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I had been planning to do another Ask Luna this week, but the UK’s having a record-breaking heatwave.  It’s hard to do any work.   The forecast is for the heat to drop off today during the thunderstorms.  I’m hoping that … Continue reading

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Forged – First Review

The early review copies of Alex Verus #11, Forged, have started to go out, so here’s the review from Publisher’s Weekly!  Since it doesn’t contain any real spoilers for Forged I’ve copied the whole thing below, but it does contain spoilers … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #167

From: Mr McB Hi Luna, Thanks for answering these for all these years. Couple of quick, personal-but-hopefully-not-too-personal questions. 1). Do you ever see Chalice anymore? Were you ever friends, or more like the high school teacher you get along with … Continue reading

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On the Mend

Just a short post this week to let you guys know that I’ve mostly recovered.  (I was going to do an Ask Luna, but it occurred to me that it might be a little ominous to give you the news … Continue reading

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Ask Luna #166

From: Geli Hello Luna, It has been a long, long time, since I last wrote you (#35, #38, #40). It is kind of funny knowing now the things we do, to read the answers from so long ago. I guess … Continue reading

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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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