Advertisements

Web of Death by Jennifer Estep

Overview

Web of DeathTitle: Web of Death
Author: Jennifer Estep
Series: Elemental Assassin #1.5
Rating Out of 5: 4 (Really good read!)
My Bookshelves: AssassinsDark fantasy, Elements
Pace: Fast
Format: Short story
Publisher: Jennifer Estep
Year: 2011
5th sentence, 74th page: A spider rune.

Buy The Book Now at The Book Depository, Free Delivery World Wide Synopsis

This short story takes place after the events of Spider’s Bite but before the begin­ning of Web of Lies. In “Web of Death,” Gin Blanco’s retire­ment is inter­rupted by some unwanted guests.

Thoughts

I can’t imagine Gin as being retired, even after only reading one of her novels. Everything in Spider’s Bite is incredibly high adrenalin and a fight to the death (literally), so although the idea of retirement is nice, it’s hard to imagine the actual decision / action.

Which, luckily, Estep also seemed to feel. Gin isn’t quite settling into her desired retirement, and still dealing with the aftermath of Fletcher’s death. All of which means that a vampire hooker in trouble is the perfect excuse to get a little exercise in.

Web of Death is a nice way to spend five minutes revisiting Gin without becoming completely intertwined in what I’m sure will be another intense battle to the death… or at least a battle for something in the next full length Element Assassin novel.

 <- Spider’s Bite Review Web of Lies Review ->
Image source: Lili Lost in a Book

Book Review

Advertisements

2 Comments Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: