By Seanan McGuire
Now comes the second one within the series-from a dynamic new fable expertise!
Toby Daye-a half-human, half-fae changeling-has been an interloper from delivery. after you have burned by way of each side of her history, Toby has denied the fae international, backing out 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 County of Tamed Lightning to ensure all is easily along with his niece, Countess January O'Leary. it kind of feels like an easy sufficient assignment-until Toby discovers that somebody has all started murdering humans on the subject of January, and that if the killer isn't stopped, January could be the subsequent victim.
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And some nights you just don’t want to fight yourself anymore, so you pick someone else to fight. 01 7/29/04 12:01 PM Page 27 6 W E ENDED UP standing at the far side of the parking lot, where trees grew in a tall, thin line. Fast-growing maples, with their yellow leaves, dancing in the October wind. My hair was so tight in its French braid that the wind could do little with it, but Micah’s hair streamed around his face, like a thick, dark cloud. He’d taken off his glasses, and the streetlights made his eyes very yellow, even with the green shirt on, as if they reflected the light differently than they should have, or would have, if they’d been human eyes.
He’d come with that smile, and I still didn’t understand it, but I knew that he used it less and less, and usually only when I was being silly. Even I knew I was being silly, but I couldn’t seem to help it. He was too perfect, so I had to poke at it. Our relationship worked too well, so I had to see if I could break it. Not really break it, but see how far it would bend. I had to test it, because what good was something that couldn’t be tested? Oh, hell, that wasn’t it. The truth was that if I let myself I could be happy with Micah, and it was beginning to get on my nerves.
Yeah! I looked up and met Nathaniel’s gaze. I expected him to look pleased, or happy, or a lot of things, but that wasn’t what was on his face. In fact, I couldn’t read the expression on his face. It was serious again, but other than that . . we stood there, staring at each other, while I tried to figure out what was happening, and I think he tried to work up to saying something. But what? What had him all serious-faced? ” then the next song came on. It was fast, with a beat, and I was so out of there.
A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2) by Seanan McGuire