SF & Fantasy

Forthcoming Tour: Hunted by Kevin Hearne


HuntedTwo weekends ago, I hung out with Kevin Hearne at Phoenix Comicon.

It was a blast. He has such a hilarious sense of humor. Quick-witted and just a down-to-Earth nice guy. He also does one hell of a Scottish brogue. But that’s not all. He’s also a damn fine writer and when it comes to urban fantasy, he tops my list of must reads right next to Jim Butcher and Patricia Briggs.

Kevin will be touring for the release of his new book, Hunted, which publishes June 25th. I like to let fantasy fans know tour details in advance so you all can plan accordingly. Kevin really enjoys talking to fans of fantasy so if he is coming near you on tour, I highly recommend that you go. A great chance to meet a hell of guy and a fantastic writer. And if you haven’t read his first book, Hounded, here is a great reason to do so.

Here is a bit more about the new book, Hunted:

“It may be possible that Hearne and Atticus are the logical heir to Butcher and Dresden.” ― SFFWorld

For a two-thousand-year-old Druid, Atticus O’Sullivan is a pretty fast runner. Good thing, because he’s being chased by not one but two goddesses of the hunt—Artemis and Diana—for messing with one of their own. Dodging their slings and arrows, Atticus, Granuaile, and his wolfhound Oberon are making a mad dash across modern-day Europe to seek help from a friend of the Tuatha Dé Danann. His usual magical option of shifting planes is blocked, so instead of playing hide-and-seek, the game plan is . . . run like hell.

Crashing the pantheon marathon is the Norse god Loki. Killing Atticus is the only loose end he needs to tie up before unleashing Ragnarok—AKA the Apocalypse. Atticus and Granuaile have to outfox the Olympians and contain the god of mischief if they want to go on living—and still have a world to live in.

Here are the tour details for Hunted:

PRE-RELEASE PARTY!
Sunday, June 23, 5 PM
Nando’s Hideaway
6715 E. McDowell Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
Note: Yes, indeed, you can get a copy of HUNTED two days early if you show up here! No reservations or tickets needed. $15 gets you a book and a drink (draft, bottle, or house margarita, or soda or tea), tax and gratuity included.

Tuesday, June 25, 7:30 PM
Mysterious Galaxy – Redondo
2810 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA, 90278

Wednesday, June 26, 7:30 PM
Kepler’s Books – Menlo Park
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Thursday, June 27, 7 PM
Copperfield’s Books – Petaluma
140 Kentucky Street
Petaluma, CA 94952

Friday, June 28, 7:30 PM
The Avid Reader – Davis
617 Second St.
Davis, CA 95616

Sunday, June 30, 4 PM
Escape Fiction Books
3240 Triangle Dr. SE
Salem, OR 97302

Monday, July 1, 7 PM
Powell’s Books, Cedar Hills Crossing
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR 97005

Tuesday, July 2, 7 pm
University Bookstore
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA, 98105

Sunday, July 7, 6 pm
Montana Brewing Company
113 N Broadway
Billings, MT 59101
Note: This is an informal get-together. Kevin will be having a beer in the bar. You’re welcome to come on by and join him. If you want anything signed, he’d be happy to do so, but please bring it with you because there won’t be books for sale.

Monday, July 8, 6:30 pm
Old Firehouse Books
232 Walnut St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Wednesday, July 10, 7 pm
Broadway Book Mall
200 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

July 18-21, San Diego Comic Con
San Diego, CA 92101

Hunted by Kevin Hearne publishes June 25th.


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