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I am Meredith Gentry, princess and heir apparent to the throne in the realm of faerie, onetime private investigator in the mortal world. To be crowned queen, I must first continue the royal bloodline and give birth to an heir of my own. If I fail, my aunt, Queen Andais, will be free to do what she most desires: install her twisted son, Cel, as monarch . . . and kill me.

My royal guards surround me, and my best loved–my Darkness and my Killing Frost–are always beside me, sworn to protect and make love to me. But still the threat grows greater. For despite all my carnal efforts, I remain childless, while the machinations of my sinister, sadistic Queen and her confederates remain tireless. So my bodyguards and I have slipped back into Los Angeles, hoping to outrun the gathering shadows of court intrigue. But even exile isn’t enough to escape the grasp of those with dark designs.

Now King Taranis, powerful and vainglorious ruler of faerie’s Seelie Court, has leveled accusations against my noble guards of a heinous crime–and has gone so far as to ask the mortal authorities to prosecute. If he succeeds, my men face extradition to faerie and the hideous penalties that await them there. But I know that Taranis’s charges are baseless, and I sense that his true target is me. He tried to kill me when I was a child. Now I fear his intentions are far more terrifying.


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A Lick of Frost
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Though their is joy, my heart broke
September 19th, 2014
Great, an absolutely great book and addition to this series. It is hard to write a review for this book without giving it away. But you will have injuries in Merry's guards. And we find out that Doyle/Darkness is not invincible. Queen Andais is as sadistic as ever. Taranis is completely insane, I mean really dillusional. What a sick man. Merry get's a vision that surprises her. And my heart broke completely. I was ugly crying, all snotty. Another great Merry book. Now I am off to read the next one.
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Best of the Merry series!
October 20th, 2013
I just love this one! So much love & pain in the same book.
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