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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Hounded by Kevin Hearne book review

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I just find this as a weak plot device to teach the readers and further the plot. Because he stole the guy’s sword. Yes, the red curly hair and long goatee is just freakin unbearably irresistible not.

Another example of mean humor that I just did uounded enjoy, was the giving of wedgies to the paramedic. I’m gaffed through the gills.

The story is plausible while remaining firmly in the fantasy camp Gods, demons, vampires and werewolves all have a part to play hereand the writing flows very well. But that power, along with his unnatural longevity, has ensured that he has more than a few powerful enemies.

While this premise provides the kein for all kinds of craziness and trouble to ensue, it also muddies the waters a bit too much in my opinion.

My fears are unfounded as Hearne crafte Iron Druid has the strongest beginning to an urban fantasy series that I have read to-date. She’s on Atticus side so to speak and stuff.


Kevinn book is a classic example of telling not showing. What I liked about the book. One of the worst scenes in the book by far? Shouldn’t one who has lived this long be a little more rough around the edges, a bit more wise? It feels like the author is trying to do everything and the story could easily get out hand with all these supernatural figures running around. Unfortunately, just because he has stopped running doesn’t mean his enemies have stopped chasing.

Books by Kevin Hearne. If you don’t know, I can’t tell you why this is cool. He draws his power from the earth, possesses a sharp wit, and wields an even sharper magical keviin known as Fragarach, the Answerer. Hearns me, this book had neither. The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement.

Atticus is the first praciticing druid I’ve read about in a long while, and it’s nice to have a new take on magic in the urban fantasy line. Newer Post Older Post Home. Fun like reading bad Harry Potter fan fiction, where for some reason Harry is brought up by ninjas, given bionic hrarne and defeats Voldemort in a light sabre duel on the bridge of an exploding airship that’s crashing into an erupting volcano.

Hounded (novel) – Wikipedia

His writing also suffers from being too precise, and Hearne ends up doing a lot of telling rather than showing. Respect for the reader. Open Preview See a Problem? Yes, my mouth still fills with nausea-water at the sex, but you’ve hit The Nerve. He nodded once and said, “They don’t look very tough.

Hounded by Kevin Hearne

True, and Hearne has created a gem. I hate to think of the number of idiots who gave their dog coffee or tea after reading this book, or at least thought it was ok! Atticus claims to be 2, or just 21 to humans. Hounded by Kevin Hearne. Jul 20, Phrynne rated it it was amazing. Oh, and most women who see hero WANT him.


After three years, he returned to his native state and got a job in Tempe, Arizona. The sword is named Fragarach the Answerer and it’s bad to the bone, it will kill you deader than dead in a second. He earned his degree in English literature from Northern Arizona University and then got a job as a teacher in California. Re-read Because Druids are hot!

Hearne never really kdvin you, always as an off stage aside, I think it was kind of a running joke. Celtic houndd can only be improved by adding such cultural icons as the Vampire, the Werewolf, Coyote, and Thor! I’ve read a few others and haven’t been that impressed. And has a magic sword that can cut through anything. I am sort of a sucker for good snark. He tried hard to be funny but it just simply failed most of the time.

I hear Oberon is a hoot and an adorable sidekick. You can tell he is a survivor, the way he talk and the way he acts presents an image of someone who knows what to do because he has been doing it for a long time. You earned it buddy. So not only a poor book but it sets a terrible example as well and that isn’t even counting the wedgies