Undeath and Taxes : Fred, the Vampire Accountant

  • by Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by Kirby Heyborne
  • Series: Fred, the Vampire Accountant
  • 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After discovering just how filled with magic, intrigue, and adventure the parahuman world of being an undead American can be, Fredrick Frankford Fletcher did exactly what was expected - he became a certified parahuman accountant. Myths and legends, as it turns out, are not so great at taking appropriate deductions and keeping their receipts, and Fred is more than happy to return to a life others view as woefully dull, expanding his accounting business to cater to various monsters and their respective financial needs. Said monsters are, unfortunately, still spectacular at pulling Fred into trouble, though. And despite merely wanting to stick with simple paperwork, Fred once again finds that he is going to have to deal with enchanted weaponry, government agents, possessed houses, and one enigmatic dragon's interest. In the parahuman world, any business can turn deadly, even one as mundane as accounting.

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Customer Reviews

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Enjoyable Entertainment

I found that this installment of the series was, while just as light and entertaining as the first book, much better written. We didn't have the constant repetition of facts that were just divulged a chapter previous. The stories flowed better, turning into episodic archs that could stand on their own or be read as a whole. Really well done.

The characters are likable and genuine. The narration is well done. The ending left me wanting more. I enjoy this series a great deal and am looking forward to the next book, if there is one.

High marks and worth a credit.
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- Charles

Enjoyable, novel, creative, and fun

If you read enough fantasy, it starts to get repetitive. This series completely shakes up the standard formula while creating loveable characters, and situations that had me stuck in my car in a fit of giggles. The book is made up of several short stories, but I never found this to be an issue.

I have been pushing this book on everyone I know. You would have to be some sort of serious grumpy pants to not enjoy Fred's extraordinary normal way of problem solving in the supernatural world.
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- Shannon Carty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-06-2015
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio