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Merry Gentry Series

Merry Gentry books in order

Please note: Each book in this series is a whole story with a beginning and an ending, however the plot of each book relies heavily on the prior books in the series. It is recommended that you read the books in the order they were published. According to the author, this series is closed ended, however the number of books required to reach that end…
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Book 1
A Kiss of Shadows
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2006-03-28 (first published in 2000)
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This dark and thrilling fantasy follows the life of private investigator, Merry Gentry, who must hide from her vengeful aunt, the Queen of Air and Darkness. Despite her magical skills, Merry fears drawing too much attention to herself as she runs from Faerie's dangerous court. However, her past catches up with her as she is hunted down and forced into a life-threatening situation. A Kiss of Shadows is a breathtaking journey into a world filled with magic, danger, and seduction.
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Book 2
A Caress of Twilight
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2005-03-15 (first published in 2002)
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This enticing tale follows Princess Meredith, an LA private eye, as she navigates a treacherous path to claim her Faerie throne. With assassination attempts from her cousin and a requirement to bear a child before him, Meredith's challenges are far from over. As she tries to conceive a child with her royal guard, she must also face a mysterious and deadly threat that could destroy the very existence of Faerie. A thrilling adventure filled with ancient evil and royal pleasures, this book is a must-read for fantasy fans.
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Book 3
Seduced by Moonlight
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2005-01-14 (first published in 2004)
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Enter a world of gods, shapeshifters, and immortal souls in this tale of sensuality and treacherous deceits. Follow Princess Merry, the heir to the Faerie throne, as she navigates the dangerous realm of the Seelie and Unseelie courts. But when the ancient chalice appears, Merry's dormant powers awaken, making her a target for those who wish to see her fail. Will she rise to the challenge and claim her place on the throne?
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Book 4
A Stroke of Midnight
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 4)
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2006-11-28 (first published in 2005)
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This book follows Meredith Gentry, a private investigator and princess of the Unseelie Court, as she navigates a world of magic, power, and danger. She must confront the price of her own magical abilities and the dark side of faerie as she fights enemies from all sides, including her own family. With the help of her allies and newfound love, she will unveil forgotten powers and uncover long-held secrets while facing unknown threats to the future of her court.
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Book 5
Mistral's Kiss
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel)
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2006-12-12
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A faerie princess with a dark destiny is trapped in her realm, forced to conceive a child to secure her throne. Despite her passionate consorts, she remains childless and faces a grim fate at the hands of her enemies. But a new love interest, the queen's captain of the guard, brings forth an ancient power that may save her and her reign. Will she overcome the shadows of conspiracy and secure her rule?
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Book 6
A Lick of Frost
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 6)
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2007-10-23
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A faerie princess must bear a child to continue the royal bloodline and secure her throne, but her twisted aunt threatens to kill her and install her own son. With her loyal guards, she flees to Los Angeles to escape court intrigue, but faces accusations and threats from the powerful and vainglorious ruler of the Seelie Court. A thrilling tale of romance, danger, and political intrigue in the realm of faerie.
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Book 7
Swallowing Darkness
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 7)
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2008-11-04
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A faerie princess, carrying twins fathered by her royal guard, must protect her unborn children and claim her place as queen amidst conspirators and enemies from every court in the realm. She is willing to sacrifice anything to protect what is hers, even if it means waging a great battle against her darkest enemies and making the most momentous decision ever made as princess of faerie.
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Book 8
Divine Misdemeanors
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 8)
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2009-11-24
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A princess of faerie and private investigator, I have chosen exile from the court and crown in the human world. However, when my people are being mysteriously killed, I must solve the case even if it means going up against my rival for fey loyalties. Dark suspicions of banned magical activities swirl around me, and I must confront the fact that evil knows no borders.
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Book 9
A Shiver of Light
Laurell K. Hamilton - 2014-06-03
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This book follows Merry Gentry, a faerie princess who discovers she's about to have triplets, a rare and coveted event in the world of faerie. But when nobles from both courts of faerie seek to court Merry and her men to have babies of their own, it sets off a dangerous chain of events. To protect herself and her babies from a dangerous king, Merry must rely on her dearest loves and their strongest powers. This thrilling story will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.