Taken An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London

by Benedict Jacka

Part of the Alex Verus Series

Taken An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London Synopsis

Welcome to Fountain Reach Ancient seat of the Aubuchon dynasty Majestic setting of the White Stone tournament Alex Verus's (not necessarily reliable) reputation attracts all sorts. Most are plain bonkers. Yet there's one invitation he just can't refuse. At Fountain Reach, Alex is perfectly placed among the noted and notorious to figure out why apprentices have been vanishing. But the tournament is a minefield of ancient grudges and new threats, and Alex can't afford to miss a trick as his elusive adversary stays one step ahead in this most dangerous of games.

Taken An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London Press Reviews

Whoop-ass excitment from the new master of magical London -- Charles Stross Filled with tense and compelling writing -- SFX London's hidden wizardly community spell-blast each other entertainingly in this urban fantasy romp. Fated is highly enjoyable -- Sun Jacka writes a deft thrill-ride of an urban fantasy - a stay-up-all-night read. Alex Verus is a very smart man surviving in a very dangerous world -- Patricia Briggs Harry Dresden would like Alex Verus tremendously - and be a little nervous around him. I just added Benedict Jacka to my must-read list -- Jim Butcher

Book Information

ISBN: 9780356500263
Publication date: 28th August 2012
Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Orbit an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Fantasy,

About Benedict Jacka

Benedict Jacka became a writer almost by accident, when at 19 he sat in his school library and began writing in the back of an exercise book. Since then he has worked for the civil service, studied philosophy at Cambridge and been a bouncer, but has always found the time to keep writing.

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