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Killer on Call 6 Book Bundle: Books 1-6

Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
Series: Killer on Call, Book 1-6
Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
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Summary

Death is too good for some people.

But it's better than nothing.

Tim Goodenuff kills bad guys for a living. He loves his job. But even a world-class assassin needs help sometimes.

Hang onto your seat because the Killer on Call series does not stop. Zip through murderous adventures as Tim ropes his dream girl, Kissy, and her boyfriend, Avi, into his ne'er-go-right assignments.

They may survive. But at what cost?

Welcome to a series filled with danger, drama, and a really dumb assassin.

Includes:

    #1: Ecstasy

    #2: Gin

    #3: Morphine

    #4: Valium

    #5: Pot

    #6: Absinthe

(Bundle does not include rehab.)

©2014, 2015 Gwendolyn Druyor (P)2017 Gwendolyn Druyor

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What made the experience of listening to Killer on Call 6 Book Bundle: Books 1-6 the most enjoyable?

Just having the 6 book bundle was great as it meant that you can read/ listen to the stories without having to wait for the next book, to find out what happens next.

Even though each book is individual and has an ending they do follow on from each other.

Who was your favorite character and why?

All of the characters are like able...well except the bad guys. Even characters that just have bit parts appear in later parts of the books, so you think I know that name oh yeah its so and so..

What about Gwendolyn Druyor’s performance did you like?

Great performance and really brought the characters alive so that you find yourself rooting for each character hoping that they don't get caught or killed.

Any additional comments?

I read this book and then had to download the audio version as I enjoyed it so much. the only problem is have to keep stopping it as my mum is hooked on the audio book too (and doesn't want to miss anything but she can't sit still for long).

Tim is the KC and despite what everybody thinks does not mean 'killer on call'. He has a conscience and only kills bad guys that need killing and by the end of each book you find yourself agreeing, but with all good deeds things never go smoothly.

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Stephanie Plum meets Dexter

The series is sort of a combination of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum and Jeff Lindsay's Dexter. Kissy, the zany, quirky heroine reminds me of Stephanie. She has a very likeable straight arrow boyfriend who unwittingly gets caught up in all the mischief and mayhem,

Tim, is the hit man / serial killer who like Dexter only kills bad guys after vetting them. If a client employees him to kill an undeserving target then it is the client who has a funeral. Tim calls himself the "Killer with a conscience" aka the KC Killer. Unfortunately some perspective clients think that KC Killer means "Killer on Command".

Tim returns to town after his mentor's death and when his sister Julia (Kissy's best friend) is laid up with a broken leg. Tim has a major crush on Kissy. Kissy has a way of disrupting Tim's occupational assignments. Tim is not an inept fumbling assassin per see; it's just that Kissy and her gang of bumbling friends have a way of fouling up Tim's assignments.

This is a fun orignal series! It is not great literature, however it is very enjoyable and zany.

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  • blue_river @AudiobookObsession
  • 05-01-20

Killer on Call

In this series we have an assassin that will only kill bad people since he has to keep his conscience clean. On top of that he is in love with a person who is taken by someone else. You have quite a bit of comic relief as well as some heart racing scenes that will keep you begging for more. I loved this series and can only hope more will be added in the future.

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  • Dee
  • 02-01-20

Too much of a good thing?

I think I would have enjoyed this series better if I did not listen to the books back-to-back. Doing it this way, I was aware of some of the inconsistencies. (For instance, in the first book, Kissy was a cop. In subsequent books, it was never spoken of again.) I also got pretty tired of Vanessa, the bad guy.

Tim is the killer with a conscious, or the KC. In each book, he is given money to kill someone. Tim doesn't want to just kill anybody so he has to make sure the bad guy is really bad. Kissy is a childhood friend and gets involved along with Avi, who was a target in book one but turned out to be a good guy.

Kissy's love quandry (Tim or Avi?) took up way too much time in all six books and that was really distracting. (She was a bit of a pill and just needed to make a choice already.) Vanessa's presence in all six books was a great connector but how she was always coming out on top, when listening to back-to-back books, just made me angry. I mean, how many times can a would-be assassin keep getting bested?

I've had the pleasure of listening to several books narrated by Druyer, and even with my noted issues above, she delivers a great performance.

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  • JulieM
  • 01-01-20

An exciting adventure series

The Killer on Call series is a fast-moving, comic adventure series about Tim, a killer with a conscience; Kissy, the girl he’s crushing on; and Avi, Kissy’s police officer boyfriend. Each of the stories starts off with a pulse-pounding scene from the middle of the story that draws you in with its high adrenaline. Then it goes back to the beginning and works its way to the end, making that intro scene seem different than it did the first time.

Each story is connected like episodes in a TV series with a season-long arc. Buying the set is like having a season pass to the KC’s adventures.

Tim is always prepared for his kills, and it’s his code never to kill an innocent. It never ends well for people who try to trick him into doing the wrong thing. Other characters include Tim’s sister Julia, an owner of a circus skills business who is recovering from a leg injury; Jessica the bartender; the mayor who is running for governor, though he doesn’t really want to be elected; and Vanessa, the big bad through the series.

This was all fun stuff, and I quite enjoyed myself. There were a few times that the timeline seemed jumbled to me, though. I wasn’t sure if the chapters were pieced together out of order or if that was a literary device to keep me guessing. In the end, I figured the author was trying to reinforce the disoriented feeling of the story.

The audiobook is performed by the author, but Gwendolyn Druyor is a professional narrator with excellent vocal talent. Her performances are always engaging.

Recommended for action/adventure fans who don’t mind a light love triangle attached to the mayhem.

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  • PattyH
  • 31-12-19

Excellent series

Loved this series. Unique story filled with action, suspense, mystery with a lot of laughs.

The author/narrator does a wonderful job bringing the story to life.

I received a free copy of this audible at my request. All comments in my review are strictly my own.

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  • Rhonda
  • 26-12-19

Series grew on me a little more with every book

Not a great series but it grew on me a little more with every book. It took me a little bit to get absorbed with this series but it was good enough to keep me listening. I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator.