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The Watchmage of Old New York by C. A. Sanders

The Dresden Files meets Buffy:TVS meets Gangs of New York

Nathaniel Hood is a very busy man. He is the Watchmage—half policeman, half wet nurse—for the entire magical population of New York City. As the young city grows, hundreds of supernatural creatures immigate every year, making his life that much more annoying. In the first planned story arc, the baby of a wealthy human couple is kidnapped, Nathaniel suspects . . .

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THE WATCHMAGE OF OLD NEW YORK

Editor’s First Impression

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Apr 3, 2013: I enjoyed reading the first eleven chapters of The Watchmage of New York, and I’m interested to see where this series goes next. The story is set in New York City of the 1850’s, and we follow Nathaniel Hood, a 150-year old mage whose duty is to watch over the otherworldly citizens of the city, helping or dispensing justice as the situation dictates.

The writer’s take on the non-humans inhabiting the city is fascinating in its own right, and I found [more . . .]

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THE WATCHMAGE OF OLD NEW YORK

A bit stilted, but not -that- bad.

By Rika Covenant, member

Apr 1, 2013: A bit stilted, but seems to be a good read nontheless. Seems to be in the same general concept vein as Dresden Files, but over in New York instead of Chicago, amongst many other smaller differences.

The flow of the reading is a bit stymied at times, getting interrupted by a plethora of periods chopping each paragraph into a multitude of shorter sentences than one usually expects to see, It feels like the world-building is a bit too dry and technical, [more . . .]

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