Dark rituals drag London mage Alex Verus into the center of a conspiracy in this thrilling novel from the national bestselling author of Marked. Since. Cursed. Things are going well for Alex Verus. He’s on moderately good terms with the Council, Luna’s settling in as his apprentice, and nobody has tried to kill . For those of you who don’t have it yet, or who have a friend who might be interested, Cursed is currently on sale! It’s being promoted by.

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Books by Benedict Jacka. It just feels like a huge blind spot that maybe the author doesn’t even realize he has. Also in An Alex Verus Novel.

I’m not going to say that this series is equal to the Dresden Files, but then, I’ve had many more novels upon which to build my relationship with Harry.

Oh, and his apprentice Luna, is making friend with someone questionable, who gets his hand on the monkey’s paw an imbued that grants wishes which also gives Alex different kinds of trouble Preview — Cursed by Benedict Jacka.

Luna is as feisty as ever, but a lot of the ‘feist’ this time around is aimed at Alex.

But still a fun read. Immediately segues to appearance of the glazier showing vursed to fix the wind Same good and bad points as the first book in the series.

Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. In fact, Jacka seems to have known just what worked so well from the first novel and brought it smoothly into his second. Burned Alex Verus series: He is the male gaze that evaluates women by their ‘fuckability’ Sara Gran, you are awesome-sauce. You can read more book reviews or buy Cursed: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I do feel like more could be done as far as fleshing out all the characters.


Jul 25, Muffinsandbooks rated it really liked it. Vaal Levistus is a Council member very angry over what Alex caused him to lose in Fated ; Belthas is a Council member who thinks he’ll do better. It is called Harvesting, of of the blackest of black magic. And a coyote shapeshifter. He is still a tough, seemingly unfeeling fire mage, except when it comes to Deleo. Dec 29, Mike the Paladin rated it it was amazing Shelves: David Sonder is a time mage.

Cursed by Benedict Jacka

However, I loved the Urban-Fantasy world that Jacka had built, and overall I thought ‘Fated’ was just enough to make me want to read the next in the series These aren’t going to be recognised as great characters by the greater literary world, but with a few tweaks and further development they cuursed become recognised as some of the greats of the genre. Once again, the first-person narrative style was very congenial, drawing me into each scene; and whenever it’s important to set up a s Five enthusiastic stars.

Benedict Jacka’s acclaimed Alex Verus series continues with Cursed. Personal tools Log in.

Cursed (Alex Verus, #2) by Benedict Jacka

I’m not usually sensitive to these things but it keeps hitting me over the head in this series. Overall, i’m really pleased with this book and with the series so far.

He is quite prepared to walk away from a bad situation – run away in fact if needs be! I’m glad she’s still around, though I wanted to shake her a few times. Starbreeze is an Air elemental with a very, very short memory and is “as dumb as a box of rocks”. Alex, Luna, Sonder, and Cinder a This series is a corker. Hachette Audio Magebane Stephen Aryan.


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I read urban fantasy because I like the idea of mystery and magic behind the everyday, and I’d like a new twist on familiar stories. What can I say? Matthew Swift Kate Griffin 8. May 13, Phrynne rated it it was amazing. Cinder is coming a long nicely, but the only impression I got of him was a fiery thug pardon the punand I’d like to see more there. The characters were really good except for Luna, i didn’t like her in this one either, she makes a lot of stupid decisions and is annoying moss This was good, better than Fated.

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Once again, he is reluctantly drawn into a struggle between mages looking for power at any cost. Alex Verus 10 books. I think the series has held up. Our Authors See all Authors. As generals and politicians face off with the Gray Lords of the fae, a storm is coming and her name is Death. At one point he even acknowledges how dangerous he is unlike in the first book. Like all chance magic, curses affect luck and probability. Cursed takes everything that was great about Fated and then puts it on a diet of steroids.

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I think in my review of his last book, I was little overzealous in my adoration and comparison of Jacka and Butcher. The filmmaker and the policeman meanwhile have safe homes with wives – or do they? Possessing immense strength, powerful sorcery and an insatiable hunger,