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Publisher's Summary

From the east came the Bone Giants. From the south, the fire-wielding Hathrim. It was an invasion that sparked war across the six nations of Teldwen. Now the kingdom's only hope is the discovery of a new form of magic - one that will call the wondrous beasts of the world to fight by the side of humankind.
In the start of a thrilling new series, the New York Times best-selling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles creates an unforgettable fantasy world of warring giants and elemental magic.
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©2017 Kevin Hearne (P)2017 Little, Brown Book Group
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Critic Reviews

"Truly epic fantasy." (James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost)
"This isn't just a breath of fresh air for the genre, it's a damned hurricane." (Jason M. Hough, New York Times best-selling author)
"A rare masterpiece that's both current and timeless...merging the fantasy bones of Tolkien and Rothfuss with a wide cast of characters who'll break your heart." (Delilah S. Dawson)
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1 out of 5 stars
By Bernard on 12-16-17

Performer voice clarity poor

I find the woman performer almost impossible to understand, and keep missing what she says. Her pronunciation of consonants is just not clear enough. In combination with the accent used and speed of delivery it just becomes a drone. Became too frustrated and abandoned this book.
Couldn’t really judge story because of this

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jenny on 10-29-17

A Whole New World

It can be hard to let go of a favourite storyline that has absorbed and entertained you, and my first reaction this new world from the pen of Kevin Hearn's was at first disturbed by its complete lack of resemblance to the Iron Druid style or story line. The discordance was perhaps exacerbated by the narration by Luke Daniels, as his voice is familiar in the roles of all those wonderful characters. However as the new characters and their stories developed my ear became accustomed to the new voices Daniels so expertly brings to life, and the new world they populate took on shape and depth. By the end I was sad to leave them, and now eagerly await the next instalment in the Plague of Giants series

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1 out of 5 stars
By Tod Werewolf on 10-26-17

NOT Iron Druid standard

I couldn't stand it after 4 chapters, I had to give up and return the book. I have every Iron Druid book and short story Kevin Hearne has written and rate him very highly. But I can not believe that he has written this mind numbing and boring piece. was it written before his other books or is someone else using his name.
I can't believe that I pre-ordered this book.
Will NOT be buying any of his books again without checking them out first.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Tom on 11-06-17

Not as good as the Iron Druid

As others have said the narrative hops around all over the place. Gave up after a few chapters.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Cara Lawrence on 05-11-18

Fantastic story

A wonderful story full of imagination, inspiration & characters you will fall in love with, I followed the chronicles of The Iron Druid & besides the last book, loved them all, I adore Luke Daniels as a narrator so was delighted to finally receive my copy of 'A Plague of Giants', it is a completely different story & I was spellbound from beginning to end. Thoroughly recommended to readers who enjoy stories of battles & magic.

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By Amazon Customer on 01-19-18

Excellent

Extremely likable characters with a well developed story told in an interesting way, with great narrators doing a good job of differentiating between characters. I would highly recommend although it takes a little bit to get used to the style of the book.

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