By Laurell K. Hamilton

“I am Princess Meredith, inheritor to a throne—if i will be able to remain alive lengthy sufficient to say it.” After eluding relentless assassination makes an attempt through Prince Cel, her cousin and rival for the Faerie crown, Meredith Gentry, la deepest eye, has an entire new set of difficulties. To develop into queen, she needs to undergo a toddler earlier than Cel can father considered one of his personal. yet havoc lies at the horizon: individuals are death in mysterious, scary methods, and without warning the very life of where referred to as Faerie is at grave threat. So now, whereas she enjoys the best pleasures of her lifestyles trying to conceive a child with the soldiers of her royal shield, she needs to fend off an historic evil which could spoil the very cloth of fact. And that’s simply her day activity. . . .From the Paperback version.

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She smiled, nodded. \"Then please sit down. Make yourselves comfortable while I tell Ms. \" She moved at a graceful stride down the steps and across to the far opening that led into a white hallway that vanished somewhere deep within the house. I glanced at Ethan and his two muscle men. He\'d left one of his people outside with Max and Rhys. Marie hadn\'t offered them refreshments, since I guess you didn\'t have to entertain the hired help. Which begged the question, if we weren\'t going to be hired help, then what were we going to be?

Julian laughed. \" And he laughed again. Adam Kane was Ethan\'s older brother and Julian\'s lover. They\'d been a couple for at least five years now. When they were in private where they didn\'t get hostile comments from strangers, they still acted like newlyweds. Julian fluttered his hand in the air. \" I glanced back. No one had moved. \" Julian turned around to look at them all. \" The man was tall, lanky, Page 41 Laurell K. Hamilton: Meredith Gentry 02 A Caress of Twilight and looked young -- fresh-faced, wet-behind-the-ears young.

He\'d have to kill me, and anyone he saw as a threat to his power. Frost and Doyle would never survive. I wasn\'t sure about Rhys or Nicca. Cel didn\'t seem as afraid of their power; he might let them live. He might not. I drew back from Frost, shaking my head. \" he asked. He grabbed my hand as I moved it away from his face. He held my hand in his, pressing it, almost painfully, as if he\'d seen some of my thoughts on my face. If I couldn\'t talk about love in front of the others, I certainly couldn\'t talk about the price of being a princess in front of them.

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