Wicked Gentlemen

10 best books like Wicked Gentlemen (Ginn Hale): Luck in the Shadows, Shadows Return, The Magpie Lord, The High King's Golden Tongue, The God Eaters, Traitor's Moon, The Pedlar and the Bandit King, Prisoner, The Lodestar of Ys, The Mirador

Luck in the Shadows
AuthorLynn Flewelling
ISBN0553575422
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,...
Shadows Return
AuthorLynn Flewelling
ISBN0553590081
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 Aurënen, Alec and Seregil have returned home to Rhíminee....
The Magpie Lord
AuthorK.J. Charles
A lord in danger. A magician in turmoil. A snowball in hell.

Exiled to China for twenty years, Lucien Vaudrey never planned to return to England. But with the mysterious deaths of his father and brother, it seems the new Lord Crane has inherited an earldom. He’s also inherited his family’s...
The High King's Golden Tongue
AuthorMegan Derr
ISBN1620046245
Prince Allen has trained his entire life to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious mother, who has made their kingdom one of the wealthiest and most influential in the empire. For the past few years he has trained to become the new consort of the High King. The only thing no one prepared him for was the...
AuthorJesse Hajicek
ISBN1847288650
The God Eaters is a fantasy, an adventure and a romance that takes place in a totalitarian world that resembles the Old American West.

Kieran Trevarde is imprisoned in Churchrock for murder and Ashleigh Trine for rebellious activities against the government. Churchrock is a high security...
AuthorLynn Flewelling
ISBN0553577255
Master spies Seregil and Alec are no strangers to peril. Their assignments, nightrunning for wizards and nobles, have led them into many deadly situations. But sometimes the greatest danger can lurk beneath a Traitor's Moon. . . .

Wounded heroes of a cataclysmic battle, Seregil and Alec have...
The Pedlar and the Bandit King
AuthorKirby Crow
Scarlet of Lysia is an honest peddler, a young merchant traveling the wild, undefended roads to support his aging parents. Liall, called the Wolf of Omara, is the handsome, world-weary chieftain of a tribe of bandits blocking a mountain road that Scarlet needs to cross. When Liall jokingly demands...
Prisoner
AuthorMegan Derr
A man whom all men fear...

General Dieter von Adolwulf has led the Scarlet Army of Kria to victory for the past decade, holding the infamous field known as the Regenbogen against Kria's hated enemies—the deceptive Illussor and the ruthless Salharans. War has waged between the three nations...
AuthorAmy Rae Durreson
Sjurd is convinced that Celyn of Ys is the most irritating man alive. It’s a good thing that Celyn is engaged to Sjurd’s brother, not him, because Sjurd loathes the brat, and it’s quite mutual. When an elopement and the threat of invasion force the two princes together, however, they have no choice...
AuthorSarah Monette
4 stars--I really liked it.

It's the characters and the writing that keep me interested in these books, not the plot. Like with the last book, the pacing is strange, and Mildmay and Felix seem trapped in loops of self deprecation and anger that are repeated over and over. The plot is a slow burn,...
AuthorLynn Flewelling
ISBN1453624910
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. Each story offers a new perspective...
Black Magic
AuthorMegan Derr
When High Paladin Sorin discovers the brutally dismembered body of his cousin Alfrey, a much loved priest in the royal palace, he is left baffled as to who would do so terrible a thing to so good a man. But to find the answer to that question, he must cooperate with one of the highly despised necromancers,...
Salt Magic, Skin Magic
AuthorLee Welch
Lord Thornby has been trapped on his father’s isolated Yorkshire estate for a year. There are no bars or chains; he simply can’t leave. His sanity is starting to fray. When industrial magician John Blake arrives to investigate a case of witchcraft, he finds the peculiar, arrogant Thornby as alarming...
AuthorCaitlín R. Kiernan
ISBN0451459008
They are the young misfits...society's castoffs...urban strays looking for a thrill. Something cheap, anything to get them through the night. Sleepwalking on caffeine, nicotine, and drugs, they wait out the dawn in death-rock clubs and shadowy back alleys...

Then into their midst comes...
A Case of Possession
AuthorK.J. Charles
Magic in the blood. Danger in the streets.

Lord Crane has never had a lover quite as elusive as Stephen Day. He knows Stephen’s job as justiciar requires secrecy, but the magician is doing his disappearing act more than seems reasonable—especially since Crane will soon return to his home...
Flight of Magpies
AuthorK.J. Charles
Danger in the air. Lovers on the brink.

With the justiciary understaffed, a series of horrifying occult murders to be investigated, and a young student flying off the rails, magical law enforcer Stephen Day is under increasing stress. And the strain is starting to show in his relationship...
AuthorNicole Kimberling
ISBN1935560166
It’s a secret international organization operating in cities on every continent. It polices relations between the earthly realm and those beyond this world, enforcing immigration laws, the transfers of magical artifacts, and crimes against humanity.

The agents who work for the NATO...
Sword Dance
AuthorA.J. Demas
Five years ago, Damiskos’s brilliant military career was cut short, leaving him with a permanent disability and scars that are not all physical. Adrift and still grieving, he tries to find meaning in an unsatisfying job.

Work takes him to the remote seaside villa of an old friend, where,...
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