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Ask Luna #89

From: Pete Whilst “normals” are either unaware or not taken serious about magical society, is this the same case with governments? Is there some tacit co-operation between normal and magical authorities? Short answer is yes. Pretty much every government has … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #88

From: Adam Jennings Hi Luna or should I say Vesta. (Cool name) I love to see how you’ve grown throughout your time with Alex. You have turned into a pretty awesome mage! A couple of questions. Starbreeze. Can’t Arachne make … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #87

From: Kurt Von Bosse Hi Luna. From what Alex or Arachne may have told you; back when Deleo and Cinder were trying to take the magical energy from the barghest, if they had succeeded would Deleo; I’m assuming she got … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #86

From: Sam Hi Luna (should I keep using that name?), Congrats on passing your journeyman test! I was just wondering, do you think things between Alex and Caldera will ever improve? And do you think she’s even someone any of … Continue reading

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Marathon

And done.  The first draft of Alex Verus #9 is finally finished.   This book has taken longer than any previous one in the series.  Usually I expect to take around 10 months to write an Alex Verus book – … Continue reading

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Really Nearly There

Very, very close to finishing the first draft of Alex Verus #9.  With any luck, a week from now, it’ll be done.  I’ll be really glad when it is.

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Audio Top 10

From the Associated Press:   Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 23: Fiction 1. Ubik (Unabridged) by Philip K. Dick, narrated by Luke Daniels (Brilliance Audio) 2. Camino Island: A Novel by John Grisham, narrated by January LaVoy (Random House … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #85

From: Janice Hello Luna! Given that divination is only really accurate in the short term and that it is complicated by human actions, is it possible to (theoretically) kill Alex Verus by spiking his food or drink with something that … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #84

From: Iksander Journeyman Vesta Certainly has a nice ring to it doesn’t it! Congratulations on finding your name. I have a couple of questions for you if you have the time: 1) Has Variam passed his/taken his Journeyman tests yet? … Continue reading

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Still Writing

Still trying to finish Book #9 (which does now have a title).  I’ll be really happy when this one is finally done.

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