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A killer is after the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, who faces further complications as she tries to choose a boyfriend.
More books by Janet Evanovich
1. Going Rogue
#1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich returns with the latest book in her massively popular Stephanie Plum series.
2. The Recovery Agent
#1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich returns with the launch of a blockbuster new series that blends wild adventure, hugely appealing characters, and pitch-perfect humor, proving once again why she’s “the most popular mystery writer alive” (The New York Times). Lost something? Gabriela Rose knows how to get it back. As a recovery agent, she’s hired by individuals and companies seeking lost treasures, stolen heirlooms, or missing assets of any kind. She’s reliable, cool under pressure, and well trained in weapons of all types. But Gabriela’s latest job isn’t for some bamboozled billionaire, it’s for her own family, whose home is going to be wiped off the map if they can’t come up with a lot of money fast. Inspired by an old family legend, Gabriela sets off for the jungles of Peru in pursuit of the Ring of Solomon and the lost treasure of Lima. But this particular job comes with a huge problem attached to it—Gabriela’s ex-husband, Rafer. It’s Rafer who has the map that possibly points the way to the treasure, and he’s not about to let Gabriela find it without him. Rafer is as relaxed as Gabriela is driven, and he has a lifetime’s experience getting under his ex-wife’s skin. But when they aren’t bickering about old times the two make a formidable team, and it’s going to take a team to defeat the vicious drug lord who has also been searching for the fabled ring. A drug lord who doesn’t mind leaving a large body count behind him to get it. The Recovery Agent marks the start of an irresistible new series that will have you clamoring for more and cheering for the unstoppable Gabriela Rose on every page.
3. Game On
Stephanie Plum returns to hunt down a master cyber-criminal operating out of Trenton in the 28th book in the wildly popular series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of footsteps in her apartment, she wishes she didn’t keep her gun in the cookie jar in her kitchen. And when she finds out the intruder is fellow apprehension agent Diesel, six feet of hard muscle and bad attitude who she hasn’t seen in more than two years, she still thinks the gun might come in handy. Turns out Diesel and Stephanie are on the trail of the same fugitive: Oswald Wednesday, an international computer hacker as brilliant as he is ruthless. Stephanie may not be the most technologically savvy sleuth, but she more than makes up for that with her dogged determination, her understanding of human nature, and her willingness to do just about anything to bring a fugitive to justice. Unsure if Diesel is her partner or her competition in this case, she’ll need to watch her back every step of the way as she sets the stage to draw Wednesday out from behind his computer and into the real world.
4. Fortune And Glory
From “the most popular mystery writer alive” (The New York Times), the twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career. It’s the adventure of a lifetime. When Stephanie’s beloved Grandma Mazur’s new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chair…and the keys to a life-changing fortune. But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur search for Jimmy Rosolli’s treasure, they discover that they’re not the only ones on the hunt. Two dangerous enemies from the past stand in their way—along with a new adversary who’s even more formidable: Gabriela Rose, a dark-eyed beauty from Little Havana with a taste for designer clothes. She’s also a soldier of fortune, a gourmet cook, an expert in firearms and mixed martial arts—and someone who’s about to give Stephanie a real run for her money. Stephanie may be in over her head, but she’s got two things that Gabriela doesn’t: an unbreakable bond with her family and a stubborn streak that will never let her quit. She’ll need both to survive because this search for “fortune and glory” will turn into a desperate race against time with more on the line than ever before. Because even as she searches for the treasure and fights to protect her Grandma Mazur, her own deepest feelings will be tested—as Stephanie could finally be forced to choose between Joe Morelli and Ranger.
5. Full Blast & Full Bloom
6. The Bounty
FBI agent Kate O’Hare and charming con man Nick Fox race against time to uncover a buried train filled with Nazi gold in this thrilling adventure in the “romantic and gripping” (Good Housekeeping) Fox and O’Hare series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Straight as an arrow special agent Kate O’Hare and international con man Nick Fox have brought down some of the biggest criminals out there. But now they face their most dangerous foe yet—a vast, shadowy international organization known only as the Brotherhood. Directly descended from the Vatican Bank priests who served Hitler during World War II, the Brotherhood is on a frantic search for a lost train loaded with $30 billion in Nazi gold, untouched for over seventy-five years somewhere in the mountains of Eastern Europe. Kate and Nick know that there is only one man who can find the fortune and bring down the Brotherhood—the same man who taught Nick everything he knows—his father, Quentin. As the stakes get higher, they must also rely on Kate’s own father, Jake, who shares his daughter’s grit and stubbornness. Too bad they can never agree on anything. From a remote monastery in the Swiss Alps to the lawless desert of the Western Sahara, Kate, Nick, and the two men who made them who they are today must crisscross the world in a desperate scramble to stop their deadliest foe in the biggest adventure of their lives.
7. Twisted Twenty-Six
This isn”t just another case. This is family. How far will Stephanie Plum go to protect the one person who means the most to her? The stakes have never been higher in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Janet Evanovich. Grandma Mazur has decided to get married again – this time to a local gangster named Jimmy Rosolli. If Stephanie has her doubts about this marriage, she doesn”t have to worry for long, because the groom drops dead of a heart attack 45 minutes after saying, “I do.” A sad day for Grandma Mazur turns into something far more dangerous when Jimmy”s former “business partners” are convinced that his new widow is keeping the keys to a financial windfall all to herself. But the one thing these wise guys didn”t count on was the widow”s bounty hunter granddaughter, who”ll do anything to save her.
8. The Big Kahuna
A stoner, an Instagram model, a Czech oligarch, and a missing unicorn. Nick Fox and Kate O”Hare have their work cut out for them in their weirdest, wildest adventure yet in this New York Times bestseller by Janet and Peter Evanovich. Straight arrow FBI Agent Kate O”Hare always plays by the rules. Charming Con Man Nicholas Fox makes them up as he goes along. She thinks he”s nothing but a scoundrel. He thinks she just needs to lighten up. They”re working together to tackle the out-of-bounds cases ordinary FBI agents can”t touch. And, their relationship? Well, there hasn”t been so much explosive chemistry since Nitro was introduced to Glycerin. Next on the docket: The mysterious disappearance of the Silicon Valley billionaire, known as the Big Kahuna. Kate”s been assigned to find him but no one seems particularly keen on helping. His twenty-six year old adult actress wife-turned Instagram model wife and his shady Czech business partner are more interested in gaining control of his company. For that they need a dead body not a living Kahuna. The only lead they have is the Kahuna”s drop-out son, who”s living the dream in Hawaii – if your dream is starting your day with the perfect wave and ending it with a big bowl of weed. To get close to the Kahuna”s son, Kate and Nick go undercover as a married couple in the big wave, bohemian, surfer community of Paia, Maui. Living a laid back, hippy-dippy lifestyle isn”t exactly in Kate”s wheelhouse, but the only thing more horrifying is setting up house with Nick Fox, even if he does look pretty gnarly on a longboard. If they don”t catch a break soon, waves aren”t the only thing she”s going to be shredding (or bedding).
