Tag: jennifer estep

Forget Back to School, Enter Our Back to Books Sweepstakes!

Back to school means a lot of things for students, teachers, and moms alike: buying supplies, picking out outfits, packing lunches, etc. But once those kiddos are on the bus you get to breathe a sigh of relief. Your little ones may be back to school, but you, dear reader, are going back to books! […]

It’s Okay to Play Favorites

Sometimes it can be impossible to get an author to tell you which of her books is her favorite. She’ll say they’re like her children: you just can’t choose. But c’mon– we all know, deep down, Mom’s got a soft spot for somebody… Lucky for us here at XOXOAD, Jennifer Estep is not afraid to […]

Jennifer Estep: Spider’s Trap, Chapter 1

Of all the liquors, gin is the greatest. And funnily enough, of all the urban fantasy heroines, Gin is the greatest. (In our humble opinion.) To celebrate the publication this week of the 13th full-length novel in Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series featuring Gin Blanco, aka the Spider, we bring you Chapter One from Spider’s Trap—available […]

What I’m Reading: XOXperts

As any voracious reader knows, there are so many books out there, it can be hard to choose just what to read next. So what could be better than a hand-picked recommendation from someone in the know? Every Wednesday the XOXOAD team likes to find out what some of its favorite authors are reading. This week […]

Pre-pre-Christmas Gin

Who says Christmas doesn’t come in November? (Certainly retailers seem to think so anymore…) Well in the spirit of giving it away early, we bring you an advance excerpt of Black Widow, the thirteenth book in Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series. Beloved and much ballyhooed, Gin Blanco is the kick-ass assassin the Spider, and in […]

Get Chills from the Carniepunk Midway

Come one, come all! The Carniepunk Midway promises you every thrill and chill a traveling carnival can provide. But fear not! Urban fantasy’s biggest stars are here to guide you through this strange and dangerous world. . . RACHEL CAINE’s vampires aren’t child’s play when a naïve teen discovers that her heart has led her […]

Jennifer Estep talks Poison Promise and Summer Recipes!

A big thanks to Jennifer Estep for stopping by to tell us about her latest book and give us a great recipe to enjoy all year long!   Hello! I’m Jennifer Estep, and I write the Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series for Pocket Books. The Elemental Assassin books focus on Gin Blanco, an assassin codenamed […]

SWEEPSTAKES! Fall in Love with XOXO After Dark

Raise your hand if you’re excited it’s fall! (I know you can’t see me, but I’m basically jumping up and down in my office with both arms up.) I know there are some of you who are rolling your eyes at me, whining that it gets too cold and you still want to wear your […]

With Friends Like These… Your Enemies Are Screwed

Gin Blanco, aka the Spider, aka star of Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series, may be a hired killer, but she knows what family and friendship mean. So her enemies in the urban fantasy world of Ashland better know you mess with anybody she loves, and you become a body. Apparently someone didn’t get the memo, […]

Kit, Gin, Demi, and Urban Fantasy Week

It’s Urban Fantasy Week here at XOXO After Dark – and we’re starting it off with a bang. No, we’re not fighting monsters like our heroines do. We’re still fairly mortal, non-mega-kick-ass-able editors after all. Rather, our celebration gets underway today with New York Times bestseller Lynn Viehl’s 50th (FIFTIETH, people!) book, Disenchanted & Co., […]

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