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Previously published; newly revised by author
I like my women like I like my whiskey: liable to kill me.
The two parts of being a paranormal private investigator I could really do without are being forced to eat bananas by an animated statue with a potassium fixation, and being put on trial for murder by a self-appointed council of vampire oligarchs.
To be fair, I did kind of do it (the murder, not the bananas). But I was kind of saving my girlfriend, who is kind of one of them.
On top of this, I’ve also wound up with a primordial queen of the damned trying to strangle me in my dreams. And the conspiracy of undead wizards who tried to sacrifice me fifteen years ago has decided that now is the best possible time to give it another go.
Throw in the woman who left me for a tech start-up, the old girlfriend who I might sort of owe eternal mystical fealty to and a werewolf “it girl” who can’t decide if she wants to eat me in the good way or the bad way, and I’m beginning to think life would be easier if I made better choices. Then again, it’d be a whole lot less fun.
This book is approximately 98,000 words
Hall follows Iron & Velvet with another urban fantasy tale masquerading as a lesbian love story. Faery princess and PI Kate Kane continues her headlong flight from bad situation to worse in the quest to balance romance and investigation with a near-infinite legion of former lovers and complicated machinations. While standing trial in front of the vampire council for a murder she had to commit, Kate accepts a missing person case that quickly escalates into an imbroglio of epic proportions. With the fate of London resting on her shoulders, Kate must prove her innocence to the vampires, save them from themselves, and earn a paycheck all while being romantically tempted by a dizzying array of women. Tongue-in-cheek humor and sharp dialogue blend well to help the numerous and overly complex interpersonal relationships integrate with a fast-paced, multifaceted plot.