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Monster Hunter Legion (Monster Hunter International #4)

4.31  ·  Rating Details ·  8,895 Ratings  ·  339 Reviews

Monster Hunter International might be the premier monster eradication company in the business, but they’ve got competition.

When hunters from around the world gather in Las Vegas for a conference, a creature left over from a World War Two weapons experiment wakes up and goes on a rampage across the desert. A not-so-friendly wager between the rival companies turns into a ra

Hardcover, 377 pages
Published September 4th 2012 by Baen (first published September 1st 2012)
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Mike (the Paladin)
If I were wont to use such phrases I might open this review with "HOT D**N this is a good book!" But I don't use those phrases so I'll just among my favorites!

Get this series. Start at book 1 (Monster Hunter International) and follow the series. As I've said before, this is prime, 100% grade A brain candy. It's an action treat for lovers of Urban Fantasy, Action, Horror, thrillers and so many crossover genre areas that it will appeal to a great many readers and groups of readers. And a
Tim The Enchanter
Here Be Dragons - 4 Stars

Random Ramblings

Yes! Dragons! Not gonna lie. I've been waiting for one of these UF series to whip out one of these bad boys! While it only has a minor role, Larry Correia continues to masterfully introduce us to the monsters and mythical beast we all know and love and at the same time give them their own MHI spin.

This installment feels as if it is a transition book in the series. It is different from the others as there is less action and the majority of the book i
Pam (E.P. Scott)
5-Point Seat Belt Secure? Check.
Deep Breath? Check.
Shoulder Role? Check.
Curb Excitement? Hell No!

LET THE GAMES BEGIN! We have monsters (of course) threatening the first ever Monster Hunter Convention. And where else do you have a convention of this magnitude? Las Vegas of course. And the strip will never been the same.

What can I say. It was good :D...okay great...okay freaking fabulously fun. Dinner buffets gone awry, bodies flying, hotel rooms that turn into vengeful landscapes that birth night
The Pirate Ghost (Formerly known as the Curmudgeon)

The fourth book in the Monster Hunter International Series by Larry Corriea is no joke. It's every bit as much fun as the first 3, maybe better than the last two, but, it's too close to call. The crew's back, and, yes, they pissed off another supernatural, monstrous and wicked evil monster being. I mean, c'mon Pitt! Haven't you met a supernatural being that you didn't piss off?

Here we go again, and this time,
May 29, 2012 Dawn rated it really liked it
I'm a one book at a time kind of girl. Once I start a book I finish it, there's no switching back and forth for me. So you can imagine my distress when, in the middle of reading another perfectly good book, I heard from a friend that there was an eARC for sale of the newest Monster Hunter book.


I needed to read it. Had to read it... Now now now! But what about the other book? I can't just abandon it... I should probably finish it first, and then move on to Monster Hunter Legion once my plat
May 27, 2012 Laurel rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012
When I read that the advance eARC was out, I was torn. If I read it 4 months early, that meant I'd have an even longer wait until the next book. But how could I leave an MHI story unread?! Ultimately, I gleefully caved and bought the ebook!

First, I love that the story is occasionally told from the perspective of other hunters. I sincerely hope that we get a short story or novella, heck even a full novel, from Holly's perspective! Mosh is also quite fun.

Secondly, the story races along, decadently
Bruce Burns
Dec 26, 2014 Bruce Burns rated it it was amazing
This was a fascinating book to read. Correia (the self-styled International Lord of Hate after he got caught up in writer’s politics when he refused to toe the line and defied the liberal strangle-hold on sci-fi and fantasy awards) is one of the current kings of pulp fiction for good reason.

Nemesis is the fifth installment in the Monster Hunter series (think Buffy the Vampire Slayer interpreted by The Expendables) and it is chock-full of rip-roaring action. Correia is a self-taught author who di
Beanbag Love
Sep 04, 2012 Beanbag Love rated it it was amazing
What can I say? I'm crazy about this series.

Monster Hunter Legion takes place largely in Las Vegas during a convention of monster eradication companies. This was a great premise, IMO, because we'd read in earlier books about other monster hunting companies, but we really hadn't met any worthy of the vocation. So getting competitive, slightly insane mercenaries together for a weekend in Vegas is just a lot of fun.

However, it also necessitated a kind of clunky, outline-like beginning to get all t
[Name Redacted]
A leaner, sleeker MHI novel! This entry in the series is about 1/3 shorter than the previous three and, while miss a lot of that extra detail, I understand perfectly why Correia might have left it out. This novel takes place over a weekend at the first annual monster hunter conference in which all the world's hunters (and related parties -- including "monsters' rights" activists, politicians and academics) gather in Las Vegas to network and discuss things relevant to their field. As such, this ...more
Jan 08, 2013 Jessica rated it it was amazing
I could not have loved this book more! Well, if there were a torrid love scene between Mosh and Holly, maybe. . . But that's just not Larry's style, sadly.

What is Larry's style? Why it's SHEER FUN. It's scary creatures and hilariously snarky dialogue and things going KABOOM! It's orcs sacrificing chickens to make their helicopter go faster! It's velvet Elvis paintings and trailer trash elves and heavily armed men wearing body armor over their fuzzy footie pajamas and chain smoking werewolves st
Jun 22, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing
This book has been amazing. Larry Correia keeps them coming and I can't get enough. I read through this very fast because I kept wanting to pick back up and not stop. The latest Monster Hunter International book was fast paced and added more to the story so far. We see the return of a lot of characters that we are all familiar with and get a glimpse at the big picture. Owen is struggling in this book with becoming who he needs to be. We meet some of the major players here now too, things that ...more
Shari Kay
Apr 27, 2016 Shari Kay rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi

If you've read the previous books, you know what to expect from this series and probably won't be disappointed with MHL.

We are back in Owen's head (which is where I prefer to be), but for some reason it wasn't quite as fun this time around.

It definitely started out that way... before I got so weary of the injustices done to innocents, gray morals of supposedly good guys, arrogant, power hungry politicians with all their righteous machinations and justifications that it just became too muc
Nov 18, 2012 Barbara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sf
The opening scene, with the brawl in the buffet, had me chortling and I pretty much didn't stop the whole way through. Plenty for the gun nut to enjoy, although personally I would have liked to have more screen time for Milo and the other explosive experts. Things that go boom are just as much fun as things that go bang.

It's not just a romp with stock characters. I think the author does a good job of making his characters individuals with realistic reactions to their experiences. I particularly
Jan 12, 2013 Nathan rated it really liked it
This is another spectacular book by Larry Correia. It's a romping, stomping tale of supernatural invading death and destruction stopped by the will and firepower of Monster Hunters. The plot is pretty straightforward and doesn't have a whole lot of surprises or interesting twists, which I think is the reason that I can't rate it as high as the previous books. It seems a whole lot like a bridge book where it sets the stage for more to come, and really just creates supporting events for the ...more
May 25, 2016 Keri rated it it was amazing
I am so glad we are going to get more of this series. It just gets better and better!! I knew that situation with Owen and Julie was going to come up! Cannot get enough of these monster hunters!! Had me on the edge of my seat biting my knuckles at times wondering how they were going to get out of this one. PS Franks needs a girl-friend to mellow him out! I volunteer!!
Oct 19, 2012 Karissa rated it it was amazing
This is the 4th book in the Monster Hunter series and it was an absolutely spectacular book. Tons of action, more information on Owen being the Chosen One, dragons, and nightmares coming to life all make for a super engaging, high octane read.

I listened to this on audibook and I highly recommend listening to this series on audiobook. The books are incredibly well read and lots of fun to listen to. I read the first couple books in the series and have listened to the last two. I actually enjoy lis
Kelly Thurman
Aug 20, 2012 Kelly Thurman rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Original review at my blog:

Larry Correia's "Monster Hunter" series is one of my very favorites. Not since Harry Potter have I cared this much about the next book in any ongoing tale. A few days ago, I snagged the ebook version from Baen and happily dived into Monster Hunter Legion.

This installment gets off to a bit of a rough start. Owen and the other Monster Hunters are in Vegas for the first-ever monster-hunting convention, which brings people from all
Kat  Hooper
Apr 11, 2013 Kat Hooper rated it really liked it
Shelves: audiobook
Originally posted at FanLit.

What’s more fun than hanging out with Owen “Big Z” Pitt, Earl Harbinger, Julie, Milo, Holly, Trip, Mosh Pitt, and Skippy the orc at the MHI compound in rural Alabama? How about MHI meeting up with teams from all over the world at a monster hunter conference in Las Vegas? And how about if that ancient Lovecraftian god that Big Z pissed off three books ago decides to unleash his wrath right about now? And how about if those incompetent
Mar 17, 2014 Novel rated it it was amazing
Owen Zastava Pitt and the rest of the gang are back! Well, with the exception of Sam (RIP, man!), everyone looked great. Owen is still funny, smart, strong, and well, a few thousand dollars richer (after killing The Old One, he got a lot money out of its PUFF). Owen is happily married to Julie and they always have each others' back in everything they do. I totally admire this couple, they both worry for the safety of the other but they trust each other and have enough confidence to know that no ...more
5 Golden freaking stars

I cannot impress just how much I love these books! My little love affair began with Monster Hunter International and I'm happy to write that it is not over yet! Wooot!

