By Seanan McGuire
Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new delusion talent!
Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an interloper from start. upon getting burned by means of either side of her background, Toby has denied the fae global, taking flight to a "normal" existence. regrettably for her, the Faerie global had different ideas...
Now her liege, the Duke of the Shadowed Hills, has requested Toby to visit the rustic of Tamed Lightening to ensure all is definitely together with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy sufficient assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has began murdering humans just about January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent sufferer.
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