1) (): Lynn Flewelling, Gary Ruddell: Books. Luck in the Shadows: The Nightrunner Series, Book I and millions of other books are available for. Read “Luck in the Shadows The Nightrunner Series, Book I” by Lynn Flewelling with Rakuten Kobo. “A new star is rising in the fantasy firmament teems with. “A new star is rising in the fantasy firmament teems with magic and spine- chilling amounts of skullduggery.”–Dave Duncan, author of The Great Game.

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His solitary existence is disrupted when he is arrested by the local lord accused of being a spy.

Not overly intense or sexual. In fact, absent the gay love story at the heart of the series, I’d never have given the books a second glance. My only complaint is that the end isn’t one at all, but a lead in to the next book in the series, a device I fledelling.

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The other characters are all fully fleshed out and I found myself liking characters such as Micum, Seregil’s good friend, and Nysander, Seregil’s wizard mentor and friend as much as I did Seregil and Alec. Possibly it heats shadiws in subsequent books of the series but there is NO SEX in this book, not even a kiss!

While his changes are by far the most dramatic, he flewellling not the only one we see develop with the story. Along the way, Seregil confesses to Alec that he actually is the spy the lord was looking for, and offers Alec a partnership of sorts.

Starts January 1, 14 Jan 18, The characters are fleshed out really well. It takes place at the end of the second book, so make sure you read at least that far before you pick it up! Again, a fact you realize only after you finish this story, so that might be an issue with some readers.

Damen is a warrior hero to his people and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave. An actual gay sex scene in a gay fantasy novel!


Aug 28, Abigail Hilton rated it liked it. It got tedious, and I found some of the passages just a tad awkward. About Luck in the Shadows “A new star is rising in the fantasy firmament…teems with magic and spine-chilling amounts of skullduggery.

The world building was sound, and there was enough action, but I found that the only thing standing in my way of completely enjoying the work was the writing. Looking for More Great Reads? Don’t miss the other volumes in Lynn Flewelling’s Nightrunner series. Together they must try to see who is behind the wrong-doing. The White Road Lynn Flewelling. This is classic 90s fantasy, but it’s really cool and fun. I love the Nightrunner series. A new addition to Lackey’s Valdemar kingdom – and her most powerful series to date!

It’s the story of Fleweling, who is saved from prison and certain death by dashing Seregil, who takes him on as an apprentice. He ends up sharing a cell with Seregil, a seemingly youthful spy and noble from the exotic city of Rhiminee, who has the ability to assume various guises and trick his way out of tight situations. Champion of the Scarlet Wolf Book One. Lord Jasen of Grumhul, an impoverished young nobleman, has come to the Draelands flewekling find a rich husband to help pay his father’s debts.

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At times it is distracting that the narrator miss pronounces some of the words and the strange accents are a bit comical, but it does not distract too much. This book killed lyhn dead before the freaking romance stuff even begun!!!

His feelings for Seregil are that of llynn a mentor – he shadoas and admires him and longs for his approval. And most of it has its place in the plot. I’m happy to wait for that – and what a wait it will be if the next book continues along the same vein as this one. Bisexuality is at least common in Skala and no one looks lucj at same sex couples. The very first scene is in the prison followed by Seregil and Alec’s escape. He’s very attractive but not yet self-aware enough luvk understand that or use it to his advantage.


Although it had some slow patches, this was quite an enjoyable romp and Seregil is definitely a compelling character. Shaddows Alec, apparently a simple boy, slowly pulled by Seregil into a world where nothing is as it seems and the knowledge can only attract trouble. Rune Saint John, the last child of the fallen Sun Court, is hired to search for Lady Judgment’s missing son, Addam, on New Atlantis, flewellin island city where the Atlanteans moved after ordinary humans destroyed their original home.

The trio heads south for Skala, which is one of the Three Lands Plenimar and Mycena are the other twobut soon after Micum leaves the party to investigate some suspicious activity back in the North, and Alec and Seregil continue on. It isn’t the story that did it. Kidnapped by the Pirate By: There are seven and a half of them. The Last Sun By: Third, Barien and Phoroa. In a city that never was, sex, scandal, and swordplay combine in a melodrama of manners that takes listeners to a world inspired by Elizabethan London, 18th century Paris, and s New York City.

From the Paperback edition. The Consumption of Magic.

SJ Himes Narrated by: All in all though a fun romp and the kind of world where you look up and realize that you have been completely immersed for awhile. However, I highly encourage the effort to gain the knowledge of this exposition to more fruitfully enjoy the rest of the books. I can safely state that this is my favorite book!