Maggie for Hire
When monsters appear on Earth, Maggie MacKay is on the job. No one is better at hauling the creepy crawlies back where they belong. No one, that is, except Maggie's dad, who disappeared in the middle of an assignment without a trace. Now, an elf named Killian has shown up with a gig. Seems... show more
When monsters appear on Earth, Maggie MacKay is on the job. No one is better at hauling the creepy crawlies back where they belong. No one, that is, except Maggie's dad, who disappeared in the middle of an assignment without a trace. Now, an elf named Killian has shown up with a gig. Seems Maggie's uncle teamed up with the forces of dark to turn Earth into a vampire convenience store, serving bottomless refills on humans. The only hope for survival lies in tracking down two magical artifacts and a secret that vanished with Maggie's father. WARNING: This book contains cussing, brawling, and unladylike behavior. Proceed with caution.
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
Series: Maggie MacKay, Magical Tracker (#1)
Here's what made me want to read this book. From the author:"Although Maggie has a male sidekick, her value is her own and whether they end up together or not has nothing to do with her journey. When I wrote Maggie, I was rebelliously pushing back on a theme I was seeing in the urban fantasy genre:...
Maggie, our main character and narrator, has an incredibly sarcastic and dry wit. Her voice is casual and makes the first person narrative much easier to stomach. She's smart, yet vulnerable and stubborn, with a few TSTL moments that she quickly learns from. I would have liked to see a bit more of t...
First, let's get out of the way what Maggie isn't - this isn't a "romance" paranormal or not. It isn't a "serious" urban fantasy work in the vein of Kate Daniels or Mercy Thompson. It is, instead, a pure and total snarky laugh riot. It is total enjoyment, a few hours of pure relaxation, where the we...
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I really liked the urban fantasy twist that uses magic in one world with portals between that and this world. The book is written in a very conversational style. There are few details - and lots of snark and conversation. My favorite kind of book! The love interest (a...
Maggie, a supernatural bounty hunter, faces hordes of vampires as she struggles to to complete an assignment for the queen of the elves.The funny one-liners, the zany adventures, and the crazy characters of Maggie for Hire remind me of another UF series I enjoy: Kim Harrison's Rachel Morgan series. ...