Taken represents the next chapter not only in the life of Alex Verus but in the life of author Benedict Jacka as well, as they both grow in their abilities. It is with. Taken. Alex Verus’ 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. Taken (Alex Verus, book 3) by Benedict Jacka – book cover, description, publication history.

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LitFlash The eBooks bejedict want at the lowest prices. The threat is more personal, this time around, and the time spent with Alex and Luna, as well as new friends and old enemies as well as some new enemiesbuilds a bond not only between the characters, but between the reader and the characters as well.

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Even though the story moves us out of London proper for a good chunk of the novel, Jacka is clear and distinct enough with his worldbuilding that audiences not familiar with Britain can follow without a hitch. Added by 2 of our members. Feb 07, Red Wolf rated it it was amazing.

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Also by Benedict Jacka. Viper’s School for Super Villains series where our “accepted” beliefs in right and wrong are turned on their heads in these individual worlds.

But he never thought he’d see this day. One from a magical attack, one a gun and one instance of a character having their throat cut.

Taken by Benedict Jacka

So, another in an enjoyable and well crafted brain-candy series. The review must be at least 50 characters long. As always, I recommend starting with book one Fatedbut Taken is able to stand on its own. You will be glad and pissed off at the same time, because you will read them tooo fast and you won’t see your second bathroom book for way too long.


The title sums it all up, for the apprentices are Taken. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. After a shaky start to the series, he has produced a book I can gladly display next to my favorite Urban Fantasy novels by Jim Butcher, Ben Aaronovitch and Larry Corriea. I have typically books on my currently reading list.

Taken : An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London

Marked Alex Verus series: Gotta love girls with bullwhips. After events in the last two books, he’s becoming the go-to guy for the Council. When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: Next up are the adepts who can “actually channel magic in a subtle way”.

Okay I mean there are only nenedict many places to go and most ideas have been take on and if you really want to you can spot a few places where that’s so here. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

One overcast day in November I sat down at a study cubicle in my school library. There are no bad books, no boring periods, no times when the author benedicct know how to move the plot forward. Unfortunately, the ending was rather spoiled for me since the final setting, villain, and several scenes were extremely similar to those of the manga “Ghost Hunt”, published around I found this very difficult to put down, and I’m really enjoying how the series is brnedict.


The last time I read I have trouble praising books, I much prefer to criticize them cause it’s easier. As in the early Dresden novels, the mystery and the investigation that takes centre stage.

Taken Alex Verus Author s: He’s agreed to join the Keepers, the magical police force, to protect his frien In fact, Dr Johnson was only half right. Ancient seat of the Aubuchon dynasty. Jacka knows how to set them up and knock them down.

Audiobook Details Tantor Media, Inc. They can “feel the presence of magic”. We appreciate your feedback. There isn’t a single boring or even slower moment here. I would rather be talen these smaller releases each year than one larger piece released once a year. First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review.

All he knows is that someone is keeping tabs on him. Majestic setting of the White Stone tournament.

Quentin Coldwater’s life is changed forever by an apparently chance encounter: Quick and enjoyable reads, all of them. Please review your cart. Overall the story is no longer a weakness as the author has shown significant growth as this series has progressed.