Unraveled – Jennifer Estep [Review, Excerpt, Giveaway]

Unraveled – Jennifer Estep [Review, Excerpt, Giveaway]Author: Jennifer Estep
Title: Unraveled
Series: Elemental Assassin #15
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages: 373
Release Date: August 30, 2016
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Synopsis
What could go wrong when you’re trying to unravel a decades-old conspiracy?
 
As the current queen of the Ashland underworld, you would think that I, Gin Blanco, would know all about some secret society controlling things from behind the scenes. I might be the Spider, the city’s most fearsome assassin, but all my Ice and Stone elemental magic hasn’t done me a lick of good in learning more about “the Circle”. Despite my continued investigations, the trail’s gone as cold as the coming winter.
 
So when Finnegan Lane, my foster brother, gets word of a surprising inheritance, we figure why not skip town for someplace less dangerous for a few days? That place: Bullet Pointe, a fancy hotel resort complex plus Old West theme park that Finn now owns lock, stock, and barrel. At first, all the struttin’ cowboys and sassy saloon girls are just hokey fun. But add in some shady coincidences and Circle assassins lurking all around, and vacationing becomes wilder—and deadlier—than any of us expected.
 
Good thing this assassin brought plenty of knives to the gunfight…
Format: Paperback
Also by this author: Bitter Bite, Spider's Bite, Unwanted, Snared
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five-stars

*I received a free copy of this book from a book promoter in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.*

Welcome to our stop on the
Unraveled blog tour!

We are hosting a giveaway for a $25 Amazon gift card, 5 print copies of Unraveled, and 1 full set of the Elemental Assassin series.
You can also read Misty’s review of UNRAVELED and an excerpt from the novel.

Excerpt from UNRAVELED

Thank you to Jennifer Estep for sharing an excerpt from your new book!

 
I dropped Phillip off at the dock to the Delta Queen, his home and riverboat casino, then drove along the river until I reached a paved lot that fronted a small park and a wooded area. I pulled in there and stopped, peering out the windows.
 
I was only a few miles away from the Delta Queen, but I might as well have driven to the moon, given the startling differences. Instead of a gleaming white riverboat, high-end shops, and gourmet restaurants, abandoned buildings, cracked sidewalks, and busted-out streetlights dotted the landscape. I was squarely in Southtown now, the part of Ashland that was home to gangs, hustlers, and other violent, dangerous folks.
 

Normally, I would have expected to see a couple of homeless guys huddled over the trash cans at either end of the parking lot, burning the garbage inside to stay warm. But it was too wet and cold for that tonight, so the area was completely deserted. Good. I didn’t want anyone to see me or especially to realize where I was going.

 
Silvio could—and did—track my phone, so I turned it off and left it in my car, which the vamp could also track, thanks to the GPS locator he’d hooked to the undercarriage. He might be home working, but I had no doubt that Silvio was checking his phone every so often, just to see where I was. I admired the vampire’s efficiency and dedication, but knowing that he could keep tabs on me so easily creeped me out a little. Besides, a girl had to keep some secrets to herself.
 
Especially when it came to the Circle.
 
I got out of my car. It had finally stopped raining, but the ice accumulations made the air even colder than before, so I pulled up my jacket collar, yanked down my toboggan, and stuck my gloved hands into my coat pockets, trying to seal in all of my body heat. That worked for about five seconds, then the first gust of wind slapped me across the face and sliced through all my many layers of clothes. I shivered, put my head down, and started walking.
 
I left the parking lot behind and headed over to a winding path that ran along the river. During the warmer months, the wooded area was popular with walkers, joggers, and cyclists, but no one in their right mind would be out here tonight, given the weather. Then again, I was rarely in my right mind, according to Phillip, Silvio, and the rest of my friends.

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Misty’s Review of UNRAVELED

I was given this book in return for an honest review. Unraveled is book 15 in the Elemental Assassin series. This was an awesome addition to this series. I was captivated to each page till the end of the book. I can’t wait till the next installment to the series.

Unraveled is the continual story of Gin aka the Spider. She learned that her mother was apart of a secret society that ran the Ashland’s Underworld from behind the scenes. Gin is searching for the people of this society. She is out to learn why her mother and older sister was murdered when Gin was a child.

Gin is out for answers and she will get them. She willing to use her position as Queen of the Underworld to get the answers she is looking for. Gin needs to know why her mother and older sister were murdered.

To find out what happens go grab your copy of Unraveled.

I give Unraveled 5 stars and would recommend the Elemental Assassin series to anyone who loves paranormals.


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Reading Order (novels only)

Check out the entire Elemental Assassin series:

#1 Spider’s Bite

#2 Web of Lies

#3 Venom

#4 Tangled Threads

#5 Spider’s Revenge

#6 By a Thread

#7 Widow’s Web

#8 Deadly Sting

#9 Heart of Venom

#10 The Spider

#11 Poison Promise

#12 Black Widow

#13 Spider’s Trap

#14 Bitter Bite

#15 Unraveled

#16 Snared (April 2017)

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About Jennifer Estep

Jennifer Estep is a New York Times, USA 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 18. Unraveled, 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 www.jenniferestep.com or follow Jennifer on Facebook, Goodreads, and Twitter.

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