We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Trapped Audiobook

Trapped: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 5

After 12 years of secret training, Atticus O’Sullivan is finally ready to bind his apprentice, Granuaile, to the earth and double the number of Druids in the world. But on the eve of the ritual, the world that thought he was dead abruptly discovers that he’s still alive, and they would much rather he return to the grave. Having no other choice, Atticus, his trusted Irish wolfhound, Oberon, and Granuaile travel to the base of Mount Olympus, where the Roman god Bacchus is anxious to take his sworn revenge - but he’ll have to get in line behind an ancient vampire, a band of dark elves, and an old god of mischief.
    • 1 audiobook per month
    • 180,000+ titles to choose from
    • $14.95 per month after free trial

Publisher's Summary

After 12 years of secret training, Atticus O’Sullivan is finally ready to bind his apprentice, Granuaile, to the earth and double the number of Druids in the world. But on the eve of the ritual, the world that thought he was dead abruptly discovers that he’s still alive, and they would much rather he return to the grave.

Having no other choice, Atticus, his trusted Irish wolfhound, Oberon, and Granuaile travel to the base of Mount Olympus, where the Roman god Bacchus is anxious to take his sworn revenge - but he’ll have to get in line behind an ancient vampire, a band of dark elves, and an old god of mischief, who all seem to have KILL THE DRUID at the top of their to-do lists.

©2012 Random House Audio (P)2012 Kevin Hearne

What the Critics Say

"It may be possible that Hearne and Atticus are the logical heir to Butcher and Dresden." (SFFWorld)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.6 (6623 )
5 star
 (4639)
4 star
 (1610)
3 star
 (325)
2 star
 (34)
1 star
 (15)
Overall
4.6 (6097 )
5 star
 (4155)
4 star
 (1504)
3 star
 (390)
2 star
 (39)
1 star
 (9)
Story
4.8 (6075 )
5 star
 (4942)
4 star
 (957)
3 star
 (152)
2 star
 (18)
1 star
 (6)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Hassan 02-11-13
    Hassan 02-11-13 Member Since 2015

    5 stars is i love and i will read agani and again. 1 is i hate and i never want to hear about it ever again. YES = :))) - NO= :'(

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1687
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    407
    232
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    400
    11
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This Series is AMAZING"

    Let me say it, when i read the first book i didn't think the series was that good... but honestly i wasn't focused at that time.... but when i got the 2nd book, i bought 3rd, 4th, 4.5th and this one all at once. ...

    I love a book when i laugh during it, and this series an this book made me laugh a lot.

    Narration is as good as always, and the ending in this books is so good... can't wait to read bok 6

    There is so many good characters, but my favorite is Oberon... That dog is damn funny

    But in this book what i didn't like is the last few chapters... it felt like it went so fast... someone comes says you must do this, and then he goes and do it .... which it should have been harder in my opinion than how easy it sounded like.... i feel like the previous books were better, but i feel like this book being a preparation for a great 6th book.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Felicia The Geeky Blogger 01-01-15 Member Since 2015

    Say something about yourself!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    455
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    343
    233
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    40
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved this one!"

    istened for Fun (Audible)
    Overall Rating: 4.25
    Story Rating: 3.75
    Character Rating: 5.00

    Audio Rating: 5.00 (Not Part of the overall Rating)

    What I thought of the characters/story: Trapped is the 5th book in the Iron Druid series and I will admit upfront that I am a huge fan. I have enjoyed each of these books immensely and know that I am in for a good time when I start to listen. I love the characters! They are the reason this series works so well. Atticus, Oberon, and Granuaile are a fantastic trio. Just going to say it, Kevin can write some very smart and witty banter that is made of epic awesomeness! The story was a little uneven for me this time and the ending was really abrupt (to the point I checked a print copy to make sure something wasn't left out). I will also admit that I could do without the romance. I love Atticus and love Granuaile BUT so far I am not loving them as a couple. I think they work better as friends and partners. That being said, I am willing to keep an open mind during the next book to see if I feel more of a connection. Overall, this series is not one to be missed and one that I recommend to everyone!

    What I thought of the audio: At this point I just sound like a broken record: Luke Daniels is made of awesome and hit it out of the park again!


    *I did get a print copy for review but chose to listen to a copy I bought instead

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Robert Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 04-17-14
    Robert Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 04-17-14 Member Since 2012

    I am a "Life is Awesome! Strive to be Worthy of it." student of life kind of guy. Feeding on Chaos and Empowering the Good. Group Hug!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    158
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    95
    86
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    18
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great series!"

