Meredith Gentry

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 57 ratings

Swallowing Darkness Summary

"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 unborn children.

"Bearing an heir has placed me halfway to my aunt's throne, that much closer to my reign over the Unseelie Court and well ahead of her son, my cousin Cel, in this race. Now I must stay alive to see my children born and claim my place as queen.

"But not all in faerie are pleased with the news, and conspirators from every court in the realm plot against me and mine. They seek to strip my guards, my lovers, from me by poisoned word or cold steel. But I still have supporters, and even friends, among the goblins and the sluagh, who will stand by me.

"I am Meredith Nic Essus, and those who would defy and destroy me are destined to pay a terrible price for I am truly my father's daughter. To protect what is mine, I will sacrifice anything, even if it means waging a great battle against my darkest enemies and making the most momentous decision ever made as princess of faerie."

(P)2008 Random House Audio
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 2

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  • Book 7

    • Swallowing Darkness

    • Meredith Gentry, Book 7
    • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Claudia Black
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    "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 unborn children."

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Constant escalation is not a good thing.

    • By Miss C. Hamlett on 15-03-17

    Regular price: £29.59

  • Book 8

    • Divine Misdemeanors: Meredith Gentry, Book 8

    • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    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 kins treachery and malevolence, and honored my duty to conceive a royal heirall for the right to claim the throne.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best voice over

    • By Leanne on 14-09-10

    Regular price: £30.49

  • Book 9

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