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Veiled

Veiled

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698165071
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-08-04
National bestselling author Benedict Jacka returns to the world of Alex Verus... I thought I’d escaped my past. But my old master is back and making a new play for power. And he’s not the only one targeting me… Diviner Alex Verus and the Council that governs the magical community have never gotten along. But with his former teacher back in Britain, Alex is in desperate need of allies, and he’ll do whatever it takes to get them—even if it means accepting a job with the Keepers, enforcing magical law. Alex forms an uneasy alliance with his new partner, Caldera, but his attempt at legitimacy quickly turns lethal when a mission puts him in possession of an item that factions both inside and outside of the Council would kill to get their hands on. Once again caught in the middle of a deadly conflict, Alex will need all his abilities to figure out who his friends are—especially when enemies are hiding on all sides…
Fated

Fated

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110156041X
Pages: 304
Year: 2012-02-28
Alex Verus is part of a world hidden in plain sight, running a magic shop in London. And while Alex's own powers aren't as showy as some mages, he does have the advantage of foreseeing the possible future--allowing him to pull off operations that have a million-to-one-chance of success. But when Alex is approached by multiple factions to crack open a relic from a long-ago mage war, he knows that whatever's inside must be beyond powerful. And thanks to his abilities, Alex can predict that by taking the job, his odds of survival are about to go from slim to none...
Taken

Taken

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611251
Pages: 320
Year: 2012-08-28
This time last year, I could go weeks without seeing another mage. In mage society I was an unknown and, all in all, that was how I liked it. It’s hard to say what changed. Whatever it was, I got involved in the magical world again and started getting myself a reputation. Alex Verus’s insights into the future used to be the best-kept secret in London. Now, with the aid of his apprentice, Luna, his unique investigative talents are all the rage. He just has to be careful about picking his employers, because everyone—even the beautiful woman who practically begs him to run security for a prestigious tournament—has motives that can be hard to predict. And Alex doesn’t do unpredictable. But his latest gig just might be impossible. Apprentices have been vanishing without a trace—and someone on the Council could be involved. Alex has no evidence, no witnesses, and no suspects. All he knows is that someone is keeping tabs on him. And after assassins target Luna’s classmate, Alex sees that he doesn’t know the half of it—and that he could be the next to disappear.
Marked

Marked

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110198855X
Pages: 320
Year: 2018-07-03
Mage Alex Verus is hanging on by a thread in the ninth urban fantasy novel from the national bestselling author of Burned. When Mage Alex Verus ends up with a position on the Light Council, no one is happy, least of all him. But Alex is starting to realize that if he wants to protect his friends, he'll need to become a power player himself. His first order of business is to track down dangerous magical items unleashed into the world by Dark Mages. But when the Council decides they need his help in negotiating with the perpetrators, Alex will have to use all his cunning and magic to strike a deal--and stop the rising tension between the Council, the Dark Mages, and the adept community from turning into a bloodbath.
Hidden

Hidden

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101609435
Pages: 304
Year: 2014-09-02
With his talent for divining the future, Alex Verus should have foreseen his friends’ reactions to the revelations about his previous life. Anne Walker no longer trusts him—and has also cut all ties with the mage community after getting kicked out of the apprentice program. As a favor to Luna, Alex’s own apprentice and Anne’s best friend, he checks in on her only to be told to leave her alone. Then Anne gets kidnapped. The Council Keepers of the Order of the Star believe Dark mages from her past may be involved. Working with the Keepers, Alex and Luna discover that Anne has been taken into the shadow realm of Sagash, her former Dark mage mentor, and they must find a way to rescue her. But another shadow from the past has resurfaced—Alex’s former master may be back in London, and Alex has no idea what his agenda is…
Burned

Burned

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Ace Books
ISBN: 0425275760
Pages: 336
Year: 2016-04-05
"Diviner Alex Verus finally made one too many enemies on the Council of mages, and now one of them is angry enough to have him executed. Fighting for his life is nothing new for Alex, but this kill order also calls for the deaths of his dependents--and there's no way he'll let Luna, Anne, and Variam take the heat."--Cover, page [4].
Cursed

Cursed

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1937007596
Pages: 293
Year: 2012
Hired to investigate the resurgence of a forbidden ritual that involves harvesting the life force of magical creatures, Alex Versus, a diviner, must distinguish friend from foe as he goes up against those who would risk their own sanity for power. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Chosen

