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Lynn Flewelling Narrated by: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. I found it to be very enjoyable throughout and I instantly wanted to read the entire series which I am working on now.
It’s clear from the get-go that Seregil, our main man, is gay; it’s obvious that Alec, his new young apprentice and the first such shadosw ever taken on, is in love with him and that Seregil returns the feelings with interest. It’s been three years since that fateful day and the boy is back.
Thero, for example, starts out as a cold fish, but becomes an warm hearted and interesting man by the end of the series. Scoundrel by nature and master thief by trade, Mouse is the best there is. This was handled beautifully, god forbid dlewelling good guys love each other – like He doesn’t mind you “reading” pointless gore and death but does mind people loving each other.
Most of it is in dialogue form, with Alec acting as our conduit, while Flewellkng explains the customs and history of the Three Lands. I found the book light and encouraging. Stalking Darkness Traitor’s Moon.
In Rhiminee, the capital of Skala, Nysander heals Seregil and takes possession of the disk. Which is so refreshing.
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It could’ve been much better. I will NOT be completing the series. Maybe things take place later in the series and I have heard it mostly happens off-pagebut in this book? I’m enjoying this series I’ve reviewed the second book too if you’re interested.
Flewellin can say that the idea here is a good one and the book gives me hope that I might like the next better Finding a i fantasy book with fresh and interesting characters who engage so well with each other is rare. I mean, come on, guys are, you know, GUYS. Oh, and you’re very welcome. Heteros don’t own the world, they just seem to think they do 54 of 58 people found this review helpful. Falling for “the other man” in my marriage was never part of the plan.
In fact, most of the Nightrunner series is about our boys spying on nobles and stealing trinkets. There is some in following books, but the main focus of the story sharows on their …more None in the first book, although they do have a very strong friendship.
Aug 28, Abigail Hilton rated it liked it. There are plenty of sweet moments in between running around in the middle of shdows night and schmoozing with nobles. I just couldn’t stand to listen for long enough to get to know what the story was about, so I don’t luckk.
With this book I did.
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Too much setting description for me. The Heart of the Lost Star. Alec is, in other words, the perfect mate for a man of Seregil’s spying trade, semi-noble birth, and insatiable intellectual curiosity. flewellung
Soon Alec is traveling roads tye never knew existed, toward a war he never suspected was brewing. See all 10 questions about Luck in the Shadows….
Seregil starts out relying on no one but himself, but he learns to accept Alec as an equal and trust him. Alec is from a place with a less tolerant society, but in the bigger cities and more free-thinking regions you can be who you are.
I will not be warned against what I look for in the first place. The last thing half-dragon, half-fairy private investigator Twig Starfig wants to do is retrieve a stolen enchanted horn from a treacherous fae, but there’s no denying the dazzlingly gorgeous unicorn who asks Twig to do just that.
Warning: I may be biased. I love the Nightrunner series.
When Lynn wrote Luck in the Shadows back in the 90s, she started one of my favorite fantasy series. I was bored after the initial five chapters. They can do anything they like without having to pretend to be men, without having to prove themselves in a special way. So this isn’t sexy romantic times Then again, according to Nicolae Ursache, I am the other man, and human wedding vows don’t apply. Lynn Flewelling is best known for her Nightrunner series, as well as the Tamir Triad, and her work appears in a dozen languages.
I’ve already ordered the next two books in the series and can’t wait for them to arrive through my letterbox How did the narrator detract from the book? You will get stronger sexual references in the average TV commercial. Well, after reading delightfully entertaining pages of this story, I can tell you that much: I’m impressed by the characters and the story. The man introduces himself as Seregil, a wandering bard who, like Alec, was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Perhaps she learned how to “show, not tell” in later books, but here she still hasn’t learned.