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Got Vampires? Ghosts? Monsters? We Can help!

Those Who Fight Monsters: Tales of Occult Detectives, is your one-stop-shop for Urban Fantasy’s finest anthology of the supernatural. 14 sleuths are gathered together for the first time in all-original tales of unusual cases which require services that go far beyond mere deduction!

Those Who Fight Monsters: Tales of Occult Detectives brings together popular characters from many Urban Fantasy paranormal investigative series, for your enjoyment.

Meet the Detectives:

Danny Hendrickson - from Laura Anne Gilman's Cosa Nostradamus series.
Kate Connor - from Julie Kenner’s Demon Hunting Soccer Mom series.
John Taylor - from Simon R. Green’s Nightside series.
Jill Kismet - from Lilith Saintcrow’s Jill Kismet series.
Jessi Hardin - from Carrie Vaughn’s Kitty Norville series.
Quincey Morris - from Justin Gustainis’ Morris/Chastain Investigations series.
Marla Mason - from T. A. Pratt's Marla Mason series.
Tony Foster - from Tanya Huff’s Smoke and Shadows series.
Dawn Madison - from Chris Marie Green’s Vampire Babylon series.
Pete Caldecott - from Caitlin Kittredge’s Black London series.
Tony Giodone - from C. T. Adams and Cathy Clamp’s Tales of the Sazi series.
Jezebel - from Jackie Kessler’s Hell on Earth series.
Piers Knight - from C. J. Henderson’s Brooklyn Knight series.
Cassiel - from Rachel Caine’s Outcast Season series.

Demons may lurk, werewolves may prowl, vampires may ride the wind. These are things that go bump in the night, but we are the ones who bump back!

Contest Deets TWO WINNERS:
Two (2) winners will receive a SIGNED copy of THOSE WHO FIGHT MONSTERS - anthology.

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Ricki said...

This looks like an amazing anthology and a wonderful introduction to some great series.

JenM said...

I'm most familiar with Jill Kismet - I've read all of the books in that series so far and she's seriously kick-ass. Aside from that, I've also read books featuring Kate Connor, Marla Mason, and Pete Caldecott. I enjoy the detective type books so this should be fun.

jen at delux dot com

Reading mind said...

Hello Cassiel *waves and smiles*. I love rachel caine's outcast series and it would be great to read the anthologhy

aliasgirl at libero dot it

cait045 said...

I have read a couple of Dawn Madison's series and have some of the other characters on my TBR list which I need to get too.


Bibliotropic said...

Sadly, I don't think I'm familiar with any of those characters, though if I win, I have no doubt that I'd get more familiar with them because I'd feel compelled to track down the series in which they appear!

Judy said...

I have heard and read of several of these characters. Tanya Huff's series is my most familiar ones!!

Great giveaway. Looks like a fantastic read!!!


Books and Bane said...

I'm pretty sure I read the first Kate Conner book.

nedsped (at) verizon (dot) net

Books and Bane said...


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Alisha (MyNeedToRead) said...

Gah! Almost all of the series featured in this anthology are either on the TBR list or in the TBR pile; in other words, I've not yet been formally introduced! Of these, the Kitty Norville book is closest to the top. ^_^

schalazeal (at) gmail (dot) com

Tore said...

Please enter me in contest. I would love to read this book.

winnie said...

Most of these series I haven't had a chance to get to yet... so most familiar will be Kate Connor.

Thanks for the opportunity to win this anthology!


Nina said...

I'm familiar with...absolutely none of these things by Tanya Huff, Lili St Crow and Rachel Caine...all these series are going on my TBR list!
Great give-away!

Nina said...



Vidisha said...

GFC follower...i m not familiar with this..

Mel said...

I'm really excited about reading what Jessi Hardin from the Kitty books has been getting up too - I've always though she deserves her own spin-off series! :-)


Robin K said...

Believe it or not I am not familiar with any of them. *hangs head in shame*

robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

Robin K said...


robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

BLHmistress said...

I am afraid I haven't heard any of these but I would like to.


BLHmistress said...

Commented on guest post


JerseyGirl22 said...

Unfortunately I'm not familiar with any of these characters. I've read some series written by Tanya Huff and Rachel Caine, but not the one mentioned. Anyway, if I win I'll be happy to know more about them.

JerseyGirl22 said...


elaing8 said...

I am familiar with Pete Caldecott from Caitlin Kittredge’s Black London series.

elaing8 said...



linda2060 said...

Most familiar with Lili St. Crow. Loved the book!

linda2060 said...


linda2060 said...

Commented on guest post:

lingeorge said...

I absolutely Tony Foster (Tanya Huff) and Jill Kismet (Lilith Saintcrow) I buy their stories the day they come out. I also Love Cassiel and Danny Hendrickson. Yes, this needs to be in my TBR.

Alyssa said...

I'm actually not familiar with any of those characters, but I have been interested in reading some of those series. So, maybe if I win, it will give the little taste of those series that I need to go and start them right away.

+1 for retweet (@lyssad87)

Barbara E. said...

I'm familiar with Jessi Hardin - from CARRIE VAUGHN’s Kitty Norville series, but I'm looking forward to learning all about all of the other great characters in the anthology.


tetewa said...

I enjoy the Jill Kismet series by Lilith Saintcrow!

Llehn said...

I love Kate Connor. Go moms everywhere!!


Pamk said...

Love Tony Giadone assassin turned were from Adams and Clamp's sasi series. Also like Jessie from Kitty world.
scrtsbpal at yahoo dot com

Sarah said...

It's sad, but I'm not familiar with any of the characters. This would be a great introduction to them though.

Soli said...

I'm not familiar with the characters, either.
Would love to learn about them.


Gian Faye said...

Danny Hendrickson. :)

Thanks for this giveaway!

Gian Faye
mynameisgianfaye *at* gmail *dot* com

Gian Faye said...


Gian Faye @gianfaye
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Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Okay, I'm convinced. I wanna read it!

books (dot) things (at) yahoo (Dot) com

Melissa (Books and Things) said...


Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Commented on post

Mandy Lum said...

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Check out my FUN ON SUNDAY post and answer the FAVORITES question so I can learn a little more about you.

Have a great week!

Mandy @ Embrace Your Oddities

donnas said...

Ive read a few of them. But one of the ones I am most looking forward to is Kate Connor and finding out what happens to her next.

bacchus76 at myself dot com

donnas said...

tweet -!/DonnaS1/status/47130349561593857

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donnas said...

Commented on guest post

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Aik said...

I'm most familiar with RACHEL CAINE's Outcast Season series. Cassiel is a great character!

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I tweeted:

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Katy said...

wow..and i thought i was an experienced reader of the genre...I only know Rachel Caine's Outcast season...geeze i better get reading...

Katy said...!/hense1kk/status/47232412702347264

I tweeted

hense1kk AT cmich DOT edu

Katy said...

commented on the guest post

hense1kk AT cmich DOT edu

kara-karina said...

Jill Kismet is the one I adore and now very well. All Lily's characters rock, but this one especially :)

Barbara said...
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Barbara said...

I don't know any of these characters yet, but this book seems like a great way to get to know the main characters of series you hevent read so far!

Barbarakamphuis at gmail dot com

mpyff said...

I honestly have not gotten to any of these series yet. But this book would be a great introduction to each of them and let me know which ones I should read! Can't wait to get to know them!


mpyff said...

I tweeted, also :)!/Pyffer/status/47282767465156608

Virgil said...

Sadly I don´t know any of these, but I really like to!

BooksforCompany said...

l am most familiar with Cassiel!
This is such a great giveaway, thanks
booksforcompany @

BooksforCompany said...

Tweeted -!/BooksforCompany/status/47323238132498432
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Misha said...

Only character from these id Tony from Smoke & Mirrors by tanya Huff but I don't like him. I think Vicky was better!

misadevilgirl @ seznam . cz

Sally said...

I'm familiar with Jessi Hardin from Carrie Vaughn’s Kitty Norville series, but I love to become familiar with the others.

heatwave16 said...

I know Jessi Hardin from Carrie Vaughn's Kitty series. :)


heatwave16 said...

tweeted -


jmspettoli said...

I'm most familiar with Jill Kismet by Lilith Saintcrow. Thanks for the giveaway!

spettolij AT gmail DOT com

jmspettoli said...


spettolij AT gmail DOT com

Ammy Belle said...

Sweet! A new Cassiel story by Rachel Caine! JUst got into this series, so I don't know what to say about it yet - except that I am excited about it! Thanks so much!

katrinao said...

I am familiar with Jill Kismet but the rest I'm not too sure...that's why I'm glad I read your blog!! Hello from Scotland :)

katrinao said...

tweeted here!/Top_cat81/status/47821206635814912

JaylieG said...

never heard of this, but this looks great!
New to this genre of books..

jgrissum AT att.blackberry DOT net

Lucia said...

I'm not super familiar with any of these, but I have heard of the majority of them!

Lucia said...


faefever25 said...

I am the most familiar with Tony Foster from Tanya Huff's Smoke books. I basically devoured those and the Blood books because I fell so in love with Tony. So glad to see he's coming back a bit ^_^

tweeted here:

iLuvReadingTooMuch said...

Unfortunately, I am unfamiliar with any of these characters, but this anthology sounds amazing! Would really love to read it :)


Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

Rosie said...

Jill Kismet is one of my favorites. I'm not too familiar with any of the others listed, but am anxious to read the book!!

rosie0512 @ hotmail . com

Maria (pronounced Mariah) I blame my mother... said...

I have heard of a lot of these but not read any of them to date! I have seen this book on several blogs recently and it looks great!

Thank you!

Maria (pronounced Mariah) I blame my mother... said...

I tweeted...!/Maria_Smith_76/status/48191708286033921

Thank you!

Sue (okibi_insanity) said...

I am a big Simon R. Green. I read all his books. I am most familiar with John Taylor. :]


Sandy! said...

Cassiel - from RACHEL CAINE’s Outcast Season series.

Sandy! said...!/sandymanga/status/48896132226621440

Carmel @ Rabid Reads said...

I'm familiar with Jessi Hardin.

Thanks for the giveaway! rabidreads[at]gmail[dot]com

Carmel @ Rabid Reads said...

I Tweeted (@rabidreads):


Natasha said...

Jill kismet from Lilith Saintcrow's novels is an amazing character. Kick-ass, smart and pretty, she's a hit!

+1 guest post:


krysykat said...

I'm most familiar with Tony Foster :)

krysykat said...

tweeted here:!/YearofTiger86/status/51440581372682240

lightspinner said...

John Taylor is the one I'm most familiar with, but that's because he's had the most published page time of the three characters up there from series I know well. I'm also pretty familiar with Cassiel & Jessi Hardin. I've read all the books in each of those series (Nightside, Weather Wardens/Outcast Season, & Kitty Norville), & love them. These 3 are some of my absolute favorite series.

lightspinner said...

Goodness, what's up with me this morning? I'm not completely positive, but I think I forgot to leave my email in the comment I just submitted. Thought "wait, is the email in there?" as it was submitting.
If it's not, the address is
And the characters I'm most invested in seeing are John Taylor, Cassiel, & Jessi Hardin.

Rabid Fox said...

This anthology sounds intriguing, though I must admit to not being familiar with any of the characters listed. The authors, yes, through other novels and short stories, but not these specific characters.


Rabid Fox said...

I retweeted a link to this giveaway.!/WagTheFox/statuses/53471343135567873


Julie S said...

I'm sad to say I'm not familiar with any of the characters because I am so behind in my reading! Count me in the giveaway.

Aleetha said...

Ouch.I recognized none of those characters :(
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Pam S said...

One of my fav characters from the antho is Pete Caldecott from Caitlin Kittridge's Black London series. I've read all 3 books so far and loved them. Pete has an edgy side that is fun :).

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Pam S said...!/pams00/status/54235559119425536

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jenn said...

I'm most familiar with Quincey Morris from Justin Gustainis' books.

FurryReaders said...

We are familiar or have read all but two of these, Jezebel and Piers Knight. So, it would be interesting to see where the authors take these characters and how they fit in to their respective series.


lindseye said...

I have read the about the Sazi and Tony Giodone when I was first getting into PNR and UF.

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