By Kevin Hearne
The first novel within the Iron Druid Chronicles—introducing a funky, new, humorous city myth hero
Atticus O’Sullivan, final of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, operating an occult book shop and shape-shifting in his spare time to seek along with his Irish wolfhound. His associates and shoppers imagine that this good-looking, tattooed Irish dude is ready twenty-one years old—when truly, he’s twenty-one centuries previous. let alone: He attracts his strength from the earth, possesses a pointy wit, and wields an excellent sharper magical sword referred to as Fragarach, the Answerer.
Unfortunately, a truly indignant Celtic god desires that sword, and he’s hounded Atticus for hundreds of years. Now the made up our minds deity has tracked him down, and Atticus will desire all his power—plus assistance from a seductive goddess of dying, his vampire and werewolf group of legal professionals, a bartender possessed by way of a Hindu witch, and a few strong out of date good fortune of the Irish—to kick a few Celtic arse and carry himself from evil.
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