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Publisher's Summary

 The first four novels in the Assassin series in a specially priced bundle.... 

A ruthless cartel hit man.

A daring assassination plot. 

Only a lone Mexican cop stands between the world's most notorious assassin and the American and Mexican presidents. 

King of Swords is an epic assassination thriller framed against a gritty backdrop of drug cartel violence in Mexico. 

Captain Romero Cruz of the Mexican Federal Police must track and stop El Rey, the "King of Swords" - a faceless super-assassin responsible for a string of the world's most spectacular killings - before he turns the G20 financial summit into a slaughterhouse. 

If you enjoyed The Day of the Jackal, Bourne, and Baldacci, you'll love the Assassin series - an intelligent, richly-drawn adventure that's sure to shock and delight even the most jaded thriller fans. 

Get it now! 

©2014 Russell Blake (P)2018 Russell Blake

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Dick Hill can't do Mexican accents

This set of books is a good deal, many hours of mindless adventure for not much money. And Dick Hill is a great narrator . . . except when he is tasked with doing Latino accents. Of course the conceit of a novel set in Mexico where people speak English with Mexican accents is silly to begin with . . . so in keeping with that siliness, Dick uses an accent that is right out of central casting of every bad movie Mexican bandito. I work with Latinos daily, and have for many years . . . and I have yet to hear a single one speak the way Dick Hill does. He can pronounce simple Spanish words, which is good . . . but that accent. Oh, God, 40 hours of horrible Spanglish, I want my ears back . . .

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Starts out good

The first story is the best IMHO. After that it drifts away from the Assassin and focuses on the police inspector and his life.
I’ll get the 5th book in hopes that it returns to the original story line

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  • Jiboye
  • 06-07-18

Prime story telling.

I read book 1 ages ago but going through these 4 does give a deeper feel for the person begging the title.
loved all of them!