Book:Caress of Twilight

Laurell K Hamilton
Random House Publishing Group / March 2003
Hard Back / 368 Pages
Series: Meredith Gentry #2

I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne-if I can stay alive long enough to claim it.

My cousin, Prince Cel, is determined to see that I don't. As long as we both live, we are in a race for the crown: Whichever one of us reproduces first gets the throne. So now the men of my royal guard- frightening warriors skilled with blade, spell, and gun-have become my lovers, auditioning with pleasure for the role of future king and father of my child. And they must still protect me from assassination attempts-for unlike most of the fey, I am part human, and very mortal. All this royal back-stabbing makes it very difficult for me to pursue my living as a private investigator in Los Angeles, especially since the media made sure the whole world knows the Faerie princess is alive and well in sunny California.

Now, in the City of Angels, people are dying in mysterious, frightening ways. What the human police don't realize is that the killer is hunting the fey as well. Havoc lies on the horizon: the very existence of the place known as Faerie is at grave risk. So now, while I enjoy the greatest pleasures of my life with my guardians, I must fend off an ancient evil that could destroy the very fabric of reality. And that's just my day job. . . .

I picked this book up because second in a series.

What I liked the Most? More of Darkness, sidhe warrior and contender for the love of Princess Meredith.

What I liked the Least? The Ending - really - that's all it took???

Review:In the previous book, faerie princess Merry receives a ring and challenge by her aunt, the Queen: produce a kid before evil cousin Cel does and she gets the throne. We've got scheming and magic and urban fairies - and that's just in the bedroom. Outside the bedroom, however, things are getting messy - a mysterious force has left a number of people dead in California.

Merry and her men are working for the Grey detective agency, and they are given a case to resolve for someone not only famous in the human world, but infamous in the fey world. Will they all survive? Does Merry when the race to get knocked up? Will she finally find release in Galen's arms?

Recommended to: Someone not afraid of sex

Best Quote:"I also never thought you'd be so blessed down below."

Challenges: 100+, August, Para999, Summer Reading


  1. Can you believe I still haven't read a book by this author? Tis a total shame, I know.

  2. I abso love most of her books. She gets stuck in a rut sometimes, but hey in actuality who doesn't?