By Karen Marie Moning
[b]#1 New York Times bestselling writer Karen Marie Moning selections up the place Shadowfever leaves off with Iced, the 6th booklet in her blockbuster Fever series.
The yr is 1 AWC—After the Wall Crash. The Fae are loose and searching us. It’s a battle quarter available in the market, and no days are alike. I’m Dani O’Malley, the chaos-filled streets of Dublin are my domestic, and there’s no position I’d otherwise be.
Dani “Mega” O’Malley performs through her personal set of rules—and in a global overrun by means of darkish Fae, her largest rule is: Do what it takes to outlive. owning infrequent abilities and the omnipotent Sword of sunshine, Dani is greater than outfitted for the duty. actually, she’s one of many infrequent people who can safeguard themselves opposed to the Unseelie. yet now, amid the pandemonium, her maximum presents have became critical liabilities.
Dani’s ex–best buddy, MacKayla Lane, wishes her lifeless, the terrifying Unseelie princes have placed a value on her head, and Inspector Jayne, the pinnacle of the police strength, is after her sword and should cease at not anything to get it. What’s extra, everyone is being mysteriously frozen to dying all around the urban, encased immediate in sub-zero, icy tableaux.
whilst Dublin’s so much seductive nightclub will get covered in hoarfrost, Dani unearths herself on the mercy of Ryodan, the club’s ruthless, immortal proprietor. He wishes her quickly wit and unheard of ability to determine what’s freezing Fae and people useless of their tracks—and Ryodan will do whatever to make sure her compliance.
Dodging bullets, fangs, and fists, Dani needs to strike treacherous deals and make determined alliances to avoid wasting her liked Dublin—before every thing and everybody in it will get iced.
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Karen Marie Moning's Burned.
Praise for Iced
“Moning returns to the heady international of her Fever sequence, and the consequences are addictive and continuously marvelous. . . . the simplest components of Moning’s sensual, shadowy epic are nonetheless the following, from the sensual and enigmatic Fae to the super-alpha heroes and the breathless velocity in their escalating conflicts. At its middle is a heroine whose improvement is probably going to develop into the stuff of legends as this unforgettable, haunting sequence maintains to evolve.”—RT publication Reviews
“This is considered one of my favourite 2012 reads . . . It’s enticing, hilarious, outstanding and Dani goes to be one heck of a woman.”—USA Today
“A gripping tale that mixes first-class storytelling with plausible characters which are rendered either superhuman and fantastically human, with emotional fragility and mental vulnerability in an volatile global fraught with threat . . . fast paced, with nonstop motion set in a desirable city delusion international of Dublin less than siege, this can be a clever, daring and textured success.”─Kirkus Reviews
“Moning is a grasp storyteller. I don’t understand how she does it, yet she begs me to get on my knees and pay worship to the girl who has introduced me the simplest, so much labyrinthine tales and characters I’ve ever had the privilege to get to understand. She weaves brilliantly, unapologetically, and with out exception, and he or she has threaded the needle into me and I’ve been pulled, repeatedly, into her tapestry, and that i don’t imagine I’m ever getting out. Iced isn't any exception.”—The Bawdy ebook Blog (five-starred review)
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Collect Charlie Cooper's soul inside 10 days.
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"Jennifer Estep is a genius!" --Simply Nerdy
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