Alex Verus is part of a world hidden in plain sight, running a magic shop in London. And while Alex's own powers aren't as showy as some mages, he does have the advantage of foreseeing the possible future--allowing him to pull off operations that have a million-to-one-chance of success.
But when Alex is approached by multiple factions to crack open a relic from a long-ago mage war, he knows that whatever's inside must be beyond powerful. And thanks to his abilities, Alex can predict that by taking the job, his odds of survival are about to go from slim to none...
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Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)User Review - David - Goodreads
3.5 Stars This felt like…Urban Fantasy Eragon. The way that Eragon had all of those Epic Fantasy tropes but still told a different cool story. Based on reviews, sample chapters, and interviews I felt ... Read full review
Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)User Review - Brian - Goodreads
Fated by Benedict Jacka, as reviewed here, is an uncorrected proof of a book that will be published in March 2012 and will sell for $7.99 USD. The book starts by setting up the protagonist, Alex Verus ... Read full review