Series: Elemental Assassin #0.4

Book Review: Jennifer Estep’s “Web of Deceit”

Book Review: Jennifer Estep’s “Web of Deceit”

This short story is 0.4 in the Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series revolving around Gin Blanco, an assassin about to go on her first solo outing. You can read this short story for free on Estep’s website. My Take A peek in on those years Gin spent training up to be an assassin, right along with the worries Fletcher has. The big hints he drops about Gin’s past, and how he believes he failed her. It’s scary how much Fletcher actually knows, that he never told Gin. The Story It’s a worry for Fletcher. It’s Gin’s first solo outing as an assassin, and so many things could go wrong. The Characters Fletcher Lane, a.k.a., the Tin Man, is an assassin who’s been training Gin Blanco, his apprentice, for the past three years. By day, they both work in the Pork Pit, Fletcher’s barbecue restaurant. For her night work, he’s dubbed her the Spider, for so many reasons. The girly Jolene “Jo-Jo” Deveraux is one of Fletcher’s oldest and dearest friends. Sophia is Jo-Jo’s Goth dwarf of a sister. Both have the gift of Air. Jimmy Fontaine is a giant who runs a drug-and-kiddie whorehouse. Jackson Fontaine is his sweet-looking younger […]

Posted July 22, 2014 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews / 0 Comments