John Charming isn't your average Prince... He comes from a line of Charmings -- an illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome. Trained by a modern day version of the Knights Templar, monster hunters who have updated their methods from... show more
John Charming isn't your average Prince... He comes from a line of Charmings -- an illustrious family of dragon slayers, witch-finders and killers dating back to before the fall of Rome. Trained by a modern day version of the Knights Templar, monster hunters who have updated their methods from chainmail and crossbows to kevlar and shotguns, he was one of the best. That is-- until he became the abomination the Knights were sworn to hunt.That was a lifetime ago. Now, he tends bar under an assumed name in rural Virginia and leads a peaceful, quiet life. One that shouldn't change just because a vampire and a blonde walked into his bar... Right?
Publish date: September 24th 2013
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Pax Arcana 0.5 (#1)
This was by far and away one of the best breakout books I have read in this genre in ages. It is not to say that Mr. James does not have a few kinks to work out, but with time, I think he really is going to be an author to watch.If you like the books and character types of authors like Kevin Hearne...
Ah, Charming. You know, I was looking for something fun and light when I picked this up. Color me surprised at how much magical lore, relationships, and actual emotions are packed into this book. It's still a seriously fun read. Is it perfect? No. However I can say that the entire time I was listeni...
John Charming is no prince. Yet. He's a half-breed werewolf as well as being a trained Templar knight. Charming is one of those Urban Fantasy paranormal, supernatural hunter type books but told from the POV of a guy, instead of the ubiquitous woman. At least what I figure is ubiquitous judging f...
MAJOR PLOT SPOILERS, PROCEED WITH CAUTIONSI wanted to like this book more because the premise was interesting. A former Knights of Templar (or at least John Charming was taught by the knights) who became one of the hunted himself after showing signs of lycanthropy -- and then he met a band of misfit...
John Charming is from the line of Charmings, many of his ancestors have performed deeds which now live on in fairy tale. They were also knights who patrol the earth and eliminate any supernatural beings who would make themselves known. John was trained as a knight, but because of an accident when he...