Sunday, June 3, 2018

Urban Fantasy Fun...

Title & Author:  Lost Soul by Adam Wright
Setting:  Dearmont, Maine

How it starts:  "There are some days when everything goes okay, or at least as well as you could hope. Then there are other days when it would be better to stay in bed and let the hours drift by while you remain hidden under the blankets. Today had hardly even started but I already longed to crawl back into bed and pretend the sun had never risen.

The story:  Alec Harbinger is a preternatural investigator whose employer, the Society of Shadows, has just shipped him off to a small town in Maine. He's not excited. To make matters worse, the Society has someone spying on him, and two ogre assassins just attacked him on his first day on the job. Looks like Dearmont isn't such a sleepy town after all.

My thoughts:  This is one of the books I recently purchased online and now I wish I'd bought the next two books in the series at the same time because I loved this one! Alec is funny. I liked his assistant, Felicity, and his friend, Mallory. His supernatural cases are interesting. There's magic and mystery, witches (who run a bookstore) and werewolves, a run in with two changlings, spells and a magical sword, and suspense, too. Which makes this urban fantasy a very fun read.

Happy Reading!

22 comments:

  1. A preternatural investigator--I'm in! :)

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    1. I liked Alec Harbinger a lot! He's a very fun character. :)

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  2. You wouldnt know it too look at my reading but urban fantasy is my favorite genre. I really need to read more of it.

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    1. I really enjoy it...when it's done well. :)

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  3. Hi Lark, this sounds like a really good series and I like the way Alec invites the readerinto his world right from tne start. Things are not going well for Alec but he has a sense of humor about it and he strikes me as a character worth following.

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    1. Hi, Kathy! It's Alec's sense of humor that really made me like him. :)

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  4. Ok, I think I was sold after you mentioned the witches owning a bookstore. I mean, tell you wouldn't want to check that out!

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    1. Right? That's why I want to read more in this series because I want to get to know all these characters better. :)

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  5. I think I would like this one as well! Just the mention of witches and a bookstore. :-) I am glad you liked this one, Lark.

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  6. Sounds like fun! That is such a great feeling when reading a series and just being so psyched to read the next book. :)

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    1. Isn't it? I just wish I'd already bought the next two books! Oh, well. Guess I'll have to do another Amazon order. ;D

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  7. This sounds like a great book for summer. I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the recommendation.

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  8. Ooh, this sounds so good! I'm always looking for new urban fantasy books to read. I'm definitely adding it to my wishlist.

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  9. Oh yay, as I was reading the blurb I thought "wow, this sounds so much fun" and then I read your thoughts and it didn't disappoint. I'll be adding it to the towering WL.

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  10. Sounds like a fun series! I've had mixed reactions to urban fantasy but I'm trying to find more series I'll enjoy. I think I'll check this one out.

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  11. I have some of this series on my ereader but haven't got round to reading it yet.

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    1. I thought it was fun. And I can't wait to read the next two in the series....as soon as I buy them. :)

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