By Seanan McGuire

Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new myth talent!

Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an intruder from beginning. after you have burned by way of either side of her background, Toby has denied the fae global, taking flight to a "normal" lifestyles. regrettably for her, the Faerie international 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 along with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy adequate assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has started murdering humans with reference to January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent sufferer.

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I've never been able to see things this clearly. It's strange, like someone switched my vaselineslathered soft-focus perspective for a high-definition paparazzi zoom-lens. I can make out the things tethered to her in crisp detail: a pair of tan leather driving gloves, soft and weathered by time. One of them is missing a button that would fasten it at the wrist. A tatty book, pages missing, the remainder swollen with damp, the cover half ripped off. I can make out sepia branches, a scrap of title, The Tree That–.

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