Assassin (Blake)

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 287 ratings

Night of the Assassin Publisher's Summary

Night of the Assassin is the gritty, edge-of-your seat prequel to King of Swords. A no-holds-barred, breakneck-paced thriller, Night of the Assassin charts the early years of El Rey - known as the King of Swords - a super-assassin responsible for some of the world's most spectacular and daring executions. Framed against the backdrop of present-day Mexico's brutal narco-trafficking violence, Night of the Assassin chronicles the making of a monster - a cold-blooded, ruthless killing machine. Raw, disturbing, edgy and unflinching, this epic saga defies convention to create a roller-coaster of intrigue, suspense and thrills that will leave even the most jaded thriller aficionados gasping for breath.

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  • Book 0.5

    • Night of the Assassin

    • Assassin Series Prequel
    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    Night of the Assassin is the gritty, edge-of-your seat prequel to King of Swords. A no-holds-barred, breakneck-paced thriller, Night of the Assassin charts the early years of El Rey - known as the King of Swords - a super-assassin responsible for some of the world's most spectacular and daring executions. Framed against the backdrop of present-day Mexico's brutal narco-trafficking violence, Night of the Assassin chronicles the making of a monster - a cold-blooded, ruthless killing machine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting Fast and Brutal

    • By shelley on 03-13-14

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 1

    • King of Swords

    • Assassin Series, Book 1
    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83

    The G-20 Financial Summit is planned for San Jose Del Cabo. The world's pre-eminent finance ministers will attend, along with the presidents of the U.S. and Mexico. Captain Romero Cruz of the Mexican Federal Police uncovers an assassination plot against the attendees. In a roller-coaster race against the clock, Cruz 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 G-20 into a slaughterhouse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • .

    • By Elizabeth L. on 03-12-14

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Revenge of the Assassin

    • Assassin Series, Book 2
    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Book 2 in the Assassin series, Revenge of the Assassin is the breakneck-paced sequel to the best-selling international thriller King of Swords. When El Rey, the super assassin responsible for Latin America's most spectacular hits, returns to Mexico for one final sanction, the race is on for Captain Romero Cruz of the Federales to stop him before he can fulfill his contract to kill the president.

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Return of the Assassin

    • Assassin Series, Book 3
    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Book 3 in the Assassin Series, Return of the Assassin is the shocking continuation of the saga of El Rey, the notorious Mexican cartel super-assassin whose legacy of impossible kills has earned him the reputation as the most lethally effective hit man in the world.

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Blood of the Assassin

    • Assassin Series, Book 4
    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    A German hit man has targeted a world leader for execution. In a high octane race against the clock, an unlikely alliance must track and stop the assassin before he can carry out his unthinkable scheme. The fifth of the bestselling Assassin novels, Blood of the Assassin can be heard as a stand-alone audiobook or as the continuation of the series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I hope Russell Blake is busy writing the next FEW!

    • By shelley on 03-18-14

    Regular price: $24.95