Author Archives: Benedict

Marked Release Week

Finally into the last stretch!  The ninth Alex Verus novel, Marked, will be out in four days, on Tuesday July 3rd.   Just as a reminder, you can read the first chapter here, and I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #107

From: Fade Hi Luna, a few questions for you. 1) I’m a bit curious as to how things are going for Alex as a councilor. As a result of the means of his elevation to the position, does he have … Continue reading

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Three Week Marked

Marked is a little less than three weeks away!  The release date is July 3rd, which should cover both the paper and Kindle editions as well as the Audible audiobook.  You can find another early review here.   For those … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #106

From: Child of Amber I am starting to think Richard is not the Big Bad. I am not even sure he is drown three kittens before breakfast Evil. I am thinking he knows Something is Coming. Something big and implacable … Continue reading

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PW review for Marked

Continuing in our series of Publisher’s Weekly reviews for my books, here’s the instalment for No. 9.   The complex ninth novel in Jacka’s outstanding urban fantasy series adds substantially to protagonist Alex Verus’s self-understanding as he prepares for the … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #105

From: River Hello Mage Vesta, Firstly, while I’m sure you’re dealing with quite a bit as of late, I hope you’ve had at least some time to breathe and relax. Congratulations on your test, I’d be quite curious to hear … Continue reading

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German cover!

This week, a quick look at the cover for the German edition of Fated! The edition will be published this July 2018 by Random House.  Details here.  

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Marked Chapter 1 Online

The first chapter of the ninth Alex Verus book, Marked, is now online!  You can read it here.   Marked will be released in the US and UK on July 3rd, 2018.  

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Ask Luna #104

From: Andrew Hi Luna, 1. We’ve seen mages who have had the goal of turning non-mages into mages via transferring power from magical creatures. Your curse seems to have successfully turned you into a mage. Has there been much interest … Continue reading

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Marked reviewed on RT

Early reviews are starting to come in for Marked, and Romantic Times has named it as one of their Top Picks! “Benedict Jacka doesn’t waste a moment in this ninth series installment, plunging readers into the ongoing action and lingering … Continue reading

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