By Laurell K. Hamilton
I'm Princess Meredith NicEssus. criminal identify Meredith Gentry, simply because “Princess” appears so pretentious on a driver’s license. i used to be the 1st faerie princess born on American soil, yet I wouldn't be the single one for a lot longer...
Merry Gentry, ex–private detective, now full-time princess, knew she was once descended from fertility goddesses, but if she discovered she used to be approximately to have triplets, she started to comprehend what that may suggest. Infertility has plagued the excessive ranks of faerie for hundreds of years. Now nobles of either courts of faerie are coming to court docket Merry and her males, at their domestic in exile within the Western Lands of l. a., simply because they're going to do whatever to have infants in their own.
Taranis, King of sunshine and phantasm, is a extra risky challenge. He attempted to seduce Merry and, failing that, raped her. He’s utilizing the human courts to sue for visitation rights, claiming that one of many infants is his. And notwithstanding Merry understands she was once already pregnant while he took her, she can’t turn out it.
To shop herself and her infants from Taranis she's going to use the main harmful powers in all of faerie: a god of demise, a warrior referred to as the Darkness, the Killing Frost, and a king of nightmares. they're her enthusiasts, and her dearest loves, and they'll face down the could of the excessive courts of faerie—while attempting to continue the conflict from spreading to blameless people in la, who're at risk of turning into collateral harm
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A Shiver of Light (Merry Gentry, Book 9) by Laurell K. Hamilton