Review: Web of Lies by Jennifer Estep

Posted November 19, 2014 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Book Review / 0 Comments

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
Review: Web of Lies by Jennifer EstepWeb of Lies by Jennifer Estep
Published by Pocket Books on 5/25/2010
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Pages: 400
Length: 12 hours and 17 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Own
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Also by this author: Touch of Frost, Kiss of Frost

Curiosity is definitely going to get me dead one of these days. Probably real soon.

I'm Gin Blanco.

You might know me as the Spider, the most feared assassin in the South. I’m retired now, but trouble still has a way of finding me. Like the other day when two punks tried to rob my popular barbecue joint, the Pork Pit. Then there was the barrage of gunfire on the restaurant. Only, for once, those kill shots weren’t aimed at me. They were meant for Violet Fox. Ever since I agreed to help Violet and her grandfather protect their property from an evil coalmining tycoon, I’m beginning to wonder if I’m really retired. So is Detective Donovan Caine. The only honest cop in Ashland is having a real hard time reconciling his attraction to me with his Boy Scout mentality. And I can barely keep my hands off his sexy body. What can I say? I’m a Stone elemental with a little Ice magic thrown in, but my heart isn’t made of solid rock. Luckily, Gin Blanco always gets her man . . . dead or alive.


Gin Blanco is one of those bad ass chicks that I admire. Even though she has been adamant about being retired she can’t help but help this family. They have no idea the force they are dealing with, and she intends to take that person out.

Caine drove me crazy in the first book, and he continues to do the same in this book. This guy can’t see that there is a gray area in the world. He doesn’t want to get mixed up in the affairs of Gin, or the Spider. But he has known the Fox’s for a long time, and wants to make sure they are okay.

I’ve never understood why Gin is so stuck on this guy, and she constantly questions how he sees her. She knows she isn’t going to change but it still hurts that he gives her a look of horror at times.

I’ve always love the relationship Gin has with Finn. He’s probably the best brother a girl can have and she knows she can depend on him for whatever she needs help with.

I enjoyed this installment and am ready to jump into the next adventure Gin has.

snarky urban paranormal magical KICKASS AUDIOBOOK ADULTSONLY

About Jennifer Estep

Jennifer Estep is a New York TimesUSA Today, and international bestselling author prowling the streets of her imagination in search of her next fantasy idea.


Jennifer writes the Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series for Pocket Books. Unwanted, e-novella #14.5 in the series, will be released on July 18Unraveled, book #15, will be released on Aug. 30.


Jennifer also writes the Mythos Academy young adult urban fantasy series. She is also the author of the Black Blade young adult urban fantasy series and the Bigtime paranormal romance series.


For more information on Jennifer and her books, visit or follow Jennifer on FacebookGoodreads, and Twitter.
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Katrina @ Bookish Things

About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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