50 Page Fridays: Kevin Hearne


Every Friday, we here @ Del Rey Spectra will place a 50 page excerpt of a selected title on Unbound Worlds. Whether it is science fiction, epic fantasy, alternate history, horror, urban fantasy, paranormal, the possibilities are endless.

If you’re like us, you’ve been anxiously awaiting TRAPPED, the fifth book in Kevin Hearne’s Iron Druid Chronicles Series since April. This week’s excerpt takes us once again, into a world of gods and demi-gods, vampires and werewolves, where Druids like Atticus O’Sullivan, are hated and hunted like animals.

Del Rey Spectra Editor, Tricia Narwani, tells us more:

“Kevin Hearne’s Iron Druid Chronicles are so overwhelmingly delightful it will be difficult to introduce the latest installment, TRAPPED, without having an ALL CAPS FANGIRL FREAKOUT, complete with way too many exclamation marks!!! After all, these books feature a badass 2,000-year-old Druid; a charming and hilarious talking Irish wolfhound; a smart and sassy barmaid-turned-Druid’s apprentice; and gods and goddesses from all the world’s pantheons. It’s a little bit Jim Butcher and a little bit Neil Gaiman’s American Gods—but with a cool, street-smart wit that’s 1000% Kevin Hearne. In TRAPPED, Atticus and friends are being menaced by Bacchus, the deranged Greek god of wine and madness, the dark elves, and a sinister cadre of vampires…and all the humor and non-stop action that have made Kevin Hearne one of fantasy’s most beloved new authors. ”

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Please enjoy this excerpt of TRAPPED, on sale now, wherever books are sold.

TRAPPED by Kevin Hearne, Excerpt