the lightbringer series

by Brent Weeks

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Book 19 of 441 in the Best Fantasy Books
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The gripping sequel to New York Times bestselling fantasy epic The Black Prism from Brent Weeks.

Gavin Guile is dying.

He'd thought he had five years left--now he has less than one. With fifty thousand refugees, a bastard son, and an ex-fiancée who may have learned his darkest secret, Gavin has problems on every side. All magic in the world is running wild and threatens to destroy the Seven Satrapies. Worst of all, the old gods are being reborn, and their army of color wights is unstoppable. The only salvation may be the brother whose freedom and life Gavin stole sixteen years ago.

Read the second book in Brent Weeks's blockbuster epic fantasy series that had Peter V. Brett saying, "Brent Weeks is so good, it's starting to tick me off!"

Lightbringer
The Black Prism
The Blinding Knife
The Broken Eye
The Blood Mirror


For more from Brent Weeks, check out:

Night Angel
The Way of Shadows
Shadow's Edge
Beyond the Shadows

Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (omnibus)
Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella (e-only)
The Way of Shadows: The Graphic Novel

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7 comments
Anonymous | 2012-10-02 03:48:56
Brent Weeks has improved his writing a lot since the Night Angel trilogy. Definetly worth a read.
Anonymous | 2012-10-02 08:52:00
Absolutely amazing!
Anonymous | 2013-03-25 02:52:56
The biggest jump from good writer to great writer for Weeks came in the blinding knife.
Anonymous | 2013-09-04 05:03:01
Great!!
Anonymous | 2015-10-18 12:24:16
Night angel was okay, although I thought the ending seemed VERY rushed, but Lightbringer is proving to be one of my favorite series of all time, definitely top 5. The unique magic system alone would warrant a higher spot on this list, but the characters inner dialogue is what makes these books flat out amazing
Anonymous | 2015-10-18 12:25:05
Forgot to add stars to my comment lol
Anonymous | 2017-04-05 06:37:43
Found this series absolutely captivating. So many unexpected turns to it. Main characters are excellent! Dialog is spellbinding. Read them twice! Can't wait for this series to continue.
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