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[Book Review] The Unkindest Tide

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The Unkindest Tide (October Daye #12) / Seanan McGuire

Previously reviewed:
Once Broken FaithThe Brightest FellNight and Silence I start this review like I did the last one... Oh, Toby.
We're solidly in what in my head can be classified as "Phase 2" of the series.  I have no clue if this is true, but we're several books past a tipping point as it were, we're seeing debts come due, and Toby is operating solidly in a heavier weight class than before.  Not that it makes the summons she must heed any easier.  It would appear that no good deed goes unpunished, and no one holds a grudge or stirs up trouble quite like the immortal.
The Luidaeg told the Selkies that she was coming to collect on a blood debt long due, told Toby that it would be her skills that would bring it to pass.... and when blood and magic and promises are knotted together, there is no escape.
Once Faire had the Roane, the Luidaeg's children, until mortals were tempted to immortality and killed the…