A Lick of Frost

A Lick of Frost

A Novel

Book - 2007
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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.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2007.
ISBN: 9780345495907
Characteristics: 274 pages ; 25 cm.


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VanessaVille Mar 22, 2012

Have to get my hands on the next book, have to know how this is all going to play out. I can't believe what has happened. He was one of my favorites. Hope he comes back somehow.

Aug 17, 2011

A remarkable lack of sex in this entry in the Merry Gentry series. I didn't miss it, and I think the book was actually one of the strongest in the series.

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