Chosen

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0425264920
Pages: 294
Year: 2013
THE NEW ALEX VERUS NOVEL I don't publicly advertise that I'm a mage, but I don't exactly hide it either, and one of the odd things I've learnt over the years is just how much you can get away with if you're blatant enough. Hide something behind smoke and mirrors and make people work to find it, and they'll tear the place down looking for what's there. Alex Verus is a diviner who can see probable futures--a talent that's gotten him out of many a tough scrape. But this time, he may be in over his head. Alex was once apprenticed to a Dark mage, and in his service he did a lot of things he isn't proud of. As rumors swirl that his old master is coming back, Alex comes face to face with his misdeeds in the form of a young adept whose only goal is to get revenge. Alex has changed his life for the better, but he's afraid of what his friends--including his apprentice, Luna--will think of his past. But if they're going to put themselves at risk, they need to know exactly what kind of man they're fighting for...
Bound

Bound

Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101988525
Pages: 352
Year: 2017-04-04
In order to save his friends, diviner Alex Versus must once again work for dark mage Richard Drakh and one of Drakh's oldest allies, and bring light mage Anne into Richard's servitude as well, unless he can find a way out.
Fade to Black

Fade to Black

Author: Francis Knight
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0316217697
Pages: 288
Year: 2013-02-26
From the depths of a valley rises the city of Mahala It's a city built upwards, not across - where streets are built upon streets, buildings upon buildings. A city that the Ministry rules from the sunlit summit, and where the forsaken lurk in the darkness of Under. Rojan Dizon doesn't mind staying in the shadows, because he's got things to hide. Things like being a pain-mage, with the forbidden power to draw magic from pain. But he can't hide for ever. Because when Rojan stumbles upon the secrets lurking in the depths of the Pit, the fate of Mahala will depend on him using his magic. And unlucky for Rojan - this is going to hurt.
Dead Men's Boots

Dead Men's Boots

Author: Mike Carey
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0446551457
Pages: 544
Year: 2009-07-23
Author of The Girl With All the Gifts Mike Carey presents the third book in his hip supernatural thriller series featuring freelance exorcist Felix Castor. You might think that helping a friend's widow to stop a lawyer from stealing her husband's corpse would be the strangest thing on your To Do list. But life is rarely that simple for Felix Castor. A brutal murder in the heart of London bears all the hallmarks of a long-dead American serial killer, and it takes more good sense than Castor possesses not to get involved. He's also fighting a legal battle over the body - if not the soul - of his possessed friend, Rafi, and can't shake the feeling that his three problems might be related. With the help of the succubus Juliet and paranoid zombie data-fence Nicky Heath, Castor just might have a chance of fitting the pieces together before someone drops him down an elevator shaft or rips his throat out. Or not.... The Felix Castor NovelsThe Devil You KnowVicious CircleDead Men's BootsThicker than WaterThe Naming of the Beasts By the same author, writing as M. R. Carey: The Girl With All the Gifts Fellside The Boy on the Bridge
Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Author: O. F. Robinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113484493X
Pages: 272
Year: 2003-08-27
Rome was a huge city. Running it required not only public works and services but also specialised law. This innovative work traces the development of that law and system in the main areas of administration. The book incorporates and develops previous historical and topographical works by relating their findings to the Roman legal framework, building up a portrait of public administration, unusually comprehensive for the ancient world.
How Greek Science Passed On To The Arabs

How Greek Science Passed On To The Arabs

Author: O'LEARY
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317847482
Pages: 256
Year: 2015-12-22
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI)

Arrival (Stories of Your Life MTI)

Author: Ted Chiang
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0525433686
Pages: 304
Year: 2016-11-01
Previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes "Story Of Your Life," the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Denis Villeneuve. "Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales . . . Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless." —Junot Díaz Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, Arrival presents characters who must confront sudden change. In "Story of Your Life," which provides the basis for the film Arrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new knowledge of their language and its nonlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder.
The Wrong Goodbye

The Wrong Goodbye

Author: Chris F. Holm
Publisher: Watkins Media Limited
ISBN: 0857662228
Pages: 384
Year: 2012-09-25
Meet Sam Thornton, Collector of Souls. Because of his efforts to avert the Apocalypse, Sam Thornton has been given a second chance - provided he can stick to the straight and narrow. Which sounds all well and good, but when the soul Sam's sent to collect goes missing, Sam finds himself off the straight-and-narrow pretty quick. File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Missing | Soul Provider | Call Collect | Demon Child ] From the Paperback edition.