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    • ISBN:9780356502304
    • Publication date:05 Sep 2013
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Chosen

An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London

By Benedict Jacka

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Fourth book in the compelling new urban fantasy series set in Camden, featuring Alex Verus

Life is quiet for Alex Verus. Amazing.

With a flat full of friends (and the occasional fish), and business booming, why not enjoy the humdrum here and now?

But of course that's too good to be true. In a sudden and cruel pincer movement of fate, Alex finds himself fighting a sinister and powerful gang as well as his own demons - for the same crime.

Held hostage by the choices of his past, Alex's future is now in jeopardy . . .

Biographical Notes

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.

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  • Publication date: 05 Sep 2013
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Harry Dresden would like Alex Verus tremendously - and be a little nervous around him. I just added Benedict Jacka to my must-read list — Jim Butcher
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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