A Local Habitation
Now comes the second in the series-from a dynamic new fantasy talent! Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the fae world, retreating to a "normal" life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie... show more
Now comes the second in the series-from a dynamic new fantasy talent! Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the fae world, retreating to a "normal" life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie world had other ideas... Now her liege, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills, has asked Toby to go to the County of Tamed Lightning to make sure all is well with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. It seems like a simple enough assignment-until Toby discovers that someone has begun murdering people close to January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January may be the next victim.
Publish date: 2 marca 2010
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
October "Toby" Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal man. Like her mother, she is gifted in blood magic, able to read what has happened to a person through a mere taste of blood. Toby is the only changeling who has earned knighthood, and she re-earns that position ev...
Note: Even tho this is Book 2 in the series, it works fine as a stand alone. Toby Daye is a PI and a changeling. Her liege lord, Duke Sylvester of the Shadowed Hills, sends her to his niece’s domain to see what is up. Toby and her sidekick Quentin come across far more than they expected, the pile of...
Toby must be the worst detective on the planet!!
I enjoyed this installment, but I saw a lot of negative reviews for it so I was a bit weary going into it. A lot of people were complaining that this book was "too long" for the content and I can totally see that, but I definitely think listening to this series on audio would be preferred if that's ...
Tough one to review, this one. I liked the story, the characters and they mystery but I think it was too fat. Could have been much leaner. I have the same problem I had with Toby in the 1st book - she seems too young for her supposed age. There's a lot of repetition as some other reviewers have ...