Modern Sorcery (Jonathan Shade, #1)

Modern Sorcery (Jonathan Shade, #1) A SAVAGE MURDER A Husband Armed With A Sword Hacks Apart His Wife In A Denver Grocery Store There Are Dozens Of Witnesses, And The Crime Is Captured On The Security Cameras To The Police, It S An Open And Shut Case.To Naomi, The Daughter Of The Couple, It S Evidence Of Dark Magic She Hires Her Ex Lover, A Private Investigator Named Jonathan Shade To Prove Her Father Is Innocent.Shade Specializes In Paranormal Cases, But He Isn T Buying It Still, He Takes The Case, Hoping To Rekindle Their Relationship Instead, Shade Finds Himself Mixed Up In Supernatural Intrigue With Wizards, Magically Engineered Assassins, And An Ancient Sorcerer Returned To Life Who S Willing To Kill Anyone Who Stands In His Way.Too Bad Shade Doesn T Have Any Magic The Jonathan Shade Series So FarModern SorceryAcheron HighwayDragon GateAnubis NightsSunset SpectersWizard S Nocturne Modern Sorcery was a nice surprise I liked it It is similar to Dresden Files only the main character is not a wizard Actually, he can t touch magic at all even though his parents were both magic users Fortunately, neither can it touch him Apparently the magic issue was a huge problem for his fianc e She concluded he can
Jonathan Shade is a private investigator who finds himself embroiled in a whole lot of dangerous magic after his ex fianc e walks into his office and asks for his help While Shade is no stranger to magic in this world, magic users are the big cheese , but Jonathan has no magic of his own While that both hinders his fianc e is an ex because of his lack of magic , and helps he is immune to most magics , he soon realizes that the case Naomi brings to him is fardangerous that he was in Jonathan Shade is a private investigator who finds himself embroiled in a whole lot of dangerous magi
Paranormal urban fantasies haven t really been to my taste lately I read far too many with my daughter, but this one was a nice change of pace It was well read by Joe Hempel.This is obviously part of a series, but the first book stood alone very well It s an interesting world, a bit like the Dresden series, but the MC has different sorts of powers There were many some were very magical, others complicated powerful, but the author kept them straight arranged logical li Paranormal urban fantasies haven t really been to my taste lately I read far too many with my daughter, but this one was a nice change of pac
Jonathan Shade is a paranormal detective with an immunity to magic Kelly Chan is his superhuman martial arts master partner Esther is his ghost secretary It s a cool blend of paranormal fantasy and noir detective mysteries One of Jonathan s old flames walks into his office and hires him for a case full of mystery, murder, and sorcery Luckily, Shade and his posse have the tools for the challenge in their other worldly wheelhouse.The pace of the novel was perfect for a busy body like me I li Jonathan Shade is a paranormal detective with an immunity to magic Kelly Chan is his superhuman martial arts master partner Esther is his ghost secretary It s a cool blend of paranormal fantasy and noir detective mysteries One of Jonathan s old flames walks into his office and hires him for a case full of mystery, murder, and sorcery Luckily, Shade and his posse have the tools for the challenge in their other worldly wheelhouse.The pace of the novel was perfect for a busy body like me I listened to Joe Hempel deliver a great performance while laid up and inputting some mindless but useful data entry The fights, flights, and intrigue kept me from dozing off and slobbering on my keyboard I received a free copy in exchange for a review Any review That fact that it s a good one is because the book is good Which has nothing to do wi
So, I have mixed feelings about this book.I ll start with the good, because anyone who spends the time and energy to write a book deserves respect I liked the story It was fun and entertaining The characters were engaging and, by the end of it all, I found myself thinking that I really wanted to know what what going to happen next Kudos to Mr Jonas for creating a story that gave me that kind of experience.Now for the things that could be improved This book is like a never ending string of o So, I have mixed feelings about this book.I ll start with the good, because anyone who spends the time and energy to write a book deserves respect I liked the story It was fun and entertaining The characters were engaging and, by the end of it all, I found myself thinking that I reall
My original Modern Sorcery audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Jonathan Shade is a private investigator with a twist he gets the cases with a paranormal twist to them Why He s good at it, he s the son of a powerful wizard family and while he does not have any magical powers of his own, he knows enough about it to solve mysteries When a husband enters a Colorado grocery store and hacks up his wife both of whom are parents to his ex fianc well, Jonatha My original Modern Sorcery audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Jonathan Shade is a private investigator with a twist he gets the cases with a paranormal twist to them Why He s good at it, he s the son of a powerful wizard family and while he does not have any magical powers of his own, he knows enough about it to solve mysteries When a husband enters a Colorado grocery store and hacks up his wife both of whom are parents to his ex fianc well, Jonathan has no choice but to get involved.Naomi, his ex fianc hires him to prove his father s innocence the proof is in the camera evidence he did it Thus begins his involvement and near misses with death with members of the Dragon Gate Industry owned and ran by wizards and other magical members of society Dragon Gate Industry A long dead and legendary sorcerer appears to be back and is hunting Shade Shade has that effect on people.Shade has con
Excellent book all the way around Great combination of magic and wizards, a P.I who is the direct opposite of magical or wizardly, ghosts and martial artists with wicked senses of humor, and Charon the ferrywoman of the dead Sound like a strange combination Well it is, but all that andcome together for an exciting, fast paced story that will keep you on the edge of your seat.I actually had the Audible version, having recently developed vision issues I ve listened to some books that Excellent book all the way around Great combination of magic and wizards, a P.I who is the direct opposite of magical or wizardly, ghosts and martial artists with wicked senses of humor, and Charon the ferrywoman of the dead Sound like a strange combination Well it is, but all that andcome together fo
I grabbed this book as a free promotion fromI read it after reading another book that was dripping with despair and needed something light to lift me up I am very glad I read it It was a very interesting book.This book should completely be classified as urban fantasy but it lacked werewolves and vampires, a complete win to me The novel reads like the old Dashiell Hammett detective stories only the customer is a wizard and the detective is immune to magic Jonathan consorts with I grabbed this book as a free promotion fromI read it after reading another book that was dripping with despair and needed something light to lift me up I am very glad I read it It was a very interesting book.This book should completely be classified as urban fantasy but it lacked werewolves and vampires, a complete win to me The novel reads like th
Let s start with the whole I received this book in exchange for a review but my opinions are my own shtick that is so popular these days Moving on, I have to say, I found Joe s narration of this book to be great I feel like he really captured Jonathan s voice, and even when I read things later unrelated to this book, I read them in his voice So in that way, I got to hear him narrate extra, which was cool.I really enjoyed the book overall Jonathan is hilarious and his jokes had me laughing Let s start with the whole I received this book in exchange for a review but my opinions are my own shtick that is so popular these days Moving on, I have to say, I found Joe s narration of this book to be great I feel like he really captured Jonathan s voice, and even when I read things later unrelated to this book, I read them in his voice So in that way, I got to hear him narrate extra, which
Modern Sorcery Jonathan Shade 1 by Gary Jonas is a fun, fast, humorous fantasy that I loved from page one It has ghosts, wizards, an evil spirit, other entities, action, adventure, lots of fighting, humor, and a touch of romance, and did I mention humor This book has the hero, a PI, non magical, but works with magic folk He reminds me of Harry Dresden in some ways His partner, although a women, reminds me of Sandman Slim in some ways What a pair There is a murder of his ex flames parent Modern Sorcery Jonathan Shade 1 by Gary Jonas is a fun, fast, humorous fantasy that I loved from page one It has ghosts, wizards, an ev