The Best Dark Urban Fantasy Reviewed By BookViral

"A cracking introduction to The Silver Flute Trilogy!"

Dark Urban Fantasy
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  • ASIN: ‎ B096N2PSWS
  • Language: ‎ English
  • Print length: ‎ 251 pages
  • Genre:  Dark Urban Fantasy

 

The BookViral Review:

“The city fed on itself caught up in the malevolent influence of the Mahali. It blanketed the streets in an almost tangible evil that wound its way into every man, woman, and child’s soul”

A fun and refreshingly original Dark Dystopian Urban Fantasy Land of Midnight Days takes us into new territory which fans of the fantasy genre will certainly applaud.

There are lots of okay books in the genre, though for the majority, they are stories woefully lacking in originality and feel like you are reading the same book over again but Katrina Jack gives us much more than this with plot threads that weave together to deliver an immersive blend of magical intrigue and awakening.

Dark Dystopian Urban Fantasy should be a genre where ideas have no limits and the imagination is piqued page after page. But it takes readS like Land of Midnight Days to remind us just how rarely this happens with Jack taking her readers into a bracingly different Dark Fantasy landscape. It’s a read that makes the reader feel like an active participant in its unfolding horror without the need to fall back on tired tropes or trite clichés.

Jeremiah Tully’s journey is centred on a prophecy and the re-emergence of a nebulous evil that threatens to drown the upper world in everlasting darkness, but these elements alone aren’t what makes Land of Midnight Days such a good read. Rather it’s the whole of Jack’s pitch-perfect cast, vivid fight sequences, and deliberate character development that makes the relationships between key characters like Zeb, Helen and Joe feel nuanced and history-laden. She’s quick to build the emotional stakes for her key characters and refreshingly she doesn’t get bogged down in world-building exposition thereby lessening the egregiousness of any narrative clichés.

A cracking introduction to The Silver Flute Trilogy from Katrina Jack Land of Midnight Days is undeniably set for a series run of epic proportions and is a highly recommended 5-star read!

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