A Caress of Twilight
“I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne—if I can stay alive long enough to claim it.” After eluding relentless assassination attempts by Prince Cel, her cousin and rival for the Faerie crown, Meredith Gentry, Los Angeles private eye, has a whole new set of problems. To become queen, she must... show more
“I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne—if I can stay alive long enough to claim it.” After eluding relentless assassination attempts by Prince Cel, her cousin and rival for the Faerie crown, Meredith Gentry, Los Angeles private eye, has a whole new set of problems. To become queen, she must bear a child before Cel can father one of his own. But havoc lies on the horizon: people are dying in mysterious, frightening ways, and suddenly the very existence of the place known as Faerie is at grave risk. So now, while she enjoys the greatest pleasures of her life attempting to conceive a baby with the warriors of her royal guard, she must fend off an ancient evil that could destroy the very fabric of reality. And that’s just her day job. . . .From the Paperback edition.
Publish date: March 15th 2005
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 348
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Adult Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
Series: Merry Gentry (#2)
Having given up on Hamilton’s Anita Blake series, I figured I would give her Fae books a try. Unfortunately, A Caress of Twilight is no better than the Anita Blake novels. Just like her vampire books, this novel is oversexed for no particular reason. The story is weak and after about a dozen chapter...
Another great book in this series and a reread/relisten for me. Tons of action and we learn lots of secrets from other courts, including the demi-fey and the seelie. Lots of new secondary characters, but none that I love. I'm glad to see Kitto come into his powers. Narration was great again.
I re-read the Merry Gentry series during the summer. I had read it for the first time some time in 2007 or 2008, before the last two books were out. There are elements I like in this series - why else would I re-read it? The way Merry isn't a pampered fairy princess, but someone who tries to make...
Edward comes back. Dun dun dunnnnn. (Attempt at sounding creepy)
Overall Thoughts: It was okay. Just okay. I also can't take this series seriously.The sex scenes are really boring to me. It's like she just copy and pastes early ones with slight changes. There was a fertility ritual for a faerie/goddess, which was actually kind of neat. Also Meredith has sex with ...