranger with blood on his hands. Her logical, lawyer instincts told her it couldn’t all be real—but she could hardly deny what she’d seen…and touched.

The mystery man, Alban, was a gargoyle. One of the fabled Old Races who had hidden their existence for centuries. Now he was a murder suspect, and he needed Margrit’s help to take the heat off him and find the real killer. And as the dead pile up, it’s a race against the sunrise to clear Alban’s name and keep them both alive…. (Source) Continue reading “Review: Heart of Stone”

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Review: Charming

17333338Title: Charming

Author: Elliott James

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Publisher: Orbit

Publishing Date: September 24th 2013

Page Count: 400 pages

Type: Pax Arcana Series (Book #1)

Synopsis

John Charming isn’t your average Prince… 

He comes from a line of Charmings — an illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome. Trained by a modern-day version of the Knights Templar, monster hunters who have updated their methods from chainmail and crossbows to kevlar and shotguns, he was one of the best. That is — until he became the abomination the Knights were sworn to hunt.

That was a lifetime ago. Now, he tends bar under an assumed name in rural Virginia and leads a peaceful, quiet life. One that shouldn’t change just because a vampire and a blonde walked into his bar… Right? Continue reading “Review: Charming”