Turbo Twenty Three

Turbo Twenty Three
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780345543011
Release: 2017
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"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"--

Curious Minds

Curious Minds
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Author: Janet Evanovich,Phoef Sutton
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781472225528
Release: 2016-08-16
Editor: Hachette UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A New York Times bestseller CURIOUS MINDS by No. 1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich and screenwriter Phoef Sutton is a must-read thriller for fans of the Stephanie Plum mysteries including ONE FOR THE MONEY and TRICKY TWENTY-TWO. They couldn't be less compatible, but they make a great team... Emerson Knight is introverted, eccentric, and has little-to-no sense of social etiquette. Good thing he's also brilliant, rich and (some people might say) handsome. Riley Moon has just graduated from Harvard. Her assertive (some people might say aggressive) spitfire attitude has helped land a dream job at Blane-Grunwald bank. At least, Riley Moon thinks it's her dream job until she is given her first assignment: babysitting Emerson Knight. An inquiry about missing Knight money leads to a missing man, missing gold and a life-and-death race across the country. Through the streets of Washington D.C., and down into the underground vault of the Federal Reserve in New York City, an evil plan is exposed. A plan so sinister that only a megalomaniac could think it up, and only the unlikely duo of the irrepressibly charming Emerson Knight and the tenacious Riley Moon could hope to stop it...

Tricky Twenty two

Tricky Twenty two
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780345542977
Release: 2016-11
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fast-paced mystery with sizzling romantic tension between Stephanie Plum, her on-again-off-again boyfriend Joe Morelli and the magnetic, dangerous, Ranger.

Hardcore Twenty Four

Hardcore Twenty Four
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780399179204
Release: 2017-11-14
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janet Evanovich’s #1 New York Times bestselling sensation Stephanie Plum returns in her twenty-forth thriller as mutilated corpses litter the streets of New Jersey... Trouble comes in bunches for Stephanie Plum. First, professional grave robber and semi-professional loon, Simon Diggery, won’t let her take him in until she agrees to care for his boa constrictor, Ethel. Stephanie’s main qualification for babysitting an extremely large snake is that she owns a stun gun—whether that’s for use on the wandering serpent or the petrified neighbors remains to be seen. Events take a dark turn when headless bodies start appearing across town. At first, it’s just corpses from a funeral home and the morgue that have had the heads removed. But when a homeless man is murdered and dumped behind a church Stephanie knows that she’s the only one with a prayer of catching this killer. If all that’s not enough, Diesel’s back in town. The 6-foot-tall, blonde-haired hunk is a man who accepts no limits—that includes locked doors, closed windows and underwear. Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli isn’t pleased at this unexpected arrival nor is Ranger, the high-powered security consultant who has his own plans for Stephanie. As usual Jersey’s favorite bounty hunter is stuck in the middle with more questions than answers. What’s the deal with Grandma Mazur’s latest online paramour? Who is behind the startling epidemic of mutilated corpses? And is the enigmatic Diesel’s sudden appearance a coincidence or the cause of recent deadly events?

Top Secret Twenty One

Top Secret Twenty One
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 341
ISBN: 9780345542922
Release: 2014
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A latest entry in the fan-favorite mystery series by the best-selling author of the Alexandra Barnaby novels finds bounty hunter Stephanie Plum immersed in an ultra-secret case.

Twisted Twenty Six

Twisted Twenty Six
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780399180200
Release: 2019-11-12
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Dangerous Minds

Dangerous Minds
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780553392753
Release: 2017-06-20
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The irrepressibly charming duo of Emerson Knight and Riley Moon returns in another gripping mystery by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Buddhist monk Wayan Bagus lost his island of solitude and wants to get it back. The island was about two hundred miles northeast of Samoa. It had a mountain, beaches, a rain forest, and a volcano. And now it’s gone. Poof! Vanished without a trace. Brilliant and boyishly charming Emerson Knight likes nothing better than solving an unsolvable, improbable mystery. And finding a missing island is better than Christmas morning in the Knight household. When clues lead to a dark and sinister secret that is being guarded by the National Park Service, Emerson will need to assemble a crack team for help. Since a crack team isn’t available, he enlists Riley Moon and his cousin Vernon. Riley Moon has a Harvard business degree and can shoot the eyes out of a grasshopper at fifty feet, but she can’t figure out how to escape the vortex of Emerson Knight’s odd life. Vernon has been Emerson’s loyal and enthusiastic partner in crime since childhood. He now lives in an RV behind Emerson’s house. Together, this ragtag, mismatched trio will embark on a worldwide investigation that will expose a conspiracy one hundred years in the making.

Tricky Twenty two

Tricky Twenty two
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780345542977
Release: 2016-11
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fast-paced mystery with sizzling romantic tension between Stephanie Plum, her on-again-off-again boyfriend Joe Morelli and the magnetic, dangerous, Ranger.

