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Luck in the Shadows

He was stalking a wild cat for its fur when he wandered onto private land and was caught. An enjoyable first instalment A solid introduction to an intricate and wonderful new world, But the characters are what make this story. There’s an app for that. However, I highly encourage the effort to gain the knowledge of this exposition to more fruitfully enjoy the rest of the books. I guarantee that if one of the main characters was a woman there would have been no complaints with the other reviewers.

Soon Alec is traveling roads he never knew existed, toward a war he never suspected was brewing.

Unfortunately, the prince isn’t content with being alive, and he hunts Sebastian down to thank him personally. Each has their own distinct voice whether it is a servant, a thief, a member of the Scavenger Guild, a captain, a sailor or any other.

I don’t normally write reviews but felt compelled after Fleselling almost didn’t download this book due to the other reviews. The before mentioned homosexual love, is stated as an abstract concept- you don’t really have to worry about your kids reading this one. As a pair they work well together and although there is no sexual attraction or feeling between them at the moment, Tue can see how it may come to grow as Alec gets older.

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. How sad hide spoiler ] I didn’t read in their entire entirety. From the Paperback edition. This is a really interesting adventure.


However, things take a turn for the worse when Alec and Seregil find themselves caught in a nefarious dec Luck in the Shadows is about sixteen-year-old Alec of Kerry, who at the beginning of the book is taken prisoner for a crime he didn’t commit. I decided it was time to either finish it fleqelling abandon and so I do the latter. Not a complete story Although it had some slow patches, this was quite an enjoyable romp and Seregil is definitely a compelling character.

Nov 14, Kirstine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Why do you want me to come with you? I wasn’t too excited with this book.

Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling | : Books

Rescued from slavers, healer novice Jaime Buchanan finds himself alone and free in Pyrderi, a kingdom of magic, mythical creatures, and a culture as open and kind as his homeland was cruel and close-minded. I love the Nightrunner series. The emotion between them was love not lust, tasteful, moving, and beautiful. Lists with This Book. I was delighted when I found this book and gorged on as much of the series I could find at the time. At times it is distracting that shadws narrator miss pronounces some of the words lynh the strange accents are a bit comical, but it does not distract too much.

The relationship forming between Flewel,ing and Alec is incredibly well-developed, and the auxiliary characters are fleshed out wonderfully, especially Nysander. I’m glad this one got published.

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The fact that Nicolae was my wife’s rightful mate means that we share a mutual interest in bringing Ellie flewellibg. Yet one day, Achilles takes the shamed prince under his wing. Before long he and Seregil are embroiled in a sinister plot that runs deeper than either can imagine and that may cost them far more than their lives if they fail.

You only get a promise of a very deep connection between the two main characters. Magician Stephen Day has good reason to hate Crane’s family.


An actual gay sex scene in a gay fantasy novel! Soon, Alec and Seregil are embroiled in political intrigue and mystery in a land poised on flweelling brink of war with only their wits, skills, and friends to keep them alive. Sometimes keeping a handle on what is happening can be a bit tricky at first but I found I soon got into the flow of it.

Lynnn have never heard the term “harrassing the horses” in conjunction with same sex love. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

One thing to say about the plot is that it grips you and never lets go through the entire book. I am a fan of the fantasy genre and there was a lot of great world-building here but I had a 2. But overall, not a bad book.

Alec is thrown into a group of people who trust each other completely. I got the idea that she cut her writing teeth on fan fic, and conventions from that world kept making unwelcome appearances. It is more like real life this way, the discovery of a kindred soul deepening into an irreplaceable friendship, and the ship of life heading into the deepwater port of loving couplehood. I could have cried. And because I have hundreds of interesting books waiting on the shelves, my most heroic feat of is abandoning this series right now and not after seven one-star reviews.

Engaging dialogue and character evolution fills a vacuum much needed in fantasy. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Old enough to understand the ribald jokes but still young enough to blush. What I am so brilliantly trying to say is: The characters are enjoyable from the first and as they develop across the series you find some new depths.