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The Redcaps' Queen: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale

A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale

The Redcaps' Queen: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale

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    Dark Quest, LLC    

    Dark Quest, LLC
    Faerie Fantasy/Urban Fantasy, Novel

    A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale series

    Publication Date: May 2013

    Cover and Illustrations by: Ed Coutts

      6 x 9, 200 pages
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    BAD-ASS FAERIESTM is a trademark of Sidhe Na Daire Multimedia.

Related Books:
Bad-Ass Faeries - Re-Release
Bad-Ass Faeries 2: Just Plain Bad - Original Version
Bad-Ass Faeries 3: In All Their Glory

Other Books in the Series:
The Halfling's Court: A Bad-Ass Faerie Tale

Back Cover Copy

The Hunt Is On!

When strength becomes weakness…
And hope becomes doubt…
As the past collides with the future…hard…

Can Suzanne—Wild Hunt biker chick and one-time member of the fae High Court—
stand strong as her world falls apart? She survived an assault by redcaps, an all-out battle
with the High King’s armies, and her first encounter with roller derby… but how will she fare
against her inner demons? Caught in the midst of a transformation she scarcely realizes
and does not understand, her hard-won convictions are tested as never before.

Suzanne is left with only one question—what if those convictions are wrong?

The truth could mean the difference between saving her sanity and losing her soul…

Based on the story "Seeing Red," related to the stories “At the Crossroads” and “Within the Guardian Bell”
from the award-winning Bad-Ass Faeries Anthology series.


On The Redcaps' Queen

"Ms. Ackley-McPhail has come back again to the Wild Hunt MC [...] a mix of both mundane and magical people, characters which the author has brought to life stunningly." 4 Stars, Bibliophilic Book Blog

"An intense story filled with heartbreak and adventure."
L. Jagi Lamplighter, author of the Prospero's Daughter series

"The Redcaps’ Queen" is a suspenseful and richly drawn fantasy as much a tale of the struggle
between loyalty and independence as it is a story about the conflict among hostile factions of the fae vying
for the throne. [...] Engaging characters. A great blend of magic, myth, and reality. [...] Well worth reading.
5 Stars,
James Chambers, author of the Corpse Fauna series

On The Halfling's Court

"The latest from Ackley-McPhail features an intriguing mix of bikers and elves." Publisher's Weekly 

"If you’re interested in the kind of fairies who are more likely to knock your teeth down your throat than to take them from under your pillow and leave a quarter, check out The Halfling’s Court. It’s a fun read."
Chamber of the Bizarre

"This book reminded me a lot of ‘The SERRAted Edge’ series by Mercedes Lackey. ‘The Halfling’s Court’ is fun and engaging even with the perils and dangers of the road and Fae Court faced by Lance and his MC, and easily re-read many times." 4 Stars, Bibliophilic Book Blog

"The Halfling Court is a well crafted and thought out book. The characters are immensely likable,
and I found myself growing quite fond of them [...] a definite must read."

5 Tombstones,
Bitten By Books Review
"It’s the sign of a unique talent to be able to blend two disparate worlds so convincingly and to produce a compelling story [...] an entertaining, page-turning tale."

4 Stars (Must Read), Alyce Wilson, Wild Violet Magazine

"I do not even know where to begin except to say I absolutely adored this book.
I have read a lot of urban fantasy over the years and this is bar none one of the best books
I have had the pleasure to read in this genre."
5 Cups, Regina, Coffee Time Romance

"Danielle Ackley-McPhail brings us an exciting Bad Ass Faerie tale...It is one I will be sure to read again."
4 3/4 Stars, Top Pick, Zollyanna, Night Owl Reviews

"Danielle Ackley-McPhail is a master story teller. Her knowledge of fairies and the assorted other beings
who populate that world is masterful. This book is another one that surpasses all expectations." 
5 Stars, Linda Pierce, Amazon review

(Author's Note: The following reviews are on "At the Crossroads", which appeared in the anthology
Bad-Ass Faeries,
which is one of the stories expanded upon to create The Halfling's Court.)

"Tugging at the readers heart and hitting all the right notes,
"At The Crossroads" is just one example of the treasure trove waiting for readers in Bad Ass Faeries."

4 1/2 Mystique Moons, Sarah Gentili, Mystique Books

"This was a very interesting take on faeries as you don’t often hear of
faeries being Harley riding, macho guys. I really liked that aspect of the story and the ending wasn’t

quite what you expected, but in a good way."  
5 Tombstones, Becky, Bitten by Books

"At The Crossroads" by Danielle Ackley-McPhail is one of the true gems in Bad-Ass Faeries.
A fine, exciting tale with compelling characters." Jim Stratton,
Tangent Online

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