A Plague of Giants: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
October 2017
22 hours 9 minutes
From the author of The Iron Druid Chronicles, a thrilling novel that kicks off a fantasy series with an entirely new mythology—complete with shape-shifting bards, fire-wielding giants, and children who can speak to astonishing beasts

Tallynd is a soldier who has already survived her toughest battle: losing her husband. But now she finds herself on the front lines of an invasion of giants, intent on wiping out the entire kingdom, including Tallynd’s two sons—all that she has left. The stakes have never been higher. If Tallynd fails, her boys may never become men.

Dervan is an historian who longs for a simple, quiet life. But he’s drawn into intrigue when he’s hired to record the tales of a mysterious bard who may be a spy or even an assassin for a rival kingdom. As the bard shares his fantastical stories, Dervan makes a shocking discovery: He may have a connection to the tales, one that will bring his own secrets to light.  

Abhi’s family have always been hunters, but Abhi wants to choose a different life for himself. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, Abhi soon learns that his destiny is far greater than he imagined: a powerful new magic thrust upon him may hold the key to defeating the giants once and for all—if it doesn’t destroy him first.

Set in a magical world of terror and wonder, this novel is a deeply felt epic of courage and war, in which the fates of these characters intertwine—and where ordinary people become heroes, and their lives become legend.

Includes a bonus PDF with a map, the Dramatis Personae, and additional resources.  

“A spectacular work of epic fantasy . . . an absolute delight.”—Shelf Awareness

“If you’re looking for some entertainment before Game of Thrones returns to television, this could be the series you need to read.”—Newsday

“A genuine page-turner.”—Kirkus Reviews
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Tim C

I drive a lot and listen to a lot of books ...and while i devoured every word of the Iron Druid series and listened to the books as well ... With the Plague of Giants i listened to it straight up ...... Keven you are brilliant the point of narrative is original and works so well .... and you dialogue is even better that the Iron Druid + with Luke & Xe this is the BEST AUDIO BOOK I HAVE LISTENED TO ..... congratulations to you all

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Rae S.

The Iron Druid Chronicles got me through a tough part in my life. Luke Narration mixed with Kevins imagination in text, create an entire escape from ones own boring existence. Thank you Both, for making worlds far better and exciting than my own.

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Kevin is an amazing writer and the narrators are captivating!

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Crystal M

Hearne has created a unique and detailed world. In this first book, he introduces and lays the groundwork for a rich and detailed history through a bard’s stories telling survivors of a major invasion the events and heroism that brought them to this point. While at the same time Hearne is introducing and endearing you to the current cast of characters. There is moments that cause you to lol and others that bring a tear to your eye. By creating such a rich and textured world you are enticed to let go and immerse yourself in the story.

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