The Swan and the Jackal : In the Company of Killers

  • by J. A. Redmerski
  • Narrated by Luke Daniels, Andi Arndt, Kate Reinders
  • Series: In the Company of Killers
  • 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Fredrik Gustavsson never considered the possibility of love, or that anyone could ever understand or accept his dark and bloody lifestyle - until he met Seraphina, a woman as vicious and blood-thirsty as Fredrik himself. They spent two short but unforgettable years together, full of lust and killing and the darkest kind of love that two people can share. And then Seraphina was gone. It's been six years since Fredrik's lover and sadistic partner in crime turned his world upside-down. Seraphina went into hiding and has eluded him ever since. Now, he's getting closer to finding her, and an innocent woman named Cassia is the key to drawing Seraphina from the shadows. But Cassia - after sustaining injuries from a fire that Seraphina ignited - suffers from amnesia and can't give Fredrik the information he desperately seeks. Having no other choice, Fredrik has been keeping Cassia locked in his basement as he not only tries to get her to recall her past - because she and Seraphina share it - but also to protect her from Seraphina, who clearly wants her dead. But Cassia is a light in the darkness that Fredrik never believed existed. After a year subjected to her kindness and compassion, he finds himself struggling with his love for Seraphina, and his growing feelings for Cassia - because he knows that to love one, the other must die. Will light win out over darkness, or will something more powerful than either further destroy an already tortured soul?


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Great dark series

The Swan and the Jackal in novel #3 in the 6 novel "In the Company of Killers" series (novel #6 is nor yet available in audiobook format). These novels are superb dark suspense thrillers that are exceptionally well narrated. The author JA Redmerski is romance novel writer, but this series is not romance although it does have graphic sexual content. I've just finished listening to the wonderful 2 novel dark suspense thriller "In Light" series by Aleatha Romig who writes mostly romance novels. The two series are about very different subjects but the writing style is very similar as is the use of one male and 2 female narrators.
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- Wayne "I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!"

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The Swan & the Jackal was brilliantly paced with twists and turns that shocked me, ripped my heart out and made my jaw drop. The last 40% of my listening experience took place into the wee hours of the morning because there was no way I was stopping. Fredrick’s story is far from over and maybe I am sick, but I cannot wait for more.

Fans of dark, gritty, complicated romances wrapped in the world of assassins for hire will find The Swan & the Jackal to be a brilliant addition to the In the Company of Killers series. Redmerski has this incredible gift for bringing these dark, damaged characters to life and weaving them around your heart.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-10-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios