The Spider by Jennifer Estep

Mass Market Paperback, 400 pages17571671
Expected publication: December 24th 2013 by Pocket Books

The tenth book in the bestselling and “outstanding” (Romantic Times) Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series finally reveals for the first time the origins of Gin Blanco’s career as the deadliest of assassins.

For the first time, the origins of Gin Blanco’s career as the deadly assassin “the Spider” are revealed in full. In a story that pre-dates the other nine books in the series, Gin Blanco goes through her paces to become the most feared assassin in the Ashland.


The Spider is the backstory fans have been waiting for. Jennifer gave her fans in the previous installments small bits and pieces of Gin’s history, some bigger parts in some instances. But with The Spider we truly understand why the assassin persona is so deep within Gin. Gin’s insecurities and her fragile emotions are described in great detail together with the mix of what makes her the best assassin and the story she shares with Owen. This makes Gin one of the best characters to read about.

The spider is a beautiful mix between the past and the present. And has woven a intriguing story that tells you about the life of Gin and what she is made of. As always Gin is as tough as nails, fast, smart and always has fun comebacks. 

All with all a amazing Urban Fantasy Series and we can’t wait to read more.