Kevin Hearne

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Kevin Hearne
Hearne in March 2018
Hearne in March 2018
Born (1970-12-09) December 9, 1970 (age 50)
Arizona, United States
GenreUrban fantasy, science fiction
Notable worksThe Iron Druid Chronicles, Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi

Kevin Hearne is an American urban fantasy novelist[1][2] born and raised in Arizona.[3]

Hearne is the author of nine novels published by Del Rey in the fantasy book series The Iron Druid Chronicles, plus the 2015 Star Wars novel Heir to the Jedi.[4] His novel Tricked made the New York Times Best Seller list.[5] His novel Shattered was his first work released in hardcover[6] and was on the USA Today best sellers list.[7]

Hearne was a high school English teacher and moved to Colorado from Arizona with his wife and son. He is a graduate of Northern Arizona University.[1]


Iron Druid Chronicles Universe[edit]


  1. Hounded (Del Rey, May 2011)
  2. Hexed (Del Rey, June 2011)
  3. Hammered (Del Rey, July 2011)
  4. Tricked (Del Rey, April 2012)
  5. Trapped (Del Rey, November 2012)
  6. Hunted (Del Rey, June 2013)
  7. Shattered (Del Rey, June 2014) [First hardcover release]
  8. Staked (Del Rey, January 2016)
  9. Scourged (Del Rey, April 2018) [Final novel]
  10. Ink and Sigil (2020) [Note - set in the Iron Druid universe but not part of the Iron Druid series]
  11. Paper and Blood (2021) [Note - set in the Iron Druid universe but not part of the Iron Druid series]


  • Besieged (Del Rey, July 2017)

Oberon's Meaty Mysteries[edit]

  1. The Purloined Poodle (Subterranean, September 2016)
  2. The Squirrel on the Train (Subterranean, 2017)
  3. The Buzz Kill (Subterranean, in Death and Honey February 28, 2019)[9]

Novellas and short stories[edit]

  • Clan Rathskeller (included with the Hounded e-book) (May 2011)
  • Kaibab Unbound (included with the Hounded e-book) (May 2011)
  • A Test of Mettle (on website and included with the Hammered e-book) (July 2011)
  • Two Raven and One Crow (e-book and included in Hunted e-book and print) (September 2012)
  • The Grimoire of the Lamb (e-book) (May 2013)
  • The Chapel Perilous (in Unfettered) (June 2013)
  • The Demon Barker of Wheat Street (in Carniepunk and Besieged) (July 2013)
  • Goddess at the Crossroads (in A Fantasy Medley and Besieged) (2015)
  • A Prelude to War (in Three Slices) (May 2015)
  • The Eye of Horus (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Gold Dust Druid (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The Bogeyman of Boora Bog (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Cuddle Dungeon (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Blood Pudding (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • Haunted Devils (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The End of Idylls (in Besieged) (July 2017)
  • The Waters (Broad Reach Publishing, in Resist: Tales From A Future Worth Fighting Against, with half of proceeds going to the ACLU) (November 1, 2018) [11]

The Seven Kennings[edit]

  1. A Plague of Giants (Del Rey, October 2017)
  2. A Blight of Blackwings (Del Rey, February 2020)
  3. A Curse of Krakens (expected 2 August 2022)

Tales of Pell (with Delilah S. Dawson)[edit]

  1. Kill the Farm Boy (Del Rey, July 17, 2018)
  2. No Country for Old Gnomes (Del Rey, April 16, 2019) [10]
  3. The Princess Beard (Del Rey, October, 2019)

Other Novels[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Fantasy author Kevin Hearne brings 'Arizona Iron Druid Series' to library". Glendale Star. August 24, 2011. Archived from the original on February 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Alden, John R. (May 11, 2011). "Kevin Hearne and Catherynne Valente excel at science fiction this spring". Cleveland Plain Dealer. Archived from the original on December 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Best Local Fantasy Author Phoenix 2012 - Kevin Hearne". Phoenix New Times. 28 September 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Heir to the Jedi". Random House Publishers. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Best Sellers". New York Times. May 13, 2012. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015.
  6. ^ "Book review: 'Shattered (Iron Druid Chronicles)' by Kevin Hearne". The Oklahoman. 27 July 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015.
  7. ^ "USA Today Best-sellers". ABC News. July 17, 2014. Archived from the original on July 30, 2014.

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