Laurell K Hamilton

Meredith Gentry Series – Book 2 – A Caress of Twilight

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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. . . .


This is the second book in the series and again I was impressed by this book. I loved the characters as well as the story line. I love the fact that the author has given enough background without overloading the reader, And you know what you are getting when you are reading it.

I love that Merry is connected to both courts, the Seelie and the Unseelie and how they treated her so badly when she was young and now they both need her. There are threats on her life. Her royal guard is at a strong, fearless, sexual leader. It keeps you hooked.’

There are moments, while reading this series, I am reminded of the Anita Blake series. When I do see similarities, not in the story but with the male characters, they are all physically similar, which I find a bit odd. That being said I enjoyed the book and look forward to reading the third.