ARC Review: Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep

Posted October 2, 2018 by Annie in Reviews / 4 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
ARC Review: Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep
Kill the Queen
by Jennifer Estep

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: October 2, 2018
Series: Crown of Shards #1
Published by Harper Voyager
Pages: 480
Format: eARC
 

“Jennifer Estep excels at writing strong heroines and Lady Everleigh is no exception.”
~ Under the Covers

When I first heard about this series, I was very excited about it. I find that this entire concept in intriguing not to mention that the title of this book captures your attention very well.

Jennifer Estep excels at writing strong heroines and Lady Everleigh is no exception. This series is marketed as Gladiator meets Game of Thrones and I can definitely sense that here. It has a ton of emotion to it, most of it negative as it deals with revenge and anger. However, Estep’s writing style keeps it from being too much of a downer. I found that I enjoyed the story despite it being a bit slow to begin with. That’s expected though since this is the first book in the series and the author must explain the workings of the world. I think if you’re a fan of Estep’s writing and the Fantasy genre, then you’ll probably enjoy this new UF world that she has created.

I don’t think I’ve read anything quite like this book so it was especially entertaining for me to dive into. I can already tell that this series will have a good number of fans because of its kickass heroine and unique style. So if you’re looking for a new series to sink your teeth into, this one should definitely be on your list to read!

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About Jennifer Estep

Jennifer writes the Elemental Assassin urban fantasy series for Pocket Books. The books focus on Gin Blanco, an assassin codenamed the Spider who can control the elements of Ice and Stone. When she’s not busy killing people and righting wrongs, Gin runs a barbecue restaurant called the Pork Pit in the fictional Southern metropolis of Ashland. The city is also home to giants, dwarves, vampires, and elementals – Air, Fire, Ice, and Stone.

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I’m an obsessive makeup junkie and a compulsive reader. I like to call Under the Covers Book Blog my stomping ground, but when I’m not talking about books with my girls, I write New Adult Dystopian and Contemporary Romance under the pen name Ana Jolene (http://www.anajolene.com). I also work as a virtual assistant for authors. You also can find me as a reviewer and columnist for FreshFiction.com.

When it comes to books I’m pretty adventurous. I read everything from Paranormal Romance to Urban Fantasy, New Adult, BDSM, LGBT fiction, Cozy Mysteries and even YA. If it’s got the littlest trace of romance in it, then I’ll probably read it. That being said, my all-time favorite authors are J.R. Ward and Karen Marie Moning.

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Thanks for the review, adding to my wishlist.

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I’m not a fan of her writing but I do like fantasy and uf. You have made it sound rather interesting, though.

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Fabulous review annie!! I have this on my tbr gr list!!! Can’t wait to read!! Shared on all my socials!!💖😉

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Love the sound of it. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on it Annie