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Top 10 Reasons The Nightrunner Series By Lynn Flewelling Is The Pinnacle Of Gay Fantasy –

What happens in the bedroom will have to wait for another book, and I for one am okay with that. I liked the romance between Alec and Seregil. Not a complete story Although it puck some slow patches, this was quite an enjoyable romp and Seregil is definitely a compelling character. This is yet another series of books destroyed by a terrible narrator. Loyalty born of friendship, a loyalty that cannot be broken, however much the world conspires.

The thing is that there are times that the story grinds down to almost a halt. The writing style of this book is to the point and gives you just fkewelling little bit more detail than an average book might.

Like many straight women, I enjoy stories with gay characters, but I prefer books that have an engaging plot that would stand on its own even without the romance, books that I can share with my boyfriend and see him enjoy. Casket of Souls Lynn Flewelling.

Warning: I may be biased. I love the Nightrunner series.

Seregil and Alec share a slow-building relationship, from strangers to master-apprentice, to close friends and equals. Return to Book Page. TJ Klune Narrated lhnn This is just a perfect book. Perhaps you remind me just a bit of—” “Someone you used to know? You quickly grow attached and it makes you concerned for their safety.

It’s a great adventure fantasy book in the old tradition of escaping baddies and looming dark magic. Still holding out on these two though. 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. Champion of the Scarlet Wolf Book One. Most of the details were relayed through stories told from Seregil to Alec, which was a clever way to do it, and left no weird, awkward interruptions from the author.

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Their roles in society are of their own making, as are everyone else’s, according to social station of course. Despite his rescue, Jaime is not left without scars, both mental and physical. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent.

Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner, #1) by Lynn Flewelling

I was immersed in the story and rather displeased that I had to make so many breaks in reading due dhadows other commitments. His parents are dead, his older brother wants nothing to do with him, and he’s been fired from his job as a journalist in Washington, DC. Yet one day, Achilles takes the sharows prince under his wing.

I just loved this one so much! TJ Klune Narrated by: The plot, one of rogues and politics, is interesting, albeit weirdly paced, although the pacing didn’t bother me at all when reading it.

Description “A new star is rising in the fantasy firmament I got the idea that she cut her writing teeth on fan fic, and conventions from that world kept making unwelcome appearances. Both Alec and Seregil are bisexual, though apparently at very opposite sides of the Kinsey Scale, and go through Rhiminee without worries of judgement or ostracism. I listened to the story steadily but not obsessively And when he offers to take on Alec as his apprentice, things may never be the same for either of them.

Finally, the worldbuilding was far from subtle – one characters is wise and worldly, the other lived in a goddamn forest most of his life so it’s a perfect opportunity for long explanations of the state of the world, politics, geography, religion I could not praise The Nightrunner enough. Yes, you read that correctly. The plot as such was one of the classic fantasy ideas — a small group of people, in this case two on their way to save the world by navigating treacherous waters of scheming royalty.


View all 6 comments. Lynn Flewelling is absolutely fantastic at world building. The plot and much of the world seem derivative, although some aspects are charming. He’s the one that Alec’s captors are actually looking for and when he’s caught too he meets Alec and quickly frees him from the cell.

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I love the concept of spies going on missions in a fantasy world. Aug 28, Abigail Hilton rated it liked it. So, all in all, it was a bit let-down at the end. Quotes from Luck in the Shadows. It ended on a cliffhanger the 1st two books are linked I think so I’ll probably read the next one because I’m invested in the characters and I like the action scenes.

One of the few that I’ve actually read all the way through and not abandoned. Shards of Time Adam Danoff.

jn I will NOT be completing the series. They head south towards Rhiminee, where Seregil will report on his mission to the wizard Nysander, the head of a covert group of spies known as “Watchers. In the first book, we get to know Seregil and Alec as they become friends and lovers, against the background of the Oreska magic, the evil Plenimar, the noble Aurenfaie, and the corrupt Las Vegas of Skala – Luc.

He’s also inherited his family’s enemies. I was delighted when I found this book and gorged on as much of the series I could find at the time.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Once recovered, Seregil reassumes his role as mentor to Alec, teaching him how to be a successful thief and spy. The Henchmen of Zenda.