Fated: An Alex Verus Novel
Taken Welcome to Fountain Reach Ancient seat of the Aubuchon dynasty Majestic setting of the White Stone tournament Alex Verus's (not necessarily reliable) reputation attracts all sorts. Most are plain bonkers. Yet there's one invitation he just can't refuse. At Fountain Reach, Alex is perfectly... show more
Taken Welcome to Fountain Reach Ancient seat of the Aubuchon dynasty Majestic setting of the White Stone tournament Alex Verus's (not necessarily reliable) reputation attracts all sorts. Most are plain bonkers. Yet there's one invitation he just can't refuse. At Fountain Reach, Alex is perfectly placed among the noted and notorious to figure out why apprentices have been vanishing. But the tournament is... Full description
Publish date: 2012-03-01
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Alex Verus reminded me a lot of Jim Butcher's Dresden, in fact there's a nod to Dresden on page 3 "I've even heard of one guy in Chicago who advertises in the phone book under 'Wizard', though that's probably an urban legend." and a recommendation from Jim Butcher on the cover. This is somewhat the ...
In my quest to find the best ever Urban Fantasy out there having fallen in love with this genre due to the Felix Castor novels by Mike Carey (thanks to my good friend Gary for his recommendations!) I came to the first in the series of Alex Verus novels from Benedict Jacka.Alex Verus is a mage, a div...
3.5 Stars (Not quite 4!)This book started off great, I was excited to keep reading. I liked the characters, I liked the world.Then all of a sudden I found myself able to easily put it down.I don't know why, but the story just didn't grip me in the same way. By the middle of the book, I really couldn...
I have been saying for a while now that I want to find more urban fantasy written by British authors and set in the UK so when my Dad discovered Fated in the library I jumped at the chance of reading it. A story set in London with Dark and Light mages living unseen amongst the human population was j...
Alex Verus runs the Arcana Emporium in Camden. On the surface a new-age shop, both Alex and his shop are a lot more. In fact, Alex is a mage, a diviner. He can look into the future investigate the various options open to him and take the path that suits him best.In a world where there are both Light...
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