Image of Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin)


Image of Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin)

A new drug has hit the streets of Ashland and when the threat strikes close to the Pork Pit, Gin feels compelled to step in. This is book 11 in Estep’s extraordinary series featuring hard-nosed assassin, Gin Blanco. Gin continues to be one of the most intriguing heroines in the genre today — one whose moral compass is a little rusty … but it takes her where she needs to be. Outstanding as always!

Since killing fire elemental Mab Monroe, Gin has been challenged nearly daily by would-be assassins attempting to take her out. When she sees one of her employees being hassled by some drug dealers, Gin steps in. This starts a chain of events that has Gin and her employee Catalina witnessing the killing of one of the dealers by vicious drug lord and vampire Beauregard Benson. Gin’s cop sister, Bria, is on a mission to take down Beauregard, so when she learns Catalina has witnessed a crime that could finally nail the kingpin, she convinces Catalina to testify. Gin knows this is a bad idea, but can’t dissuade either of them. With Bria and Catalina in the crosshairs, the Spider is going to have get creative. (POCKET, Jul., 384 pp., $7.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith