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In Benedict Jacka's latest novel, Alex Verus's ability to foresee the future has gotten him out of many a tough scrape. This time, though, he may be in over his head . . .

Full Synopsis
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 . . .

"Jacka puts other urban fantasists to shame with the fourth Alex Verus novel, a stellar blend of thoughtful philosophy and explosive action populated by a stereotype-defying diverse cast." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review

“Gildart Jackson does a fabulous job with this book. He has become the voice of Alex for me and I am so glad that I decided to work my way through this series in audio.” —Books of My Heart
Publishers Weekly Review


Author Benedict Jacka

Narrated by Gildart Jackson

Publication date Feb 17, 2014

Running time 10 hrs 25 min

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