To Kill a Warlock : Dulcie O'Neil

  • by H. P. Mallory
  • Narrated by Therese Plummer
  • Series: Dulcie O'Neil
  • 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The murder of a dark arts warlock. A shape-shifting, ravenous creature on the loose. A devilishly handsome stranger sent to investigate. Sometimes working law enforcement for the Netherworld is a real bitch.
Dulcie O’Neil is a fairy. And not the type to frolic in gardens. She’s a Regulator - a law-enforcement agent who monitors the creatures of the Netherworld to keep them from wreaking havoc in the mortal world. When a warlock is murdered and Dulcie was the last person to see him alive, she must uncover the truth before she’s either deported back to the Netherworld, or she becomes the next victim.
Enter Knight Vander, a sinfully attractive investigator sent from the Netherworld to work the case with Dulcie. Between battling her attraction to her self-appointed partner, keeping a sadomasochistic demon in check, and fending off the advances of a sexy and powerful vampire, Dulcie’s got her hands full. As the body count increases, Dulcie finds herself battling dark magic, reconnoitering in S&M clubs, and suffering the greatest of all betrayals.


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Engaging, but sometimes frustrating

Dulcie O'Neil is an idiot. For some reason this particular genre has a common type: stubborn, impulsive, overly emotional, with very poor judgment, and Dulcie just may be its poster child. She acts first and thinks later, ignoring both very good advice and flashing neon signs reading "Don't go in there!" The question isn't so much "how is she ever going to get out of this one," it's "how did she ever get herself into this one." And, that's just her professional side. She comes with as much emotional baggage as dysfunctional family of four. But, she is also highly principled and fiercely loyal to those she cares about. When she puts her own life on the line, it's to help and protect others.

The plots and other characters are interesting and, when Dulcie isn’t getting in her own way, there’s enough suspense to keep the reader engaged. By the third book, Great Hexpectations, it appears our little girl may be growing up. The narrator, Therese Plummer is very good and does a great job of bring all the characters to life.

All and all, I do recommend the series if you don’t mind periodically rolling your eyes and thinking, “For God’s sake, Dulcie, grow up!”
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- Amazon Customer

Unexpected and Fresh!!

What did you love best about To Kill a Warlock?

The storyline!! i was into the book and loving it and when she meets the vampire Bram, i say to myself oh great she ends up with him like in every other book. but she didnt! its so fresh and interesting. and the fact that it wasn't a secret world. i love a fresh storyline!

What about Therese Plummer’s performance did you like?

she made me forget i was listening to her talk and instead i heard the story.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

all of it. i kept being surprised and honestly thats just a pleasant surprise in any case.

Any additional comments?

great listen! i highly recommend!

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- Mary

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-26-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios