October Daye Series by Seanan McGuire

4.20 · 615 ratings
  • Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1)
    #1

    Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 3.71 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    · 56 ratings · published 2009

    October "Toby" Daye, a changeling who is half human and half fae, has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the Faerie world, retreating to a "normal" life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie world has other ideas... The murder of Countess Evening Winterrose pulls Toby back into the fae world... more

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  • A Local Habitation (October Daye #2)
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    A Local Habitation (October Daye #2)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 3.92 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    · 45 ratings · published 2010

    "Well researched, sharply told, highly atmospheric and as brutal as any pulp detective tale..." — Publishers Weekly October "Toby" Daye is a changeling, the daughter of Amandine of the fae and a mortal man. Like her mother, she is gifted in blood magic, able to read what has happened to a person through a mere taste of blood... more

  • An Artificial Night (October Daye #3)
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    An Artificial Night (October Daye #3)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.24 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 1 of 5
    · 44 ratings · published 2010

    Experience the thrill of the hunt in the third October Daye urban fantasy novel. October "Toby" Daye is a changeling-half human and half fae-and the only one who has earned knighthood. Now she must take on a nightmarish new challenge. Someone is stealing the children of the fae as well as mortal children, and all signs point to Blind Michael... more

  • Late Eclipses (October Daye #4)
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    Late Eclipses (October Daye #4)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 44 ratings · published 2011

    "McGuire just keeps getting better and better." — RT Book Reviews October "Toby" Daye, changeling knight in the service of Duke Sylvester Torquill, finds the delicate balance of her life shattered when she learns that an old friend is in dire trouble. Lily, Lady of the Tea Gardens, has been struck down by a mysterious, seemingly impossible illness, leaving her fiefdom undefended... more

  • One Salt Sea (October Daye #5)
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    One Salt Sea (October Daye #5)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.23 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 45 ratings · published 2011

    "...a Perfect 10." — Romance Reviews Today October "Toby" Daye is finally doing all right—and that inevitably means it's time for things to take a turn for the worse. Someone has kidnapped the sons of the Duchess Dianda Lorden, regent of the Undersea Duchy of Saltmist. To prevent a war between land and sea, Toby must not only find the missing boys, but also prove that the Queen of the Mists was not behind their abduction... more

  • In Sea-Salt Tears (October Daye #5.1)
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    In Sea-Salt Tears (October Daye #5.1)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 15 ratings · published 201

    Free to download in Mobi, ePub and PDF on http://www.seananmcguire.com/tobyshor... It was 1972, and a teenage girl named Elizabeth Ryan thought that her world was coming to an end. Elizabeth was the daughter of two Selkies, you see, and she had just been passed up for a skin. But then a mysterious cousin who calls herself Annie appears, and Elizabeth finds other things to think about... It can be easy to forget that worlds don't wait for heroes before they begin... more

  • Ashes of Honor (October Daye #6)
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    Ashes of Honor (October Daye #6)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 40 ratings · published 2012

    It’s been almost a year since October “Toby” Daye averted a war, gave up a county, and suffered personal losses that have left her wishing for a good day’s sleep. She’s tried to focus on her responsibilities—training Quentin, upholding her position as Sylvester’s knight, and paying the bills—but she can’t help feeling like her world is crumbling around her, and her increasingly reckless behavior is beginning to worry even her staunchest supporters... more

  • Chimes at Midnight (October Daye #7)
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    Chimes at Midnight (October Daye #7)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 39 ratings · published 2013

    Things are starting to look up for October "Toby" Daye. She's training her squire, doing her job, and has finally allowed herself to grow closer to the local King of Cats. It seems like her life may finally be settling down...at least until dead changelings start appearing in the alleys of San Francisco, killed by an overdose of goblin fruit... more

  • Forbid the Sea (October Daye #7.2)
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    Forbid the Sea (October Daye #7.2)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 3.89 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 9 ratings · published 2013

    Free ebook download (epub, mobi or pdf) from the author's website. For ten years, the young King of Cats known throughout the Kingdom of Londinium as Tybalt—once known to family and friends as "Rand," a gentle Prince who had never aspired to the throne—had ruled his Kingdom alone, refusing to let any other of his kind enter the city while it is in his care. But even a King can get lonely.. more

  • The Winter Long (October Daye #8)
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    The Winter Long (October Daye #8)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 37 ratings · published 2014

    Toby thought she understood her own past; she thought she knew the score. She was wrong. It's time to learn the truth.

