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Summary

Cassel

When I gave up life as a hitman, I thought everything was going to be better. I was going to become a PI, help people, and live normally…and then I met Jeremy, the most perfect man to have ever saved my life (I mean, he might be the only one who has saved my life, but he’s still the best at it). From that point on, it was all over for me - I knew we were meant to be. The issue is that he doesn’t…quite seem to realize that. But when he’s targeted by criminals (literally, someone just shot at his head), he needs to rely on someone, so why not me? He might not know about my past as a hitman or that I don’t need to be protected, but I’m prepared to do everything I can to save the day.

Jeremy

When my past comes back with a vengeance, I’ve never felt so alone and out of my element. That is, until Cassel offers me information that I desperately need, forcing me to drag him straight into danger. The issue is that he’s too sweet and innocent for this world, and I’m not sure that I’m strong enough to protect him, but I can’t bring myself to push him away. As truths come to light, I realize that maybe Cassel isn’t quite who I thought he was, and maybe we’re not so different after all.

While you can listen to The Former Assassin’s Guide on its own, you’ll get maximum enjoyment by listening to The Hitman’s Guide series first. This book contains speedy car chases and not-so-speedy ATV rides, a wager Cassel is determined to win even if it kills him, and way-too-tight sparkly spandex suits.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Alice Winters (P)2021 Alice Winters

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Ah, the bliss of finding a book, indeed a whole series, that is the perfect mix of intriguing story, action, humour, romance, and amazing characters. I loved this book so much, it made me laugh so much, kept me hooked till the end, and got me so invested in sweet Cassel and big hearted Jeremy and their epic adventure. Thank you Alice Winters for this! 10/10, would recommend to anyone.

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  • Texan2
  • 02-12-21

Great!

Another great one by Alice and Micheal. They are an unbeatable combination. Kudos to both

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  • Tobcont
  • 27-11-21

I laughed so much I woke my dog

I haven’t laughed so much since the first Hitman’s Guide book. Ms. Winters is so smart on how she plots how each action that continues throughout the book. It’s not dull and there are no breaks or lulls in the story. I couldn’t put it down. I adore Cassel and I’m so happy for him. He has a family and love. I did not expect to like Jeremy. He was such a jerk before but now I see he just needed a family too. I can’t get enough of this group. Gimme more. Michael Firraiuolo is amazing as usual. I have no complaints or criticism about his performance.

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  • Phx17
  • 05-03-22

Formula fades the second time around

This is a paler version of Leland and Jackson’s storyline. In both:
-the hitman is the scrawny, lippy one without a family
-the cop is the big, solid dependable one
-there’s a dog
-Leland’s main purpose is to crack off-color, lecherous jokes

It was hilarious in book 1, and still fun in books 2 and 3. But this book featuring Castle and Jeremy’s HEA didn’t really add anything new.

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  • Alisha
  • 26-11-21

Amazing!

Alice Winters and Michael Ferraiuolo are the dream team of audiobooks! Ferraiuolo nails Winters’ characters’ voices incredibly well. The snark, the humor and the rare shows of vulnerability, and does it without laughing out loud, which deserves an award.

The story itself is a madcap of action, adventure and romance that would make Leland proud. I’ve been one of those readers who has been waiting for Cas and Jer-bear’s book (and nagging for it) for ages. I was not disappointed. Alice Winters writes amazingly well rounded characters, with laugh out loud humor, and great plot.

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  • Thomas
  • 12-07-22

Loved it

Get the book you won’t regret it or the audible LOL
Five stars get it now

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  • Aethena Drake
  • 11-07-22

Great story. Great narration.

Cassel gets his own book! And Michael Ferraiuolo is still narrating!

I like Cassel's story as much as I enjoy Leland's. Cassel isn't quite as goofy, but he has plenty of his own quirks to entertain the reader. Now the big question is whether he can brain wash his love interest as easily as Leland did...

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  • Joan
  • 02-07-22

Loved it!

Just finished listening to this story and enjoyed it so much. I’ve been hoping Jeremy and Cassel would finally get together. This was amazing and I loved the story! Lots of action, snark, discovering friends and enemies. I will definitively re listen!

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  • JDHB
  • 23-05-22

Very fun spin-off!!!

I really love Cassel and Jeremy in the Hitman's Guide. series so I absolutely love seeing them get their own adventure. With Leland and Jackson and Henry along, too. Perfect amount of chaos, giggles, and heat. These two series of books are a lot of fun and always a for sure buy when I see the new book come out.

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  • Manduh
  • 28-04-22

Cassel is awesome...

I enjoyed this story and narration far more than the previous. I think the less Leland the better. This story was interesting and entertaining. I would like more Jeremy and Cassel for sure.

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  • Sally
  • 09-04-22

I love this!

I'm so happy that Cassell got his own book and his HEA! The Former Assassin's Guide to Snagging a Reluctant Boyfriend is so freaking good! It's intense but it's so fun at the same time. It's so dang funny. I 'bout died laughing. Cassel is a badass! I want to climb in this story and live with the characters. I love Henry, he makes my heart squish. He just adopts all these crazies. Lol
I bought the audio books after I read this series and I'm going through and listening to them. Michael Ferraiuolo does so well, I love his narration and his voice is so sexy! I really hope we get to hear more about Chaos in the future too!