Author Archives: Benedict

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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Playbuzz Interview

There’s a short interview with Alex Verus up on Playbuzz.  Go take a look! Work on Alex Verus #9 is entering the final stretch.  Hoping to finish it before the end of the month.

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Ask Luna #83

From: Justin Hello Luna! I was wondering if Wish magic, or any magic for that matter, can bring back or contact the dead? Thank you! Don’t think so. There are plenty of stories about some magic type or other bringing … Continue reading

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Fated at a Discount

Still working away on Book 9, but today’s news is that Amazon is selling the ebook version of Fated at a steep discount from May 17th to June 26th as part of their “Start a New Series” promotion.  At the time of … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #82

From: Brad I may have missed it somewhere but could you explain the theory and magic behind constructs? So, this isn’t something I have any first-hand experience of, but I’ve sat through a bunch of classes and heard a bunch … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #81

From: Casey Hi Luna, I was wondering why Alex gave himself the name Verus. In your response to this same question asked previously, it seems that Alex did a vision quest. What was that process like? I’m also curious about … Continue reading

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