Night and Silence by Seanan McGuire
Berkley Publishing Group
Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date 04 Sep 2018
Seanan McGuire continues to be one of the foremost authors of fae-centered urban fantasy. Her novels are unique in that her portrayals of the many kinds of fae and changeling are deeply rooted in folklore and legend. Her characters are simultaneously more real and more magical for their depth and complexity. Readers are not simply viewing a new world, they are being submerged in it. Despite Night and Silence being the 12th novel in the Toby Daye series, the novel is as captivating as any of its predecessors.
When Toby’s ex-husband and his new wife arrive at Toby’s door accusing her of kidnapping her daughter Gillian, there is no question of her not taking the case. The question is why was she taken and if it was one of Toby’s enemies, who knew of Gillian’s existence. At Gillian’s dorm, Toby finds an assortment of curiously powerful charms designed to repel f...
Seanan McGuire's novels transport the reader into mythic worlds both beautiful and terrifying. She captures what is just out of view and draws it into the light. Every Heart a Doorway considers what becomes of those children who step into alien worlds, experience grand adventures, and return home forever changed to a world that no longer fits. Their parents cannot understand. Their perception of reality is too rigid to allow other worlds. Nor can they understand their children's longing to return to a magical world that no longer wants them. After living an adventure, seeing sights that amaze, wouldn't you too want to return, even if the cost is dear?
Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children is a place for these children to learn how to live if they cannot find a way back. After her own adventure, Nancy is sent to Eleanor West's home. Here she discovers she is not only believed b...