The main character is sexy, smart and wise. Loved the pantheons of gods and their interaction. The reader adds to the Druid's mystique and appeal.
I enjoy, epic and modern fantasy, science fiction, business, historical mystery, and technology books. Fav. series: Game of Thrones, Vampire Earth, Dresden, Iron Druid, Falco mysteries, Chris Anderson titles, Peaceful Warrior, and the Way of Kings (and more, of course;)
"Tricked" is about Atticus trying to disappear from the many deities wanting to see him dead (subplot), and subsequently repaying a debt to trickster Coyote (main plot). We get to watch Atticus deal with Navajo magic and spirits, of a limited variety.
You could call this a transition book, yet Hearne (author) does a really good job of repositioning characters and plot lines while still writing an interesting story (unlike the transitional novel I read in another series that was stale and clunky). Hearne sets himself up for the main characters to be able to disappear for awhile so that Atticus can finish Granuaile's training before book 5.
Well-written and very enjoyable - I can't wait for "Trapped" in November!!
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tricked along with one of the other Iron Druid stories Ihave listended too. I listen to them over and over again. how ever the one thing that bothered me is that the naratores voice was a littel difrent when compared to the other three books.
Oberon is definetly at the top. who could not love such a funny chariter. besides he is a talking dog, and I would like to think that if my dog could speak to me she would have a simeler view of the world.
his voiceing was a littel off compered to the other Iron Druid Books.
Yes it definetly was.
Yes, a lot going on amazing details.
Of course it is Atticus.
No, I listen when I commute.
The book is fine but Daniel's narration is off. The characters voices are either too low, Atticus or too high, Oberon... and also the pacing seems a bit off as well. I think I know why, Brilliance Audio did the produced the first 3 books and Random House produces this one. It's almost like listening to a new narrator. I maybe nit picking. The narration on audiobooks can make or break a book.
Tricked is a great story. I have fallen in love with this series and the last installment is as good as the earlier ones. The whole series is a perfect choice to listen to while you walk or do whatever it is you do to decompress from a stressful day.
The strength of this story, and the series as a whole, is the interplay and chemistry among the characters.
Oberon...hands down. He is a great tool to add some levity and spark to the story. It makes me wish I could talk to my dog.
At times the book is laugh out loud funny; which can be emberrasing if you are listening at your local coffee shop. Not that it happened to me (blushing)...
If you enjoyed Jim Butcher's Dresden Files, or anything of the genre, this series is a great next choice, and a good find.
I think so. Listening to the book brings it to life.
The narrators voices. Mainly Oberon
With a print version there is no capturing of dielect or sound, Luke Daniels was awesome in his job as narrator and captured my interest from the first word of the first book.
Oberon the dog, It's facinating to think that a dog can carry a conversation with his master and he's funny without knowing it.
I don't particularly like the fight scenes but I love when Abicus will get the upper hand of the gods or trick them into doing his bidding.
A druid of modern times.
Kevin Hearn is a great writer and I can't wait for his next book.
Like all the books in this series I love the popular culture references
The hot Irishman
All were good
This is light fun reading. No major "art", but just a presentation of humans in an unhuman world. Of course, the most human character is a dog. Lot's of fun.