Wyrd Gere by Steve Curry

January 28th, 2021 Kimberly Review 10 Comments

28th Jan
Wyrd Gere by Steve Curry
Wyrd Gere
by Steve Curry
Series: Valhalla AWOL #2
Narrator: Gary Bennett
Length: 9 hours and 43 minutes
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Source: Author
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Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarHalf a Star
Narration: 5 cups Speed: 1.3x

Who is more dangerous, supernatural foes or enigmatic allies?

That's on Magnus' mind a lot while the thousand-year old "Chosen Warrior" deals with bikers, cartels, a Yaqui shaman,
visitations, explosions, crashes, brawls, and the occasional gunshot wound. Being an Einherjar hiding out from Odin and his Valkyrie is hard enough without having to wonder who is on your side and who is just waiting with a knife for your back. To make matters worse, it's one of Odin's own immortal wolves that Magnus aka Mouse is sworn to rescue. This time, being tough, scrappy, and a fair hand with runic magic might not be enough.

magical Mythology SUSPENSE urban

Narrated by Gary Bennett, Wyrd Gere by Steve Curry is the second audiobook in the Valhalla AWOL urban fantasy series. Action, suspense, and magic kept me enthralled as Magnus sets out to save a wolf.

Friend or foe? Magnus will soon find out as he clashes with the cartel, bikers and explosions to save one of Odin’s immortal wolves.

This series is fun, fast-paced and filled with mythology, magical creatures, thugs and more. This installment moved at a faster pace than its predecessor as Curry peeled back Magnus’s layers and expanded the world building.

Through it all Magus remains fairly calm as he battles the baddies, finds himself incarcerated, kidnapped and befriended. All the while he is thinking about one particular female, but an oath keeps him focused on the task at hand.  

Curry blends Norse mythology with current culture references and even had me craving some roadside tamales.

As for Magnus, he may be over a thousand years old and an Einherjar, but he has his limits which gave way to brawls and beatings that required him to think fast and ask questions later.

There is an overall story ARC from government agencies and supernatural hunters to those hunting him from his past, but each book contains a suspenseful task.

I am looking forward to Freke Wyrd Voodoo coming this spring.

The books are available in Kindle Unlimited, which reduces the cost of the audiobook. I highly recommend listening as Gary Bennett does a wonderful job of bringing all the characters to life. Each has their own distinct voice from tone to accent. The stories work well in audio format and enhance the overall storyline.

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About Steve Curry

Steve Curry

Steve Curry is a newer author using an eclectic range of experiences as story fuel. From the US Army Chemical Weapons program to high-end resort kitchens, and even ICUs, Steve plugs real tidbits into his fantastic and fictional worlds. His current forays into writing are Urban Fantasy infused with lots of mythology, new age religion, supernatural goodness and real-world history along with a soupcon of Jim Butcher’s humor, and a few pinches of Robert Parker’s character-building traits.

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About Kimberly
Kimberly is a coffee loving book addict who reads and listens to fictional stories in all genres. Whovian, Ravenclaw, Howler and proud Nonna. She owns and manages Caffeinated PR. The coffee is always on and she is ready to chat. Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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10 Responses to “Wyrd Gere by Steve Curry”

  1. Lover of Romance

    Sounds like such a fascinating world the author has created for you here. I find these world building aspects that involve mythology to be so fascinating (especially as I am a mythology buff)

    Great review on this one here.

  2. Jen

    WOw, this sounds really interesting and like a lot of fun. I am adding the first book to my wish list. Thanks.