American Gods by Neil Gaiman
(W. Morrow, 2001, 465 pages)
I enjoy this type of fantasy genre so I really liked this book by Neil Gaiman. It was a great road trip story mixed with a unique look at a melting pot American mythology.
“Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she’s been killed in a terrible accident.
Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.
He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever be the same...”