Look Alive Twenty Five

Look Alive Twenty Five
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780399179235
Release: 2018-11-13
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series. 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.

Three to Get Deadly

Three to Get Deadly
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781982158101
Release: 2021-04-27
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Stephanie Plum wowed readers and critics in Evanovich's "One for the Money" and "Two for the Dough". Now she's back in a suspense-filled third foray that takes her into the mean streets and murderous byways of Trenton, New Jersey.

Fearless Fourteen

Fearless Fourteen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1429990775
Release: 2008-06-17
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Personal vendettas, hidden treasure, and a monkey named Carl will send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most explosive adventure yet. The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars Dom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and did the time. His family couldn't be more proud. He always was the smart one. The Cousin: Joe Morelli Joe Morelli, Dom Rizzi, and Dom's sister, Loretta, are cousins. Morelli is a cop, Rizzi robs banks, and Loretta is a single mother waiting tables at the firehouse. The all-American family. The Complications: Murder, kidnapping, destruction of personal property, and acid reflux Less than a week after Dom's release from prison, Joe Morelli has shadowy figures breaking into his house and dying in his basement. He's getting threatening messages, Loretta is kidnapped, and Dom is missing. The Catastrophe: Moonman Morelli hires Walter "Mooner" Dunphy, stoner and "inventor" turned crime fighter, to protect his house. Morelli can't afford a lot on a cop's salary, and Mooner will work for potatoes. The Cupcake: Stephanie Plum Stephanie and Morelli have a long-standing relationship that involves sex, affection, and driving each other nuts. She's a bond enforcement agent with more luck than talent, and she's involved in this bank-robbery-gone-bad disaster from day one. The Crisis: A favor for Ranger Security expert Carlos Manoso, street name Ranger, has a job for Stephanie that will involve night work. Morelli has his own ideas regarding Stephanie's evening activities. The Conclusion: Only the fearless should listen to Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich. Thrills, chills, and incontinence may result.

Notorious Nineteen

Notorious Nineteen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9780345527745
Release: 2012
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A latest entry in the blockbuster series that most recently includes Smokin' Seventeen and Explosive Eighteen continues the adventures of the intrepid Stephanie Plum. By the best-selling author of the Lizzy and Diesel series. 800,000 first printing.

Takedown Twenty

Takedown Twenty
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780345542908
Release: 2013-11-19
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Powerhouse author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are “as entertaining as ever” (Entertainment Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today). Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn’t take him down, he may take her out. New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore “Uncle Sunny” Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it’s up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), and nobody wants to turn him in—not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, not his two right-hand men, Shorty and Moe. Even Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, has skin in the game, because—just Stephanie’s luck—the godfather is his actual godfather. And while Morelli understands that the law is the law, his old-world grandmother, Bella, is doing everything she can to throw Stephanie off the trail. It’s not just Uncle Sunny giving Stephanie the run-around. Security specialist Ranger needs her help to solve the bizarre death of a top client’s mother, a woman who happened to play bingo with Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur. Before Stephanie knows it, she’s working side by side with Ranger and Grandma at the senior center, trying to catch a killer on the loose—and the bingo balls are not rolling in their favor. With bullet holes in her car, henchmen on her tail, and a giraffe named Kevin running wild in the streets of Trenton, Stephanie will have to up her game for the ultimate takedown. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Janet Evanovich's Top Secret Twenty-One.

Hardcore Twenty Four

Hardcore Twenty Four
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1472245911
Release: 2017-11-14
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janet Evanovich's No. 1 New York Times bestselling sleuth Stephanie Plum returns in her latest captivating thriller where mutilated corpses litter the streets of New Jersey. Headless bodies have started appearing across town in Trenton, New Jersey. At first, it's just corpses from a funeral home and the morgue that have had the heads removed. Then a homeless man is murdered and dumped behind a church. Stephanie Plum knows that she's the only one with a prayer of catching this killer. If that's not enough, Diesel's back in town. The six-foot-tall, blond-haired hunk accepts no limits - that includes locked doors, closed windows and underwear. Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, isn't pleased at his arrival, nor is Ranger, the high-powered security consultant with his own plans for Stephanie. Jersey's favourite bounty hunter is stuck in the middle with more questions than answers. Who is behind the startling epidemic of mutilated corpses? And is the enigmatic Diesel's sudden appearance a coincidence or the cause of recent deadly events?

One For The Money

One For The Money
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780684867311
Release: 1999-02-24
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover where it all began—#1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich’s first “snappily written, fast-paced, and witty” (USA TODAY) novel in the beloved Stephanie Plum series featuring a feisty and funny heroine who “comes roaring in like a blast of very fresh air” (The Washington Post). Meet Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude. In Stephanie’s opinion, toxic waste, rabid drivers, armed schizophrenics, and August heat, humidity, and hydrocarbons are all part of the great adventure of living in Jersey. She’s a product of the “burg,” a blue-collar pocket of Trenton where houses are attached and narrow, cars are American, windows are clean, and (God forbid you should be late) dinner is served at six. 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 should be interesting…and could also be extremely dangerous.