I was sad thinking that this was going to be the last MHI and as I got closer to the end of this read I got excited because there is no way its over.

I just love the writing style. I loved the badassedness of Z and I don't care if he "always wins" that's what I love about him. I love his smart ass attitude a
Thomas Taylor
Sep 26, 2012 Thomas Taylor rated it liked it
I am giving Monster Hunter Legion 3 stars, but I must say it was a bit of a disappointment. Mostly I was underwhelmed by the setting (locked in a Vegas hotel) and just the general procedural-feeling of the story in general.

You could have told me up front that the book was about all of the monster hunters in the world getting locked up in a Vegas hotel with a nightmare monster, including MHI, and would have been excited.

What actually presented itself just felt rather hollow. Bad guys showed up,
David Caldwell
Apr 26, 2016 David Caldwell rated it it was amazing
The fourth book in the Monster Hunter international series.

Monster hunters from around the world have gathered in Las Vegas for the first international convention of monster hunters. Things start to heat up when the hunters are offered a huge PUFF bounty. The hunters race to the nearby scene of the monster sighting omly to find a relatively weak monster. But their celebrations are disrupted when an unknown monster starts attacking the hunters in their luxury hotel. To make mastters worse, govern
Oct 18, 2012 Daniel rated it really liked it
I was honestly a little worried about whether Larry Correia would ever be able to recreate the magic of his first Monster Hunter novel. The last two instalments seem to have suffered from editing, counter-intuitive as that may seem. They both lacked the free-wheeling punch that made the original so much fun. I needn't have worried, though, because Larry looks to have found his groove again.

For anyone who hasn't heard of this series, let me just say that the cover pretty much sums it up. There is
Jan 12, 2013 Rich rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Monster Hunters, and NRA/Tea Party Members
Recommended to Rich by: I liked the last books in the series
In a nutshell, it was mind-numbing, but not in a particularly good way. The last 180 pages of the book covered a good-guys versus monsters battle that was agonizingly drawn out, and there was plenty of pyrotechnics happening before those last 180 pages too. As per usual, in the series, the good-guys were also up against the oppressive secret forces of the federal goverment. I don't think it's much of a spoiler to say that thanks to strength thru superior firepower and the second amendment, the ...more
Oct 02, 2012 Raymond rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It seems that most of the activity in this novel takes place in the Las Vegas Strip in a casino and convention center called "The Last Dragon" that is owned and managed by one who is called "Management".
We have visitied Las Vegas several times and we prefer the casino area called "South Point" although the older area that is termed the "Fremont Street Experience" with the light show is not to be missed!
I felt deep sympathy for Management in this novel because of the calamitous destruction of Th
Ryan Burt
Oct 02, 2012 Ryan Burt rated it it was amazing
1) Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

2) Genre: Paranormal Fantasy

3) Synopsis: Owen Zastava Pitt is back and he is at a Monster Hunter Convention. Life in Vegas should be gambling and buffets but of course the world is about to end and only 'The Chosen One' will be able to save the day.

4) Feelings: I love the Monster Hunter series. I truly do. Owen Pitt is one of my favorite characters of all time. This book has everything a growing boy could want. Guns (lots of guns), explosions, battles, mysterious creat
Jessica Traverson
Jan 04, 2016 Jessica Traverson rated it it was amazing
I've found that Larry Correia's Monster Hunter series is sort of like a batch of warm, fresh cookies. I can't let it go at just one! I'm really enjoying how he has tied in the multiple plots and characters into one package. I'm really loving the sense of humor, the complex world, and the snarky tone to his writing.

The best part for me is that while the characters continue to grow, they never meet a challenge that isn't a real threat. Even the slightest thing could do one of them in. Even Owen, w
Michael Flanagan
Apr 23, 2013 Michael Flanagan rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
The fourth book in the Monster Hunter series has all the fun, action and gore of the previous books. But this offering is like a best of, delivering all your favourite monster from MHI past in one hell of a smorgasbord. All your favourite characters are present as well with plenty of explosion and kick ass and take names later guns. This book even has a forbidden love story arc…I kid you not! Do not read this book if you are looking for something deep and profound, but if you want a great action ...more
Mr. Matt
Dec 10, 2013 Mr. Matt rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy-urban, 2013
Three and a half stars rounded down to three. I liked it, but nearly as much as the MH: Alpha. It may be as simple as me getting tired with the series. Thoroughly enjoyed it, but ... meh. Part of it may simply be I struggle with the whole Owen Z Pitt as the "one." Still, a fun read and I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Jun 04, 2014 J. rated it really liked it
Shelves: own
Loved the story, all the humor and action are still there. Larry Correia sets a great pace throughout this series.

Seems to be more cussing in this one.
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Monster Hunter International (6 books)
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