Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

In the age of Jazz, Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning floors to listen to fast tunes, dreaming of a life far from the small dusty town in southern Mexico.  A life that seems as distant as the stars until she finds a curious wooden box, accidently freeing the spirit of the Mayan god of death who then requests her selp in recovering his throne.  Failure will mean Casiopea’s death but success could make her dreams come true.

 

 

Desdemona and the Deep by C.S.E. Cooney

The spoiled daughter of a rich mining family must retrieve the tithe of men her father promised to the world below.  On the surface her world is rife with industral pollution, below are goblins, mysterious Kingdoms and an entirely different hierarchy.

 

 

 

Jade War (The Green Bone Saga #2) by Fonda Lee

The Kaul family is locked in a violent feud over control of the capital city and the supply of magical jade, that which endows Green Bone Warriors with supernatural powers.  Beyond the island of Kekon however war is brewing.  Powerful foreign governments and mercenary criminal kingpins turn their eye on the island nation.  Faced with threats on all sides, the Kaul family must form new and dangerous allies, confront enemies in the darkest streets and tallest office towers and put honor aside to ensure their survival.

 

 

 

The Adventure of the Innsmouth Mutations (Sherlock Holmes vs Cthulhu #3) by Lois H. Gresh

Fitzgerald and Moriarty both travel to Innsmouth, the stronghold of the Old Ones.  Holmes and Watson follow them across the ocean and discover a structure designed to allow the Old Ones to flood into the world and unleash horrors that will annihilate all humanity, unless they are stopped.  Even when destroyed however people continue to mutate and go mad, in an epic battle of logic vs brawn, Holmes must defeat Cthulhu and permanently seal the deadly dimensions.

 

 

 

The Wolf’s Call by Anthony Ryan

Vaelin Al Sorna is a living legend, his name known across the Realm yet whispers from across the sea tell of rumors of an army called the Steel Horde.  Led by a man who believes himself a god.  Vaelin has no wish to fight another war but when he learns a woman he lost long ago has fallen into the Horde’s grasp he resolves to confront this new threat.  He travels to the realms of the Merchant Kings, a land rules by honor and intrigue, there Vaelin learns a terrible truth, there are some battles even he may not be strong enough to win.