Taken: An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London - Alex Verus (Paperback)Benedict Jacka (author)
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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 a minefield of ancient grudges and new threats, and Alex can't afford to miss a trick as his elusive adversary stays one step ahead in this most dangerous of games.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 126 x 197 x 21 mm
Jacka writes a deft thrill-ride of an urban fantasy - a stay-up-all-night read. Alex Verus is a very smart man surviving in a very dangerous world -- Patricia Briggs
London's hidden wizardly community spell-blast each other entertainingly in this urban fantasy romp. Fated is highly enjoyable -- Sun
Filled with tense and compelling writing -- SFX
Whoop-ass excitment from the new master of magical London -- Charles Stross