Author Archives: Benedict

Off Sick

It’s been a while, so here’s an update on how the books are going!   To get the bad news out of the way first, I’ve caught what seems a lot like the Covid-19 virus.  I’m not a hundred percent sure … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #165

From: Alicia W. Hey, Luna! How’s things? As Alex has told us, mist cloaks block magical senses and even hide the wearer from mundane senses so long as they’re not wearing it while walking around London in broad daylight. But, … Continue reading

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Full Circle

A long time ago – a bit over 8 years, in fact – my first Alex Verus novel came out.   Getting started as a debut author is a dicey business.  When Fated came out in 2012, I’d technically been published … Continue reading

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Forged UK Cover

Looking back over my past posts, I think I missed this cover reveal, so let’s put it up now! UK release date remains December 1st, 2020.  

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Ask Luna #164

From: please save Anne! Hi Luna, I hope you are doing well. I just wanted to say that I’m really proud of you, and how you have overcome all the problems you were dealt with. I have some questions (not … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #163

From: Warner Hello Luna Would you say that all the legends and myths and fairytales regarding magic have a grain of truth to them? I ask because recently I was rereading Harry Potter, and when I got to the Prisoner … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #162

From: Yusaine I have a few questions regarding Ritual magic. First, what can you tell me about Necromancy? Is it spirit contact or raising the dead? If it is raising Zombies, why would one do that when there are constructs … Continue reading

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Injured Cat

Something different for this week. We have a cat who keeps me company during the daytime when I’m writing.  Unfortunately as of the weekend he’s been quite badly hurt.  We came downstairs in the morning to find him unable to … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #161

From: Rachel Hi Luna, hope all is well, and I am very much looking forward to catching up on what’s been happening to everyone lately in the upcoming book. I’ve been thinking about Dark mages, and the fact that there … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #160

From: Dennis How does Alex get all the gate stones he uses? Does he make them himself, or does he pick up a random rock or something near where he wants to gate to then take it to some artificer … Continue reading

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