Monday, 10 November 2014

URBAN FANASY REVIEW: Premonitions - Jamie Schultz

Release Date: 01/07/14
Publisher:  Roc



It's the kind of score Karyn Ames has always dreamed of—enough to set her crew up pretty well and, more important, enough to keep her safely stocked on a very rare, very expensive black market drug. Without it, Karyn hallucinates slices of the future until they totally overwhelm her, leaving her unable to distinguish the present from the mess of certainties and possibilities yet to come.

The client behind the heist is Enoch Sobell, a notorious crime lord with a reputation for being ruthless and exacting—and a purported practitioner of dark magic. Sobell is almost certainly condemned to Hell for a magically extended lifetime full of shady dealings. Once you're in business with him, there's no backing out.

Karyn and her associates are used to the supernatural and the occult, but their target is more than just the usual family heirloom or cursed necklace. It's a piece of something larger. Something sinister.

Karyn's crew and even Sobell himself are about to find out just how powerful it is... and how powerful it may yet become.


I love a book that has something that is not only fun but takes a different tack to a lot of the others out there. Here within the pages, the reader gets a cracking crime title (with a feel of Ocean’s Eleven within), some wonderful prose and top notch pace all tied up in the Urban Fantasy genre.

It’s quirky, it has some cracking principle players and for me the real pay off are the villains. It’s a great counter to the heroes and really adds something novel to the title. Back this up all round with a cracking overall arc and the fact that the reader has the chance for future releases featuring this cast and all round it’s a cracking start to a new series. Magic

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