Author Archives: Benedict

Three Months to Marked

Well, it’s getting to that time of year again.  The ninth book in the Alex Verus series, Marked, should be released about three months from now, on July 3rd.   I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA on r/fantasy within a … Continue reading

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All Caught Up

I’m actually caught up on Ask Luna questions.  It’s been so long since that happened, I can’t remember when it was. Still working on Alex Verus #10, but in the meantime I’ve started to think about the next book (or … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #103

From: Andy deal Now that some time has passed what has alex found that he can do with the dreamstones. Or his in particular. And it sounds like they might have different qualities depending on the stone hence alex ‘s … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #102

From: Harlow Now that you’ve learned to kind of control your curse more, can you drive? Have you ever wanted to try and get your license? Are gas prices as ridiculous as they are over here (I’m from Canada)? Are … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #101

From: Nicholas I was just wondering if mind magic can be used for real-time communication when talking to someone when you don’t have a language in common or a translator around, like can you mimic someones ability to speak mandarin … Continue reading

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Russian Edition!

So I expect almost none of you will remember this, but a year and a half ago I wrote a post announcing that the Alex Verus novels were going to have a Russian edition.  Just got a package in the … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #100

A double-length Ask Luna today. It’s a weird thought that I’ve been doing this for a hundred episodes. Back when I started, it was because Alex couldn’t be bothered to handle the Arcana Emporium email account and got me to … Continue reading

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Was planning a big Ask Luna for this week, but it got delayed by various RL issues.   Double-length Ask Luna next Friday instead.

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February Update

Various bits and pieces of news for this week:   • Alex Verus #9, Marked, is creeping steadily along towards publication.  It’s currently at the proof stage, being looked over by proofreaders.  Release date remains July 5th 2018.  As usual, … Continue reading

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Fanart!

Something different today!  An artist by the name of Gergana Hristova has done some fanart of the Alex Verus series – I came across it while browsing her review of the series on Goodreads, and loved the drawings, so asked … Continue reading

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