Between the Plums

Between the Plums
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781429986304
Release: 2010-08-31
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Together at last! From America's favorite #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes Between the Plums, a very special edition containing not one, but three Between-the-Numbers books: Visions of Sugar Plums, Plum Lovin' and Plum Lucky Visions of Sugar Plums It's five days before Christmas and things are not looking merry for 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 of light anywhere to be seen in her apartment—and there's a strange man in her kitchen. Plum Lovin' Mysterious men have a way of showing up in Stephanie Plum's apartment. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie—and he's not taking no for an answer. Plum Lucky Stephanie Plum is looking to get lucky...In an Atlantic City hotel room...In a Winnebago...And with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.

The Twenty Three

The Twenty Three
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Author: Linwood Barclay
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780385684576
Release: 2016-11-01
Editor: Doubleday Canada

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes the third and final spine-chilling thriller in the Promise Falls trilogy. Everything has been leading to this. It's the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 23rd, and the small town of Promise Falls, New York, has found itself in the midst of a full-blown catastrophe. Hundreds of people are going to the hospital with similar symptoms--vomiting, dizziness, loss of consciousness--and dozens are dying. And those investigating the cause of the epidemic quickly zero in on the water supply. But the question for many, including private investigator Cal Weaver, remains: Who would benefit from poisoning this town? And what is their motivation? Meanwhile, as tragedies mount and the number of suspects grows larger, Detective Barry Duckworth is faced with another problem. He knows that the killer of Olivia Fisher and Rosemary Gaynor is still out there. And what's more, he knows that the mystery behind the significance of the number 23 is growing and is linked to a much larger scheme than he'd originally imagined. Detective Duckworth will have to race to put together all the pieces of this puzzle to stop someone's sinister revenge plot.

The Big Book of Braiding

The Big Book of Braiding
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Author: Bjorn Axen
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780062499080
Release: 2017-03-14
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A stunning visual collection of more than fifty different braided hair styles, with detailed instructions and helpful photographs that show how to create them. From the big screen to the runway to the red carpet, braided hairstyles have never been more popular than they are today. Whether you want to sport gorgeous, complex twists, pull back your hair for workouts or the big game, or dress up for a wedding or formal event, The Big Book of Braiding has all the looks and instructions to inspire and show you how. Created with the renowned hair stylists at Björn Axén, the largest hairdressing academy in Sweden, this deluxe compendium teaches you how to create a diversity of styles, from a Dutch braid and fishtail, to a feather braid and ladder, to modern twists on such classics as the French braid and the side braid. Complete with simple, detailed directions and step-by-step full-color photographs, The Big Book of Braiding takes you from start to finish with everything you need to know—from the basics to more advanced styles, for a variety of hair lengths and types. With this easy-to-use guide, you can create hair magic with a few fabulous twists!

Hollywood Homicide

Hollywood Homicide
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Author: Kellye Garrett
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9780738753003
Release: 2017-08-08
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Winner of the 2018 Anthony Award for Best First Novel Winner of the 2017 Agatha Award for Best First Novel Also a Lefty Award Winner and a Barry Award-Nominated Title The Surprise Hit of the Season! Actress Dayna Anderson's Deadly New Role: Homicide Detective Dayna Anderson doesn't set out to solve a murder. All the semifamous, mega-broke actress wants is to help her parents keep their house. So after witnessing a deadly hit-and-run, she pursues the fifteen grand reward. But Dayna soon finds herself doing a full-on investigation, wanting more than just money—she wants justice for the victim. She chases down leads at paparazzi hot spots, celeb homes, and movie premieres, loving every second of it—until someone tries to kill her. And there are no second takes in real life. Praise: "[A] winning first novel and series launch...Garrett writes with humor and insight about the Hollywood scene. Readers will look forward to Day's further adventures."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A smart, sassy debut, introducing an appealing protagonist with amusing friends."—Library Journal (starred review) and Debut of the Month "Veteran TV writer Garrett uses her Cold Case experience to inform her debut, which sets up more than one charming character and isn't afraid to go cynical on all things LA."—Kirkus Reviews "Funny, lively characters populate this new Detective by Day series...this will be an entertaining entry into the amateur sleuth genre."—RT Book Reviews "Fun, smart, endearingly flawed, and impressively determined, Dayna Anderson is a heroine readers will fall in love with...I relished every unexpected twist and turn of this highly entertaining mystery!"—Kyra Davis, New York Times bestselling author

To the Nines

To the Nines
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0312991460
Release: 2004-06-14
Editor: Macmillan

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Pursuing a skip, Stephanie travels to Las Vegas, where she meets up with Sally Sweet, Joe Morelli, and Ranger, and works to outmaneuver a trio of mobsters who are determined to prevent Stephanie's return home.