REVIEW by Heather: Spider’s Bite (Elemental Assassin #1) by Jennifer Estep (@Jennifer_Estep , @_shoe_girl_)

After Gin’s family was murdered by a Fire elemental when she was thirteen, she lived on the streets and eventually became an assassin to survive. Now, Gin is given an assignment by her handler to rub out an Ashland businessman, but it turns out to be a trap. After Gin’s handler is brutally murdered, she teams up with the sexy detective investigating the case to figure out who double-crossed her and why. Only one thing is for sure —Gin has no qualms about killing her way to the top of the conspiracy.


I’m a book junkie.  No news there.  If I see a book I like, I buy it.  Well, I bought By a Thread a couple months ago, and only when I got home did I realize that it was the 5th book in a series (you’d think I’d learn by now, since this is hardly the 1st time this has happened).  So, it went into my TBR pile.  I finally decided to get started on the series, so I bought Spider’s Bite.

It took a couple chapters for me to really get into the book, but once I did, I enjoyed it very much!  Gin is an Assassin, with the ability to control stone and to a lesser extent, ice.  She has a moral code…she won’t kill just anyone, and she won’t rely on her “powers” while on the job.

Gin gets a high-paying, last minute assignment one night and figures she’ll do one last job before taking a vacation.  Well, things go wrong when someone decides to take her out of the picture.  After dodging death, and finding her “handler” dead, Gin is ready for revenge.  One problem: the Detective.  He isn’t just going to look the other way.

I really MUST stop reading books and not IMMEDIATELY writing the reviews.  I actually read this book about a month ago.  If my review seems a bit vague, that is due to forgetting the details.  I don’t bookmark or take notes, so I rely on my sketchy memory….which is why I should review as soon as I finish a book.  But, I’m repeating myself!  😉  Details aside, I really liked Spider’s Bite, and I will be starting book 2 as soon as I finish the book I am currently reading!!

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  1. […] there was an Elemental Assassin Read-A-Long!  Since I just read the first book not long ago (my review here), and had already purchased the second book, I figured I’d join the read-a-long. […]

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