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...
LUCK IN THE SHADOWS
Lynn Flewelling (born 1958) is an American fantasy author. She is the author of two acclaimed fantasy series: Nightrunner and Tamír Triad.
Lynn Flewelling lives in Maine with her husband Douglas and their two sons.
An interview with Lynn Flewelling. Risingshadow.net.
Written by Seregil of Rhiminee (2007-09-30)
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 and original. The story moves fast forward and the reader will gradually find out more about the characters and the world where they live. The main characters are interesting and the reader will soon notice that there are certain secrets which ... (more)