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Magic, mayhem, and an assassin who never gives up are all part of Snared, the latest book in my Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series.
Snared focuses on assassin Gin Blanco. When a college student goes missing, her sister asks Gin for help. Gin’s search leads her to an evil that she never imagined—and a killer who wants to make her the next victim.
New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Estep
Second chances don’t come easy and sometimes for authors, it takes more than one chance for a character to shine. I adored Holly from the moment I wrote her but I knew she wasn’t a Montgomery. She was too sweet, too shiny, too sparkly. Of course that meant I just had to find the write man for her. So thank you readers, for wanting more of Holly and Brody just as much as I did!
In Renaissance Italy, Simonetta Cattaneo comes to Florence to marry Marco Vespucci, and soon finds that the entire city has fallen in love with her. Not only is her beauty and intelligence praised by the wealthy and powerful Medici family, but she also makes the acquaintance of a young painter named Sandro Botticelli. He promises her immortality, and Simonetta finds that she cannot refuse him, even as she grapples with the politics of beauty, desire, and art.
My former sister-in-law deployed to Iraq during the Surge. When she returned stateside, she severed all communication. In that absence, I imagined what might’ve happened to her. The Standard Grand is the result.
Dennis Lehane thinks it’s “bracingly original.” Booklist, in a starred review, calls it “an important and deeply human contribution to the national conversation.” Kirkus says it’s a “seamless blend of road-trip saga, love story, and critique of military contractors.” Library Journal named it the “spiritual heir to Robert Stone’s Vietnam-era classic Dog Soldiers,” and booksellers say, simply, it’s “a book I’ve been awaiting.”