Burned: An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London - Alex Verus (Paperback)Benedict Jacka (author)
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Alex Verus has a magic shop in Camden, London, and an uncanny ability to see the future.
But suddenly everyone can see Alex's future. Because the Mage's Council of Great Britain just named him a traitor and ordered his death in seven days' time, and there's no way anyone can get out of that.
Alex's friends - Luna and the other apprentices he's taken in - are tainted by association. They'll be marked for death too when the ruling comes into play, and Alex becomes locked in a race against time to save them.
But with only seven days to work with, will he have time left over save his own skin?
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 332 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 30 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
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