"The fare is ten cents, miss."
Mae Malveaux, an attorney with Minneapolis Child Protective Services, is burnt-out, tired, and frustrated. Passing on an invite from Jill, her flirtatious coworker, Mae just wants a quiet night in. Leaving the office late, she's surprised to find the Heritage Line streetcars up and running and hops aboard, eager for a quick trip home.
But this is no ordinary streetcar. Death is one of its riders, and Mae is thrust into Annwn, a realm of magic and danger.
"Your transfer, miss. You'll need that."
Mae's life is turned upside down as human and fae worlds collide. Her budding relationship with Jill takes a perilous turn when they are hunted by mythical beasts, and Mae is drawn into a deadly power struggle. With Jill at her side, Mae must straddle both worlds and fight a war she barely comprehends, for not only does the fate of Annwn rest in her hands, but the lives of both a human and fae child....
©2011 Michael Merriam (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
rambunctiously soft spoken.
I personally think that a persons sex should not dictate what they are capable of achieving,but I must admit I was surprised this was written by a man .I loved this story at first I was all most put of by it's pace It was like listing to a child trying to tell a joke ,but once it settled down and got comfortable with it's self it flowed nicely .I enjoyed the two heroins of the piece a great deal ,I also enjoyed the fact that there relationship was not the focus of the tale ,Love ,mystery far of lands and sword fighting who could ask for anything more.
The narrator was excellent. The story was a wonderful romance and fantasy. I loved the streetcar. It was a nice surprise for me to find lesbian protaganists in this story, as audiobooks in that genre are rare.I think that Michael Merriam told the story with a good steady pace.
Jill, I liked her style!
"My test of a good book is dreading to begin the last chapter." - Thomas Helm
Based upon the narrater I used a credit for this book. I always listen to the full sample though I knew I liked Therese Plummer from The Bollod of Eden series.
The story is interesting, mysterious crafty and fun. Some parts, if you dislike horror movies (not the bloody pointless one just anything that gives you a fright) you may not enjoy it. I, however, enjoy the stuff thast makes you jump. It's fey based.
It's worth a credit. I enjoyed it and would love to see the story continue.
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