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Monday, September 19, 2016

Urban Allies edited by Joseph Nassise


Normally I am not fond of short stories, however I am fond of Nassise's work so I thought I would give this a chance.  It is an outstanding collection of Urban Fantasy.

The problem with reviewing a book of short stories is that the review is of necessity either very brief or exceptionally long if you try and review each story.

This will be brief.  The focus of the stories is supernatural, monster and weird happenings.  Two authors collaborate on bringing their unique characters together to work on a problem.  Great premise that worked very well.   Larry Correia's Special Agent Franks was a new character and author that piqued my interest, as well as Jonathan Mayberry's Captain Joe Ledger in the same story.

Nassise's wit in Pig Roast was most amusing.   I was familiar with quite a few of the authors but not all of them.

This is a good read and frankly that is high praise from a guy who doesn't like short stories. 


This book may have been received free of charge from a publisher or a publicist. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.

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