The Brightest Fell : October Daye

  • by Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Series: October Daye
  • 11 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling October Daye faerie series
Hugo Award-winning author Seanan McGuire
Things are slow, and October "Toby" Daye couldn't be happier about that. The elf-shot cure has been approved, Arden Windermere is settling into her position as Queen in the Mists, and Toby doesn't have anything demanding her attention except for wedding planning and spending time with her family.
Maybe she should have realized that it was too good to last.
When Toby's mother, Amandine, appears on her doorstep with a demand for help, refusing her seems like the right thing to do...until Amandine starts taking hostages, and everything changes. Now, Toby doesn't have a choice about whether or not she does as her mother asks. Not with Jazz and Tybalt's lives hanging in the balance. But who could possibly help her find a pureblood she's never met, one who's been missing for over 100 years?
Enter Simon Torquill, elf-shot enemy turned awakened, uneasy ally. Together, the two of them must try to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the Mists: what happened to Amandine's oldest daughter, August, who disappeared in 1906.
This is one missing person case Toby can't afford to get wrong.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Never fails to enthrall

Seanan and in turn Toby and the rest of her family never fails to enthrall. This latest installment continues to build on and pay off a wondrous world and depth of characters.
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- Michael

Love the series!

Any additional comments?

I love the October Daye series but I was disappointed in this book. I had a hard time getting into the story and hate the Amandine character. I realize I'm probably supposed to but find her whiney and petulant on top of being hateful. I'm hoping the author does not dwell on her in the future. When I re-listen to the series I will be skipping this one.

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- Hilda

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-05-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios