Friday, December 25, 2015

Friday Memes: Closer to the Heart by Mercedes Lackey

Happy Friday everybody!
Book Beginnings on Friday is now hosted by Rose City Reader. The Friday 56 is hosted at Freda's Voice. Check out the links above for the rules and for the posts of the participants each week. Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Technically, this was spring, but it certainly didn't feel like it. There was a definite bite to the air, and although there was no snow on the ground, the clouds looks as if they were contemplating dropping flakes any moment now.
Friday 56:
Since a set of really good lockpicks would probably make Nikolas's eyes light up like candles, Mags nodded. 
This week I am spotlighting Closer to the Heart by Mercedes Lackey. I have been reading her Valdemar books for years and am always eager to read the newest one. Here is the description from Amazon:
Mags was a Herald of Valdemar. But he had once lived the brutal life of a child slave. When he was Chosen by his Companion Dallen, his young life was saved, and he slowly adjusted to being well fed, educated, and treasured as a trainee in the Herald's Collegium at Haven. Singled out by the King's Own Herald, Mags would thrive in his secret training as a spy. His unusually strong Gift—an ability to Mindspeak and Mindhear anyone, not just others who were Gifted—made him a perfect undercover agent for the king.

Sequel to Mercedes Lackey's Closer to Home, this adventure continues Mags's journey as Valdemar's herald spy.


  1. I never read anything by this author, but I need try her work.

    Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings):

  2. Heard a lot about this author but not read her yet. :)

    Friday Memes

  3. Sounds like a good read.
    Hope you had a merry Christmas!


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