Nightrunner

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,878 ratings

Luck in the Shadows Publisher's Summary

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 the thing he hadn't counted on 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.

©1996 Lynn Flewelling (P)2004 Blackstone Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • Luck in the Shadows

    • Nightrunner, Book 1
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 866
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun! Refreshing!

    • By jennifer on 03-04-11

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 2

    • Stalking Darkness

    • Nightrunner, Book 2
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376

    A master of subterfuge, a rogue thief with a noble air, Seregil of Rhiminee has taught his young protege, Alec of Kerry, his greatest secrets of the trade. Together they've made their way with thieving jobs large and small, winning friends and enemies, their lives in constant danger and yet charmed by an aura of magic, friendship, and trust.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty darned good

    • By Amy on 09-29-04

    Regular price: $31.47

  • Book 3

    • Traitor's Moon

    • Nightrunner, Book 3
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 21 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    Master spies Seregil and Alec are no strangers to peril. Their assignments, night running for wizards and nobles, have led them into many deadly situations. But sometimes the greatest danger can lurk beneath a traitor's moon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen!

    • By Catherine on 09-03-08

    Regular price: $31.47

  • Book 4

    • Shadows Return

    • Nightrunner, Book 4
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Adam Danoff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    With their most treacherous mission yet behind them, heroes Seregil and Alec resume their double life as dissolute nobles and master spies. But in a world of rivals and charmers, fate has a different plan. After their victory in Aurnen, Alec and Seregil have returned home to Rhminee. But with most of their allies dead or exiled, it is difficult for them to settle in. Hoping for diversion, they accept an assignment that will take them back to Seregils homeland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love the book, but...

    • By Audrey on 03-18-10

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • The White Road

    • Nightrunner, Book 5
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Adam Danoff, Lynn Flewelling
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Dissolute nobles, master spies, and the unlikeliest of heroes, Alec and Seregil have survived exile, treachery, and black magic. But the road that lies ahead is the most hazardous theyve ever traveled. For with enemies on all sides, they must walk a narrow path between good and evil where one misstep might be their last.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoy Flewelling

    • By Bonnie on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • Casket of Souls

    • Nightrunner, Book 6
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Adam Danoff
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    The Nightrunners are back in this gripping novel full of Lynn Flewelling’s trademark action, intrigue, and richly imagined characters. More than the dissolute noblemen they appear to be, Alec and Seregil are skillful spies, dedicated to serving queen and country. But when they stumble across evidence of a plot pitting Queen Phoria against Princess Klia, the two Nightrunners will find their loyalties torn as never before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Seregil and Alec are back.

    • By Watercolourist on 08-26-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • Shards of Time

    • Nightrunner, Book 7
    • By: Lynn Flewelling
    • Narrated by: Adam Danoff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Acclaimed author Lynn Flewelling brings her beloved Nightrunners series to a close - at least for now - with a thrilling novel of murder, mystery, and magic.The governor of the sacred island of Korous and his mistress have been killed inside a locked and guarded room. The sole witnesses to the crime - guards who broke down the doors, hearing the screams from within - have gone mad with terror, babbling about ghosts...and things worse than ghosts. Dispatched to Korous by the queen, master spies Alec and Seregil find all the excitement and danger they could want - and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply enjoyable installment in a great series

    • By Jeremy R. Snyder on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $24.95