Hard Magic

Hard Magic

By Larry Correia

Baen Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781451638240, 612pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

#1 in the hard-hitting Grimnoir Chronicles by the "New York Times "best-selling creator of "Monster Hunter International." Jake Sullivan ishardboiled private eye at war with evil magical powers in a dark and gritty urban fantasy that's a cross between the "The Maltese Falcon" and "Twilight."
"Twilight "meets "The Maltese Falcon "in the first entry of the hard-hitting Grimnoir Chronicles urban fantasy saga by the "New York Times "best-selling creator of "Monster Hunter International."
Magical creeps dispatched in heaps Jake Sullivan isa war vet, a licensed private eye, and the possessor of a seriously hardboiled attitude. He also happens to have the magical ability to make anything in his vicinity light as a feather or as heavy as depleted uranium. While a range of enemies natural and supernatural wants him deep-sixed, Jake likes living, and his days in the trenches and his stint in the stir for manslaughter have only made him harder, leaner and meaner.
The first entry in the new, hard-hitting Grimnoir Chronicles by the Larry Corriea, breakout best-selling author of "Monster Hunter International."
About Larry Correia's Monster Hunter series
A] no-holds-barred all-out page turner that is part science fiction, part horror, and an absolute blast to read. "Bookreporter.com"
If you love monsters and action, you ll love this book. If you love guns, you ll love this book. If you love fantasy, and especially horror fantasy, you ll love this book. "Knotclan.com"
A gun person who likes science fiction or, heck, anyone who likes science fiction will enjoy these books] The plotting is excellent, and Correia makes you care about the characters I read both books without putting them down except for work so whaddaya waitin for? Go and buy some for yourself and for stocking stuffers. Massad Ayoob
About Larry Correia's "Monster Hunter Vendetta: "
This lighthearted, testosterone-soaked sequel to 2009's "Monster Hunter International" will delight fans of action horror with elaborate weaponry, hand-to-hand combat, disgusting monsters, and an endless stream of blood and body parts. "Publishers Weekly.

About the Author
Larry Correia is hopelessly addicted to two things: guns and B-horror movies. He has been a gun dealer, firearms instructor, accountant, and is now a very successful writer. He shoots competitively and is a certified concealed weapons instructor. His first novel, Monster Hunter International, is now in its sixth printing, and has been followed by Monster Hunter Vendetta, Monster Hunter Alpha, and Monster Hunter Legion. Correia s previous novels in the Grimnoir Chronicles series were Hard Magic and Spellbound. With USAF military ordnance expert Mike Kupari, he has co-authored two novels in a military adventure series, Dead Six and Swords of Exodus. Correia resides in Utah with his very patient wife and family.