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A spy tracker & code breaker team team up to search for saboteurs, and her safety becomes his first priority.


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Kari Stuart is roped into helping out at a dog show--but soon finds she’s bitten off more than she can chew when her best friend is framed for murder


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Sela falls hard for Theo, only problem, he doesn't love her back


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Society's most exclusive invitation


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Is she bold enough to embrace a wild Scottish ride?


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A spy and an assassin


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Will the secrets of their pasts continue to rip them apart?


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The magic of Christmas, the power of forgiveness, and the importance of family


Excerpt of Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep

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Mythos Academy Spinoff #2
Author Self-Published
January 2019
On Sale: January 15, 2019
Featuring: Rory Forseti
300 pages
ISBN: 0986188581
EAN: 9780986188589
Kindle: B07JKFYQ26
Paperback / e-Book
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Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy

Also by Jennifer Estep:

Tear Down the Throne, May 2022
Paperback
A Sense of Danger, November 2021
Paperback / e-Book / audiobook
Capture the Crown, July 2021
Paperback / e-Book / audiobook
Last Strand, March 2021
Paperback / e-Book / audiobook
The Beauty of Being a Beast, February 2021
e-Book
A Sense of Danger, November 2020
Audio / e-Book / audiobook
Crush the King, March 2020
Paperback / e-Book / audiobook
Spartan Destiny, January 2020
e-Book
Sharpest Sting, October 2019
Paperback / e-Book
Protect the Prince, July 2019
Paperback / e-Book
Winter's Web, March 2019
e-Book
Spartan Promise, January 2019
Paperback / e-Book
Haints and Hobwebs, December 2018
e-Book (reprint)
Seasons of Sorcery, November 2018
e-Book
Kill the Queen, October 2018
Paperback / e-Book
Venom in the Veins, June 2018
e-Book
Spartan Heart, December 2017
e-Book
Snared, May 2017
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Unraveled, September 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Unwanted, July 2016
e-Book
Bright Blaze of Magic, May 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Bitter Bite, March 2016
Paperback / e-Book
Dark Heart of Magic, November 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Spider's Trap, August 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Fandemic, June 2015
e-Book
Cold Burn of Magic, May 2015
Paperback / e-Book
Black Widow, December 2014
Audio / e-Book
Black Widow, December 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Poison Promise, August 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Killer Frost, March 2014
Paperback / e-Book
The Spider, January 2014
Paperback / e-Book
The Bigtime Series, December 2013
e-Book (reprint)
Heart Of Venom, September 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Kiss of Venom, August 2013
e-Book
Midnight Frost, August 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Carniepunk, August 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Spartan Frost, July 2013
e-Book
Deadly Sting, April 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Crimson Frost, January 2013
Paperback / e-Book
Widow's Web, September 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Nightingale, July 2012
e-Book
Dark Frost, June 2012
Trade Size / e-Book
By A Thread, March 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Thread of Death, February 2012
e-Book
Kiss Of Frost, December 2011
Paperback / e-Book
Spider's Revenge, October 2011
Paperback / e-Book
Entangled, a Paranormal Anthology, September 2011
e-Book
A Karma Girl Christmas, September 2011
e-Book
Touch Of Frost, August 2011
Trade Size
Jinx, July 2011
e-Book (reprint)
Hot Mama, July 2011
e-Book (reprint)
Karma Girl, June 2011
e-Book (reprint)
Tangled Threads, May 2011
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Venom, October 2010
Paperback / e-Book
Web Of Lies, June 2010
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Spider's Bite, February 2010
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Jinx, September 2008
Paperback / e-Book
Hot Mama, August 2008
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Karma Girl, July 2008
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Hot Mama, November 2007
Trade Size / e-Book
Karma Girl, May 2007
Trade Size / e-Book

Excerpt of Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep

I lashed out with my pen first, trying to drive it into the shadow's throat. But the shadow was quicker than I expected, and it blocked the blow and caught my wrist in its—his—hand.

Usually, when I was fighting someone, I could see what the other person was going to do before he actually did it. How hard he was going to punch me, how many times, even the angle he was going to swing at me from. It was more of my Spartan magic at work. I'd always thought that being in a fight was like starring in my own personal action movie, only I had the advantage since I was always a couple of steps ahead of the other person.

But here in the dark, I couldn't see as well as normal, which limited that particular ability. Still, I'd been in a lot of fights, so I could guess what the guy was going to do next. Sure enough, he bent my wrist back, trying to make me drop the pen, so I obliged him and let go of my makeshift weapon. He loosened his grip for a second, giving me enough time to surge forward and ram my elbow into his stomach. His breath escaped in a loud oof! of air, and I whirled around and stepped back out of his long reach.

The guy recovered quickly and came at me again. I heard the faint zip of a weapon slicing through the air, and I raised Babs up into a defensive position.

Clang!

Our two weapons crashed together, drowning out everything else, and that was when the fight truly began.

Back and forth, we battled through the tunnel. With every strike and counterstrike, I cataloged everything I learned about the guy. He was tall and fast, but he didn't have a Roman's superspeed. Instead, he was exceptionally strong, telling me that he was a Viking. Given the dark, murky gloom, I couldn't tell exactly what kind of weapon he was using, but it seemed big and heavy. Probably an ax. Vikings usually preferred to use those instead of swords.

Despite the fact that the guy was trying to hack me to pieces, I grinned as we whirled around and around and our blades crashed together time and time again. That was another, slightly freaky thing about being a Spartan. Fighting for my life seemed natural, like it was something I was supposed to do, like it was such a big part of who and what I was that I could never be anything other than a warrior.

That worried me more than I cared to admit. Spartan or not, I didn't want to spend my whole life fighting Reapers. Even warriors needed a break, and even the best warrior could die on the battlefield. One lucky strike, one moment of hesitation or distraction, was all it took to send you to your grave. But I pushed my worries aside, because I needed to focus if I wanted to win this fight.

This guy was good, a worthy opponent for my Spartan fighting skills, and it was taking all my training to keep him from slicing me to ribbons. I hadn't battled someone as skilled as him in a long time, and it was going to make beating him that much more satisfying.

Excerpt from Spartan Promise by Jennifer Estep
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