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Benedict Jacka
Benedict Jacka became a writer almost by accident, when at nineteen he sat in his school library and started a story in the back of an exercise book. Since then he's studied philosophy at Cambridge, lived in China, and worked as everything from civil servant to bouncer to teacher before... show more

Benedict Jacka became a writer almost by accident, when at nineteen he sat in his school library and started a story in the back of an exercise book. Since then he's studied philosophy at Cambridge, lived in China, and worked as everything from civil servant to bouncer to teacher before returning to London to take up law.
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 4 years ago
Wars between mages are very different from wars between countries. When countries fight, if they want to attack into enemy territory, they have to go through the other army to do it. Mages don't. Gate magic let's strike teams appear anywhere at anytime, attacking and then disappearing back to the ot...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it 5 years ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.This was another great installment in the Alex Verus Series. This is a series that really does need to be read in order since each book builds on the previous installments. I think that I am liking each book in the series a little more a...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it 5 years ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.This was really good! I had never heard of this series until my friend Anne decided to host a read along on her blog, Books of My Heart, this year. Since the pace was set at only one book per month, I decided that I could make enough roo...
carolesrandomlife
carolesrandomlife rated it 5 years ago
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.I liked this book even better than the first installment. I think that the biggest difference was that I was already familiar with the characters and the rules of the world instead when I started this one. It was really easy to slip back...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 5 years ago
Alex has to help the sceptical Light Council negotiate with the Dark Mages to help find the missing artefacts. He also has to deal with events from previous books and deal with problems from previous adventures. He's also having to ask some questions about his own motivations and emotions.Some of th...
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