    This is one of my favorite series. Thus far narration is awesome and Oberon is hilarious in this book. lots of laughs and adventures. Awesome

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Justin 05-11-13
    Justin 05-11-13 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "TRAPPED in a Mini-Series"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    The last 4 books of Hearne's epic series were filled with awesome concepts, an interesting (if not questionable) main character, and a meaty story with plenty of room to grow. Not only did this story have the potential to enchant you with the possibility of a riveting and constantly evolving tale, but it was fresh in a time when I needed a break from the repetitiveness of other series. This book shoots the characters 15 years into the future. It just feels like a lot of potential lost, and the story itself feels like a wrap-up or a bad tv drama, and yet, the series goes on...I hope the next book is better but Hearne needs to stop writing Novellas and start concentrating on the main story.


    What could Kevin Hearne have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    longer more in depth story with more plot twists involving strange and unexpected scenarios that color the characters and evolve them in a less general way than, they f*ck for three days strait.

    oh ya, stop writhing Novellas and start writhing books again your first four were awesome!
    Get back to your roots.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Doreen 04-19-13
    Doreen 04-19-13
    HELPFUL VOTES
    30
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    16
    15
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another great Iron Druid Chronicles book!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, I would. The story is interesting and fast paced. The characters are engaging and Oberon is awesome!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I enjoyed the character growth and seeing more development for the apprentice.


    What about Luke Daniels’s performance did you like?

    Yes, I did. He was good at portraying the various characters and bringing them to life.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    I have enjoyed all the Iron Druid Chronicles books and eagerly await the next in the series! The characters continue to grow and that keeps the story-line fresh.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Michael KENMORE, WA, United States 02-18-13
    Michael KENMORE, WA, United States 02-18-13 Member Since 2007
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    83
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Jumped the Shark"
    What would have made Trapped better?

    Less comic book action, the entire point to the amazing character development in the series was lost.


    What could Kevin Hearne have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I loved the conversations and character development in the series. But that was lost when it turned into Kill Bill meets Die Hard.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    First two chapters... down hill from there.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Trapped?

    It was well edited, the premise of the book was the issue. It lost focus and started building toward body count.


    Any additional comments?

    I am a huge fan of the series, and I will continue to be. However, in my mind the series will end at book 4. (This is very similar to the Eragon Series, I didn't even read the final book in that series, although I'm still a fan of book one.)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Nekko Derby, CT, United States 02-04-13
    Nekko Derby, CT, United States 02-04-13 Member Since 2011

    Tell us about yourself!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    9
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    62
    25
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Two Druids are better than one."

    For those following this fun series this book may or may not live up to expectations. I felt as though this time much of the book was taken up with factletts and details needed to explain how/why things could happen, but that did not make for the best story. The tale moved us along and hopefully the next book will return to concentrating on entertaining more than positioning characters to be in the right place and progressing the logic.
    Still a good time. I mean two kick butt Druids and a mind talking dog. How could it fail to be fun. I will still look forward to and buy the next one.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Ant the Limey Pennsylvania 02-01-13
    Ant the Limey Pennsylvania 02-01-13 Member Since 2004
    HELPFUL VOTES
    79
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    210
    17
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A little disappointed, but will get the next one"

    After the awesomeness of the first three I felt a little let down.

    Quite frankly, a week after finishing it, I don't remember the ending. I didn't have the second part downloaded when the first part ended, so I started listening to the new Harry Dresden I had downloaded too, until I could get to wifi. Instead I listened to ALL of Cold Days before coming back to the second half of this book.

    Maybe it was my own expectations being too high. I didn't have to wait to read the first three, but had to wait for this one, and I really wanted to read the story that gave us a new Druid.

    Maybe it was the narrator's Oberon voice. I HATED how he voiced Oberon. It drove me up the wall. He made the dog sound like he had brain damage and a tongue transplant. Apart from that, he was fine tho.

    Maybe it was because I felt he took an oft-repeated one-line joke from the first three books and basically made a major plot point out of it - although I had actually been WAITING for that joke to catch up to him (no, I won't tell you the joke, go listen)

    Don't get me wrong, the book isn't bad at all. The action moves along at a decent clip, I definitely enjoyed the vampires, both old and new.

    Just...

    I was hoping for better after the first three.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Tyler Snowflake, AZ, United States 01-31-13
    Tyler Snowflake, AZ, United States 01-31-13 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    18
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    5
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not as good as the last 4 books"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Im not sure.... I loved books 1-4 but this one seemed to lack a real story.


    If you’ve listened to books by Kevin Hearne before, how does this one compare?

    His other books in the series are great. This one just left me wishing for more.


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    He should have kept it the same. For some reason he switched up his style for this book. Changing the way some of the characters sounded.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Dustin Waller, TX, United States 01-29-13
    Dustin Waller, TX, United States 01-29-13 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not as good as previous books in series"

    I really enjoyed the first three books in the series but felt like the last two books weren't as entertaining.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.