The Christian Science Monitor has come up with a list of the top ten fantasy novels that would make good TV series. At the top of the list is Lois McMaster Bujold's The Curse of Chalion and Paladin of Souls. Check out the links below for more information!
Lois's website: http://www.myspace.com/loismcmasterbujold
To read (for free, online!) the first eighty-ish pages of Lois's books:
The Curse of Chalion: http://www.harpercollins.com/browseinside/index.aspx?isbn13=9780061134241
The Hallowed Hunt: http://www.harpercollins.com/browseinside/index.aspx?isbn13=9780060574741