urban fantasy & horror (1st in series)

A Listmania! list by Jessica "Illume the mind within" (England)
 
Kitty and the Midnight Hour
1.  Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
The list author says:
  "1st in Kitty Norville series; werewolf urban fantasy, thrilling and at times moving. All books are very good Carrie Vaughn makes sure each book does something a bit different ."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld)
2.  Bitten: Number 1 in series (Otherworld) by Kelley Armstrong
The list author says:
  "The 1st of the women of the otherworld series; this is a good mix of horror, supernatural suspence and romance, miss Armstrong employs flawless pacing and plot twists in her narratives, great series!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (151 customer reviews)

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Touch The Dark
3.  Touch The Dark by Karen Chance
The list author says:
  "1st in Cassandra Palmer series; a satisfying mix of supernatural fantasy, horror and humor. Very additive series, fast paced and thrilling. Each book develops brilliantly and enhances the series well."
5.99   Used & New from: 0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Succubus Blues: 1 (Georgina Kincaid 1)
4.  Succubus Blues: 1 (Georgina Kincaid 1) by Richelle Mead
The list author says:
  "1st in the Georgina Kincaid Series:  well written and enjoyable"
5.59   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Stray
5.  Stray by Rachel Vincent
The list author says:
  "1st in werecats series: didn't love it but it's well written and a solid read"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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War for the Oaks
6.  War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
The list author says:
  "Faeries and music very cool"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Urban Shaman
7.  Urban Shaman by C E Murphy
The list author says:
  "1st in the Walker Paper series: really enjoyed this not brilliant but worth reading."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Beg for Mercy
8.  Beg for Mercy by Toni Andrews
The list author says:
  "1st in Mercy Hollings series: has an ability she calls 'the press' or mind manipulation, quite an original concept and well written."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Midnight's Daughter
9.  Midnight's Daughter by Karen Chance
The list author says:
  "1st in a new series by Karen Chance, set in the same world as her Cassie Palmer books. Another great book, I really liked this."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Storm Front: The Dresden Files Book One
10.  Storm Front: The Dresden Files Book One by Jim Butcher
The list author says:
  "1st in Dresden Files: I shall persade you with a quote "Paranoid? Proberly. But just because your paranoid doesn't mean that there isn't an invisable demon about to eat your face." so good!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (180 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Ill Wind: Book One of the Weather Warden
11.  Ill Wind: Book One of the Weather Warden by Rachel Caine
The list author says:
  "1st in series: based in our world but with the twist of 'wardens' who can manipulate the elelments, fast paced, unrelenting story, whose heroine has to deal with much in the way of danger and threats"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Blood Engines
12.  Blood Engines by T A Pratt
The list author says:
  "1st in Marla Mason series: following the troubles of a witty and interesting sorceress, a good read."
6.06   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Bloodring
13.  Bloodring by Faith Hunter
The list author says:
  "1st in Thorn St. Croix Series: more pure fantasy, with some bloody violence. Very enjoyable and original."
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Cast in Shadow (Chronicles of Elantra)
14.  Cast in Shadow (Chronicles of Elantra) by Michelle Sagara
The list author says:
  "1st in the Chronicles of Elantra series:  Kaylin all round tough gal and Hawk, follow her in what is a decent plot as she seeks to protect the city of Elantra."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Greywalker: Number 1 in series
15.  Greywalker: Number 1 in series by Kat Richardson
The list author says:
  "1st in Greywalker series: Harper Blaine...private investigator and a greywalker (2nd Poltergeist)"
5.18   Used & New from: 0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares)
16.  Magic Lost, Trouble Found (Raine Benares) by Lisa Shearin
The list author says:
  "1st in Raine Benares series: loved this, fantasy world of Mermia is dark and claustrophobic, story is action packed and thrilling, filled with magic and danger with brilliant characterisation."
4.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Midnight Blue: The Sonja Blue Collection
17.  Midnight Blue: The Sonja Blue Collection by Nancy A. Collins
The list author says:
  "1st three in Sonja Blue series: Gritty and dark vampire books with good development"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Neverwhere
18.  Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "Gaiman's work here reflects on homelessness, he's portrayal of London below is very dark and strange, he mixes humour with doom/death expertly. It's nice having a English city protrayed so colourfully"
7.91   Used & New from: 2.61
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews)

The Scent of Shadows: First Sign of the Zodiac (Zodiac 1)
19.  The Scent of Shadows: First Sign of the Zodiac (Zodiac 1) by Vicki Pettersson
The list author says:
  "1st in the sign of the zodiac series; this is a dark urban fantasy focusing on demons."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Moon Called: Mercy Thompson book 1
20.  Moon Called: Mercy Thompson book 1 by Patricia Briggs
The list author says:
  "1st in Mercy Thompson series: very well written following a skin walker, great charactrisation and plotting."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

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The Lies of Locke Lamora
21.  The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The list author says:
  "And the star of the show...the city of Camor, join the 'Gentlemen Bastards' in this thrilling tale of criminals."
8.09   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews)

Dante's Girl (Kayla Steele)
22.  Dante's Girl (Kayla Steele) by Natasha Rhodes
The list author says:
  "1st in Kayla Steele series: truthfully...mixed."
7.33   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Through Violet Eyes
23.  Through Violet Eyes by Stephen Woodworth
The list author says:
  "1st in Natalie Lindstrom series: supernatural thriller with very good plotting and structure."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Shadows in the Darkness
24.  Shadows in the Darkness by Elaine Cunningham
The list author says:
  "1st in Changeling Detective series: PI urban fantasy."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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King Rat
25.  King Rat by China Mieville
The list author says:
  "Very dark urban horror"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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