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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Unfortunately, Hearne realized what an awesome character he’d written and accidentally took that step into making him just a little TOO awesome. As mentioned, he’s two thousand years old. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Hearne does a nice job of balancing their Enjoyable, engrossing read.

Arizona, with its relentlessly sunny days and baking desert heat, may seem an odd choice of living place for a tree-loving druid with such delicate skin, but Atticus has his reasons for choosing the American South West.

True, and Hearne has created a gem.

Watch book trailers, author interviews, vampire movie and TV show information and trailers. He also learns that this attack is orchestrated by Aenghus Ogthe Celtic god of Love. He’s my new book boyfriend, er, druid. I just found this not to be believable. Manchee fans of Chaos Walking – you will love Oberon! Caffeinated drinks such as coffee and tea have a similar impact on a dog’s system that chocolate does which hopefully people know is toxic as well.


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hpunded In the meantime, you can read the entire review at Smorgasbook Most of my goodreads friends loved this book and are gushing about it. Oh and there is the Morrigan who is the death goddess.

He lies to everyone but I jinxed myself. Bone Driven Hailey Edwards 9. Even after he is attacked. I blame myself for settling on the former, as many have compared it to Jim Butcher’s writing. View all 16 comments.

Think about a kwvin through 8th book leveled-up main character starting out in book one instead. I think most people read UF to be gratified by sexy characters, big action, big magic, and most importantly, easy reads. He sounds like an immature boy. Hero is a druid who can also kick butt like nobody’s business.

Hounded by Kevin Hearne book review

Now the determined deity has tracked him down, and Atticus will need all his power–plus the help of a seductive goddess of death, his vampire and werewolf team of attorneys, a sexy bartender possessed by gearne Hindu witch, and some good old-fashioned luck of the Irish–to kick some Celtic arse and deliver himself from evil.

S On a side note, I loved that Thor was described as a huge douche in this book. Sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is an ordinary kevvin, who likes hanging out in Brooklyn with her friends. Why, because I love characters who can kick butt, and druids are so mysterious and underutilized in contemporary fantasy.

What I liked about the book. All kinds of gods, references to gods, God, the devil. Return to Book Page. The more observant of my readers will have noted the four-star rating above. Finally, urban fantasy stories tend to be predictable and Hounded does not differentiate kevim in that regard.


We’re starting with kevinn strong character from the get go. Let’s start with Atticus. It was released on May 3, Views Read Edit View history.

Hounded | Kevin Hearne

For me, this book had neither. The character development is not hearhe deep, the relationships are not thoroughly flushed out, and the plot is pretty simplistic: And has ridiculously over-done magic powers. Dec 29, Nikki rated it did not like it Shelves: Fans of male lead UF. And I’ve been bemoaning the similarities of much of the fantasy I’ve been reading recently.

You are a money magnet. The characters are also likeable although the main protagonist, Atticus, can come across as quite cocky at times. Jan 11, Michael rated it really liked houndsd. No one would act the way she does, making her character little more than a cartoon.

I am not any kind of a fan of straight-people sex, having memories of same that range from boredom on the high end all the way hwarne to horror. Characters like Buffy and Captain Mal, whom Atticus is strangely linked to in my mind, are fantastic characters – and what makes them doubly awesome is that they aren’t perfect.