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    Review: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

    Trail of Lightning defies being neatly boxed into one genre.  Its post-apocalyptic urban fantasy and is written by a Native American about Navajo characters and concepts.  This was new ground for me as a reader and whilst I’ve read a lot of Urban Fantasy set in the US the vast majority has been written by caucasian writers and The Sixth World feels fresh and different. The world-building is superlative, evocative and immediate and a reason why we need more own voices out there for readers to engage with. The main characters are drawn well and are both compelling and flawed. Maggie is a tracker and a Dinetah monster hunter trained…