SF/Fantasy Mass Market Paperbacks of Note | February 2013

Maitland, Piper. Hunting Daylight. Berkley. Feb. 2013. 560p. ISBN 9780425250693. pap. $9.99; ebk. ISBN 9781101619032. FANTASY

After Caro Barrett’s husband is officially declared dead, she prepares to get on with her life and considers accepting the protection of an ancient vampire who can use his powers on her behalf. Danger to her and her child, however, lurks half a world away, in the form of a dying Ottoman vampire in the sequel to Acquainted With the Night.

Radford, Irene. The Silent Dragon. DAW, dist. by Penguin. (Children of the Dragon Nimbus, Bk. 1). Feb. 2013. 400p. ISBN 9780756407940. pap. $7.99. FANTASY

As the son of the Senior Magician and Chancellor of the University of Magicians and the witchwoman Brevelan, Glenndon possesses powerful magic, but has never spoken a word, relying instead on his strong telepathy to communicate. When he receives a summons from King Darville to come to Coronnan City to become the successor to the throne of his true father, Glenndon becomes embroiled in a world where his magic is forbidden and, somehow, he must learn to break his silence.

Robertson, Linda. Shattered Circle. Pocket: S. & S. (Persephone Alcmedi, Bk. 6). 2013. 384p. ISBN 9781451648935. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781451648928. FANTASY

Megawitch Persephone Alcmedi, still torn between a werewolf and a vampire who vie for her attention, tangles with an even more powerful mystical being in an attempt to save her daughter from the effects of a magical artifact. This volume follows Vicious CircleHallowed Circle, Fatal CircleArcane Circle, and Wicked Circle.