Benedict Jacka's acclaimed Alex Verus series continues with Cursed.Since his second sight made him infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex has been keeping his head down. But now he's discovered the resurgence of a forbidden ritual. Someone is harvesting the life-force of magical... show more
Benedict Jacka's acclaimed Alex Verus series continues with Cursed.Since his second sight made him infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex has been keeping his head down. But now he's discovered the resurgence of a forbidden ritual. Someone is harvesting the life-force of magical creatures—destroying them in the process. And draining humans is next on the agenda. Hired to investigate, Alex realizes that not everyone on the Council wants him delving any deeper. Struggling to distinguish ally from enemy, he finds himself the target of those who would risk their own sanity for power...
Publish date: May 29th 2012
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
Series: Alex Verus (#2)
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...
Alex Verus would like a nice quiet life, but everyone seems to be unable to let him and he can't stand seeing his friends hurt and some friends are less human like than others.This was interesting and it was also interesting how he learns as well about himself and about those around him.
A much improved 4 Stars Cursed, the second book in the Alex Verus series, is much improved form the first. First and most important, the story was much tighter and easier to follow in Cursed. The reader is brought alone with two major storylines at a brisk pace. While I feel the none of the chara...
So we come to the second book in the Alex Verus series from Benedict Jacka and it has solidified in my mind that this is a set of books I'm going to adore...and read every single one for as long as the author cares to keep writing them. Brilliant Urban Fantasy. This instalment finds Alex still hopin...
FROM THE POLICE BLOTTER Subject: Benedict JackaAlias: Alex VersusLocation: CursedDate: Published 2012, ongoing issues.Charges: --Multiple counts of misdemeanor littering explano-dumps. --One felony charge of plot deus ex machina. --Multiple felonies committed against women characters, including Clas...