Urban Fantasy

Urban fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy in which the narrative uses supernatural elements in a 19th-century to 21st-century (or equivalent) urban society. It usually takes place in the present day (or the equivalent of the "present day").

Works of urban fantasy may be set in an approximation of our world in which fantastic exists secretly or in a world (such as an alternative history) in which it occurs openly, or some combination of the above. Elements such as magic, paranormal beings, other worlds and so on, may exist here. Common themes include coexistence or conflict between humans and other

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Billy Summers
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The Witch Haven
The Devil Makes Three
The Wild Ones
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Breaking Badger (Honey Badger Chronicles, #4)
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Paper & Blood (Ink & Sigil, #2)
Mercury Boys
Vampires, Hearts, & Other Dead Things
Ghost Girl
Cazadora (Wolves of No World, #2)
Wildwood Whispers
Forgotten in Death (In Death, #53)
When Sorrows Come (October Daye, #15)
True Dead (Jane Yellowrock, #14)
A Court of Honey and Ash (Honey and Ice Trilogy, #1)
Klutz: Phoenix Down (But Did You Die?, #1)
Breaking Badger (Honey Badger Chronicles, #4)
Wild Lands (Savage Lands, #2)
Sin & Magic (Demigod of San Francisco #2)
Her Dragon Daddy (Black Claw Dragons, #1)
Dead Lands (Savage Lands, #3)
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Black Hat, White Witch (Black Hat Bureau #1)
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