When it comes to urban fantasy books; some of the best ones have been out for several years while others have found rent acclaim and praise as quality novels. If you are looking for some amazing reads that will make it difficult to stop reading, any of the below should be checked out.
By Shayne Silvers
This is the first book in a series of dark fantasy books that follows Nate Temple. Nate Temple is a wizard on a mission to track down a monster that murdered his parents. He is sidetracked from his plans when shifter dragons come to town and supernatural hitmen start following him. Silvers has written one of the best fantasy books to reach audiences everywhere in a long time.
By: A.G. Riddle
This is the first of two urban fantasy books that follow the rise of a worldwide pandemic that originates in Kenya. It is a race against time as scientist Dr. Peyton Shaw tracks and discovers the nature of the outbreak. This is a mystery and a science fiction thriller that will keep you on your toes.
By: Emma Dean
The coven in San Francisco is in pieces and Mika Marshal has just started attending University of Morgana a semester late because of it. As a witch, Mika wants to know how to control her powers before they get anyone killed…again. This is a novel where friendships are hard and all Mika wants is to get through school. This is made more difficult with her out of control powers.
By: Sabaa Tahir
Freedom is a word Laia and Elias know nothing about. Slave and soldier and neither are free in the Martial Empire. The book was inspired by ancient Rome where the poor (Laia) eke out their lives at least until Laia’s brother is arrested for treason. Laia makes an agreement to spy for the rebel faction to help save her brother and meets Elias the professional soldier. This is one of the best fantasy books to be released in years.
By: Ken Warner
Using Chi is a requirement to be sent to the Hall of the Dragon. After Katana stops attackers using Chi her life changes dramatically. Katana learns more about the attack she stops through the arrival of a mysterious band of warriors that try to steal a scroll which holds the key to immortality. Katana is now facing a dim mak master and is facing a fight she is preparing to make. This is a gripping story that is the first of the Asian Myth and Legend Series.