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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.

Synopsis:

In this fantasy novel from Benedict Jacka, when apprentices begin to vanish without a trace, mage Alex Verus will need to make use of his unique investigative talents—before it's too late.

About the Author

Benedict Jacka is the author of the Alex Verus series and the Ninja series. He earned a BA in philosophy from Cambridge University and has held positions ranging from civil servant to bouncer to teacher. He lives in London.With acting credits that span stage and screen, Gildart Jackson is most often recognized for his role as Gideon on Charmed. Other notable TV roles include Jackson Palmer on Providence and Simon Prentiss on General Hospital, and his theater roles include Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady, and Adrian in Private Eyes at the Old Globe.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452618784
Author:
Jacka, Benedict
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Author:
Jackson, Gildart
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Series:
Alex Verus
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20140127
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in

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