Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner #1) - Lynn Flewelling8.42

When young Alec of Kerry is taken prisoner for a crime he didn’t commit, he is certain that his life is at an end. But one thing he never expected was his cellmate. Spy, rogue, thief, and noble, Seregil of Rhiminee is many things – none of them predictable. And when he offers to take on Alec as his apprentice, things may never be the same for either of them.

Soon Alec is traveling roads he never knew existed, toward a war he never suspected was brewing. 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. But fortune is as unpredictable as Alec’s new mentor, and this time there just might be...


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Release date: 1996
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 8.42/10
Total ratings: 26
Updated: August 26, 2021

Nightrunner :: Series

Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner #1)8.42
Stalking Darkness (Nightrunner #2)8.70
Traitor's Moon (Nightrunner #3)8.96
Shadows Return (Nightrunner #4)8.94
The White Road (Nightrunner #5)8.64
Casket of Souls (Nightrunner #6)8.50
Shards of Time (Nightrunner #7)9.26


10/10 |
September 30, 2007
Luck in the Shadows is the first book of the Nightrunner series, which has become one of my favourite fantasy series. It's one of those series which grow on you. This book is a real gem among other fantasy books. It's entertaining, funny, sinister ...