Staked (Hardcover)

By Kevin Hearne

Del Rey Books, 9780345548511, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2016

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Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Iron Druid Atticus O Sullivan, hero of Kevin Hearne's epicurban fantasy series, has a point to make and then drive into a vampire's heart.
When a Druid has lived for two thousand years like Atticus, he's bound to run afoul of a few vampires. Make that legions of them. Even his former friend and legal counsel turned out to be a bloodsucking backstabber. Now the toothy troublemakers led by power-mad pain-in-the-neck Theophilus have become a huge problem requiring a solution. It's time to make a stand.
As always, Atticus wouldn t mind a little backup. But his allies have problems of their own. Ornery archdruid Owen Kennedy is having a wee bit of troll trouble: Turns out when you stiff a troll, it's not water under the bridge. Meanwhile, Granuaile is desperate to free herself of the Norse god Loki's mark and elude his powers of divination a quest that will bring her face-to-face with several Slavic nightmares.
As Atticus globetrots to stop his nemesis Theophilus, the journey leads to Rome. What better place to end an immortal than the Eternal City? But poetic justice won t come without a price: In order to defeat Theophilus, Atticus may have to lose an old friend.
Don t miss any of Kevin Hearne's phenomenal Iron Druid Chronicles novels:
HOUNDED - HEXED - HAMMERED - TRICKED - TRAPPED - HUNTED - SHATTERED - STAKED
Praise for Kevin Hearne and The Iron Druid Chronicles
The Iron Druid books] are clever, fast paced and a good escape. Jason Weisberger, Boing Boing
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 Chimera
Outrageously fun. The Plain Dealer, on Hounded
Superb . . . plenty of quips and zap-pow-bang fighting. Publishers Weekly (starred review), on Hounded
Exciting . . . Atticus] is one of the best main characters currently present in the urban fantasy genre. Fantasy Book Critic, on Tricked
Funny, razor-sharp . . . plenty of action, humor, and mythology. Booklist (starred review), on Shattered


About the Author

Kevin Hearne lives with his wife, son, and doggies in Colorado. He hugs trees and rocks out to heavy metal and will happily geek out over comics with you. He also thinks tacos are a pretty nifty idea.
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