Earlier this week, I finished the new C.S. Harris, out in a few weeks, titled What Darkness Brings. These are the Regency-set mysteries with the twisty mytharc--well, there's no myth, but it makes me think of X-Files in structure--the mytharc is as compelling as, or more so, the actual mystery-of-the-week. Many excitements in this installment, but also some payoffs for us longtime fans. Here's the author's webpage about the series.
I started an urban fantasy by Sharon Shinn but I really didn't like it, so I stopped reading it. I don't think it was necessarily a bad book, just not my thing.