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Hammered Audiobook

Hammered: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Thor, the Norse god of thunder, is worse than a blowhard and a bully - he’s ruined countless lives and killed scores of innocents. After centuries, Viking vampire Leif Helgarson is ready to get his vengeance, and he’s asked his friend Atticus O’Sullivan, the last of the Druids, to help take down this Norse nightmare.

One survival strategy has worked for Atticus for more than two thousand years: stay away from the guy with the lightning bolts. But things are heating up in Atticus’s home base of Tempe, Arizona. There’s a vampire turf war brewing, and Russian demon hunters who call themselves the Hammers of God are running rampant. Despite multiple warnings and portents of dire consequences, Atticus and Leif journey to the Norse plane of Asgard, where they team up with a werewolf, a sorcerer, and an army of frost giants for an epic showdown against vicious Valkyries, angry gods, and the hammer-wielding Thunder Thug himself.

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©2011 Kevin Hearne (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Kevin Hearne breathes new life into old myths, creating a world both eerily familiar and startlingly original.”(Nicole Peeler, author of Tempest Rising)

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    rebekah DENVER, CO, United States 10-01-12
    rebekah DENVER, CO, United States 10-01-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Perfect blend!"

    The Iron Druid Chronicles are an excellent blend of humor, fantasy and great storytelling, with just a touch of darkness. The plot is unique and the characters are hilarious. Great books when you want to listen to something that makes you smile and come away feeling happy!

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    DaBeat 09-30-12
    DaBeat 09-30-12
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    "Bacon Latte!"

    I've just started listening to Hammered and just like the first two books, I have to watch myself at work from laughing out loud or snorting. The narration of the various characters are on par in my view, especially Oberon with his obsession of French poodles and love of sausages.

    "Out of the steam, the foam and the froth a man in white with poor eyesight will craft a liquid paradox and it shall be called: The triple non-fat double bacon fried cheese mocha!"

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    Tracy Anna, TX, United States 09-11-12
    Tracy Anna, TX, United States 09-11-12 Member Since 2016

    A Christian, Husband, & Geek - in that order!!

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    "The Story Continues!!"
    Any additional comments?

    The story continues - after you listen to the first 2 the third one goes right in line but does not follow the "normal" path you might think. I am glad there is now 4 full books & one shorter book in this series. I cannot recomend this book enough.

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    Venus WAIPAHU, HI, United States 09-10-12
    Venus WAIPAHU, HI, United States 09-10-12
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    "Entertainingly joyful!"

    Luke Daniels' performance is amazing as always and Kevin Hearne does an excellent job continuing this series, I'm looking forward to what is in store for book 4 of this series.

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    Justin 09-07-12
    Justin 09-07-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Love this series."

    The performances are great. I love the story and appreciate that the story has tons of funny moments to break things up.

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    M. Levine 09-04-12
    M. Levine 09-04-12
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    "Gets off to a very slow start"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    There's so much exposition and so little interaction between characters. Not up to his usual standards, and I almost decided not to finish it.


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

    Not as good


    What about Luke Daniels’s performance did you like?

    He does a great job. Great voice, and he doesn't sound like the usual baritone voice-over guy.


    Do you think Hammered needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    Only if he gets back to a better mix of FUN vs lectures...


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    Elisa Carney Chuluota, FL United States 09-03-12
    Elisa Carney Chuluota, FL United States 09-03-12 Member Since 2016

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    "Great Series"
    Where does Hammered rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I am hooked on the Iron Druid series. The narrator is very expressive and the storyline just pulls you along.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I like the author's irreverent sense of humor.


    Have you listened to any of Luke Daniels’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Only the ones in this series.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed a lot.


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    S. Smith Memphis, TN 08-30-12
    S. Smith Memphis, TN 08-30-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Really, about 3 1/2 stars"

    In a previous review I mentioned that I felt that each subsequent book got a little bit worse (or perhaps I should say not quite as good as the preceding book). I still stick to that. And after having read the 4th one, it continues true to form.
    The story is enjoyable, but not much to it. Luke Daniels does a fine job of narrating and Kevin Hearne brings a lot of life and humor to the characters.
    As the other books in the series, if you're looking for an entertaining book with a good, but not too deep story, check this one out. If you're looking for a great literary work ,you might want to look elsewhere.

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    Mary Warner springs, Ca, United States 08-27-12
    Mary Warner springs, Ca, United States 08-27-12 Member Since 2011
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    "fun series!"
    If you could sum up Hammered in three words, what would they be?

    Exciting series!


    What other book might you compare Hammered to and why?

    Dresdin files, Him Butcher. Lead characters are similar. Both work with magic and fight evil!


    What does Luke Daniels bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His voice puts life into the characters. Especially like how he narrates the Irish wolfhound.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No, just enjoyed the story.


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    Michael Riverside, CA, United States 08-24-12
    Michael Riverside, CA, United States 08-24-12
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    "Excellent and well worth it"

    I've become a huge fan of Kevin Hearne and Luke Daniels thanks to the Iron Druid Chronicles. I hate it when one book ends because I can't wait to get to the next one... I would love to see the series become films, but I fear they wouldn't do the books justice. Fantastic characters, great writing, excellent performance. GET IT!!!

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