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Ace Books, 2012 - Fiction - 295 pages
13 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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Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

second in the series that started with Cursed Read full review

Review: Fated (Alex Verus #1)

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

This was an awesome book! This fantasy was so easy to fall into, and I enjoyed every new character and storyline introduced. My favorite character is the silly little air elemental, Starbreeze. I've ... Read full review

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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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