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Bloody Acquisitions Audiobook

Bloody Acquisitions: Fred, the Vampire Accountant, Book 3

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With a thriving parahuman accounting practice, a steady relationship, and a circle of trusted friends, Fred's undead life has become more enjoyable than his normal one ever was. Unfortunately it also seems that he's no longer the only vampire to appreciate the up-and-coming city of Winslow, Colorado. A new clan of vampires is moving in, and they aren't well known for tolerating outsiders in their territory.

Now Fred must cope with the growing presence - and threat - of other vampires even as he struggles to keep up with his business' demands and make time for his friends. Between hidden parahuman towns, crazed vampire hunters, quarreling mages, and the world's least subtle spy, it will take all of Fred's wiles just to keep his head above water. And as the new clan sinks their fangs deeper and deeper into his city, the undead accountant is faced with a choice between two equally unappealing options: flee his home or stand against an entire clan of fellow vampires.

©2016 Andrew Hayes (P)2016 Tantor

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    Yvonne Southfield, mi, United States 10-22-16
    Yvonne Southfield, mi, United States 10-22-16 Member Since 2015

    I live to ride my bike.

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    "!Love Fred. Need more"

    I still enjoy this series. You should read this in order to appreciate the relationships. Loyalty and Friendship are the themes of this series and theme in this book. There is some action, I mean there are vampires and assorted other paranormals. In books one and two you will can get a demonstration of the various powers. This book will not give you that exposure. As Fred goes around returning clients’ tax documents you get glimpses into paranormal action/powers for different species.

    There are rules and processes to vampires moving into new territory. Unfortunately, his friends cannot do much to help with his dilemma. If you have followed the series, you know that Fred will not ask his friends to put themselves in a compromising position.
    The real conflict is, should Fred stay in Winslow where everyone he has come to know and love reside or will he have to run? Fred is not a physically active person. He prefers to solve problems amicably. Fred is an oddity. Vampires rule by imitation. If you are familiar with the series you know it is engrossing to watch Fred be Fred. I enjoyed this book. As a matter of fact, I am going to reread book two. I missed a character’s/entity’s story somewhere down the line. This is an easy enjoyable read, which does not disappoint.

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    Edgardo J. Ranta 10-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Love this series !!!"

    Honestly can't be any happier with this installment. Drew Hayes, does an incredible job mixing things up things for Fred and friends. Please continue the great work!

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    Mario 09-09-16
    Mario 09-09-16 Member Since 2015
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    "God I Love This Series"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bloody Acquisitions to be better than the print version?

    Yes.


    What other book might you compare Bloody Acquisitions to and why?

    Indexing by Seanan McGuire. They both have a season-of-a-series-rather-than-a-book-feel.


    What does Kirby Heyborne bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He is able to bring the characters to life in a way that the print version is just not able to.

    In movies their are the "safe characters" the kind that are simple yet very fascinating that most actors can play and almost no can say they did a bad job. Then their are actors who can take the stupidest, blandest and/or boring character/s and make the most enjoyable character/s of the entire movie. And finally you have those rare times when one of those great actors portrays one of those "safe characters" and you get one of most compelling performances of all time.

    This is the audible equivalent of those kind of performances.


    Any additional comments?

    I have said before and I'll say it again. This is one of my favorite series of all time. I really can't say anymore than buy it, you won't regret it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    amaeh89 09-20-16
    amaeh89 09-20-16 Member Since 2016

    Just a casual listener among a sea of people. Wearing earbuds at work to tune out the distractions of others.

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    "Yet another amazing score!"
    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I really love Krystal a lot; her go-getter no bull attitude really resonates with me and my personality. She helps the evolution of Fred into a more engrossed and interesting character.


    Any additional comments?

    I had read a lot of other comments on here so I was a little mixed on what I was getting into. The story is still segmented but less disconnected than previous books. It flows very well and I was completely in love with almost every character in Fred's friendship circle.

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    erpl 09-19-16
    erpl 09-19-16
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    "Terrific"

    The writing tells the story, and keeps the plot going, while the narrator is part of story.

    Just plain excellent.

    Erpl

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    Fannar Hjálmarsson 09-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "how to make boring in to fun"

    this book and ita prequels are all great. the only down side is that its only the third book. the story of Fred needs more books and it would be fun to know more about the extended universe this book exist in. also the narator is perfect for this bool. 5 stars all around.

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    Kimberly 09-10-16
    Kimberly 09-10-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Amazing!"

    I'm not sure what I expected when I began listening to this series, but I am hooked! It's smart, witty, and engaging. The narrator is stellar as Fred and I can't wait to hear what's next..... hopefully soon!

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    Amazon Customer 09-06-16 Member Since 2011
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    "LOVE X3"

    Sweet, funny and a true sense of family. Sometimes nice guys win by finishing last.

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    Eni 12-09-16
    Eni 12-09-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I love this series!"

    I got lucky finding the first book in the series. It was on sale and now I am hooked! It is still a wonderful story. The only reason I gave 4 stars for the story is bc I miss the other characters. Amy, Bubba, Neil, Albert and the rest of his friends are kind of in the background. This is definitely not bad, of course! The books are about Fred after all. But I do miss his interactions with his friends a lot. This is a complete nitpick and the story is wonderful! I can't wait for the next book.

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    Br14n 12-03-16
    Br14n 12-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "A continuation of a great series"

    If you loved the previous 2 then you're sure to love this one. Wish he released these more often, I can never get enough. The ending had me grinning on the plane right and I couldn't help but laugh a few times even with the gentleman sitting next to me.

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