A Lick of Frost (Paperback)

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    I am Meredith Gentry, princess and heir apparent to the throne in the realm of faerie, onetime private investigator in the mortal world. To be crowned queen, I must first continue the royal bloodline and give birth to an heir of my own. If I fail, my a...

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    Laurell K. Hamilton is the New York Times bestselling author of the Meredith Gentry novels: A Kiss of Shadows, A Caress of Twilight, Seduced by Moonlight, A Stroke of Midnight, Mistral’s Kiss, as well as fifteen acclaimed Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novels. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Visit the author’s official website at www.laurellkhamilton.org.



    From the Hardcover edition.
    I am Meredith Gentry, princess and heir apparent to the throne in the realm of faerie, onetime private investigator in the mortal world. To be crowned queen, I must first continue the royal bloodline and give birth to an heir of my own. If I fail, my aunt, Queen Andais, will be free to do what she most desires: install her twisted son, Cel, as monarch . . . and kill me.

    My royal guards surround me, and my best loved–my Darkness and my Killing Frost–are always beside me, sworn to protect and make love to me. But still the threat grows greater. For despite all my carnal efforts, I remain childless, while the machinations of my sinister, sadistic Queen and her confederates remain tireless. So my bodyguards and I have slipped back into Los Angeles, hoping to outrun the gathering shadows of court intrigue. But even exile isn’t enough to escape the grasp of those with dark designs.

    Now King Taranis, powerful and vainglorious ruler of faerie’s Seelie Court, has leveled accusations against my noble guards of a heinous crime–and has gone so far as to ask the mortal authorities to prosecute. If he succeeds, my men face extradition to faerie and the hideous penalties that await them there. But I know that Taranis’s charges are baseless, and I sense that his true target is me. He tried to kill me when I was a child. Now I fear his intentions are far more terrifying.


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    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9780345495914
    Genre FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 375
    Publisher Date 2008-10-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Ballantine Books
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 7.25 in
    Wdth 4.25 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.4 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Hamilton, Laurell K.

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    • a lick of frost

      i was disapointed that this book started at one level and stayed there. there were no high or lows and the ending was blah. i expected more from the story line and the author.

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