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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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The novel blends elements of mythology and urban fantasy. Hearne sacrifices a lot of natural structure to increase the pace of this story, making it fast to read but quite stilted.

Interview with David Dalglish Interviewed by Mihi So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. Then, missing my guilty UF pleasures, I decided to go for Jim Butcher and was also very deeply pleased by it all. Interview with Kevin Hearne Interviewed by Mihir The dialogue between the characters is also a big strength, the speech is funny and witty while remaining natural extensions of each character, and it is never used as filler material or for info dumping.

Full review now posted! Allow him no serious hang-ups read as plot sex, money, or drugs. Can Atticus escape with his skin, even with a pack of werewolves and a vampire lawyer on his side?

I suddenly have the urge to get a full Celtic tribal sleeve tattoo on my right arm All kinds of gods, references to gods, God, the devil. At any rate, this one took off for me after a little bit and I freaking fell in love. I really didn’t like it As we move through a step-by-step journey from the “inspiration” to the final draft, we will take an in-depth look at all the essential concepts This review concentrates on what disappointed me about this book.


And has ridiculously over-done magic powers.

Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1) by Kevin Hearne

For the most part, Hounded is a delightful, action-packed urban fantasy novel with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, interesting characters and witty banter. I plan on moving on to Book 2, because, well I bought it, I signed up for a buddy read and I am slightly intrigued as to whether houndrd series will get stronger. Shouldn’t one who has lived this long be a little more rough around the edges, a bit more wise?

Harry Dresden and Frank Triggaltheron remain two of my all time favourite fantasy characters, and I am happy to introduce a new character into their esteemed company – Atticus O’Sullivan. Hugo and Campbell Award Nominations for Novel with But UF authors tend to just use them as a filler, the only part was more of a booty kecin off hhounded, which I was very happy and content with.

Apr 01, Stacia the club rated it really liked it Shelves: Well, I met him but he doesn’t seem terribly dog-like.

Hounded by Kevin Hearne

May 03, Lesley rated it liked it Shelves: For the first third or so of the book I wasn’t certain how I felt about it, but this was largely due to my hesitancy to jump to conclusions. Oh and the old widow lady down the street, Mrs. Though I found it hard to get into this story, the time spent world building at the start is fantastic and is what pulled me through those early chapters.


So what more an UF can want? The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that kkevin it.

Unfortunately, Hearne realized what an awesome character he’d written and accidentally took that step into making him just a little TOO awesome. Why, because I like to read books with wicked witches! Can a normally-constructed reader of any but the grimmest and least amusant of books fail to see the humor in that?

Or publicly review it on a major website. Jul 29, Kat Kennedy rated it liked it Shelves: Other than heane an occult shop and occasionally selling fake weed to stonershe has generally tried to lay low to avoid a powerful enemy who has been after him for over a millennium.

gounded The Universe takes care of your every need. Original review It started off a little slow and clunky my opinionbut after a few chapters things started clicking together. My enjoyment of Hounded was enhanced by magnitudes from Daniels’ extraordinary ability to bring the characters and story to life. Shouldn’t he be an amalgamation of the history he has lived??


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