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A Kiss of Shadows: Merry Gentry Series, Book 1
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Meet Merry Gentry, paranormal P.I., and enter a thrilling, sensual world as dangerous as it is beautiful, full of earthly pleasures and dazzling magic, and ruled by the all-consuming passions of immortal beings once worshipped as gods . . . or demons. Merry Gentry, princess of the high court of Faerie, is posing as a human in Los Angeles, working as a private investigator specializing in supernatural crime. But now the queen's assassin has been dispatched to fetch her—whether she likes it or not. Suddenly Merry finds herself a pawn in her dreaded aunt's plans. The job that awaits her: enjoy the constant company of the most beautiful immortal men in the world. The reward: the crown—and the opportunity to continue to live. The penalty for failure: death.BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Laurell K. Hamilton's A Shiver of Light. Praise for Laurell K. Hamilton and A Kiss of Shadows "One of the most inventive and exciting writers in the paranormal field."—Charlaine Harris "Sexy . . . Merry's adventures are engaging and keep the reader turning the pages."St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Stunning . . . steamy . . . an exciting and original world."San Jose Mercury News "I've never read a writer with a more fertile imagination."—Diana Gabaldon
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Street Date:
01/18/2001
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Laurell K. Hamilton. (2001). A Kiss of Shadows: Merry Gentry Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group.

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Laurell K. Hamilton. 2001. A Kiss of Shadows: Merry Gentry Series, Book 1. Random House Publishing Group.

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Merry Gentry, princess of the high court of Faerie, is posing as a human in Los Angeles, working as a private investigator specializing in supernatural crime. But now the queen's assassin has been dispatched to fetch her—whether she likes it or not. Suddenly Merry finds herself a pawn in her dreaded aunt's plans. The job that awaits her: enjoy the constant company of the most beautiful immortal men in the world. The reward: the crown—and the opportunity to continue to live. The penalty for failure: death.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Laurell K. Hamilton's A Shiver of Light.

Praise for Laurell K. Hamilton and A Kiss of Shadows


"One of the most inventive and exciting writers in the paranormal field."—Charlaine Harris

"Sexy . . . Merry's adventures are engaging and keep the reader turning the pages."St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Stunning . . . steamy . . . an exciting and original world."San Jose Mercury News

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Merry Gentry, princess of the high court of Faerie, is posing as a human in Los Angeles, working as a private investigator specializing in supernatural crime. But now the queen's assassin has been dispatched to fetch her—whether she likes it or not. Suddenly Merry finds herself a pawn in her dreaded aunt's plans. The job that awaits her: enjoy the constant company of the most beautiful immortal men in the world. The reward: the crown—and the opportunity to continue to live. The penalty for failure: death.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Laurell K. Hamilton's A Shiver of Light.

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