After her two best friends marry a blood-sucking vampire and furry-faced werewolf, Corinne D'Alessandro is making a vow of her own: NO interspecies dating. But when her editor asks her to investigate "leprechaun" sightings, the sassy New York reporter finds herself on the trail of the hottest story of the year—and the sexiest man alive…
His name is Luc, and he's as gorgeous as any Prince Charming in any bedtime story. There's just one problem: He's not human, he's fae. A captain of the Fae Queen's Guard, Luc is on a dangerous mission—and he could use the help of a certain leprechaun-hunting reporter. But when their two worlds collide, the sparks begin to fly. If Corinne and Luc can't control their lust—and focus on the villains in this story—their faerie-tale romance won't end happily ever after…
With wit that never quite hits its mark and insufficient fantasy glitter, Warren's 12th novel of the Others (after May 2011's Black Magic Woman) is in fact a very ordinary Fae-meets-girl story. Reporter Corinne D'Allesandro and Luc Macinaw, head of Queen Mab's Guard, collaborate on a haphazard search around Manhattan for the queen's nephew. Luc is shocked that Fate has chosen him a human heartmate, but Corinne's happy to have the sexy attention and willing to suffer the teasing of her already Other-mated friends, even if Luc never stops being vaguely insufferable. Luc's only supernatural characteristics are pointy ears and a tendency to glow after the clumsily described sex ("like soul A and soul B matched on some sort of elemental plane"), and the plot is painfully obvious and unengaging. Only longtime fans will be interested in this installment.