  • No Sooner Met (October Daye #8.2)
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    No Sooner Met (October Daye #8.2)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 17 ratings · published 2015

    It may have taken them years to reach the point of admitting that there was a mutual attraction between them, but now that they have, it's time for October Daye and Tybalt to begin exploring their relationship, such as it is, and deciding what it is going to mean for them going forward. But when an old-fashioned pureblood and a modern changeling decide to court, what form can that courtship possibly take?It's time for a first date, a first romantic encounter, and a first assassination attempt... more

  • A Red Rose Chain (October Daye #9)
    #9

    A Red Rose Chain (October Daye #9)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 30 ratings · published 201

  • Full of Briars (October Daye #9.2)
    #9.2

    Full of Briars (October Daye #9.2)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 21 ratings · published 2016

    Meet Quentin Sollys. Squire. Hockey fan. Canadian. And Crown Prince to the entire continent of North America, known as “the Westlands” to the fae, currently ruled by his parents, High King Aethlin and High Queen Maida. Not that most people know that, since he’s a blind foster squired to a changeling—not exactly something that screams “hidden royalty.”But with a new Queen on the throne in the Mists, his parents have finally come to town to see how he’s doing…and to take him home with them... more

  • Once Broken Faith (October Daye #10)
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    Once Broken Faith (October Daye #10)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 21 ratings · published 2016

    Politics have never been October “Toby” Daye’s strong suit. When she traveled to the Kingdom of Silences to prevent them from going to war with her home, the Kingdom of the Mists, she wasn’t expecting to return with a cure for elf-shot and a whole new set of political headaches... more

  • The Brightest Fell (October Daye #11)
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    The Brightest Fell (October Daye #11)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 27 ratings · published 2017

    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.. more

  • Night and Silence (October Daye #12)
    #12

    Night and Silence (October Daye #12)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 24 ratings · published 2018

    The twelfth installment of the Hugo-nominated, New York Times-bestselling Toby Daye urban fantasy series!Things are not okay.In the aftermath of Amandine's latest betrayal, October "Toby" Daye's fragile self-made family is on the verge of coming apart at the seams. Jazz can't sleep, Sylvester doesn't want to see her, and worst of all, Tybalt has withdrawn from her entirely, retreating into the Court of Cats as he tries to recover from his abduction... more

  • The Unkindest Tide (October Daye #13)
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    The Unkindest Tide (October Daye #13)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 25 ratings · published 2019

    Hundreds of years ago, the Selkies made a deal with the sea witch: they would have the sea for as long as she allowed it, and when the time came, she would call in all their debts at once. Many people assumed that day would never come. Those people were wrong.When the Luidaeg—October "Toby" Daye's oldest and most dangerous ally—tells her the time has come for the Selkies to fulfill their side of the bargain, and that Toby must be a part of the process, Toby can't refuse. Literally... more

  • A Killing Frost (October Daye #14)
    #14

    A Killing Frost (October Daye #14)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 23 ratings · published 2020

    When October is informed that Simon Torquill—legally her father, due to Faerie's archaic marriage traditions—must be invited to her wedding or risk the ceremony throwing the Kingdom in the Mists into political turmoil, she finds herself setting out on a quest she was not yet prepared to undertake for the sake of her future.... and the man who represents her family's past.

  • When Sorrows Come (October Daye #15)
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    When Sorrows Come (October Daye #15)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.42 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 21 ratings · published 2021

    Toby's getting married!It's hard to be a hero. There's always something needing October "Toby" Daye's attention, and her own desires tend to fall by the wayside in favor of solving the Kingdom's problems. That includes the desire to marry her long-time suitor and current fiancé, Tybalt, San Francisco's King of Cats. She doesn't mean to keep delaying the wedding, it just sort of...happens... more

  • Sleep No More (October Daye #17)
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    Sleep No More (October Daye #17)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 15 ratings · published 2023

    October is very happy with her life as the second daughter of her pureblood parents, Amandine and Simon Torquill. Born to be the changeling handmaid to her beloved sister August, she spends her days working in her family’s tower, serving as August’s companion, and waiting for the day when her sister sets up a household of her own. Everything is right in October’s Faerie. Everything is perfect.Everything is a lie... more

  • Sleep No More (October Daye #17)
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    Sleep No More (October Daye #17)

    Seanan McGuire

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 17 ratings · published 2023

    October is very happy with her life as the second daughter of her pureblood parents, Amandine and Simon Torquill. Born to be the changeling handmaid to her beloved sister August, she spends her days working in her family’s tower, serving as August’s companion, and waiting for the day when her sister sets up a household of her own. Everything is right in October’s Faerie. Everything is perfect.Everything is a lie... more

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