Lilywhite Abernathy is a criminal - she's half human, half fae, and since the time before she was born her very blood has been illegal. A war has been raging between humans and faeries, and the Queen of Blood and Rage, ruler of the fae courts, wants to avenge the tragic death of her heir due to the actions of reckless humans.
Lily's father has always shielded her from the truth, but when she's sent to the prestigious St. Columba's school, she's delivered straight into the arms of a fae sleeper cell - the Black Diamonds. The Diamonds are planted in the human world as the sons and daughters of the most influential families and tasked with destroying it from within. Against her will, Lilywhite's been chosen to join them...and even the romantic attention of the fae rock singer Creed Morrison isn't enough to keep Lily from wanting to run back to the familiar world she knows.
©2016 Melissa Marr (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers
I liked that there was a traditional fey element mixed in with the new world. I wish they would have expanded more on how the mortal society is run.
The most interesting aspect is that the human world seems to have regular laws and functions similar to ours but it has risen out of the old world (ours) and is still growing.
I don't know yet if I could see this as a TV series. There are defiantly enough main characters to do one though. I look forward to reading the sequel so I can know the story better.
First, let me say that I loved Therese Plummer and honestly if it wasn't for her narration I wouldn't have kept going. As far as the story goes, I think it had a lot of potential. I had high expectations and they just weren't met. I knew it was a series but there wasn't a lot that happened throughout as far as action and the story didn't really go anywhere. Most of what happened was expected, there really want much surprise which was ok. From the description I had just expected a lot more. I thought we would hear more about the team and see them on excursions or develop in some way and they just seemed kind of flat. I enjoyed them for the most part, but a little undeveloped. I guess my feelings are all over the place since it took me so long to finish this book. It was ok but not a favorite. I will read the next book though.
loved it and i want more..lol
ahe truthfully inspired me to write a book, though i can say i like her stories more then my own. i hope to be half as good as her one day.
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