I am already looking forward to the next book (Shotgun Sorceress, due out in October 2010).
The story and world building were dark, gritty and flowed nicely; the action was intense, magic was plentiful with lots of sinfully twisted humor.
It's a good book even before we get to Hell, and then it's the Hell scenes that really blew me away.
Typically I avoid ebooks priced above $3.99, but on the recommendation of Steven Saus (Alliteration Ink), I downloaded the sample and gave it a read. Wow! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lester Smith
I started to read this then stopped after the first few chapters because a puppy got hurt, yes call me sentimental and girly but I hate puppies getting hurt! Read morePublished 20 months ago by LunaMoth
The Good: Raw, edgy, and mature, excellent characters and story
The Bad: Pacing could be improved, doesn't get really epic until the end, a bit short
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When a spell cast by Jessie Shimmer's mentor/lover, Cooper, goes wrong and pulls him out to some sort of hell, the powers that be want Jessie to not do anything to help him. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by Alice in Wonderland
Lucy Snyder's first urban fantasy novel, Spellbent, is a hoot because it takes a heroine from the wrong side of the tracks and turns her into a force to be reckoned with. Read morePublished on January 12, 2011 by Mel Odom
For those of you who are Moorcock fans the title is obvious. A very good story with some interesting feminine tweaks on magic. Read morePublished on December 20, 2010 by R. David Morris
I expected Spellbent to be just another magic book. The story however was very different from what I expected. Snyder redoes the way people really think about magic in stories. Read morePublished on December 7, 2010 by Amber
I have been wanting to read this book, it sounded right up my alley and I had heard great things about it in the reviews I read. Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by K. Eckert
"Spellbent" is an urban fantasy set in modern day, where mages hide among us. The leading lady, J--, is a young mage in her early twenties who is unofficially apprenticed to her... Read morePublished on August 13, 2010 by Margaret P.