Chosen: An Alex Verus Novel #4

Author: Benedict Jacka
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  • : $28.00(NZD)
  • : 9780356502304
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Orbit Books
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  • : September 2013
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 27.99
  • : September 2013
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  • : Alex Verus Ser.
  • : Paperback
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  • : English
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Description

I don't publicly advertise that I'm a mage, but I don't exactly hide it either, and one of the odd things I've learnt over the years is just how much you can get away with if you're blatant enough. Hide something behind smoke and mirrors and make people work to find it, and they'll tear the place down looking for what's there. Alex Verus is a diviner who can see probable futures-a talent that's gotten him out of many a tough scrape. But this time, he may be in over his head. Alex was once apprenticed to a Dark mage, and in his service he did a lot of things he isn't proud of. As rumors swirl that his old master is coming back, Alex comes face to face with his misdeeds in the form of a young adept whose only goal is to get revenge. Alex has changed his life for the better, but he's afraid of what his friends-including his apprentice, Luna-will think of his past. But if they're going to put themselves at risk, they need to know exactly what kind of man they're fighting for . . .

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* Review copy mailing to the genre and blogging press* Featured on www.orbitbooks.net and in the Orbit ezine* Author website at www.benedictjacka.co.uk

Author description

Benedict Jacka became a writer almost by accident, when at 19 he sat in his school library and began writing in the back of an exercise book. Since then he has worked for the civil service, studied philosophy at Cambridge and been a bouncer, but has always found the time to keep writing.