By Seanan McGuire
Issues are taking a look up.
For the 1st time in what seems like years, October "Toby" Daye has been in a position to pause lengthy adequate to take a breath and consider her existence -- and he or she likes what she sees. She has buddies. She has allies. She has a squire to coach and a King of Cats to like, and perhaps, simply possibly, she will be able to allow her safeguard down for a change.
Or no longer. while Queen Windermere's seneschal is elf-shot and thrown into an enchanted sleep by means of brokers from the neighboring country of Silences, Toby reveals herself in a task she by no means anticipated to play: that of a diplomat. She needs to trip to Portland, Oregon, to persuade King Rhys of Silences to not visit warfare opposed to the Mists. yet not anything is that straightforward, and what October reveals in Silences is worse than she might ever have imagined.
How a long way will Toby move while lives are at the line, and whilst allies either previous and new are threatened by way of a strength she had by no means anticipated to stand back? How a lot is October prepared to renounce, and what sort of is she keen to alter? In Faerie, what's earlier isn't fairly gone.
It's simply expecting a chance to pounce.
A Red-Rose Chain is the 9th installment in Seanan McGuire's city delusion October "Toby" Daye sequence.
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