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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For nearly two thousand years, only one Druid has walked the Earth—Atticus O’Sullivan, the Iron Druid, whose sharp wit and sharp sword have kept him alive as he’s been pursued by a pantheon of hostile deities. Now he’s got company.
Atticus’s apprentice Granuaile is at last a full Druid herself. What’s more, Atticus has defrosted an archdruid long ago frozen in time, a father figure (of sorts) who now goes by the modern equivalent of his old Irish name: Owen Kennedy.
And Owen has some catching up to do.
Atticus takes pleasure in the role reversal, as the student is now the teacher. Between busting Atticus’s chops and trying to fathom a cell phone, Owen must also learn English. For Atticus, the jury’s still out on whether the wily old coot will be an asset in the epic battle with Norse god Loki—or merely a pain in the arse.
But Atticus isn’t the only one with daddy issues. Granuaile faces a great challenge: to exorcise a sorcerer’s spirit that is possessing her father in India. Even with the help of the witch Laksha, Granuaile may be facing a crushing defeat.
As the trio of Druids deals with pestilence-spreading demons, bacon-loving yeti, fierce flying foxes, and frenzied Fae, they’re hoping that this time, three’s a charm.

Praise for Shattered
“Funny, razor-sharp . . . Plenty of action, humor, and mythology keep this book fun and interesting.”Booklist (starred review)
“Uproariously entertaining in a way that Hearne is uniquely able to achieve . . . [Shattered] has the feeling of a new beginning for its hero and for the series.”RT Book Reviews

“This series just gets bigger and better, and Shattered shows no signs of it slowing down.”—Vampire Book Club
“Well and truly awesome.”—Fangs for the Fantasy
“So much fun to read!”—Hidden in Pages
“[With] clever writing and engrossing story-telling, it’s impossible not to get completely absorbed into the world Kevin [Hearne] has created.”—Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks
Praise for Kevin Hearne and The Iron Druid Chronicles
“Clever, fast paced and a good escape.”—Jason Weisberger, Boing Boing

“[Kevin] Hearne is a terrific storyteller with a great snarky wit. . . . Neil Gaiman’s American Gods meets Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden.”SFFWorld
“Celtic mythology and an ancient Druid with modern attitude mix it up in the Arizona desert in this witty new fantasy series.”—Kelly Meding, author of Tempest
“[Atticus is] a strong modern hero with a long history and the wit to survive in the twenty-first century. . . . A snappy narrative voice.”—Library Journal, on Hounded
“Outrageously fun.”—The Plain Dealer, on Hounded
“Superb . . . plenty of quips and zap-pow-bang fighting.”Publishers Weekly (starred review), on Hounded

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4.5 / 5
September 29th, 2015
I've read this book & then re-read it. Without any skipping of chapters! That's pretty high praise from me... I'm rarely so engrossed (especially on a 2nd reading). There are a few flaws, notably the choppiness when the point of view is shifted from one character to another. Not to mention that I found the other characters a good bit less interesting. Still, this whole series is a good, if quick, read, and the author has managed to make each sequel about as entertaining as the last.
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April 30th, 2015
You'd think at book 7 it would have slowed down, but the humor, action and arcane cultural references are going strong. Owen was also a welcome character addition.
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Iron Druid - Shattered
September 17th, 2014
Like all of the Iron Druid series, it was excellent. The hero is both wise and flawed, serious but despite his great age, can enjoy being immature. The whole series is an excellent read.
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Great read
July 14th, 2014
Ive read everything Iron Druid and I'm really surprised how effortlessly Mr. Hearne slips through books. The plot is so continuous! This could be episode 7 of a TV series. In this book, we jump back and forth between the perspective of three main characters, which is relatively unique to the urban fantasy genre and the characters are all distinctly different. In the past I've worried about the balance of power of the main character. He has seemed indestructible at times, for this book, my disbelief was suspended. It suggests I was more engaged with the plot than the balance of power. Well done, and I can't wait for the next book!
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July 6th, 2014
These books are always a fun read and always finished to quickly.
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Another one knocked out of the park!
July 2nd, 2014
Kevin Hearne continues to capture readers with engrossing characters and storyline in the continuing adventures of Atticus, Granuaile, Oberon and now the growth of Orlaith. Great as a stand-alone story, but I would highly recommend reading the entire series!
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Brilliant!!! Another amazement!
June 26th, 2014
Thanks yet again, Kevin! Keep up the great world of Atticus, Oberon, and the gang. I just can't get enough! !! :)
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