|Plot Summary of Seduced by Midnight|
This is the 4th book in the series about Princess Meredith of the faerie Unseelie Court. The faeries are broken up into the Seelie Court of Light and Illusion and the Unseelie Court of Air and Darkness. To become heir to the throne of the Unseelie Court the Queen has set both Meredith and her sadistic son Prince Cel on a race to become/get someone pregnant, to insure that the blood lines will survive.
Merry while being a private investigator is trying to become pregnant. Due to the bloodlines dying out in her species you cannot marry unless you are able to get pregnant by the person. The Queen has given Merry a number of her Ravens to try to get pregnant by and you can see some of the starting to fall in love with her and her feelings grow for them.
Something new is happening when Merry mates with some of her guards, they are coming back into their long lost powers. As she is turning them into what they once were no one is sure how far her powers will take everyone. Merry is also cementing her deal for alliance with the Goblins and the Sluagh.
Merry and her entourage go back to the sithen when called by the Queen. When they get there they find that something is drastically wrong. Not only is there an attempt on Merrys life but the Queen is out of control. Someone has bespelled her and she is jeopardy of destroying her entire court. Merry is able to stop the coup attempt and they are able to determine who is behind it.
This synopsis report prepared by Tanya
|Chapter Analysis of Seduced by Midnight|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Political power play
- saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- private investigator
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- descript of touching personal anatomy
- society controls main character's sexing
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
- descript. of private male anat.
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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