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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 262): A Special Panel Discussing Urban Fantasy

In episode 262 of the SF Signal Podcast Patrick Hester and Jaym Gates gather Greg van Eekhout, Rose Bailey, and Michael R. Underwood to discuss Urban Fantasy!

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5 Comments on The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 262): A Special Panel Discussing Urban Fantasy

  1. I recommend Charles Stross’ The Laundry files – think James Bond crossed with Cthulhu Mythos. Very geek-orientated and very very funny!

    And Ben Aaronovitch Rivers of London series (first book questionably renamed Midnight Riot in the U.S.) – which is an urban fantasy crossed with a police procedural.

    • Second on the Stross. I’d also take a look at John Lambshead (very similar to Stross and, from what I’ve read, Aaronovitch). I have read some Aaronovitch, what I read made me buy the rest (and there’s a TV series coming!).

  2. Is, as an example Glen Cook’s “Garrett, P.I.” series urban fantasy? Or is there too much bleeding (get it? get it?) and crossover?

    • Peter Willard // October 16, 2014 at 1:49 pm //

      I would consider it urban fantasy. It fulfills almost all the requirements except for the fact that it happens in a secondary world. I would also put the Vlad Taltos books by Steven Brust in there for the same reasons.

  3. Michele Bihn // October 10, 2014 at 1:51 pm //

    I can’t believe no one mentioned Anita Blake, even in passing. Not that she stayed UF for long….

    Oh, I came here to ask, is there a list somewhere of the books and authors mentioned? There was a modern day King Arthur story – I didn’t catch the title or author.

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