Fated

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Penguin, Feb 28, 2012 - Fiction - 304 pages
43 Reviews
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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User Review  - AHS-Wolfy - LibraryThing

Alex Verus runs a magic shop and also happens to be a diviner which means he's able to see all possible future's for any action he takes. So when an acquaintance, Luna, brings him a crystal she has ... Read full review

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User Review  - kmajort - LibraryThing

Read to p 195... probably will finish someday, but while Alex Verus is in the same family as Harry Dresden & Atticus O'Sullivan, I have too many other books I'd rather spend my time on. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
19
Section 3
38
Section 4
54
Section 5
69
Section 6
99
Section 7
115
Section 8
142
Section 10
176
Section 11
195
Section 12
212
Section 13
236
Section 14
259
Section 15
275
Section 16
297
Copyright

Section 9
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About the author (2012)

Benedict Jacka is half-Australian, half-Armenian, and grew up in London. He’s worked as a teacher, bouncer, and civil servant, and spends his spare time skating and playing tabletop games. He’s the author of the Alex Verus series, including BurnedVeiledHidden, and Chosen.

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