Hammered

h3Hammeredh3pThisthirdbookintheIronDruidChroniclesathrillingurbanfantasyseriesfeaturingAtticusOSullivanasmartassbadass2000yearoldDruidfindsourheroembarkingonhisboldestadventureyet.AtticushasjustrescuedhistownfromthedesignsofacovenofdiabolicalNaziwitchesastorytoldinHexedthesecondbookintheseriesthoughonlywiththeinterventionofapowerfulHindusorceress.HerpricethegoldenapplesofAsgardwhichgranteternalyouth.brbrAsgardisthehomeoftheNorsepantheon...includingThorthegodofthunderwhohasmadeenemiesalloverthesupernaturalworld.ItseemsthateveryonewantsThordeadincludingAtticuswhohasmadeapromisetohisbestfriendanIcelandicvampiretotakehimdowninexchangeforguidancethroughtheperiloussupernaturalkingdom.AtticushasslaindemonsoutsmartedCoyoteandkilledanancientCelticgodbuthesneverfacedashowdownlikethis.WillthemightyThorprovetobeAtticuslaststand...orwillherainRagnarokdownonAsgardbrbrstrongHammeredstrongISBN9780732292928brbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicshammered2.jpgalthspace15vspace5alignrightph3Houndedh3pAtticusOSullivanlastoftheDruidslivespeacefullyinArizonarunninganoccultbookshopandshapeshiftinginhissparetimetohuntwithhisIrishwolfhound.HisneighboursandcustomersthinkthishandsometattooedIrishmanisabouttwentyoneyearsoldwhenactuallyitstwentyonecenturies.AtticusdrawshispowerfromtheearthpossessesasharpwitandwieldsanevensharpermagicalswordknownasFragarachtheAnswerer.brbrUnfortunatelyaveryangryCelticgodwantstheswordandhesbeenafterAtticusforcenturies.NowthedetermineddeityhastrackedhimdownandAtticuswillneedallhispowersplusaseductivegoddessofdeathhisvampireandwerewolfteamoflawyersasexybartenderpossessedbyaHinduwitchandsomegoodoldfashionedIrishlucktokicksomeCelticarseanddeliverhimselffromevil.brbrstrongHoundedstrongISBN9780732292904brbrimgsrchttpwww.girl.com.augraphicshammered1.jpgalthspace15vspace5alignleftph3Hexedh3pAtticusOSullivanlastoftheDruidsdoesntcaremuchforwitches.StillhesabouttomakenicewiththelocalcovenbySigningamutuallybeneficialnonaggressiontreatywhensuddenlythewitchpopulationinmoderndayTempeArizonaquadruplesovernight.AndthenewgirlsarenotjustbadtheyrebadasseswithadarkhistoryontheGermansideofWorldWarII.brbrWithafallenangelfeastingonlocalhighschoolstudentsahordeofBacchantsblowinginfromVegaswiththeirspecialbrandofdeadlydecadenceandadangerouslysexyCelticgoddessoffirevyingforhisattentionAtticusishavingtroubleschedulingthewitchhunt.ButaidedbyhismagicalswordhisneighboursrocketpropelledgrenadelauncherandhisvampireattorneyAtticusisreadytosweepthetownandshowthewitchywomentheypickedthewrongDruidtohex.brbrstrongHexedstrongISBN9780732292911brbrstrongKevinHearnestrongisahighschoolteacherwithapassionforworldreligionandmythology.HeistheauthorofHoundedandHexedthefirsttwobooksintheseries.brbrIronDruidChroniclesbrHarperVoyagerbrAuthorKevinHearnebrPrice22.99brbrbrph3InterviewwithKevinHearneh3pstrongQuestionstrongWhatinspiredyoutowritetheIronDruidChroniclesbrbrstrongKevinHearnestrongImostlywantedtowriteastoryaboutamanandhisdogallofthemythologyandmagicandeverythingelsecamelater.ItallstartedaroundthecharactersofAtticusandOberon.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongCanyoutalkaboutcreatingthecharacterofAtticusOSullivanbrbrstrongKevinHearnestrongWhatinterestedmeasawriterwasfiguringouthowtohumanizesomeonesoincrediblyoldandhowwouldhekeephimselfgroundedwhenitwouldbesoeasytowithdrawfromtheworldandlookoneveryoneasatransitorynuisance.Theanswerisrelationshipseventhoughtheyarenecessarilytransitoryforhimthereisnootherwayforhimtoholdontohishumanity.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongDoyouthinkbeingahighschoolteacherandinteractingwiththereadersdailyhelpedcreateaseriesthatwillappealtotheyoungadultaudiencebrbrstrongKevinHearnestrongIactuallydonthavemuchdataabouthowappealingtheseriesistoyoungadultsIdidntwriteitwiththeminmind.Iwaswritingfortheadultmarket.Teachinghighschoolhascertainlykeptmeabreastofthelatestslanghoweverandthatsalwaysamusing.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongWhatresearchintomythologydidyoudowhenwritingtheIronDruidChroniclesbrbrstrongKevinHearnestrongIwentbacktotheoriginalIrishmythologytheFenianandUlstercyclestheAnnalsoftheFourMastersandtriedtorootAtticusspastinthosestoriesandthegodsrepresentedthere.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongFinishthissentenceThebestthingaboutbooksisbrbrstrongKevinHearnestrongThebestthingaboutbooksisthattheresnothingtomakeyoulaughorcryorthinkbutthewordsonthepage.Itsjustyouandtheauthorswordsnocannedlaughternomusicalscoretotugatyourheartstringsnoclevercameraangles.Itsthefreedomtoloveandinterpretaworkforyourself.brbrbrInterviewbyBrookeHunterppnbspppnbspp


 



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