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By Laurell K. Hamilton

ISBN-10: 0425255662

ISBN-13: 9780425255667

I'm Princess Meredith NicEssus. criminal identify Meredith Gentry, simply because “Princess” seems 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 one 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 realized she used to be approximately to have triplets, she started to comprehend what that would 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 la, simply because they'll 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 although Merry is aware she used to be already pregnant while he took her, she can’t end up it.

To store herself and her infants from Taranis she is going to use the main harmful powers in all of faerie: a god of loss of life, a warrior often called the Darkness, the Killing Frost, and a king of nightmares. they're her fans, and her dearest loves, and they'll face down the may perhaps of the excessive courts of faerie—while attempting to retain the struggle from spreading to blameless people in la, who're at risk of changing into collateral harm

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I had put her in the middle of extremely questionable circumstances by not telling her what was going on last spring. The pressure she was under now was my responsibility. I have what might be considered a very out-of-date and chauvinist attitude about women. I like to treat women like ladies. I like to open doors for them, pay for the meal when I舗m on a date, bring flowers, draw out their seat for them舒all that sort of thing. I guess I could call it an attitude of chivalry, if I thought more of myself.

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