Having caused mayhem with the Norse thunder
gods, Atticus OSullivan has lured them to the Arizona desert so they can get revenge
by killing him. After some trickery with the help of Morrigan, the goddess of death, the
gods leave certain theyve managed to kill him and avenged their dead. Atticus can
now get on with life without looking over his shoulder constantly.
Then he meets Coyote, the Navajo trickster god and agrees to help him with
his vision, to set up sustainable energy plants all over the Navajo land and benefitting
his people by being under their control. Coyote tricks Atticus into fighting a war against
skinwalkers, blood-thirsty desert shape-shifters.
Atticus has the same sort of style as Harry Dresden but they are two very
different characters. Though there are some similarities druid/wizard,
Molly/Granuaile as apprentices, dog sidekicks who are no ordinary dogs this is a
refreshing new story. I loved Oberon, his slavering sidekick obsessed with bacon. The
mental exchanges between them are hilarious! This book was the fourth in the series but
the first I had read. Id only got a few pages in before realising I had to track
down the first three to read.
Action packed plot, fun characters, interesting mythology, this book has
it all. A great read for anyone.