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Gifts & Deals
Nov 28, 2006
| ISBN 9780345443601
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Apr 12, 2005
| ISBN 9780345482044
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Nov 28, 2006 | ISBN 9780345443601
Apr 12, 2005 | ISBN 9780345482044
I am Meredith Gentry, P.I., solving cases in Los Angeles, far from the peril and deception of my real home–because I am also Princess Meredith, heir to the darkest throne faerie has to offer. The Unseelie Court infuses me with its power. But at what price does such magic come? How much of my human side will I have to give up, and how much of the sinister side of faerie will I have to embrace? To sit on a throne that has ruled through bloodshed and violence for centuries, I might have to become that which I dread the most.Enemies watch my every move. My cousin Cel strives to have me killed even now from his prison cell. But not all the assassination attempts are his. Some Unseelie nobles have waited centuries for my aunt Andais, Queen of Air and Darkness, to become weak enough that she might be toppled from her throne. Enemies unforeseen move against us–enemies who would murder the least among us.The threat will drive us to allow human police into faerie for the first time in our history. I need my allies now more than ever, especially since fate will lead me into the arm of Mistral, Master of Storms, the queen’s new captain of her guard. Our passion will reawaken powers long forgotten among the warriors of the sidhe. Pain and pleasure await me–and danger, as well, for some at that court seek only death.I will find new joys with the butterfly-winged demi-fey. My guards and I will show all of faerie that violence and sex are as popular among the sidhe as they are among the lesser fey of our court. The Darkness will weep, and Frost will comfort him. The gentlest of my guards will find new strength and break my heart. Passions undreamed of await us–and my enemies gather, for the future of both courts of faerie begins to unravel.
Laurell K. Hamilton is a full-time writer and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series and the Merry Gentry series. She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her family.
Praise for Laurell K. HamiltonA Kiss of Shadows“I’ve never read a writer with a more fertile imagination.”–DIANA GABALDON“Sizzling . . . Memorable characters and wicked wit make it all delicious, ribald fun.”–Publishers WeeklyA Caress of Twilight“Sensual, without a doubt . . . This book moves like a whirlwind.”–St. Louis Post-Dispatch“[A] sexy, tension-charged dark fantasy mystery.”–LocusSeduced by Moonlight“This [faerie] society is one of the most detailed, imaginative, and lovingly drawn in all fantastic fiction, and the Meredith Gentry series has become something special.”–San Jose Mercury News“Hamilton’s books [are] must-reads.”–The Denver Post
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