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
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Angel Souls and Devil Hearts
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Bigfoot Loose and Fin Fancy Free
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Blackbirds
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Blood Rites
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Bloodshot
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Book of Secrets
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Broken Homes
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Changes
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City of Dreams & Nightmare
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Day Shift
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Dead Beat
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Dead Harvest
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Dead Things
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Death Masks
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Death Most Definite
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Death's Disciples
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Deaths Sweet Embrace
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Dreams and Shadows
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Earthquake Weather
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Fool Moon
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Foxglove Summer
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Ghost Story
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God rest ye merry Gentlepig
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Gods and Monsters: Unclean Spirits
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Grave Peril
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Hard Spell
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Hellbent
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King Maker
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King’s Justice
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London Falling
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Midnight Crossroad
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Moon Over Soho
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Night Shift
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No Hero
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Premonitions
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Red Glove
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Red Moon
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Restoration
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Rivers of London
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Sandman Slim
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Serial Killers Incorporated
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Sixty One Nails
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Small Favour
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Something Wicked This Way Comes
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Splintered
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Storm Front
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Strangeness and Charm
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Summer Knight
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The Blue Blazes
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The Dirty Streets of Heaven
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The Edge of Reason
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The Eighth Court
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The Graveyard Book
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The Janus Cycle
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The Road to Bedlam
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The World House
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Turn Coat
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Vegas Knights
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Waking Nightmares
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Waking the Witch
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Whispers Underground
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White Night
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Zoo City
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Mongrels
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A City Dreaming
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The Hanging Tree
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Relics
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Blade Bound
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The Furthest Station
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Smoke Eaters
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A Blade so Black
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Hallowdene
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This Book is Full of Spiders
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
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Lies Sleeping
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Batman: The Killing Joke
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Batman: The Court of Owls
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The City of Lost Fortunes
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All My Colors
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Magic for Liars
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Dark Ink
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