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Perfect Shadow

Discover the origins of Durzo Blint in this original novella set in the world of Brent Weeks’ New York Times bestselling Night Angel trilogy. “I got a bit of prophecy,” the old assassin said. “Not enough to be useful, you know. Just glimpses. My wife dead, things like that to keep me up late at night. I had this vision that I was going to be killed by forty men, all at once. But now that you’re here, I see they’re all you. Durzo Blint.” Durzo Blint? Gaelan had never even heard the name.


Gaelan Starfire is a farmer, happy to be a husband and a father; a careful, quiet, simple man. He’s also an immortal, peerless in the arts of war. Over the centuries, he’s worn many faces to hide his gift, but he is a man ill-fit for obscurity, and all too often he’s become a hero, his very names passing into legend: Acaelus Thorne, Yric the Black, Hrothan Steelbender, Tal Drakkan, Rebus Nimble. But when Gaelan must take a job hunting down the world’s finest assassins for the beautiful courtesan-and-crimelord Gwinvere Kirena, what he finds may destroy everything he’s ever believed in.

Word count: ~17,000


The truth is you do need an e-reader — just not a physical one. If you own a PC, a Mac, an iPad, an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or an Android phone… you can get an e-reader app for free. And once you’ve got that done, you can download Perfect Shadow instantly — and for cheap (about $3.00/£3.00, though markets vary). Perfect Shadow is now available in all these formats, both in the U.S. and internationally. I hope the following tutorials make life a little easier for those of you who are ready to cautiously dip your toes into the new world of e-publishing.

  • To download Nook for PC go HERE.
  • To download Nook for Mac go HERE.
  • To download Nook for other platforms go HERE.
  • To download Kindle for PC go HERE.
  • To download Kindle for Mac go HERE.
  • To download Kindle for other platforms go HERE.
  • To download Kobo for PC go HERE.
  • To download Kobo for Mac go HERE.
  • To download Kobo for other platforms go HERE.