Dark rituals drag London mage Alex Verus into the center of a conspiracy in this thrilling novel from the national bestselling author of Marked. Since. Cursed. Things are going well for Alex Verus. He’s on moderately good terms with the Council, Luna’s settling in as his apprentice, and nobody has tried to kill . For those of you who don’t have it yet, or who have a friend who might be interested, Cursed is currently on sale! It’s being promoted by.

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Cursed is definitely better than Fated but at the same time is very similar in terms of the plot.

Benedict Jacka popped into Bookbag Towers to chat to us. May 04, Belles rated it it was ok Shelves: Secondly, the MC is less condescending benediict the female characters in the book. It isn’t connected to Alex Verus or anything, but still.

At one point of the story, Alex has to team up with him it’s Fated all over again. He doesn’t care about a person’s words, he’s more interested in their actions.

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He’s inteligent and he’s getting stronger and it’s a easy character to conect with. Yep a good book and highly recommended.

In ‘Fated’, I knew and I’m sure so did everyone else that Luna had to be the one to work the cube within the first pages. One of my favourite elements of the books so far has been the use of ‘Elsewhere’; the world of nowhere and everywhere. You just hide it. Open Preview See a Jacja Cursed Alex Verus series: Trivia About Benedlct Alex Veru Since his second sight made him infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex has been keeping his head down.


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Better than the first book. Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. If you want Dresden-esque, try the very well written The Markhat Files. But now he’s discovered benesict resurgence of a forbidden ritual. So that when they suddenly appear, he can hide in mist cloak, which she couldn’t have. Maybe its the Brit thing. Benedkct was even better reading than the first book in the series, and that one was rounded up to five stars see my review of Fated at https: I read urban fantasy because I curwed the idea of mystery and magic behind the everyday, and I’d like a new twist on familiar stories.

Hachette Audio Magebane Stephen Aryan. Alex would be worried, except he just met Meredith, a beautiful woman on the run. The implications and possibilities of Alex’s magic are opening out, as is Luna’s curse.

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Once again, he is reluctantly drawn into a struggle between mages looking for power at any cost. Fated is highly enjoyable — Sun. Same good and bad points as the first book in the series.

Verus spends his life treading a fine line between receiving the ruling council’s tolerance and their distaste whilst preferring to live apart from mage politics, all very Dresden.


Now that Jacka has book one under his belt he is starting to establish the complexity and variety Magic in this world. From their perspective, just being near Luna is bad luck.

I liked the first book in the series, but something about this one just didn’t resonate with me. As the book opens Alex has been contracted by a Council Mage to help in tracking down a human killing creature.

Alex is awesome, i like him a lot. Alex Verus is a mage who can see the cutsed, but even he didn’t see this day coming. These aren’t going to be recognised as great characters by the greater literary world, but with a few tweaks and further development they could become recognised as some of the greats of the jwcka. First and most important, the story was much tighter and easier to follow in Cursed.

And as Devin slowly befriends people of these new races, his discomfort in his role grows. I’m pleased to say that’s not the case with the second in the Alex Verus series; on the contrary, this is an even more polished book than its predecessor, tighter and not weighed down by the same burden of necessary exposition.