Gods Behaving Badly - Abridged (Digital Audiobook)

A Novel

By Marie Phillips, Tom Sellwood (Narrator)

Publication Date: December 9, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/9/2008)
Hardcover (12/1/2007)
Hardcover (8/1/2007)


Being a Greek god is not all it once was. Yes, the twelve gods of Olympus are alive and well in the twenty-first century, but they are crammed together in a London townhouse-and none too happy about it. And they've had to get day jobs: Artemis as a dog-walker, Apollo as a TV psychic, Aphrodite as a phone sex operator, Dionysus as a DJ.

Even more disturbingly, their powers are waning, and even turning mortals into trees--a favorite pastime of Apollo's--is sapping their vital reserves of strength.

Soon, what begins as a minor squabble between Aphrodite and Apollo escalates into an epic battle of wills. Two perplexed humans, Alice and Neil, who are caught in the crossfire, must fear not only for their own lives, but for the survival of humankind. Nothing less than a true act of heroism is needed-but can these two decidedly ordinary people replicate the feats of the mythical heroes and save the world?

About the Author

Marie Phillips is a 30-year-old Cambridge Anthropology graduate who left her job at the BBC to write and currently works in a bookshop in Central London. She also writes the blog StrugglingAuthor.blogspot.com.