Can’t believe I missed this off my list of January must-gets. “Inked” is an urban fantasy anthology featuring two authors I stalk (in a polite non-obsessive sort of way), Karen Chance and Eileen Wilks. The two other contributors are Marjorie M Liu and Yasmine Galenorn.
Four tales of urban fantasy and paranormal romance explore body art that is more than it seems—in a world of magic and mayhem that always leaves it mark . . .
New York Times bestselling author Karen Chance’s "Skin Deep" tells the tale of a war mage in Las Vegas who stumbles across an ominous magical ward that appears as a dragon on her skin–and has a mind of its own…
When New York Times bestselling author Marjorie M. Liu’s demon slayer Maxine Kiss investigates a grisly murder at a high-class soirée, she finds herself involved in a conspiracy dating back to World War II–and a secret mission that her grandmother may have carried out for the US Government, one that involves the mysterious"Armor of Roses."
In USA Today bestselling author Yasmine Galenorn’s "Etched in Silver," a supernatural agent is on the trail of a sadistic serial killer, when an unexpected ally comes to her aid, setting in motion a magical ritual that may end up binding them together, body and soul.
When the heavily tattooed body of a man is found in a Northern California town, FBI Agent Lily Yu is drawn into the case. Trouble is, the victim wasn’t human–and the killer isn’t finished in USA Today bestselling author Eileen Wilks’s "Human Nature."