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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 - Sep 30, 2001 (first published in 2000)
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My name is Meredith Gentry, but of course it's not my real name. I dare not even whisper my true name after dark for fear that one hushed word will travel over the night winds to the soft ear of my aunt, the Queen of Air and Darkness. She wants me dead. I don't even know why...I fled the high court of Faerie three years ago and have been in hiding ...
Book 2
A Caress of Twilight
Laurell K. Hamilton - Dec 18, 2008 (first published in 2002)
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“I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne—if I can stay alive long enough to claim it.”After eluding relentless assassination attempts by Prince Cel, her cousin and rival for the Faerie crown, Meredith Gentry, Los Angeles private eye, has a whole new set of problems. To become queen, she must bear a child before Cel can father one of his own. But h...
Book 3
Seduced by Moonlight
Laurell K. Hamilton - Feb 03, 2004
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To some I am Meredith Gentry, P.I. To others I am Princess Merry, heir to the throne of Faerie. And there are those who whisper that I am both of these and more. My aunt, the Queen of Air and Darkness, no long distracted by her sadistic pastimes, now focusses unwaveringly on me. I spend each night with my immortal guards, but still no child has com...
Book 4
A Stroke of Midnight
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 4)
Laurell K. Hamilton - Apr 12, 2005
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I am Meredith Gentry, P.I. and Princess Merry, heir to the throne of Fairie. Now there are those among me who whisper I am more. They fear me even as they protect me. And who can blame them? I’ve awakened the dazzling magic that’s slumbered in them for thousands of years. But the thing is, I can’t figure out why.I am Meredith Gentry, P.I., solving ...
Book 5
Mistral's Kiss
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel)
Laurell K. Hamilton - Dec 12, 2006
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I am Princess Meredith, heir to a throne of faerie. My day job, once upon a time, was as a private detective in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, princess has now become a full-time occupation.My aunt, Queen Andais, will have it no other way. And so I am virtually a prisoner in faerie–trapped here with some of the realm’s most beautiful men to serve as m...
Book 6
A Lick of Frost
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 6)
Laurell K. Hamilton - Oct 23, 2007
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I am Meredith Gentry, princess and heir apparent to the throne in the realm of faerie, onetime private investigator in the mortal world. To be crowned queen, I must first continue the royal bloodline and give birth to an heir of my own. If I fail, my aunt, Queen Andais, will be free to do what she most desires: install her twisted son, Cel, as mona...
Book 7
Swallowing Darkness
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 7)
Laurell K. Hamilton - Oct 27, 2008
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I am Meredith, princess of faerie, wielder of the hands of Flesh and Blood, and at long last, I am with child–twins, fathered by my royal guard. Though my uncle, Taranis, King of Light and Illusion, claims that he is the true father since he abducted me from my home, betrayed, and defiled me. And now he has branded my guards as a threat to my unbor...
Book 8
Divine Misdemeanors
A Novel (A Merry Gentry Novel Book 8)
Laurell K. Hamilton - Dec 02, 2009
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You may know me best as Meredith Nic Essus, princess of faerie. Or perhaps as Merry Gentry, Los Angeles private eye. In the fey and mortal realms alike, my life is the stuff of royal intrigue and celebrity drama. Among my own, I have confronted horrendous enemies, endured my noble kin’s treachery and malevolence, and honored my duty to conceive a r...
Book 9
A Shiver of Light
Laurell K. Hamilton - Jun 03, 2014
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I am Princess Meredith NicEssus. Legal name Meredith Gentry, because “Princess” looks so pretentious on a driver’s license. I was the first faerie princess born on American soil, but I wouldn't be the only one for much longer...Merry Gentry, ex–private detective, now full-time princess, knew she was descended from fertility goddesses, but when she ...