Thursday, February 18, 2010

Spider's Bite [Blog Tour]

Author: Jennifer Estep
Publisher: Pocket, an imprint of Simon & Schuster
Genre: Urban Fantasy
ISBN: 1439147973
Format: Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
Buy It: Amazon Book Depository Changing Hands Simon & Schuster

My name is Gin, and I kill people.

They call me the Spider. I'm the most feared assassin in the South -- when I'm not busy at the Pork Pit cooking up the best barbecue in Ashland. As a Stone elemental, I can hear everything from the whispers of the gravel beneath my feet to the vibrations of the soaring Appalachian Mountains above me. My Ice magic also comes in handy for making the occasional knife. But I don't use my powers on the job unless I absolutely have to. Call it professional pride.

Now that a ruthless Air elemental has double-crossed me and killed my handler, I'm out for revenge. And I'll exterminate anyone who gets in my way -- good or bad. I may look hot, but I'm still one of the bad guys. Which is why I'm in trouble, since irresistibly rugged Detective Donovan Caine has agreed to help me. The last thing this coldhearted killer needs when I'm battling a magic more powerful than my own is a sexy distraction...especially when Donovan wants me dead just as much as the enemy.

My 2 Cents: I haven't finished reading this one yet, but so far, so good! I like Estep's writing style and story structure. I like the characters. I like the feeling of empowerment that I get when I read it. Based on what I have read so far, I'd say that if you like urban fantasy, this is a book for you!

Wait! There's More:
  • Spider's Bargain is a prequel short story that you can read for free.
  • Read the first 204 pages via Google Books (hosted with Simon & Schuster's permission)
  • The second book of the five book series, Web of Lies, is scheduled to release in May.
  • Check out Jennifer's website.
Other Tour Stops:
Pam’s Private Reflections The Cajun Book Lady Book, Books EverywhereBook Junkie
My Life In Not So Many Words Carol’s Notebook My Guilty Pleasures The Neverending Shelf
Steph the BookwormMy Friend AmyThe Bibliophilic Book BlogChaotic Book Obsession
Ramblings of a Teenage BookwormDrey’s LibraryJeanne's RamblingsBooks Gardens & Dogs
See Michelle Read Book Series ReviewsThe Wayfaring WriterWhat Book Is That?
So Many Books, So Little TimeJen’s Book TalkPick of the LiterateMy Overstuffed Bookshelf
Temple Library ReviewsDan’s JournalI Heart Book GossipGeek Girl Reviews
All Things Sizzle Find the Time to ReadPoisoned RationalityReading with Tequila
Mindful MusingsVision Quest FailWendy’s Minding SpotMichelle & Leslie's Book Picks
Red Headed Book ChildReadaholicEclectic Book LoverParajunkee’s View
You Wanna Know What I Think?Patricia's Vampire Notes