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Urban Fantasy

Urban fantasy is a genre where the story is largely set within an urban environment. This can be in the past, present or future as long as the story is set within a city.

It can be considered a polar opposite to High Fantasy, which is set in an entirely fictional world.

Noted Series

Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files

Mike Shevdon's The Courts of the Feyre

Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London

Books Reviewed

  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Angel Souls and Devil Hearts by Christopher Golden
  • Bigfoot Loose and Fin Fancy Free by Randy Henderson
  • Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig
  • Blood Rites by Jim Butcher
  • Bloodshot by Cherie Priest
  • Book of Secrets by Chris Roberson
  • Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Changes by Jim Butcher
  • City of Dreams & Nightmare by Ian Whates
  • Day Shift by Charlaine Harris
  • Dead Beat by Jim Butcher
  • Dead Harvest by Chris F Holm
  • Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore
  • Death Masks by Jim Butcher
  • Death Most Definite by Trent Jamieson
  • Death's Disciples by J Robert King
  • Deaths Sweet Embrace by Tracey O Hara
  • Dreams and Shadows by C Robert Cargill
  • Earthquake Weather by Tim Powers
  • Fool Moon by Jim Butcher
  • Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Ghost Story by Jim Butcher
  • God rest ye merry Gentlepig by Tad Williams
  • Gods and Monsters: Unclean Spirits by Chuck Wendig
  • Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
  • Hard Spell by Justin Gustainis
  • Hellbent by Cherie Priest
  • King Maker by Maurice Broaddus
  • King’s Justice by Maurice Broaddus
  • London Falling by Paul Cornell
  • Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
  • Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Night Shift by Charlaine Harris
  • No Hero by Jonathan Wood
  • Premonitions by Jamie Schultz
  • Red Glove by Holly Black
  • Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
  • Restoration by Guy Adams
  • Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey
  • Serial Killers Incorporated by Andy Remic
  • Sixty One Nails by Mike Shevdon
  • Small Favour by Jim Butcher
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  • Splintered by Jamie Schultz
  • Storm Front by Jim Butcher
  • Strangeness and Charm by Mike Shevdon
  • Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
  • The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig
  • The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams
  • The Edge of Reason by Melinda Snodgrass
  • The Eighth Court by Mike Shevdon
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • The Janus Cycle by Tej Turner
  • The Road to Bedlam by Mike Shevdon
  • The World House by Guy Adams
  • Turn Coat by Jim Butcher
  • Vegas Knights by Matt Forbeck
  • Waking Nightmares by Christopher Golden
  • Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong
  • Whispers Underground by Ben Aaronovitch
  • White Night by Jim Butcher
  • Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
  • Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones
  • A City Dreaming by Daniel Polansky
  • The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Relics by Tim Lebbon
  • Blade Bound by Chloe Neill
  • The Furthest Station by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby
  • A Blade so Black by L.L. McKinney
  • Hallowdene by George Mann
  • This Book is Full of Spiders by David Wong
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  • Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Batman: The Killing Joke by Christa Faust
  • Batman: The Court of Owls by Greg Cox
  • The City of Lost Fortunes by Bryan Camp
  • All My Colors by David Quantick
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