Given that this series is about a female assassin, this is sort of a guilty pleasure for me. I just LOVE this series and can't wait for each new installment to be released! Lauren Fortgang does a wonderful job portraying Gin's smoky southern voice. AWESOME!
Great narration. I like to list this first as it can make or break a story.
Loved this story. Easy listerning and very entertaining. Will be impatiently waiting for any new books in audio from this author.
I really enjoy it when readers with similar reading interests list their favourite authors and series. It really helps me find new authors too follow. Mine are Charlaine Harris, Jeaniene Frost, Jennifer Estep, Faith Hunter, Molly Harper, Ilona Andrews, Kresley Cole, Deborah Harkness, Nalini Singh, Coreene Callahan and Sherrilyn Kenyon.
What is not to love? Jennifer Estep has created a great cast of characters, developed a really cool world for them, and allows great action scenes to unfold.
I don't want to give anything away, but there are some really great moments between Gin and Owen.
I think that she does a fantastic job of capturing Gin's personality with her narration.
What tangled webs are weaved
Overall... 4.00 star
Performance.... 5.00 star
Story... 3.75 star
Finally, after 5 books, we finally get the showdown between Gin and Mab...although at times in this book, I definitely wondered if it was ever going to happen.
There were parts of this book that I loved...
*the opening scene with Gin trying to kill Mab
*the scenes between Gin and Owen. I like where things are going with them.
But there were other things about this book that drove me nuts...
*I'm sorry...is there a single person who reads book #5 in a series like this who hasn't been reading all of them?? I'm so tired of the same repeated information over and over and over again....every single book, and usually several times throughout the book. What happened to Gin's family, how she got her spider rune scars. Enough already. I don't want to hear it anymore. If I was reading this series, rather than listening to it, I think I would have abandoned it several books ago for this reason entirely.
But it does work for me on audio because it's like a soap opera...I can come back into it a couple of weeks later and it's absolutely no issue to pick right back up where I left off. Now that things are resolved with Mab, I'm REALLY hoping that the series picks up a little bit with some new story lines. I feel like the last three books have stalled out a bit in the style/creativity of the writing.
Yes, enjoy this paranormal type story
Gin's elemental magic dual with Mab Monroe.
Very good expression when she narrates, really makes you feel she is The Spider.
laughter throughout, especially when Fenn is involved!
Would like to know when Thread of Death will be available, so I can finish listening to the entire series. Thread of Death is #6 book which you do not have available.
some, language can be an issue
I have listened to the first five books and they are all pretty equal.
An assassins story with a twist.
The story captured my attention so much that I had to listen until the main villain was eliminated.
This is a REPEAT listen. I love the Author and the Reader does an AWESOME job of bring the story to Life.
Her Accent and Characterizations - PERFECT READER for this series!!
BLOOD, GUTS , & GORE!! GIN Rocks!!!
Surprises, Intense, Awesome
I'm new to fiction books. After experiencing this series, I think I've wasted too much time on nonfiction.
Her variety of voices.
Not an extreme reaction. Just positive.
As a result of some minor irritating repetition each book could stand alone as it's own story meaning, if a reader pulled one book out of the center of the group they would have a complete story without having to read all of them. Of course reading(or listening to) all of them gives much better character development.
The four star rating is due mainly to the repetitiveness when reading/listening to the whole series. Overall this was a great story.
I have loved this series since the very begining! I love every minute of it....I don't want to give away the ending, but I couldn't stop listening.