9. Look Alive Twenty-Five
Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich”s #1 New York Times-bestselling series, now in paperback for the first time. There”s nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that”s been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it”s a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they”d better figure out what”s going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.
10. Two for the Road
Two hilarious, fast-and-furious novels about love in the fast lane. Full Tilt Jamie Swift has one priority in quiet Beaumont, South Carolina: running the local newspaper. Romance runs second. But with the arrival of her silent partner, the notoriously mysterious and sexy Maximillian Holt, Jamie is taken for a ride on the wild side…and finds herself in the midst of a news story involving two assassins, a washed-up stripper, and an insane poacher. Between a spray of bullets and a fast getaway, could it get any more romantic—or dangerous? Full Speed Jamie is chasing the story of a lifetime—even if Max is in her way. What follows is a headline-making, hair-raising adventure with a millionaire playboy, a corrupt minister, a gang of mobsters on the loose, a hound dog called Fleas, a wise-cracking computer genius, and, lo and behold, lots of heated arguments and steamy action between Jamie and Max. “Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes excel at delivering outrageous situations that are chock full of over-the-top characters and humor.” —RT Book Reviews
11. Nuts About Love
One family. A couple of single ladies. And two novels about that crazy little thing called love. . . The Husband List New York City, 1894. Caroline Maxwell wants nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, building wildly successful careers, Caroline’s stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage. When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart. She longs for adventure, passion, love—and, above all, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title: Jack Culhane. What could possibly go wrong…or oh-so right? Love in a Nutshell Kate Appleton needs a job. She’s been fired from her position as a magazine editor—and left by her husband. Now, the only thing left for Kate to do is retreat to her parents’ summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene’s Harbor, Michigan. Kate’s plan: to turn The Nutshell into a bed and breakfast…if she can come up with the cash. Enter Matt Culhane, who hatches a plan for Kate to spy on his brewery employees. Someone has been sabotaging his company and, if Kate can finds the culprit, Matt will pay her a $20,000 bonus. But Kate despises beer. No one seems to trust her. And she is falling hard for her boss. Can these two smoke out a saboteur, save Kate’s family home, and keep a killer from closing in…all while resisting their undeniable attraction to one another? “Evanovich and Kelly skillfully combine comedy with romance and suspense.”—Booklist
12. Plum Twenty-Five HB
The No. 1 New York Times Bestseller A thrilling and fast-paced mystery in the much-loved Stephanie Plum series from No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Raves for Evanovich”s novels: ”Romantic and gripping” (Good Housekeeping); ”Pithy, witty and fast-paced” (The Sunday Times); ”A laugh-out-loud page-turner” (Heat). There”s nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, coleslaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that”s been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it”s a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they”d better figure out what”s going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum. Celebrate Stephanie Plum”s silver anniversary as she faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich”s #1 New York Times bestselling series.
13. Twice the Plum
Two beloved Stephanie Plum novels from #1 bestselling author Evanovich–Plum Spooky and Visions of Sugar Plums–are now collected in a single volume. Original.
14. Curious Minds
“Janet Evanovich, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, teams up with Emmy-winning writer Phoef Sutton for a brand-new series of thrillers featuring charmingly eccentric Emerson Knight and professional go-getter Riley Moon” —
15. The Pursuit
“Janet Evanovich, author of the blockbuster Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, writer for the Monk television show, team up once again in their rollicking, New York Times bestselling Fox and O”Hare series! Nicolas Fox, international con man, thief, and one of the top ten fugitives on the FBI”s most-wanted list, has been kidnapped from a beachfront retreat in Hawaii. What the kidnapper doesn”t know is that Nick Fox has been secretly working for the FBI. It isn”t long before Nick”s covert partner, Special Agent Kate O”Hare, is in hot pursuit of the crook who stole her con man. The trail leads to Belgium, France, and Italy, and pits Nick and Kate against their deadliest adversary yet: Dragan Kovic, an ex-Serbian military officer. He”s plotting a crime that will net him billions. and cost thousands of American lives. Nick and Kate have to mount the most daring, risky, and audacious con they”ve ever attempted to save a major U.S. city from a catastrophe of epic proportions. Luckily they have the help of an eccentric out-of-work actor, a bandit who does his best work in the sewers, and Kate”s dad, Jake. The pressure”s on for Nick and Kate to make this work–even if they have to lay their lives on the line. The fifth in the bestselling Fox and O”Hare suspense series that “[mixes] humor from Evanovich and Goldberg”s books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible”–
16. Double Plum
PLUM LOVIN”Annie Hart is a “relationship expert” who is wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Stephanie needs to find her. Diesel knows where she is. So they make a deal. But someone with a nasty temper wants to find Annie even more than Diesel and Stephanie. With Stephanie in over her head, things are sure to get a little dicey and a little explosive, Jersey style!PLUM LUCKYDiesel is on the trail of a little man in green pants who”s lost a giant bag of money. But what he doesn”t know is that it”s not actually lost – Stephanie”s Grandma Mazur has found it, and she”s hit the road to Atlantic City. Stephanie”s in over her head with a caper involving thrice-stolen money, a racehorse, a car chase, and a bad case of hives.
17. Turbo Twenty-Three
“Stephanie Plum is a bounty hunter who often runs into trouble on the job, but she has family, friends, and several men to help her out of sticky situations. There”s Lula, a plus-sized former hooker turned bounty hunter, and Grandma Mazur, Stephanie”s outrageous grandmother who packs a gun and sometimes tags along on cases. The series wouldn”t be complete without a love triangle. Joe Morelli, AKA “Officer Hottie,” is Stephanie”s on again/off again boyfriend, and Ranger is the bad-ass private security specialist who trains Stephanie and becomes her mentor and protector. The 23rd book in the fun, action-packed #1 bestselling series” —
18. Tricky Twenty-two
A fast-paced mystery with sizzling romantic tension between Stephanie Plum, her on-again-off-again boyfriend Joe Morelli and the magnetic, dangerous, Ranger.
