“I did warn you things were going to get weird.”
– Seawitch by Kat Richardson
• “Since the release of her debut novel back in 2006, Richardson has… done something very few paranormal fantasy authors have accomplished – she has made the jump to hardcover.” – from my “Year of the Kat: Why Kat Richardson is Paranormal Fantasy's Next Superstar” blog, posted 8/24/009
Seawitch is yet another example of Richardson’s timeless, intelligent, almost hypnotic, writing style. Here is just a taste:
The bottom line is this: Kat Richardson is an extraordinary writer (arguably the next coming of Algernon Blackwood), her heroine Blaine is equal parts Philip Marlowe and John Silence, and her Greywalker saga is classy and classic – the crème de la crème of supernatural fiction.
Paul Goat Allen has been a full-time book reviewer specializing in genre fiction for the last two decades and has written thousands of reviews for companies like Publishers Weekly, The Chicago Tribune, Kirkus Reviews, and BarnesandNoble.com. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can follow him on Twitter at @paulgoatallen and get all the latest Barnes & Noble book news from @BNBuzz.