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Every Which Way but Dead Audiobook

Every Which Way but Dead

Some days, you just can't win. Witch and former bounty hunter Rachel Morgan has managed to escape her corrupt company, survive living with a vampire, start her own runner service, and face down a vampire master.
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Publisher's Summary

Rachel Morgan is back! Best-selling author Kim Harrison returns with a new supernatural adventure that fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Charlaine Harris won't want to miss.

Some days, you just can't win. Witch and former bounty hunter Rachel Morgan has managed to escape her corrupt company, survive living with a vampire, start her own runner service, and face down a vampire master.

But her vampire roommate, Ivy, is off the wagon; her human boyfriend Nick is out of town indefinitely and doesn't sound like he's coming back, while the far-too-seductive vampire Kisten is looking way too tempting; and there's a turf war erupting in Cincinnati's underworld.

And there's a greater evil still. To put the vampire master behind bars and save her family, Rachel made a desperate bargain. Now there's hell to pay: literally. For if Rachel cannot stop him, the archdemon Algaliarept will pull her into the sorcerous ever-after to forfeit her soul as his slave. Forever.

And hear more from the Rachel Morgan series!

©2005 Kim Harrison; (P)2007 Tantor

What the Critics Say

"Fans of Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series will be drawn to Harrison's smart, supernatural series." (Booklist)
"The third, and steamiest, Rachel Morgan novel...[features] an endearing cast of central characters, nonstop action, and Harrison's wicked sense of humor...pure, unadulterated fun." (Barnes & Noble Editors Review)

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    jessica atlanta, GA, United States 08-06-09
    jessica atlanta, GA, United States 08-06-09
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    "Love this series"

    Rachel is such a strong female character. I love her. This is my favorite new series. You have to start from the first book though. I loved love to see this become a tv series.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Russell 05-13-09
    Russell 05-13-09 Member Since 2008

    I love books and animals.I enjoy all sorts of genres, anything from history to supernatural.

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    "Another great tale"

    Book 3 in this series is Superb.

    Kim Harrison continues to write these stories seamlessly and without flaw.

    The characters, plot, and emotion seem so alive.

    Of course that is also with the help of the fantastic narrator that really puts so much into the the story telling.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    John Leesburg, VA, USA 05-08-08
    John Leesburg, VA, USA 05-08-08
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    "Insufferably dull"

    The first two books were quite entertaining, but it's become the same old grind - out of control vampire roommate, but Rachel doesn't want to move out. It's become a cliche within a cliche.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 03-27-16 Member Since 2016
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    "don't wanna leave"

    The narrator brings this fantasy to life. I am on my third reading of this series. Kim Harrison created a world i never want to leave. characters extremely filled out that I know and love from her wonderful books. A world i don't want to leave.

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    tjalfe roskilde, Denmark 10-14-15
    tjalfe roskilde, Denmark 10-14-15 Member Since 2016
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    dissapointed with the serie

    So here is when I am done with this series when I simply found it too stupid to keep listening….

    The issue which have gone through the entire series:
    ”way too sexual frustrated writer”:
    Continually use excessively much time on writing the start of a soft porn instead of focusing what would make for a good story creation.

    The vampires absurdly sexual mind control ability bs: seriously if they had anything near these abilities they wouldn’t need anything else to control everyone and everything..
    It is ridiculously broken and it is just stupid.
    It only makes it worse than when everyone knows they got the abilities that they EVER allow them to even get a chance to use their charm abilities, and not instantly killing them when they do so.
    Even worse that within the inderlanders that it is tolerated that they constantly allow them to use this charm without it being seen as using a deadly weapon.
    (you are essentially allowing them to use permanently mind control that not only breaks your mind, makes you 100% addicted beyond anything, but also removes your free will: no way anyone with half a brain would allow this… the second a charm hit you would pull a uzi with uranium bullets and fill the vamp with them.)

    Which brings us to the next problem:
    Idiotic main character and cast. The characters and cast got the brains of worms when it is needed. There is SOO many ways to deal with the scenarios 100 times better then what they choose.
    Several times, they just make absolutely idiotic decisions, refusing to use the powers they got:
    (After book 2, Rachel got the ability to instantly put up a circle, which makes her 100% immune to ANYTHING from outside the circle. But even so she refuse to use it 99% of the time where it would be the PERFECT defence against inderlanders that because she doesn’t use it fucks them up and makes extremely bad situations, which would have been completely avoided easily by 1 word.)

    Weaponries. When everything the main can do with magic can be done more effectively with conventional weapons and as good as any magic is useless vs conventional weapons.. even so apparently no one is intelligent to actually just take a gun and win, and the people that use guns apparently got the worst aim in the history of mankind -.-

    The continually selfpitty bs which only gets worse and worse -.- the best metaphor for the development of the main is a child hammering nails through its hand then whining that it hurts more and more, when all it needs to do is STOP hammering on the nails…

    Extreme inconsistency on different concepts of what magic and different kind of magic can do.. (there is a lot of “Because of PLOT and bad writing” situation. Which just made me so angry).

    Overall, I got to 3 hours before book 4 ended before I just wanted to “burn the books”….

    The overall idea of them is good, but there is so much idiocy just swarming the books I simply couldn’t keep listening….
    The worst thing is that I rather want to hear where the story is going but it is 20% really good and interesting, but 80% bad and annoying…
    I truly tried to push through all the bad and annoying. However, at book 4 I just could not stand the idiotic decisions and the whine which followed -.-

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    The narrator did a good job the entire time :)

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    Robin Rains 07-12-15
    Robin Rains 07-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "I adore this series!"

    Funny sexy exciting ! Never a dull moment! I'm so excited I have such a long awesome series to listen too! Happyhappy me!

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    Sunshine 05-31-15
    Sunshine 05-31-15 Member Since 2013

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "FANTASTIC!"

    Great story; it kept me engaged. The narration was very good. Can't wait to read the next installment.

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    Brenda Newark, DE 03-25-15
    Brenda Newark, DE 03-25-15 Member Since 2015

    I love all the supernatural love stories. Vampires stories are my favorites.

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    "Love story BUT..."

    I still found myself fast forwarding in areas. I think the demon stuff is just too much drama!!! It's really overplayed. But I still like the storyline enough to keep listening.

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    PandoraMoon 03-13-15
    PandoraMoon 03-13-15
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    always wanting more. love the author and the speaker. always wonder if it can get any better.

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    Heather Shadix Okeechobee, FL 03-13-15
    Heather Shadix Okeechobee, FL 03-13-15 Member Since 2016
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    "book 3 now on to book 4"

    It was just awesome. I had read up to book 3 so I am excited to listen to the next one with fresh ears. I really like this series so far and it has kept my attention ever step of the way.

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