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Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin Series #2)

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  • Posted January 7, 2012

    She puts the "sass" in assassin

    Gin Blanco is a feisty, fun, and very dangerous woman. This is the 2nd book in the Elemental Assassin series and continues Gin's story, proving retirement isn't as easy as it seems.

    I found this story to be entertaining and hard to put down. So often in action stories, the hero is a tough guy that can kick anyone's butt without so much as a scratch in return. Gin is very real in the sense that even though she's a tough woman, she's also just as vulnerable to danger, heartache, and guilt as any other woman.

    If you're looking for a fast, easy read with a fair amount of excitement and a bit of magic, then I would highly recommend this book and series. However, if you prefer deep thought and technical details, you might want to look elsewhere.

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  • Posted August 26, 2012

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  • Posted October 28, 2011

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    Thoroughly enjoyable!

    Review by Zita:
    In Web of Lies, Gin discovers that Fletcher, once known as the assassin called the Tin Man, did some pro bono work, so when Violet Fox shows up at the Pork Pit asking for his help, she gamely steps up to the plate. It seems a dwarf with mining concerns is harassing Violet's grandfather in order to force him to sell him his land. Grandpa Fox is holding his own, but the creeps are threatening Violet now. Gin manages to rescue Violet from a horrific beating and quickly reaches the conclusion that the only way to stop the dwarf is by killing him. Gin learns that the dwarf is in cahoots with Mab Monroe, the elemental who killed her mother and older sister years ago. Mab is the city's head villain and has several of the local cops and politicians on her payroll. Gin promises to help out Violet and Grandpa, despite the clear disapproval of Detective Caine. What happens next will push Gin even further away from Caine and deeper into trouble with Mab and her gang.

    I thoroughly enjoyed Web of Lies and felt that it moved the story and character development along nicely. I felt really sorry for Gin and her issues with Caine, but I think she's just going to have to let that one go. Besides, in this book she meets Owen Grayson, but you'll have to read the book to learn more about him.

    All in all I give this story 4 out of 5 stars, and look forward to reading the next volume in the series.

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  • Posted May 29, 2011

    An excellent get-away read.

    I can't wait to read the next book in this series. I'm glad there are more books to read and that I have a Nook Color to get them immediately. This series is reminisent of L. Hamilton's earlier work.

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