I liked the story it was very 30 Days of Nightish, but the constant change of perspective gave me mental wipe lash. If you like the series it is a must read, or if you are in the mood for a PG survival horror it will do as well.
If you liked the other Iron Druid books then you should like this one. I loved the previous books but find myself falling out of love with this series. Characters like Granuaile where OK at first but now seem to be way to powerful and bad ass for their comparative age. And nobody important ever dies in the series. I mean the author does an OK job of explaining how the druids can fight these powerful gods and live but eh. I used to joke that is was like a Scooby-Doo or if the Dresden Files was Heroine then the Iron Druid series is Methadone and now it kinda is. I am just gonna make my daughter listen to them and if she likes them I might get the next book for her. Overall still a good read if you want a modern style fantasy with a few laughs thrown in just don't expect to be blown away.
( P.S. A 9 hour book? Come on if Oberon where real he could write longer novels)
One of the very few books I could not finish. The very unrealistic characters ( yes I know this is fiction) and very annoying characters ruined this book. The Narrator does a very nice job and makes you want to keep going on this unpleasant ride. The overall story is entertaining and had me thinking about the book even when not active listening to it. What ruined this book was the Characters like The lady Juniper. So very irritating and nauseating was this character that I took my headphone off and started a new Book. A Wiccan folk singer who speaks in a fake Irish accent is bad enough, but just her constant merry met and goddess this ugh. Any other character with that much religious enthusiasm would be looked at as a Zealot wacko and not some Heroine goddess. I would have liked to see how it all ended up but I doubt anybody who needed to die would die. It seems S.M. Stirling uses the Star Trek Red shirt method of killing characters. This is not Lovecraft but be warned read at the risk of your own Sanity.
vague story telling that did not develop a good plot....
could have been a stronger story
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