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Hexed

by Kevin Hearne

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Series: Iron Druid Chronicles (2)

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I listened to this on audio and continue to generally love the narration with the exception of the freaking Wisconsin woman sounding like she's right out of Fargo! The plot however wanders greatly and Hexed generally feels like a set up for the rest of the series. ( )
  anyaejo | Aug 12, 2015 |
The second book in this series. I enjoyed it - perfect for the mood I've been in lately. Looking forward to the next one. Another fun series discovered via LT.
  hailelib | Jun 19, 2015 |
It's hard to rate Kevin Hearne's books. They're really all in the 3.5-4 range, so I'll rate my favorites a 4. Oberon is probably my favorite character. ( )
  sdmouton | May 19, 2015 |
What I find most satisfying about Kevin Hearne's work is the way he treats his women characters. They are full-blown people. Not just wimmens to be gawked at. Hearne does not flinch from giving the pretty ones awful traits, nor does he keep the not-so-pretty ones from being beautiful people. He does not deny the deep sexual attraction Atticus can have to some of them (magically induced or not) but he gives reason for Atticus to act (or not) on those impulses. There's a lot of talking about baseball when Atticus is trying to concentrate on staying focused. This is not to imply that Atticus is a horn-dog or that there's a lot of sexual tension going on. There's not, but when it moves the plot forward, Hearne is not shy about allowing his characters to feel what would be natural. ( )
  AuntieClio | Mar 6, 2015 |
So as long as I don't try to compare this series directly to Butchers, it does quite well as an adventure with likable characters. I still think it is a little too flashy for a 100% but 90% definitely ( )
  jason9292 | Feb 3, 2015 |
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For my father, who never saw these books in print, but at least left us knowing his son had achieved his dream
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Turns out that when you kill a god, people want to talk to you.
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Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn’t care much for witches. Still, he’s about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually beneficial nonaggression treaty—when suddenly the witch population in modern-day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples overnight. And the new girls are not just bad, they’re badasses with a dark history on the German side of World War II.

With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas with their special brand of deadly decadence, and a dangerously sexy Celtic goddess of fire vying for his attention, Atticus is having trouble scheduling the witch hunt. But aided by his magical sword, his neighbor’s rocket-propelled grenade launcher, and his vampire attorney, Atticus is ready to sweep the town and show the witchy women they picked the wrong Druid to hex.
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Atticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn't care much for witches. Still, he's about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually beneficial nonaggression treaty when suddenly the witch population in modern-day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples overnight. And the new girls are not just bad, they're badasses with a dark history on the German side of World War II. With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas with their special brand of deadly decadence, and a dangerously sexy Celtic goddess of fire vying for his attention, Atticus is having trouble scheduling the witch hunt. But aided by his magical sword, his neighbor's rocket-propelled grenade launcher, and his vampire attorney, Atticus is ready to sweep the town and show the witchy women they picked up the wrong Druid to hex.--From back cover.… (more)

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