Hounded. Atticus O’Sullivan has been running for two thousand years and he’s a bit tired of it. After he stole a magical sword from the Tuatha Dé Danann (those. The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles—introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy hero Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona. All in all Hounded is a very competent debut by an author who is rightly making a big splash in the fantasy genre. His iss [ ].

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I needed a relief from both. The plot wasn’t all that revolutionary but I thought it was well done for what it was. Even though my knowledge of Celtic lore is painfully lacking, the one thing I would not desire is a story told with loads of clunky info-dump. The gods in the book were unimpressive as they were never fleshed out. Hold on, get down off the door so I can open it for you, and be careful, don’t hurt any of them.

This being said, I’m still willing to try out others from the genre, just in case. Sexy, redheaded Irish hero. Watching the archaic attempting to mingle with modernity was incredibly entertaining, and is a big draw for me continuing with the series. He had ghouls on speed dial.

Research your mythology of choice, then surround that central mythology with as many other mythologies and fantasy figures as you possibl The Learning Annex presents a three-session workshop: May 10, carol. I opened the front door, and Oberon immediately ran to the kitchen window that gazed upon the backyard. So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. It’s a fun intro into the world, but I wouldn’t say it’ll blow you away.


Yes, the red curly hair and long goatee is just freakin unbearably irresistible not.

I cannot say this novel is going to be ranking at the best that those other series can produce, at least until I’ve seen a progressive arc in story and character development. While he could commutate with Atticus, he hearn still very much a dog, with a deep love of anything meat and French poodles. He earned his degree in English literature from Northern Arizona University and then got a job as a teacher in California.

houded That makes sense to me and the cost seems to balance things. I recommend this book to people who are interested in a light read.

Bone Driven Hailey Edwards 9. I could have dropped the book in the first 50 pages. The characters are also likeable although the main protagonist, Atticus, can come across as quite cocky at times. Jun 09, Bradley rated it really liked it Shelves: Views Read Edit View history.

Hounded by Kevin Hearne

Loved it and can’t wait to get the next one. He loves watching sports on Sunday? Shattered The Iron Druid Chronicles: The Learning Annex presents a three-session workshop: Atticus never gets riled up, so I never was worried about any oevin the main players. None, so it appears. So not only a poor book but it sets a terrible example as well and that isn’t even counting the wedgies Also includes a Pronunciation guide for all the names and places mentioned in the book and an excerpt from the sequel, Hexed.

He draws his power from the earth, possesses a sharp wit, and wields an even sharper magical sword known as Fragarachthe Answerer. Despite the muddled world building, the plot was pretty good. And has ridiculously over-done magic powers. Far older than he appears, he balances between his physical youth and mental maturity with a fair amount of aplomb. For instance, Atticus relates his own hoounded of various historical moments, but these accounts seem a bit houhded.


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Hounded by Kevin Hearne book review

Hounded is a book that made me remember why I loved herne miss the genre so much! Why is this funny? Arizona is about as far away from the Old World fae gateways as Atticus can get making it difficult for the Celtic gods of old and their fae compatriots to sneak up on him.

It’s not a perfect novel.

Hounded | Kevin Hearne

Fans of male lead UF. The pacing is fast, it is refreshing to read an urban fantasy from a male point of view, the cast mevin characters — despite being one dimensional, a few were interesting and I want to know more about them. When the price on the ebook version of this dropped Millenia-old druid Atticus O’Sullivan has a powerful magical sword in his houndrd and a Celtic god wants it in the worst way. You are the path. Hey, I probably would want Atticus too by the way he was described.

This is most evident during the action scenes, scenes that were conceptually well formulated but suffered in their execution. And both like to make nerdish Star Wars asides within the narrative.

And that isn’t necessarily a bad thing, once in a while. All in all, this was a really fun book, and I fully intend to continue the series.