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(Karma, Inc. #1)

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Karma’s a bitch…and her name’s Cassie.

Working for Karma Incorporated might sound like the best job in the world, but there’s one really big catch: you’ve got to die to get it. Cassandra Mercer died at the ripe old age of twenty-one and is now gainfully employed by the Afterlife Corporation as a Karma operative. Her job duties include manifesting bad karma on unsuspecting
Published July 26th 2016 by Parajunkee Publishing
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Cassie died but unlike most it took a year for her to show up in processing and be given the choice of limbo or working for the Afterlife Corporation. Obviously, she doesn’t want to do the time in limbo so she agree’s to work off the time as one of Karma Incorporated’s newest recruit. Cassie may just be a little too good at her job because what should have had her in training for at least a year has her out in the field with her first case after only two months. Her job is simple to return to Ea ...more
CLiK Books
Jun 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Review of CHEAT:Karma Inc Book 1 by Gillian Zane
**** 4 Stars ****
This review was done on behalf of CLiK Book Blog.

This is the first book in a new series for Gillian Zane and it delivered on the quirky that I've come to expect from Gillian.

You can't get more quirky than a girl who's offered the job of a lifetime but has to be dead to do it! Yep, you read that right, she's dead and working for Karma Inc in Afterlife.
Cassie Hail or Cassandra Mercer as she was know by when she was alive, is the d
Jun 22, 2016 rated it liked it
I'm a big fan of Gillian Zane's NOLA Zombie series so I knew I needed to give Cheat a read.

Cheat is the first installment of a six-part urban fantasy serial so the abrupt ending was expected. It's hard for me to rate serials since I like to read the whole book before I forming my opinion but Cheat was a pretty good start and it grabbed my attention enough that I want to read the next installment to see where Cassie's story leads us next. Plus there's the dark and mysterious Drake to figu
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Jul 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to The Book Junkie Reads . . . by: Bewitching Book Tours
Karma indeed is a bitch. Its even more of a bitch when its after you for all that you have done that required her to come back and bite you on the ass. In comes Cassie/Cassandra. She has the job of a lifetime that will come back to bite a many a person for what they have done. This time its one Bishop.

I liked the premise of this one and look forward to seeing more of Cassie and the payback she has in store for the ones that thought Karma was nothing more than a thought. I would like to watch as
Nov 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
(3.5 Stars)
I am always looking for paranormal reads with a new take on traditional creatures, views etc. In the case of "Cheat" Cassandra Mercier finds herself dead at an intake session in the Afterlife where she is being told that her life held so much darkness she must now live close to eternity in Limbo or working in the Afterlife. After considering her options, she decides to work in the Afterlife for Karma, Inc. where she hands out justice for those who need a chance at changing their ways.
Susan Underbrink
May 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

First time reading this author. Not sure of the genre. Paranormal. Unique plot and idea. Only downside is its a serial book with a cliffhanger . Quick fun read.
Diana Kopszywa
Mar 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Dog gone it! Hated seeing this book no can't wait to read the complete series! Great job. Cool story line.
Ulla Bisgaard
Jun 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Five stars for Cheat by Gillian Zane
Genre: #Paranormal, #Drama, #afterlife
Audience: YA, NA, Adults
Series: Karma Inc. Book One

Cheat is a funny paranormal story about karma. Cheat are all your fantasies of bad karma come to life. The Bullies, the bad guys, all of them get what they earned. I loved it. It's extremely well written, in lessor hands this story could have tuned boring or a Stereotypical but this story is non of that. I loved the description of the afterlife as a corporation
Twinsie Talk Angie J
Jun 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Paranormal readers
Recommended to Twinsie Talk Angie J by: Gillian Zane
3.5 but rounded up to 4

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Cheat by Gillian Zane

I received this book from the author for an honest review.

I loved Gillian’s zombie series so when I saw she has a new series starting, I jumped. This book is a totally different concept for me and it also intrigued me. I mean working for Karma, Inc. You are the person who will be dishin
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I’m not going to go into a lot of depth with my review of CHEAT because it’s a very short novella that is part one of a six part urban fantasy serial, and because it felt more like this was simply an introduction to the story. The main character is Cassie, who was known as Cassandra Mercier before she died. She’s having trouble accepting her new life in Afterlife because she can’t remember her old one, which is not normal. What’s also not normal is how long it took for her to be processed. While ...more
Jun 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Working for Karma Incorporated might sound like the best job in the world, but there’s one really big catch: you’ve got to die to get it. Cassie Mercer died and is now employed by the Afterlife Corporation as a Karma operative. Her job duties include manifesting bad karma on unsuspecting victims.

Two months into her internship Cassie is promoted and given her first solo case. His name is Bishop and he is a cheat. He needs some bad karma, and Cassie’s the right girl for the job.

Inflicting a bit o
Laura  Redmon
Aug 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater. Wow, to be a fly on the wall in the mind of Gillian Zane! She blows me away with her imagination, from Zombie Romance to Dying to work for Karma.

Cheat is about a young women named Cassie, who apparently has died and is offered a choice between Limbo and working in the Afterlife. Limbo is boring, so of course she takes a job in her Afterlife working for Karma, Inc.

She does well and gets promoted and given her first case... Time to issue some Karma!
Unfortunately, s
Sep 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
Not a HEA, no dual POV. It's more of a part one, really annoying. Ends on a mini cliffhanger... but it's the only book in the series so far. I'm not a fan of books released in parts, unless I read it when all the parts are written so I can read it like a regular book. Had I known there was only a part one I would have held off until it was completed. That said, what I did read was written well and entertaining. It's not a romance, more of a paranormal mystery, so far. ...more
Lori Vandenburg
Jul 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was an interesting start to this series. It's funny and quirky. The main character, Cassie, is complex. At first she was a bit ditzy, then she became more interesting as the story progressed. I have to say, it was not exactly what I expected from reading the summary. It was interesting enough that I will probably read the next book to find out what happened. I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. ...more
Aug 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OMG.....I need more! Gillian Zane has done it again! She has written another book that I'm addicted to and cannot wait for the next book! If you've ever wanted to see karma in action, then this is THE book to read! More, more, more!!!!!!!! ...more
Lynn Thinking out loud
Jul 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh to have Gillian Zane's imagination. This book was so much different than my normal reads. But I really liked it even though it ended in a cliffhanger. I was given a copy of this book for an honest review. ...more
Laura *Little Read Riding Hood*
really liked the premise and idea, but the end was really abrupt.
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Gillian Zane is an Amazon bestselling author that specializes in dark genre fiction for adults. Gillian defines herself by the city she was raised in, New Orleans. She’s tried moving away a few times but always comes back. At the age of ten, she decided she would be a writer and has been determined every since. Between that decision and when she actually finished a book that she believed was good ...more

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