19. Janet Evanovich 3-Book Variety Summer Bundle
Hit the beach with three funny, fast-paced summer reads, including a smokin’ hot Stephanie Plum novel—now in a special ebook bundle from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich! In THE HEIST, Evanovich teams up with Lee Goldberg, bestselling author and television writer for Monk, for the first adventure in an electrifying series featuring Kate O’Hare, an FBI agent who always gets her man, and Nicolas Fox, a fearless con artist who lives for the chase. In WICKED BUSINESS, Lizzy Tucker’s once normal life as a pastry chef in Salem, Massachusetts, turns upside down as she battles both sinister forces and an inconvenient attraction to her unnaturally talented but off-limits partner, Diesel. And in SMOKIN’ SEVENTEEN, Stephanie Plum is under pressure to choose between her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Trenton cop Joe Morelli, and the bad boy in her life, security expert Ranger. With a cold-blooded killer after her, a handful of hot men, and a capture list that includes a dancing bear and a senior citizen vampire, Stephanie’s life looks like it’s about to go up in smoke. Also includes excerpts from The Chase, Wicked Charms, and Explosive Eighteen as well as a preview of the first book in Janet Evanovich’s upcoming Knight and Moon series, Curious Minds, with co-author Phoef Sutton! Praise for Janet Evanovich “No less than her plotting, Evanovich’s characterizations are models of screwball artistry. . . . The intricate plot machinery of her comic capers is fueled by inventive twists.”—The New York Times “[Evanovich’s novels are] among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction.”—GQ “Chutzpah and sheer comic inventiveness . . . The Evanovich/Plum books [are] good fun.”—The Washington Post “Laugh-out-loud funny.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Brilliantly evocative.”—The Denver Post “The Heist is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and [Lee] Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press “[The Fox and O’Hare series mixes] the humor from Evanovich and Goldberg’s books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible.”—Library Journal
20. The Scam
The fourth in the bestselling Fox and O”Hare suspense series that mixes humor from Evanovich and Goldberg”s books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible
21. Wicked Charms
Lizzy Tucker is happy to work quietly at Dazzle”s Bakery, preparing delicious treats for the locals. But her partner Diesel is all about the hunt. Right now he”s tracking down a famous pirate”s treasure, hidden somewhere along the coast of New England. This bounty contains much, much more than gold and jewels: it”s also the hiding place of the powerful Stone of Avarice. Lizzy and Diesel aren”t the only ones searching for the Stone. Some greed-driven seekers are willing to kill for it, or even make a deal with the devil. And one of those dangerous seekers looks a lot like Diesel”s deceptively charming cousin, Wulf – who also happens to desire Lizzy herself.
22. The Job
“FBI Agent Kate O” Hare is a force of nature, and she”s lived for one thing and one thing only: to put the slippery conman known as Nicolas Fox behind bars. Nick is a fed”s worst nightmare: exceptionally talented in his line of work, known the world over for being able to pull off some of the most dangerous, high-profile cons. In a cruel twist of fate, Kate”s bosses at the FBI force her to covertly partner up with Nick to take down big league crime. Their adventures continue in this exciting third novel in the series”–
23. The Janet Evanovich Collection: The Stephanie Plum Novels (Books 4 to 16 plus four Between the Numbers novels)
Available for the first time in this stunning electronic edition, THE JANET EVANOVICH COLLECTION: THE STEPHANIE PLUM NOVELS (books 4 to 16 plus four Between-the-Numbers novels) is sure to delight the #1 New York Times bestselling author”s millions of fans. Includes: FOUR TO SCORE HIGH FIVE HOT SIX SEVEN UP HARD EIGHT TO THE NINES TEN BIG ONES ELEVEN ON TOP TWELVE SHARP LEAN MEAN THIRTEEN FEARLESS FOURTEEN FINGER LICKIN” FIFTEEN SIZZLING SIXTEEN VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS PLUM LOVIN” PLUM LUCKY PLUM SPOOKY
24. The Chase
FBI agent Kate O”Hare must once again covertly team up with brilliant con man Nicholas Fox to take down Carter Grove, a former White House chief of staff who has stolen a rare Chinese artifact from the Smithsonian.
25. The Shell Game: A Fox and O’Hare Short Story
It was love at first con. Find out how FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare and con artist Nicolas Fox first met in this exclusive eBook original short story! Con man Nick Fox is after Garson Klepper’s golden Peruvian relics. For Fox, convincing Klepper to hire him as security for the relocation of the relics to the Getty museum in L.A. was easy. Problem is, Fox wasn’t planning on Klepper also enlisting the help of the FBI. Fox also wasn’t planning on being paired up with rookie special agent Kate O’Hare. She’s smart, she’s tenacious, and when she’s conned, she holds a grudge. Life for Fox and O’Hare will never be the same again. The Shell Game is a prequel to the riveting series from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. Praise for the Fox and O’Hare series “The laugh-out-loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press, on The Heist “Great fun, with plenty of twists.”—The Sacramento Bee, on The Chase
26. Takedown Twenty
Stephanie chases after powerful mobster Salvatore “Uncle Sunny” Sunucchi, who is on the lam, and helps security specialist Ranger catch the killer of his top client”s mother as a giraffe named Kevin runs wild in Trenton.
27. The Husband List
Caroline Maxwell”s mother wants her to marry a proper gentleman, but Caroline secretly longs for adventure and passion with her brother”s friend, Jack, whose new money and lack of title render him an unsuitable candidate.
28. The Heist
FBI Special Agent Kate Winslow uses her own schemes to outmaneuver charming con man Danny Cole, who becomes an unlikely partner when her next mission pits her against a formidable adversary.
29. Pros and Cons: A Short Story
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg have teamed up for a dynamic new series featuring an FBI agent who’s on the hunt—and a master con artist who’s enjoying the chase. The con is on in this eBook original short story that’s a triumphant prequel to The Heist. FBI special agent Kate O’Hare has made it her mission to nail international con artist Nicolas Fox. When she discovers his plot to plunder a venture capitalist’s twentieth-story Chicago penthouse of all its cash and treasures while the self-proclaimed “King of Hostile Takeovers” is getting married, Kate is 85 percent—okay maybe 92 percent—sure that she’s finally going to bag Nick Fox. Problem is, first Kate has to convince her boss, building security, and maybe even herself, that wedding planner Merrill Stubing is actually Nicolas Fox. Second, she has to figure out how to corner and capture him without disrupting the event of the year. And third, what’s going to happen once O’Hare finally gets her hands on Fox? It’s going take a pro to catch a con before the fireworks over Lake Michigan go off.
30. Notorious Nineteen
Tracking down a con man who has disappeared from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy, Stephanie Plum calls on Joe Morelli for help when a second felon goes missing from the same hospital.
