Sunday, November 9, 2014

Hunting in Bruges by E.J. Stevens

Hunting in Bruges
(Hunters' Guild #1)
by E.J. Stevens

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Release date: November 11, 2014
Publisher: Sacred Oaks Press
Genre: Ghosts, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Vampires
Paperback: 274 pages
Rating: 4

Hunters' Guild series:
Hunting in Bruges
Hunting in Paris - coming in 2015

The only thing worse than being a Hunter in the fae-ridden city of Harborsmouth, is hunting vamps in Bruges.

Being shipped off to Belgium sucks. The medieval city of Bruges is quaint, but the local Hunters' Guild is understaffed, the canals are choked with dead bodies, and there's no shortage of supernatural predators as likely suspects.

On second thought, maybe Bruges isn't so bad after all.

With a desire to prove herself, protect the innocent, and advance within the ranks of the Hunters' Guild, Jenna Lehane hits the cobbled streets of Bruges with blades at the ready. Someone, or something, is murdering tourists and dumping their bodies in the city's scenic canals. With the help of a mysterious stranger, Jenna begins to piece together clues that are dotted throughout the city like blood spatter.

Determined to stop the killings, Jenna delves into a bloody local history that only raises more questions--but some secrets are best left buried. Jenna must put her combat training to the test as she struggles to unearth the truth about an ancient enemy.

Hunting in Bruges is the first novel in the Hunters' Guild urban fantasy series set in the world of Ivy Granger.

Zombie sighting:
Today he was wearing a lime green patterned scarf that looked paisley, but on closer inspection was a riot of white and red zombie unicorns.
-chapter 16

My two-bits:

I found this to be primarily about paranormal fighting action in an awesome location, Bruges. The different historical bits and descriptions of sights in town are what caught my interest the most.

Jenna is definitely one to add to my list of kick-ass fiction heroines.

If you like the Ivy Granger series, then you will like this one too as it takes you into another aspect and perspective of that paranormal world.

About the author:
E.J. Stevens is the author of the Spirit Guide young adult series, the bestselling Ivy Granger urban fantasy series, and the Hunters' Guild urban fantasy series.

When E.J. isn't at her writing desk she enjoys dancing along seaside cliffs, singing in graveyards, and sleeping in faerie circles.

E.J. currently resides in a magical forest on the coast of Maine where she finds daily inspiration for her writing.

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Author's book playlist:
We asked author E.J. Stevens what songs best represent the characters and story of her new Urban Fantasy novel, Hunting in Bruges. This is what she had to say.

Hey everyone! I am so excited about the upcoming release of Hunting in Bruges, the first novel in the Hunters' Guild urban fantasy series. This book is filled with quirky characters, bloodthirsty paranormal predators, and high octane fight scenes. So, just a warning, some of this music is pretty intense.

Hunting in Bruges Playlist

The Razor's Edge by Digital Daggers

Trophy by Bat for Lashes

Heartbeats by The Knife

Vanished by Crystal Castles

Heads Will Roll by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

When Anger Shows by The Editors

Walking with a Ghost by Tegan and Sara

How by The Neighborhood

Bones by Ms Mr

The Dreaming Moon by The Magnetic Fields

Arsenal by Kidneythieves

Leaving Tonight by The Birthday Massacre

What Else Is There? by Royksopp

Scorch the Ground by Seabound

Approaching Light Speed by Wolfsheim

Dead Stars by Covenant

The Bomb by Neuroticfish

Let Me Be Your Armor by Assemblage 23

Bullet by Covenant

Ghost by VNV Nation

Wreath of Barbs by Wumpscut

What songs are on your Hunting in Bruges playlist?

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