January 8, 2013

REVIEW: Street Magic (Black London #1)

Street Magic (Black London, #1)Street Magic
Black London #1
~Caitlin Kittredge~
Published: June 2nd 2009 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Average Rating: 3.49

SYNOPSIS:
Her name is Pete Caldecott. She was just sixteen when she met Jack Winter, a gorgeous, larger-than-life mage who thrilled her with his witchcraft. Then a spirit Jack summoned killed him before Pete’s eyes—or so she thought. Now a detective , Pete is investigating the case of a young girl kidnapped from the streets of London. A tipster’s chilling prediction has led police directly to the child…but when Pete meets the informant, she’s shocked to learn he is none other than Jack. Strung out on heroin, Jack a shadow of his former self. But he’s able to tell Pete exactly where Bridget’s kidnappers are hiding: in the supernatural shadow-world of the fey. Even though she’s spent years disavowing the supernatural, Pete follows Jack into the invisible fey underworld, where she hopes to discover the truth about what happened to Bridget—and what happened to Jack on that dark day so long ago…


MY REVIEW:
ok for a first book in an urban fantasy series this was pretty good. It gave you the details needed to set up the series, but didn't bombard you with back story details. And it was a "light" story, I mean as I was picturing things in this story I could picture it all being all dark and drab, making the story itself pop out more. I read a piece of the next book and I must say I can't wait to read it.


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