By Laurell K. Hamilton
I'm Meredith Gentry, princess and inheritor obvious to the throne within the realm of faerie, onetime deepest investigator within the mortal international. To be topped queen, i have to first proceed the royal bloodline and provides delivery to an inheritor of my very own. If I fail, my aunt, Queen Andais, could be unfastened to do what she so much wishes: set up her twisted son, Cel, as monarch . . . and kill me. My royal guards encompass me, and my top loved–my Darkness and my Killing Frost–are consistently beside me, sworn to guard and make like to me. yet nonetheless the danger grows higher. For regardless of all my carnal efforts, I stay childless, whereas the machinations of my sinister, sadistic Queen and her confederates stay tireless. So my bodyguards and i've slipped again into l. a., hoping to outrun the collection shadows of court docket intrigue. yet even exile isn’t sufficient to flee the grab of these with darkish designs.Now King Taranis, robust and vainglorious ruler of faerie’s Seelie courtroom, has leveled accusations opposed to my noble guards of a heinous crime–and has long gone as far as to invite the mortal specialists to prosecute. If he succeeds, my males face extradition to faerie and the hideous consequences that look forward to them there. yet i do know that Taranis’s fees are baseless, and that i experience that his precise goal is me. He attempted to kill me while i used to be a toddler. Now I worry his intentions are way more terrifying.From the Hardcover variation.
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Once he\'d been a sky and storm god. The Romans had equated him with their own Jupiter, though his powers had never been as far reaching as Jupiter. \"Apparently not,\" Biggs said, trying to put a pleasant face on it. Taranis was finally revealed in the mirror. He was edged with glow, as if the colors of everything about him wavered. His hair and beard were at least his true color, the reds and orange of a spectacular sunset. The locks of his curling hair were painted with the glory of the sky when the sun sinks to the west.
Yes,\" I said, turning back to the mirror. \" Veducci asked. \" He\'d beat me when I\'d asked why Maeve Reed, once the goddess Conchenn, had been exiled from his court. She was the golden goddess of Hollywood now, and had been for fifty years. We were all still living on her estate in Holmby Hills, though the recent addition of so many men was beginning to tax even her space. Maeve had given us some new room by going to Europe. It was far enough away to stay out of Taranis\'s wayï¿½or that was the hope.
He whispered. Page 30 Laurell K. \" \"I\'m tired, and scared,\" I said. \" Cortez asked. I looked up at him. \" I reached for Doyle\'s hand. \" I smiled up at him. \" Frost came to the other side of me and touched my cheek. \"You are pale. \" Abeloec came closer to me. \"I had heard that the princess was human enough to catch colds. \" Nelson asked. \"They can\'t,\" I said, pressing my cheek against Frost\'s hand, and still holding on to Doyle. \"But I can. \" It was one of the reasons for all the assassination attempts on the Unseelie Court.
A Lick of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton