Ok, you'll have to excuse my use of the comics reference but when it comes to Mur Lafferty finally getting a big publisher contract I though a little comic nod in order. I first became aware of her through her I should be writing podcast and Playing for Keeps, her superhero tale that helped keep me sane in a kinda crazy making job. Mur had worked in both long and short form fiction and is the current editor for the Escapepod podcast among many other creative projects.
I recently finished the ARC for The Shambling. Guide to New York City and will giving it a full review soon but here are the cover
And a link to Orbit Books site for the book trailer