Glimpses: A collection of Nightrunner short stories - Giveaway

A Collection of Nightrunner Short Stories

Authored by Lynn Flewelling
Illustrated by Nightrunner Fans*
Introduction by Laura Anne Gilman
Cover design or artwork by Anne Cain
Edited by Reece Notley


Lynn Flewelling's Glimpses explores "lost" moments from her popular Nightrunner Series, events alluded to or passed over - Alec's parents and childhood, Seregil's early liaisons in Skala, Seregil and Alec's first night as lovers, how Seregil and Micum Cavish met and an excerpt from the next Nightrunner book due out in 2011.

Each story offers a new perspective on events readers have speculated about for years. For new readers, it offers an introduction to the characters Romantic Times calls "two of the most memorable heroes in fantasy."

Professional and amateur art provided by Flewelling's fans accompany Glimpses' stories, as she honors the dedication and devotion her fans have given her over the years.
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Yay! I've was utterly thrilled to be able to read this early, and this is what I thought ...

‘Glimpses’ is full of treasures like Lynn Flewelling’s deceptively easy and addictive storytelling, her vivid and engaging characters, and the amazing and heartfelt illustrations. I found it fascinating to see a younger, less outwardly confident Seregil in both ‘Misfit’ and ‘By the River’, and then to meet him in his much more worldly persona in the snippet of ‘The Summer Players*’, the next Nightrunner novel. ‘The Wild’ is a poignant, brutal and uplifting tale of Alec’s parents and his early childhood. While the deepening of Seregil and Alec’s relationship in ‘The Bond’ is beautifully handled and is as emotionally satisfying for the reader as it is for the two friends and lovers. This book is a must have for fans of Lynn’s Nightrunner books, and if you haven’t started the series yet, then ‘Glimpses’ will leave you eager to discover more about Seregil and Alec, their adventures and the unique and fantastical world that the pair inhabit. 

*working title

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Want to win a copy of Glimpses??

Then leave me a comment telling me your favourite traditional fantasy book/series (excluding any by Lynn to make it more interesting *g*). One of my all time favs is Patricia Briggs' Hurog duology *I <3 dragons!*


Contest open internationally anywhere that The Book Depository delivers (Glimpses is not currently listed there, but I'm told it will be :-))
Contest closes midnight 30th September 2010 (GMT time)
Extra entry if you help spread the word and post about it on your blog (with pics, please - that beautiful cover deserves to be seen!) and leave the link to your actual post in a comment on this post.
Winner will be chosen by Random.org and posted on blog.
Remember to check back!

*Including a fantastic picture by the wonderful Dragonladych - don't forget you can win her gorgeous Dragon picture here!

Note: Glimpses contains scenes of m/m sex and m/f sex  - read Lynn blogging about how Sex is Hard here *g*

6 comments:

synde said...

Im a classic trad fantasy so I would say Lord of the Rings, or Guy Gavriel Kays Summerland series

Robin K said...

I love Kate Elliott's books!

robin [at] intensewhisper [dot] com

Llehn said...

The last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle.

lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

Suzanne McLeod said...

Synde: Lord of the Rings FTW!! :-) I haven't read any GGK yet *makes note* :-) Thanks for dropping by :-)

Robin K: I haven't ready her new one yet (Cold Magic) but love the cover - so beautiful. Thanks for commenting :-)

Llehn: Another one to look up, thanks. But love anything to do with unicorns! Thanks for commenting :-)

Jasmine1485 said...

My favourite fantasy series would have to be the Deverry series by Katharine Kerr :)

Kate1485 at hotmail.com

Suzanne McLeod said...

Jasmine 1485: Thanks for stopping by, Jasmine! I haven't read the Deverry series so will look it up, thanks for the rec :-)

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