Yancy Lazarus is having a bad day: there's a bullet lodged in his butt cheek, his face looks like the site of a demolition derby, and he's been saran-wrapped to a banquet table. He never should have answered the phone. Stupid bleeding heart - helping others in his circles is a good way to die - just ask the gang members ripped to pieces by some kind of demonic nightmare in LA.
As a favor to a friend, Yancy agrees to take a little looksee into the massacre and boom, he's stuck in a turf war between two rival gangs, which both think he's pinch-hitting for the other side. Oh, and there's also a secretive dark mage with some mean ol' magical chops and a small army of hyena-faced, body-snatching baddies. It might be time to seriously reconsider some of his life choices.
Yancy is a bluesman, a rambler, a gambler, but not much more. Sure, he can do a little magic - maybe even more than just a little magic - but he knows enough to keep his head down and stay clear of freaky-deaky hoodoo like this business in LA. Somehow though, he's been set up to take a real bad fall - the kind of very permanent fall that leaves a guy with a toe tag. That's unless, of course, he can find out who is responsible for the gangland murders, make peace in the midst of the gang feud, and takeout said magical dark mage before he hexes Yancy into an early retirement. Easy right? Stupid. Bleeding. Heart.
How have I not heard of or read any of James A. Hunter's books before?
How have I not heard of or read any of James A. Hunter's books before?! The way he writes! You can feel the music, the atmosphere, the magic in t air! When his character plays the piano you become the song! When he describes people and places you feel like you are a part of the scene not reading about it but there, partaking! If you love paranormal sans romance then this book is for you!!!
Strange Magic takes you on an unforgettable adventure unlike any you have gone on before and with the most unlikely hero ever! Yancy Lazarus is a 65 year old, hard core smoking & drinking mage who is only trying to help out a friend when all the netherworld explodes in his face! Grab the book to find out the rest and you will be glad you did!