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Call for Obstruction (The Courier Book 1)

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My name is Barry, although it might as well be Loser. Satan owns my soul, and my demon boss tortures me with her magical cigarettes every chance she gets.

I should flick butts at her. She tricked me into signing a contract that compels me to help open the Gates of Hell.

I’m desperate for freedom. At the same time, I’ll do anything to stop damned souls from spilling onto Ea
Paperback, 3rd, 126 pages
Published September 3rd 2016 by OTI Press (first published July 1st 2012)
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May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a 4.5 star read.

This was such a fun, entertaining read. If you like your urban fantasy with tongue firmly in cheek, with larger than life characters and situated around the epic battle of good versus evil/angels versus demons then this novella is for you! Dripping with sarcasm and amusing grossness, the story leaves you musing as to whom is truly evil, with more conspiracies and revenge you can poke a stick at. My only complaint is that as at May 2019 there is not another book in the ser
Apr 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Written by daughter. Very interesting read.
Jennifer Denney
Oct 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Call for Obstruction (The Courier Trilogy 1) by Wendy Jean Howard was a very interesting book. I wasn't sure whether I wanted to root for Barry or really just choke him while screaming at him Ala Homer Simpson. After losing his fourth job in a year Barry hits a Courier truck on his way him. From that he gets a job offer that he's not sure he wants to check it out. It comes to Marjory and her magical cigarettes he ends up signing a contract a contract to work for Satan for the rest of his human l ...more
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I received this book for free. I am voluntarily posting this review and all opinions expressed herein are my own.

The blurb for this book say to listen if you are a fan of Jim Butcher or Christopher Pratt. I would say that this is more in line with Christopher Pratt than Jim Butcher [although I am a fan of both.] The story is full of sarcasm, witty observations and a fun take of Satan v. Angels taking over the world through a courier service. I especially loved Margery, Barry's boss, who is descr
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Winnie Jean Howard writes dark comedy mixed with horror and science fiction. Her main focus is creating action-packed stories for readers looking for books as fast paced as video games. Her stories feature unique and memorable characters that are both outrageous and easy to relate to. She has watched countless horror movies since the age of six, and has become a bit addicted to any form of media t ...more

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