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Assassin Next Door

Bad Boy Inc. Series, Book 1
Written by: Eve Langlais
Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
Categories: Romance, Suspense
4.5 out of 5 stars (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A killer with a white picket fence.

Suburbia, a great place for a man with secrets to hide - while investing in some solid real estate. The biggest drawback?

Neighbors.

In this case, a neighbor with sexy curves and a bright smile. Good thing she's not his type. Single moms with annoying exes are on the do-not-date list.

Stay away.

Calvin wants to; it's just not happening. He can't help but find himself drawn to the chaos next door. And when danger threatens his suburban lifestyle, this assassin doesn't hesitate to act.

Killing people is easy. Domestication, on the other hand, terrifies him.

©2016 Eve Langlais (P)2017 Tantor

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  • Tanya
  • 2018-06-10

Listen at 1.25x speed

The Narrator sounded pretty weird at first but when I listened at 1.25x speed she sounded fine. The story itself was cute and worth a listen.

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  • Penny
  • 2018-05-21

So much fun!

I’ve been over loaded on angsty reads lately, and this book was just the cure I needed. It was fun, funny, and sweet and hot by turns! I’m moving on to the others and. This series.

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  • debbolsen
  • 2019-01-16

Highly Recommend

I loved this book. It is well written, fast moving, has brilliantly developed characters and while themed around assasination and killing - it was sort of tongue in cheek (which I realise seems weird), and a light easy read.

I actually think that this is the first book in a while that I have found riveting, I just wanted to keep reading.

The heroine was believable and while she had some issues, the author at no point treated her like she was an idiot. Even when there was a TSTL moment, this was acknowledged, which sort of made it fine. The topic of domestic and family violence was handled very respectfully and it takes a talented author, to be able to write a strong, alpha male lead who at no point uses coercion or bullying to get what he wants, he is just respectful and clear. I love an author that doesn’t base the plot around some bullshit miscommunication.

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  • KGLP host/producer & traveling therapist.
  • 2017-09-05

A great action packed love story

Eve Langlais did another great job as a story teller. This story had ALOT of situation those people that survive domestic violence or being with an aggressive person that gaslights their victims & abuses their respect position in the community.. This story will make you cheer. Worth a credit.. yes

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  • Little Swan
  • 2018-06-08

Love this book!!!

I love this book because the Hero is an honest to goodness killer for hire! He is not your typical hero which makes him incredibly interesting to me. Narration is great. I like the ending and what happens to the villain, her ex husband. I will listen to this book again which is my endorsement of it. It is a “keeper”.

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  • Valley Armchair
  • 2018-06-07

Entertaining

Lots of cliches & stereotypes but enough suspense, action and humor to keep the audiobook entertaining. Really liked the narrator’s performance.

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  • Demetra Toula Iliopoulos
  • 2018-06-06

It’s a great listen

Eve does it again. Another 5 star listen. In this one Eve shows her sarcastic funny side . Her stories are amazing and this is no different.
Right when you think the guy next door is just as normal as you and I you find out differently.
Calvin is the hero. He lives out in the suburbs where there is plenty of land. He’s an assassin who will do anything for the right money . He’s a realtor who is successful. There is one drawback. He has a sexy neighbour who he knows he can’t get to close
Lily is his neighbour who is divorced with a kid . Lilly has a problem with her ex and his outlook.
Does Calvin help Lilly with her problem

Rebecca was great reading this !!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2019-03-04

Very good.

I enjoyed reading this book when it was originally released, and now also listening to it. Good series.

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  • jessicamustanggirl
  • 2019-09-24

has a bit for all

I love this book I've listened to it several times already since getting it. it has a bit of something for all you have Lilly- the newly divorced single mom dealing with asshole ex husband , then you have calvin- the snarky assassin who falls for the single mother next door. Calvin is the type who never thought he would have a family til he meets the Lilly's daughter in his drive way and takes her home to give her mother a dressing down on watching her kid. then the fun begin between the two they start dancing around each other til calvin steps in front of Lilly to protect her from her douche ex hubby. and as they say it's all down hill from there with same action thrown it to keep it interesting

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  • Allene
  • 2017-07-29

Siri

The narrator has a voice like Siri. The overall story was kind of predictable. The characters were interesting and there is room to improve going forward.