By (author) Benedict Jacka


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Benedict Jacka's acclaimed Alex Verus series continues with "Cursed. "" "Since his second sight made him infamous for defeating powerful dark mages, Alex has been keeping his head down. But now he'sdiscovered the resurgence of a forbidden ritual. Someone is harvesting the life-force of magical creatures destroying them in the process. And draining humans is next on the agenda. Hired to investigate, Alexrealizes thatnot everyone on the Council wants him delving any deeper. Struggling to distinguish ally from enemy, he finds himself the target of those who would risk their own sanity for power..."

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  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 104.14 x 165.1 x 22.86mm | 136.08g
  • 29 May 2012
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Ace Books
  • New York
  • English
  • Ace Mass-Market.
  • 1937007596
  • 9781937007591
  • 81,549

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Benedict Jacka is half-Australian, half-Armenian, and grew up in London. He s worked as a teacher, bouncer, and civil servant, and spends his spare time skating and playing tabletop games. He s currently studying to become a lawyer, on grounds that his life isn t busy enough already."

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"Benedict Jacka writes a deft, thrill-ride of an Urban Fantasy--a stay-up-all-nightread. Alex Verus is a very smart man surviving in a very dangerous world." -- #1 NYT bestselling author Patricia Briggs "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 -- eloquence quotes

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