31. Love In A Nutshell
Number one bestselling author Janet Evanovich teams up with award-winning author Dorien Kelly to deliver a sparkling novel of romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabotage, and lots and lots of beer Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she”s been fired from her position as a magazine editor, and the only place she wants to go is to her parents” summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene”s Harbor, Michigan. Kate”s plan is to turn The Nutshell into a Bed and Breakfast. Problem is, she needs cash, and the only job she can land is less than savory. Matt Culhane wants Kate to spy on his brewery employees. Someone has been sabotaging his company, and Kate is just new enough in town that she can insert herself into Culhane”s business and snoop around for him. If Kate finds the culprit, Matt will pay her a $20,000 bonus. Needless to say, Kate is highly motivated. But several problems present themselves. Kate despises beer. No one seems to trust her. And she is falling hard for her boss. Can these two smoke out a saboteur, save Kate”s family home, and keep a killer from closing in…all while resisting their undeniable attraction to one another? Filled with humor, heart, and loveable characters, Love in a Nutshell is delicious fun.
32. Explosive Eighteen
Stephanie Plum finds herself in trouble when her seatmate on her Hawaii to Newark flight winds up dead and a motley collection of thugs, as well as the FBI, search for a photo the man was reportedly carrying–a photo that only Stephanie has seen.
33. Wicked Business
Dazzling her patrons with scrumptious cupcakes at her Salem, Massachusetts bakery, Elizabeth Tucker continues to fall for the irresistible Diesel, who protects her from a villain who is seeking mystical stones tied to the seven deadly sins. By the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum novels. 500,000 first printing.
34. One For The Money
The dynamite blockbuster that started it all–now a major motion picture starring Katherine Heigl as Stephanie Plum! ONE FINE MESS Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, home to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems (since losing her job as a lingerie buyer for a department store). Stephanie needs cash–fast–but times are tough, and soon she”s forced to turn to the last resort of the truly desperate: family… ONE FALSE MOVE Stephanie lands a gig at her sleazy cousin Vinnie”s bail bonding company. She”s got no experience. But that doesn”t matter. Neither does the fact that the bail jumper in question is local vice cop Joe Morelli. From the time he first looked up her dress to the time he first got into her pants, to the time Steph hit him with her father”s Buick, M-o-r-e-l-l-i has spelled t-r-o-u-b-l-e. And now the hot guy is in hot water–wanted for murder… ONE FOR THE MONEY Abject poverty is a great motivator for learning new skills, but being trained in the school of hard knocks by people like psycho prizefighter Benito Ramirez isn”t. Still, if Stephanie can nab Morelli in a week, she”ll make a cool ten grand. All she has to do is become an expert bounty hunter overnight–and keep herself from getting killed before she gets her man…
35. To The Nines
The hunt is on – but this time Stephanie”s the prey… Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is on the chase of her life in To The Nines, the ninth hilarious crime adventure in the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich. The perfect read for fans of JD Robb and Sue Grafton. Praise for Evanovich”s bestselling novels: ”A laugh-out-loud page turner” (Heat); ”Sharp dialogue, a little slapstick and a little romance” (The Sunday Times); ”Highly enjoyable… who can resist?” (Chicago Tribune). Stephanie Plum has a visa absconder to find or her whole bonds office is in jeopardy. The train for the missing fugitive leads from the New Jersey Turnpike, to the Las Vegas strip, to a group of killers who are giving new meaning to the word ”hunter”… Stephanie could use some back up on this case, but her incredibly hot mentor, Ranger, has been ”asked” never to come back to Vegas. And when it comes to her cop boyfriend, Joe Morelli, sometimes it”s better to let what happens in Vegas stay in Vegas. What readers are saying about To The Nines: ”The pace of this book is amazing. There is something significant happening on almost every page” ”Janet Evanovich is a master creator of personalities, and the characters of Stephanie Plum, Lula and the irrepressible Grandma Mazur are works of art” ”Once again Janet Evanovich has brought humorous delights to us with this enriching funny ninth book of her Stephanie Plum novels”
36. Eleven On Top
Someone wants to put Stephanie six foot under… Leaving her career as a bounty hunter behind won”t be so easy for Stephanie Plum, as disaster follows wherever she goes. Eleven On Top is the hilarious and fast-paced adventure in the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, perfect for fans of Sue Grafton and JD Robb. Praise for the Stephanie Plum series: ”Stephanie Plum in ass-kicking form… utterly delightful” (Cosmopolitan); ”Plum is not just a smart private eye but a heroine with a sense of humour” (Daily Mail); ”Chutzpah and sheer comic inventiveness” (Washington Post). She”s had enough. Stephanie Plum has finally quit bounty hunting and is in the market for a new job. Preferably one which doesn”t involve being shot at, blown up or kidnapped. The trouble is, she can”t stop wondering about the missing men who all disappeared, without a trace, on the same day. And her super-hot mentor Ranger is making her an offer she can”t refuse. Oh, and she”s still got someone determined to kill her. It”s starting to seem like it”s not the job that”s the disaster attractor… What readers are saying about Eleven On Top: ”Janet Evanovich has created a memorable scene and laugh every page and a half. That”s tough to do – but she”s done it!” ”The best of crime, romance, mystery and humour” ”Excellent work by Janet Evanovich who gives her readers nothing less than perfection”
37. Stephanie Plum One, Two, Three
Three complete novels: One for the Money, Two for the Dough, and Three to Get Deadly, from the New York Times #1 bestselling author, Janet Evanovich! Here’s where it all began—the three novels that first brought us Stephanie Plum, that bounty hunter with attitude who stepped out of Trenton’s blue-collar “burg” and into the heart of America. One for the Money: Stephanie’s all grown up and out on her own, living five miles from Mom and Dad and doing her best to sever the world’s longest umbilical cord. Her mother is a meddler and her grandmother is a few cans short of a case. Out of work and out of money, Stephanie blackmails her bail-bondsman cousin Vinnie into giving her a try as an apprehension agent. Stephanie knows zilch about the job requirements, but she figures her new pal, el-primo bounty hunter Ranger, can teach her what it takes to catch a crook. Her first assignment: nail Joe Morelli, a former vice cop on the run from a charge of murder one. Morelli’s the inamorato who charmed Stephanie out of her virginity at age sixteen. There’s still powerful chemistry between them, so the chase is interesting. Two for the Dough: Stephanie takes to the mean streets of Trenton, armed with attitude (not to mention stun guns and defense sprays), to find Kenny Mancuso, who recently shot his best friend and is on the run. Aided by the enigmatic Ranger, who knows a thing or two about bounty hunting, and by her irrepressible Grandma Mazur, Stephanie forms a shaky alliance with her favorite cop, Joe Morelli, for a tumultuous chase through back alleys and Grandma”s favorite funeral parlors. Three to Get Deadly: Stephanie is having a bad hair day—for the whole month of January. She’s looking for Mo Bedemier, Trenton’s most beloved citizen, who was charged with carrying concealed and skipped bail. To help her, she’s got Lula, a former hooker turned file clerk. Big, blonde, and black, Lula’s itching to lock up a crook in the trunk of her car. And Morelli, the cop with the slow-burning smile, is acting polite even after Stephanie finds more bodies than the Trenton PD has seen in years. That’s a bad sign for sure. Funny and fabulous, Janet Evanovich is at her sparkling best in these three novels that launched a bestselling phenomenon.
38. Wicked Appetite
On Boston”s North Shore, pastry chef Lizzie Tucker is recruited by newcomer Diesel to track down a cache of priceless ancient relics while keeping them out of the hands of Diesel”s criminal mastermind cousin.
39. Smokin’ Seventeen
When dead bodies start showing up in shallow graves near Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum tries to find the killer before she is the next target, while working to choose between the two men in her life.
40. Plum Boxed Set 5 (13,14,15)
Three Stephanie Plum stories in one terrific set! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes the Janet Evanovich Boxed Set #5, containing one copy each of the Stephanie Plum Novels, Lean Mean Thirteen, Fearless Fourteen, and Finger Lickin” Fifteen.
41. Sizzling Sixteen
A latest entry in the best-selling series finds intrepid sleuth Stephanie Plum, her grandmother and her other companions struggling to outmaneuver a killer who is targeting Vinnie, a case that is further complicated by Lula”s involvement in a fraudulent investment scheme.
42. Four to Score
Janet Evanovich Scores with Four to Score “A plum choice.”—USA Today “A fast-paced thriller.”—The San Diego Union-Tribune “A raucous delight.”—Publishers Weekly “Plenty of wit and grit.”—The New York Times Book Review “A winner.”—Glamour “High-speed comic mayhem.”—Detroit Free Press “This is one you have to have.”—Washington Times Stephanie Plum, Trenton, New Jersey”s favorite pistol-packing, condom-carrying bounty hunter, is back—and on the trail of a revenge-seeking waitress who”s skipped bail. With the help of seventy-three-year-old Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker Lula, a transvestite musician named Sally Sweet, and the all-too-sexy Joe Morelli, Stephanie might just catch her woman. Then again, with more mishaps than there are exits on the Jersey Turnpike—including murders, firebombs, and Stephanie”s arch-rival bounty hunter chasing after the same fugitive—Stephanie better watch her back big-time if she wants to live to crack this case.
43. Ten Big Ones
Janet Evanovich is the hottest author in America, and her Stephanie Plum novels have taken the nation by storm! #1 New York Times #1 Wall Street Journal #1 Los Angeles Times #1 Entertainment Weekly #1 Publishers Weekly She”s accidentally destroyed a dozen cars. She”s a target for every psycho and miscreant this side of the Jersey Turnpike. Her mother”s convinced she”ll end up dead . . . or worse, without a man. She”s Stephanie Plum, and she kicks butt for a living (well, she thinks it sounds good to put it that way. . . .). It begins as an innocent trip to the deli-mart, on a quest for nachos. But Stephanie Plum and her partner, Lula, are clearly in the wrong place at the wrong time. A robbery leads to an explosion, which leads to the destruction of yet another car. It would be just another day in the life of Stephanie Plum, except that she becomes the target of a gang—and of an even scarier, more dangerous force that comes to Trenton. With super bounty hunter Ranger acting more mysteriously than ever (and the tension with vice cop Joe Morelli getting hotter), she finds herself with a decision to make: how to protect herself and where to hide while on the hunt for a killer known as the Junkman. There”s only one safe place, and it has Ranger”s name all over it—if she can find it. And if the Junkman doesn”t find her first. With Lula riding shotgun and Grandma Mazur on the loose, Stephanie Plum is racing against the clock in her most suspenseful novel yet. Ten Big Ones is page-turning entertainment, and Janet Evanovich is the best there is.
44. Visions of Sugar Plums
It”s five days before Christmas and things are not looking merry for Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum. She hasn”t got a tree. She hasn”t bought any presents. The malls are jam-packed with staggering shoppers. There”s not a twinkle light anywhere to be seen in her apartment. And there”s a strange man in her kitchen. Sure, this has happened to Stephanie Plum before. Strangers, weirdos, felons, creeps, and lunatics are always finding their way to her front door. But this guy is different. This guy is mysterious, sexy-and he has his own agenda. His name is Diesel and he is a man on a mission. And Diesel is unlike anyone Stephanie has ever met before in her life. The question is, what does he want with her? Can he help her find a little old toy maker who has skipped out on his bail right before Christmas? Can he survive the Plum family holiday dinner? Can he get Stephanie a tree that doesn”t look like it was grown next to a nuclear power plant? These questions and more are keeping Stephanie awake at night. Not to mention the fact that she needs to find a bunch of nasty elves, her sister Valerie has a Christmas “surprise” for the Plums, her niece Mary Alice doesn”t believe in Santa anymore, and Grandma Mazur has a new stud muffin. So bring out the plastic reindeer, strap on your jingle bells, and get ready to celebrate the holidays-Jersey style. In Janet Evanovich”s Visions of Sugar Plums, the world of Plum has never been merrier!
45. Full Tilt
In Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes”s Full Tilt, he lives life in the fast lane and she”s along for the ride-with no brakes…. Jamie Swift has one priority in quiet Beaumont, South Carolina: running the local newspaper. Romance runs second. But with the arrival of her silent partner, the notoriously mysterious and sexy Maximillian Holt, Jamie”s life gets shaken up. Max claims he”s here to give his brother-in-law a vote of confidence. A former wrestler, Frankie Fontana”s now taking his shots in the political ring. Beaumont could use a mayor with scruples, but what it gets is a crime-and what Jamie gets is a story that”s taking her for a ride on the wild side, complete with two assassins, a washed-up stripper, and an insane poacher. Between a spray of bullets and a fast getaway could it get any more romantic-or dangerous? Max and Jamie are betting their lives on a long shot.
46. Hero at Large LP
Dear Reader: In a previous life, before the time of Plum, I wrote twelve short romance novels. Red-hot screwball comedies, each and every one of them. The romances were originally published between the years 1988 and 1992. All immediately went out of print and could be found only at used bookstores and yard sales. I”m happy to tell you that those stories have now been re-released by HarperCollins, presented in almost original form. I”ve done only minor editing to correct some embarrassing bloopers missed the first time around. Hero at Large was the very first book published. It”s about a sexy guy who cooks a potholder in spaghetti sauce and charms a single mom and former world-class ice skater with the promise of a ride on his Zamboni. It”s got broken bones, giant turkeys, cantankerous cars, and Aunt Edna. This was the book that changed my life forever and made me a published author. When Hero finally reached the bookstores, I was almost arrested for loitering in Walden”s. I stationed myself in the romance section and wouldn”t leave until I saw someone buy my book. It took three days! Enjoy!
47. Plum Spooky
Believing her life cannot get any more complicated only to receive a return visit from the mysterious Diesel, Stephanie Plum goes camping in the woods with her sidekick, Lula, in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, where they hope to spot the elusive Jersey Devil. Reprint. A #1 best-seller.
48. Love Overboard
She”s been called “side-splittingly funny” (Publishers Weekly), “a blast of fresh air” (Washington Post), and “a winner” (Glamour). She is, of course, Janet Evanovich, the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum mystery series. Now available for the first time in more than a decade comes Love Overboard, the hilarious story of a sinfully handsome schooner captain and the spirited woman who agrees to work on his cruise ship. It”s a classic novel of comic mayhem from the incomparable Janet Evanovich.
49. Naughty Neighbor
Dear Reader: In a previous life, before the time of Plum, I wrote twelve short romance novels. Red-hot screwball comedies, each and every one of them. Nine of these stories were originally published by the Loveswept line between the years 1988 and 1992. All immediately went out of print and could be found only at used bookstores and yard sales. I”m excited to tell you that those nine stories are now being re-released by HarperCollins. Naughty Neighbor is the eighth in the lineup, and it”s presented here in almost original form. Usually when I edit these books I do some modernizing. For instance, I change VHS to DVD, and roller skates to Rollerblades, and sticks of gum are now pieces of gum. I do this because the books were meant to be contemporary (as opposed to historical), and I don”t want the reader to have a time disconnect. In the beginning of the original Naughty Neighbor, my heroine throws a handheld phone into the toilet, and the next morning she goes into the bathroom and sees the “slim silver antenna caught between the toilet lid and seat.” Okay, so most phones don”t have extended antennas anymore, but I just loved the image . . . so I left it in. And I don”t know how many women wear front-closure bras anymore, but that got left in, too. Naughty Neighbor is probably the most romancey of all the Loveswepts I wrote, but there”s still a small mystery to unravel. Louisa Brannigan is a no-nonsense, hardworking press secretary, fighting her way to the top of Capitol Hill, with no help from her annoying neighbor, Pete Streeter. He receives phone calls all night long, he steals her morning paper, he thinks jeans are formal wear, and worst of all he”s involved Louisa in the disappearance of a pig. So this is the story of a pig in Witness Protection and love being found by a workaholic woman and a fun-loving man who makes terrible pots of coffee. Enjoy! Janet Evanovich
50. The Rocky Road to Romance
“[Evanovich] is funny and ceaselessly inventive.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review “Do yourself a favor and read this one.” —Washington Post The author of so many spectacularly successful mystery novels featuring the inimitable Stephanie Plum, #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich displays a more playfully romantic side with The Rocky Road to Romance. Evanovich delights with a classic, pre-Plum contemporary romance novel that’s sure to please—a lighthearted tale of three-way love affair involving a radio “dog lady”-turned-traffic reporter, her handsome program director, and a huge couch potato canine named Bob.
51. Motor Mouth
Miami is still freakin” humid. The nights are even hotter. And there”s a body on ice. And that”s just the beginning of this adrenaline-rush of a hot-wired ride from phenomenal number one New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. A woman with a taste for speed and a talent for breaking the rules, Barney also knows a little too much about cheating. First there was Hooker and that salesclerk. Now she”s convinced one of the competitors is up to no good on the track. Snooping to find evidence, Hooker and Barney “borrow” a NASCAR hauler. Turns out, the hauler is carrying two race cars and a dead guy. It looks like Barney and Hooker are facing multiple counts of grand theft auto and homicide. So buckle up as Barney, Hooker, a 150-pound bundle of Saint Bernard love named Beans, and the Super Cigar Ladies Felicia and Rosa shift into gear on a wild race around South Florida and Concord, North Carolina. Everything you always wanted to know about righteous indignation, stealing an eighteen-wheeler, and sex in the fast lane.
52. Fearless Fourteen
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum and her motley companions–including Grandma Mazur, vice captain Joe Morelli, and Bob the Dog–become entangled in an adventure involving the Burg”s premier funeral home and a family pot roast.
53. The Grand Finale
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a revised, repackaged novel sure to please her many fans. She writes “high speed comic mayhem” (Detroit Free Press); she”s “a blast of fresh air” (Washington Post); “side-splitting funny” (Publishers Weekly) and “a winner” (Glamour). In other words, she”s Janet Evanovich. Berry Knudson had a talent for disaster, but when she climbed a tree to rescue a kitten, she wasn”t prepared for the scrumptious hunk undressing in a nearby window, or her dive downward that smashed Jake Sawyer”s pizza and won his heart! But was there room in her chaotic schedule for a risk-taking inventor with dreams? She took classes, delivered pizzas, and cared for three eccentric old ladies she rescued from the train station. But Jake thrived on a challenge, and he could be very inventive. Could he teach her there was time to make butterscotch pudding and let herself be loved?
54. Plum Lucky
Stephanie Plum is back and she”s looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart. However, Diesel shows up and turns Stephanie”s world upside-down. Martin”s Press.
55. Foul Play
Veterinarian Jake Elliott offers Amy Klasse a job as his receptionist after she loses her television job to a chicken, and when the chicken disappears under suspicious circumstances and Amy is blamed, they investigate together.
56. Plum Lovin’
Receiving simultaneous caches of love letters and hate mail, Connie Rosolli enlists the aid of Lula, Grandma Mazur, and the enigmatic Diesel when she becomes suspicious that her secret admirer and stalker are the same person. Reprint.
57. Wife for Hire LP
Hank Mallone knows he”s in trouble when Maggie Toone agrees to pretend to be his wife in order to improve his rogue”s reputation. Will his harebrained scheme to get a bank loan for his business backfire once Maggie arrives in his small Vermont town and lets the gossips take a look? Maggie never expected her employer to be drop-dead handsome, but she”s too intrigued by his offer to say no . . . and too eager to escape a life that made her feel trapped. The deal is strictly business, both agree, until Hank turns out to be every fantasy she ever had.
58. Twelve Sharp
Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum”s typically chaotic life is thrown into greater turmoil by the appearance of a mysterious female stalker with a close connection to Ranger. By the best-selling author of Ten Big Ones and To the Nines. Reprint.
59. Plum Set 3
This boxed set contains three hilarious Stephanie Plum novels from Janet Evanovich: Seven Up, Hard Eight and To the Nines. Seven Up All New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has to do is bring in semi-retired bail jumper Eddie DeChooch. For an old man he”s still got a knack for slipping out of sight–and raising hell. How else can Stephanie explain the bullet-riddled corpse in Eddie”s garden? Who else would have a clue as to why two of Stephanie”s friends suddenly vanished? For answers Stephanie has the devil to pay: her mentor, Ranger. The deal? He”ll give Stephanie all the help she needs–if she gives him everything he wants . . . Hard Eight Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn”s estranged husband, Steven, a shady owner of a seedy bar, is not at all happy. Finding a kidnapped child is not an assignment for a bounty hunter. But Evelyn”s grandmother lives next door to Stephanie”s parents, so Stephanie follows the trail left by Annie and Evelyn-and finds a lot more than she bargained for. To the Nines Stephanie”s cousin Vinnie (who”s also her boss) has posted bail on Samuel Singh, an immigrant who becomes an illegal alien by violating his Visa and extending his stay in the United States. When the elusive Mr. Singh goes missing, Stephanie is on the case. But what she uncovers is far more sinister than anyone imagines and leads to a group of killers who give new meaning to the word “hunter.” In a race against time that takes her from the Jersey Turnpike to the Vegas strip, Stephanie Plum is on the chase of her life.
60. Plum Boxed Set 1 (1, 2, 3)
One for the Money ONE FINE MESS Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, home to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems (since losing her job as a lingerie buyer for a department store). Stephanie needs cash-fast-but times are tough, and soon she”s forced to turn to the last resort of the truly desperate: family… ONE FALSE MOVE Stephanie lands a gig at her sleazy cousin Vinnie”s bail bonding company. She”s got no experience. But that doesn”t matter. As does the fact that the bail jumper in question is local vice cop Joe Morelli. From the time he first looked up her dress to the time he first got into her pants, to the time Steph hit him with her father”s Buick, M-o-r-e-l-l-i has spelled t-r-o-u-b-l-e. And now the hot guy is in hot water-wanted for murder… ONE FOR THE MONEY Abject poverty is a great motivator for learning new skills, but being trained in the school of hard knocks by people like psycho prizefighter Benito Ramirez isn”t. Still, if Stephanie can nab Morelli in a week, she”ll make a cool ten grand. All she has to do is become an expert bounty hunter overnight-and keep herself from getting killed before she gets her man… Two For The Dough Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is still learning the ropes at her cousin Vinnie”s bail bond office, so when she sets out on the trail of Kenny Mancuso–a suspiciously wealthy, working class Trenton boy who has just shot his best friend–the stakes are higher than ever. That Mancuso is distantly related to vice cop Joe Morelli–who is trying to beat Stephanie to the punch–only makes the hunt more thrilling…. Taking pointers from her bounty hunter pal, Ranger, and using her pistol-packing Granda Mazur as a decoy, Stephanie is soon closing in on her mark. But Morelli and his libido are worthy foes. And a more sinister kind of enemy has made his first move…and his next move might be Stephanie”s last. Three to Get Ready A “saintly” old candy-store owner is on the lam-and bounty hunter extraordinaire Stephanie Plum is on the case. As the body count rises, Stephanie finds herself dealing with dead drug dealers and slippery fugitives on the chase of her life. And with the help of eccentric friends and family, Steph must see to it that this case doesn”t end up being her last…
61. Hot Stuff
Dear Reader, If you like hot men, hot action and hot attraction you”re going to love this HOT new series! HOT STUFF introduces Cate Madigan, a Boston native from a large and crazy Irish family. Cate has far too much going on to get involved in extracurricular activities, like men and marriage. She spends all day in school, earning her teaching degree, and all night working as a bartender in Boston”s South End. Ex-cop Kellen McBride has decided to make Cate”s bar his nightly haunt. He likes Cate”s sassy Irish spirit and wild red hair. He also has an ulterior motive for getting close to her. Cate has sworn off all things romantic, but when she comes home to a ransacked apartment, a roommate who has flown the coop, and a sleeping bullmastiff named Beast, Cate has no choice but to ask Kellen for help. Can Kate resist the charming Kellen McBride while keeping herself out of danger? Or will Kellen turn up the heat on Cate and everything in her life? We know you”ll have a blast with HOT STUFF! Janet Evanovich & Leanne Banks
62. More Plums in One
More Plums in One. The adventures continue for Stephanie Plum, Trenton”s best-known bounty hunter, in these three Complete Plum Novels from #1 Bestselling Author Janet Evanovich! Four to Score: Stephanie Plum is forced to enlist the help of Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker and wannabe bounty hunter Lula, and transvestite rock musician Sally Sweet in an attempt to capture revenge-seeking waitress Maxine Nowicki. Threatening messages, murder, firebombs, and archnemesis Joyce Barnhardt pale in comparison to the greatest danger of all when, homeless and broke, Stephanie and her hamster, Rex, move in with vice cop Joe Morelli. High Five: Out of bail skippers and rent money, Stephanie throws caution to the wind and follows in the entrepreneurial bootsteps of Super Bounty Hunter Ranger, engaging in morally correct and marginally legal enterprises. Stephanie”s problems escalate when homicidal rapist Benito Ramirez returns, her Uncle Fred disappears, a nasty bookie starts following her around town, and she has nothing to wear to the Mafia wedding. Hot Six: Stephanie Plum and Trenton vice cop Joe Morelli join forces to find the madman killer who shot and barbecued the youngest son of international black-market arms dealer Alexander Ramos. The man wanted for the crime is Carlos Manoso, street name Ranger. Minutes before the crime occurs, Ranger is caught on video, at the scene, with the victim. Bad enough Stephanie has to bring in the man who taught her everything she knows about fugitive apprehension, now her maternal grandmother has moved in and a dog with an eating disorder has adopted her. One unbeatable bestselling author. Three classic Stephanie Plum stories. Criminally original and stone brilliant, this Intermediate Bounty Hunting Survival Manual is blockbuster entertainment.
63. How I Write
In a handbook for aspiring writers, the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum novels answers important questions about how she comes up with her plots, the creation of memorable characters, what the life of a full-time writer is like, what prospective writers need to know about the publishing industry, how to deal with rejection, and more. Original. 350,000 first printing.
64. Evanovich “Full” Series Boxed Set #1
Full of fun! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes the Full Series #1 boxed set, containing one copy each of Full House, Full Tilt, and Full Speed.
65. Janet Evanovich Boxed Set #1
Three Stephanie Plum stories in one terrific set! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes the Janet Evanovich Boxed Set #1, containing one copy each of the Stephanie Plum Novels Three to Get Deadly, Four to Score, and High Five.
Single mom Lizabeth Kane isn”t exactly carpenter material — she”s never picked up a hammer in her life. But she desperately needs the construction job that builder Matt Hallahan is offering. And even though he knows trouble is ahead, Matt can”t refuse Lizbeth”s irresistible smile. Matt Hallahan isn”t exactly relationship material — he has always been too busy working on other people”s houses to make a home of his own. And even though she knows better, Lizabeth can”t stop thinking about the rugged carpenter. Is the relationship Matt and Lizabeth are building solid — or more like a house of cards?
