Burned (Alex Verus, Book 7) by Benedict Jacka

By Benedict Jacka

Diviner Alex Verus ultimately made one too many enemies at the Council of Mages, and now considered one of them is indignant adequate to have him finished. combating for his existence is not anything new, yet this kill order additionally demands the dying of Alex's dependents -- and there's no manner that he'll permit Luna, Anne, and Vari take the heat.

With just a week prior to he's historical past, Alex should determine how you can disassociate himself from his associates, scrounge up allies at the Council, and optimistically continue his head connected to his physique.

But saving himself goes to convey him into direct competition together with his former grasp and the darkish mages surrounding him. And, this time, escaping together with his existence may well suggest wasting his soul.

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