Fire Touched

Fire Touched (A Mercy Thompson Novel) - Patricia Briggs

This was an improvement from the last book.  Finally the pack fully accepts Mercy as one of their own.  That constant pettiness and disrespect toward her was really, really aggravating.  Let's hope it continues since that respect has been hard won.  This opens with a troll invading their territory and a proclamation that Mercy makes.  Zee and Tad are back.  We are introduced to Aiden, a boy who has lived in Underhill for a very time that has ability over fire.  There are new developments that happen with the fae.

The Pack and the fae sign a contract of neutrality that means pack lands (the Tri Cities) are neutral territory.  Mercy's walking stick (the fae artifact) is destroyed while it saved her life.

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