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Short Description for Embers Bickle's sizzling debut depicts a Detroit where phantoms invade urban life and a supernatural arsonist seeks an ancient power to leave the city in cinders. Original.
- Published: 29 April 2010
- Format: Paperback 368 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781439167656 ISBN 10: 1439167656
- Sales rank: 137,425
Reviews for Embers
I didn't want to put this down and can't wait to read the sequel!
"...Holy hellbenders (hee; if you've read this already, you'll see what I did there) - there are not enough words to describe how much I adored this book. Embers has a little bit of everything I really love in a story: it's an urban fantasy, but in the scenes where Anya is on the clock as an investigator, we get elements of a good crime novel. The mythology in this book is excellent, and besides our Lantern, there are other supernatural beings as well: ghosts, demons, and elementals (Anya's familiar, the salamander Sparky, is one). There's a bit of romance woven into Embers as well (and a hint of a love triangle), though that really isn't the focus of the book. And Drake Ferrer? I would love to see more of him somehow. Rowr..."
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- Top review
I like this book. As a reader of very little urban fantasy, I found this was a nice blend of the "fantasic" and the "forensic" making it a crime novel with a difference. Very easy to read and with a heroine strong and vulnerable enough to make you care constantly about her.
Worth the read! by Peter Aldin