Friday, 10 May 2013

Tangled Threads (Elemental Assassin 4) - Jennifer Estep

The Book
Release Date: 26 April 2011

I’d rather face a dozen lethal assassins any night than deal with something as tricky, convoluted, and fragile as my feelings.

But here I am. Gin Blanco, the semi-retired assassin known as the Spider. Hovering outside sexy businessman Owen Grayson’s front door like a nervous teenage girl. One thing I like about Owen: he doesn’t shy away from my past—or my present. And right now I have a bull’s-eye on my forehead. 

Cold-blooded Fire elemental Mab Monroe has hired one of the smartest assassins in the business to trap me. Elektra LaFleur is skilled and efficient, with deadly electrical elemental magic as potent as my own Ice and Stone powers. Which means there’s a fifty-fifty chance one of us won’t survive this battle. I intend to kill LaFleur—or die trying—because Mab wants the assassin to take out my baby sister, Detective Bria Coolidge, too. 

The only problem is, Bria has no idea I’m her long-lost sibling . . . or that I’m the murderer she’s been chasing through Ashland for weeks. And what Bria doesn’t know just might get us both dead. . . .

My Opinion  4 STARS
This book mostly focuses on Gin's feelings towards those around her and her changing and new feelings for Owen.

Although this book was good, its getting more and more annoying that she is always recapping in how people are attached to Gin or how their powers work or how her parents died. Do we need it in every book?

Its nice to see Gin and her sister reconciled and that they both now have blood family along with adopted family.

Despite all the recapping its still a good series to read.

Spider’s Nemesis (Elemental Assassin, #4.5) - This short story spans a period of many years, beginning before Gin was born and ending during the events of Tangled Threads. It is told from the point of view of Mab Monroe and shows how the Fire elemental grew up, including her first meeting with Eira Snow, Gin’s mother.

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