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In Greg van Eekhout's Pacific Fire, the sequel to California Bones, an evil triumvirate is building a Pacific firedrake, a weapon of mass magical destruction. With osteomancer Daniel Blackland injured, a golem named Sam must tap into the power within himself to face off against these magic-wielders and their ultimate weapon.
Fantasy, Urban Fantasy || Is this Ragnarok, or just California? The NorseCODE genome project was designed to identify descendants of Odin. What it found was Kathy Castillo, a murdered MBA student brought back from the dead to serve as a valkyrie in the Norse god's army. Given a sword and a new name, Mist's job is to recruit soldiers for the war between the gods at the end of the worldand to kill those who refuse to fight. But as the twilight of the gods descends, Mist makes other plans.