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Urban fantasy: The Lone Ranger Gal

315322ad6464db6b414c03abf6743619I love urban fantasy and I read a lot of it. If you have seen my reading stats you will know that I read about 65% urban fantasy. I have been reading Patricia BriggsMercy Thompson books this last weekend, who is always on top of the urban fantasy lists on goodreads.  So far I quite liked it. However it focused my eye on a quite common trope in urban fantasy…. the lone female character, who has no female friends and very few female interactions. In some books it is profound enough a trope the book would not pass the Bechdel test, which should be surprising in a book with a female protagonist.

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