67. Full Scoop
Beaumont, South Carolina, has become a hotbed of problems for pediatrician Maggie Farnsworth, when her former boyfriend, an escaped convict, arrives in search of Maggie and her young daughter, with handsome FBI agent Zack Madden in hot pursuit, while the other inhabitants of the town are also enjoying their own brushes with romance. Original.
68. Janet Evanovich Boxed Set #3
69. Back to the Bedroom
Dear Reader: In a previous life, before the time of Plum, I wrote twelve short romance novels. Red-hot screwball comedies, each and every one of them. Nine of these stories were originally published by the Loveswept line between the years 1988 and 1992. All immediately went out of print and could be found only at used bookstores and yard sales. I”m excited to tell you that those nine stories are now being re-released by HarperCollins. Back to the Bedroom is presented here in almost original form. I”ve done only minor editing to correct some embarrassing bloopers missed the first time around. I lived in northern Virginia when I wrote Back to the Bedroom. My children were young, and we spent a lot of time visiting the Washington, D.C. museums and wandering through the historic neighborhoods. One day while strolling Capitol Hill I came upon two townhouses that captured my imagination. The houses were totally different — a birthday cake of a house and a bran muffin of a house, and yet they shared a common wall. I wondered about the people who lived inside the houses. And eventually the houses inspired Back to the Bedroom. Back to the Bedroom is the story of a young woman with the soul of a birthday cake living in a bran muffin house — and a nice-looking guy with the substance of a bran muffin living in a birthday cake. They share some misadventures, some romantic moments, some misunderstandings, and ultimately they turn into wedding cake. And for Plum fans, you”ll be interested to find that this was the first of the four romances to feature Elsie Hawkins, the prototype for Grandma Mazur. Janet Evanovich
70. Metro Girl
Buckle your seat belts. Number one New York Times bestselling author, Janet Evanovich, is moving into the fast lane with Metro Girl, a thrilling, high-octane misadventure with high stakes, hot nights, cold-blooded murder, sunken treasure, a woman with a chassis built for speed, and one very good, very sexy NASCAR driver who’s along for the ride. “Wild” Bill Barnaby”s dropped off the face of the earth and big sister Alex heads for Miami, Bill”s last known sighting, on a harrowing hunt to save her brother … and maybe the world. Truth is, Alex has been bailing her brother out of trouble since they were kids. Not that Bill”s a bad sort. More that he acts first and thinks later. Unfortunately, this time around, Wild Bill will be Dead Bill if Alex doesn”t find him in time. Alex blasts through the bars of South Beach and points her search to Key West and Cuba, laying waste to Miami hit men, dodging Palmetto bugs big enough to eat her alive, and putting the pedal to the metal with NASCAR driver Sam Hooker. Engaged in a deadly race, Wild Bill”s “borrowed” Hooker”s sixty-five foot Hatteras and sailed off into the sunset … just when Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he”ll attach himself to Alex and maybe run into Bill. Maybe Hooker can salvage what”s left of his vacation. And maybe Hooker”ll get lucky in love with Bill”s sweetie pie sister. After all, Hooker is NASCAR Guy. And NASCAR Guy is good at revving a woman’s engine. The race to the finish is hot and hard, taking Alex and Hooker into international waters, exposing a plot to grab Cuban gold and a sinister relic of the Cuban missile crises. Creative cussing and sexual innuendo included.
71. Hard Eight
When Stephanie Plum is hired to find a missing child, she begins to wonder if she is working on the right side of the law when events turn suspicious, and in the wake of a rocky relationship with Morelli, Ranger finds an opportunity to act on his feelings. Reprint.
72. Full House
Full House Janet Evanovich Polo instructor Nicholas Kaharchek senses danger the minute he sees Billie Pearce. She represents everything he”s always avoided. Happy in her home life, a divorced mother of two, Billie is the epitome of stability. She”s also irresistibly fascinating to the footloose Nick, who is instantly attracted…in a car crash sort of way. Their fateful meeting will put them on a collision course of seduction, dysfunction, mayhem, murder—and maybe even love…
73. Janet Evanovich Three Thru Six Four-book Set
74. Seven Up
When a senior citzen is charged with smuggling contraband cigarettes, Stephanie Plum and Lula get more than they bargained for–a corpse in the woodshed and an old man on the lam–but Stephanie is more focused on vice cop Joe Morelli who has proposed marriage and a fellow bounty hunter Ranger who is proposing one perfect night. Reprint.
75. Let’s Go 2001
Complete with itineraries and etiquette advice, this handbook covers Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen.
76. High Five
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum returns in her fifth adventure as she struggles to make ends meet while coping with a missing Uncle Fred, homicidal rapist and stalker Benito Ramirez, amorous vice cop Joe Morelli, and would-be lover Ranger. Reprint.
77. Two For The Dough
Two for the Dough is irresistible fun and powerful suspense entertainment from an acclaimed author who is already a national star. It’s Stephanie Plum, New Jersey’s “fugitive apprehension” agent (a.k.a. bounty hunter), introduced to the world by Janet Evanovich in the award-winning and bestselling novel One for the Money. Now Stephanie”s back, armed with attitude—not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, killer flashlights, and her trusty .38, Stephanie is after a new bail jumper, Kenny Mancuso, a boy from Trenton’s burg. He’s fresh out of the army, suspiciously wealthy, and he’s just shot his best friend. With her bounty hunter pal Ranger stepping in occasionally to advise her, Stephanie staggers knee-deep in corpses and caskets as she traipses through back streets, dark alleys, and funeral parlors. And nobody knows funeral parlors better than Stephanie”s irrepressible Grandma Mazur, a lady whose favorite pastime is grabbing a front-row seat at a neighborhood wake. So, Stephanie uses Grandma as a cover to follow leads, but loses control when Grandma warms to the action, packing a cool pistol. Much to the family’s chagrin, Stephanie and Granny may soon have the elusive Kenny in their sights. Fast-talking, slow-handed vice cop Joe Morelli joins in the case, since the prey happens to be his young cousin. And if the assignment calls for an automobile stakeout for two with the woman who puts his libido in overdrive, Morelli’s not one to object. Low on expertise but learning fast, high on resilience, and despite the help she gets from friends and relatives, Stephanie eventually must face the danger alone when embalmed body parts begin to arrive on her doorstep and she’s targeted for a nasty death by the most loathsome adversary she”s ever encountered. Another case like this and she”ll be a real pro.
78. Trilogy of Janet Evanovich
79. Three to Get Deadly
Bounty-hunter Stephanie Plum has to track down Mo, the local candy store owner who has jumped bail. Nobody will believe that Mo has done anything wrong, but Stephanie – with the help of big blonde Lula and good cop/bad cop Joe Morelli – soon discovers that Mo has more than candy in his basement.
Last updated on Tuesday, March 29, 2022