Strangeness and Charm by Mike Shevdon

“Mike Shevdon strikes sparks from the flinty core of English folklore,
as a hero every reader can relate to finds he’s part of an incredible
and scarily believable parallel realm. If you’ve been thinking
urban fantasy has nothing fresh to offer, think again.”
Juliet E. McKenna, author of the Lescari Revolution series

“The pacing is spot-on, the characters engaging, and the world fits together
beautifully to create a London that ought to be.”

C. E. Murphy, author of The Inheritors’ Cycle and The Worldwalker Duology

Strangeness and Charm by Mike Shevdon, covert art by John Coulthart Alex has been saved from the fate that awaited her in Bedlam, but in freeing her, Niall has released others of their kind into the population. Now, as Warder, he must find them and persuade them to swap their new-found liberty for security in the courts – but is the price of sanctuary to swap one cage for another?

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Folklore hero | Faerie Legend | Secret World | Magic London ]

Cover Art: John Coulthart
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Book Info:
The Third Book in the Courts of the Feyre Series

UK Print
Date: 7th June 2012
ISBN: 9780857662231
Format: Medium (B-Format) Paperback
R.R.P.: £8.99

North American Print
Date: 29th May 2012
ISBN: 9780857662248
Format: Small (Mass-Market) Paperback
R.R.P.: US$7.99 / CAN$9.99

Date: 29th May 2012
ISBN: 9780857662255
Format: Epub & Mobi
R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99

Other Books in This Series:

1. Sixty-One Nails
2. The Road to Bedlam
4. The Eighth Court

Buying Info:

UK Print & Ebook | Book Depository | Waterstones | WHSmith

North American Print & Ebook | | |

Global DRM-Free Epub Ebook
Robot Trading Company
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Author Info:

Mike Shevdon: WWW | @Shevdon on Twitter

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Praise and Reviews:

“One of the stand out novels and series of recent times, simply magical.”
– Antony, SF Book reviews

“If you have read the first two in this series, you won’t want to miss the third. Recommended!”
– N. E. White,

“I love a book with a strong ending, one that shows the author stepped up his game to create a spectacular finish. Mike pulled out all the stops on this one, creating one of the most memorable climaxes I’ve read across any genre.”
Timothy C. Ward

The Courts of the Feyre is swiftly becoming one of my favourite series. There is a fantastic quality to Mike Shevdon’s work that I’ve yet to discover anywhere else. Strangeness and Charm is a great example of modern urban fantasy executed perfectly.”
– Pablocheesecake, The Eloquent Page

“Descriptive, well thought out and historically accurate, I found this a great read. The mechanisms for using magic by the Fey made sense and I highly recommend this book.”
– Christophe Montoya, The Geek Syndicate

“A magical book, intelligent, heartfelt and well-written, Shevdon has created a series that deserves your attention.”
Adrian Brady for Morpheus Tales

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