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First Dangle and Other Stories

Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (124 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Archdruid Owen Kennedy and his sloth, Slomo, are off to see the world when Coriander, Herald Extraordinary of the First among the Fae, interrupts to ask for the tiny favor of solving a supernatural murder. That sets the pair off on a trail that leads from Granada, Spain, to London, England and then to Austin, Texas. Owen and Slomo will have to outwit an Irish goddess of wisdom, some nasty spriggans, and streak across the Kew Gardens to find the culprit. They're going to see the world after all - just not the way they thought.

This collection also includes other Iron Druid stories. "The Chapel Perilous" has long been a reader favorite and is finally recorded here by Luke Daniels for the first time. "The Naughtiest Cherub" is narrated by Loki and takes place directly before the events of Scourged, Book 9. "The Waters" is narrated by Granuaile and takes place after the events of Scourged. And "Friendly Emily" is a piece of science fiction that appeared in Fireside magazine.
 

©2019 Kevin Hearne (P)2019 Kevin Hearne

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Hearne + Daniels == Chapions

any time I listen to Daniels narrate a Hearne book it is well worth the money, and with a sloth as a Batman to Owens robin it's a winning combo!

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SloMo and Oaken!! <3

I absolutely enjoyed the stories. Chapel Perilous was really cool. Loki's was the weirdest to me. But of course the most interesting was the 3rd story with Owen and our favorite sloth. I just want to hug trees and appreciate the pick me up that these animals offer these druids. And I needed more time with Oberon but I'll settle for Applejack happily. Granuaile's story is the last. Can't wait til the next book in this 'verse, Ink and Sigil!! Thanks so much for the pick me up stories! MOAR please and Thank YOU! But negative points for your cruel usage of the spiders, really nightmare material ugh. No bueno, muy mal. Toucan.

Uh the only thing that sucks about the audiobook btw is guessing at how to reproduce slothian(?) words. I'm sure I could spell them out if i stopped and replayed but can you stop Luke?? I don't really want to, I simply have to replay the whole story. Thanks for the awesome narration!

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Thanks for saving money in the future

i have bought many, many of your books both in print and here on Audible. This is the last one. Thanks for politicizing what was something that i really and truly enjoyed once. You screwed that up hard.



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I hate the sloth

I'm not sure if Kevin is trying to appeal to young adult readers, but the story has become so juvenile that I had a hard time finishing it. I hate slow mo, she's annoying and the interaction with Owen it's mind numbingly boring. I don't mind animal companions, but too much of the plot revolves around them and they aren't that funny anymore.
p.s. if you're reading this Kevin, please give Atticus his arm back. I hate how the last book ended with him getting screwed over by everyone.

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There can never be enough of The Iron Druid series

Thank you Mr Hearne, for another addition in this story series. I love the rich characters that you have developed, the wonderful storylines you have, and I hang on with hope and optimism that a series of stories will come to your mind the ones fire Atticus to grow a new arm and go on Further Adventures.

As always, Luke Daniels delivers a stellar performance in a wonderful series of tales that every Iron Druid fan should add to their Library. Happy listening to all!

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more slomo please!

i love owen and slomo! not sure i can say that enough. it was nice to hear Kevin's voice before the stories also. gives you a little insight into where his head was at while writing. love and tacos, more slomo and owen please!

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More Slo-Mo please!!!

I love every book of the Iron Druid chronicles and have also loved every short story released. First Dangle is no different. Luke Daniels did another excellent job of narration and the story is no where near predicable which is always spectacular.

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So amazing!

I looooooove the interactions between Owen and his sweet murder sloth! I need more please!

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So thankful I cried!

I was so excited when I saw Kevin Hearne post on IG that this book had been written and was available, and it did not disappoint! I am a huge huge fan of the Iron Druid Chronicles, they have done so much to impact my life. There’s something really special about the way Kevin Hearne tells a story and captures the story perfectly using humor, wit, and out right brilliance. At the same time I deeply appreciate the sprinkle the social justice throughout story, adding much needed depth and dimension.

Lastly I will add that Luke Daniels is such a gift to this series! He is comparable to few with his skill in brining a multitude of character life!

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Love this series. Audio is awesome.

Fabulous narrator for one of my favorite authors. Whole series is fantastic. Love the Animals. Neat to get the different view points in this one.

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  • 06-21-19

Excellent return to the world of the Iron Druid.

I finished this anthology within a couple of days. I couldn't put it down. It's wonderful to experience the viewpoints of so many of my favourite characters and some who haven't had their POV narrated. What really makes this a five star anthology is the authors notes at the beginning of the stories to give some insight into the inspiration for them. All I can't say now is, more please!