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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  - Jacob Proffitt - Goodreads

This was a great introduction for an Urban Fantasy series. It has a lot of what you'd expect—magical people doing magical things in a modern setting with enough worldbuilding to be both original and ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Wealhtheow - Goodreads

As a disaffected teen, Alex apprenticed himself to a Dark Wizard. Years later he realized his mistake, but to escape his master he endured torture and numerous attempts on his life. Since then Alex ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

A brilliant well written story which really impressed me as I read it. Just enough insight in main charcters pasts to to make want to know more about them, so we are drawn to reading the others in the ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Tim "The Enchanter" - Goodreads

3 Stars The story was one of the weaker parts of the book. When I am reading the first book of a series, I expect the author to take me along somewhat slowly and introduce me to the world and to the ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Lois Bujold - Goodreads

I picked this up because it kept getting cross-recommendations with Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London series. It has some tropes in common: contemporary London with secret magic, first person ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Kelly Maybedog - Goodreads

The quote on the cover is by none other than Jim Butcher himself claiming that Harry Dresden would like the main character Alex Verus and be a little nervous around him. I'm not surprised that Butcher ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Kelly H. (Maybedog) - Goodreads

The quote on the cover is by none other than Jim Butcher himself claiming that Harry Dresden would like the main character Alex Verus and be a little nervous around him. I'm not surprised that Butcher ... Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Felicia - Goodreads

An excellent addition to the urban fantasy landscape. Alex, the main character, is a mage in London who rejects the magical establishment, and can see the future. Very well handled, his abilities, and super fun world building. Def if you like Butcher's books, pick this up! Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

A fairly standard tale of urban fantasy in a setting with fairly monolithic Light mages and Dark mages. The story is not particularly innovative, but that's not always important. Things I liked about ... Read full review

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