Smokin Seventeen

Smokin  Seventeen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 324
ISBN: 9780345527707
Release: 2011
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Smokin Seventeen

Smokin  Seventeen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 308
ISBN: 9780345527684
Release: 2011
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

SMOKIN SEVENTEEN

SMOKIN  SEVENTEEN
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 423
ISBN: 1611295041
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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, Stephanies life looks like its about to go up in smoke.

Sizzling Sixteen

Sizzling Sixteen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 142992098X
Release: 2010-06-22
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip. Problem is, Uncle Pip didn't specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck. . . . BAD LUCK: Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run up a gambling debt of $786,000 with mobster Bobby Sunflower and is being held until the cash can be produced. Nobody else will pay to get Vinnie back, leaving it up to Stephanie, office manager Connie, and file clerk Lula to raise the money if they want to save their jobs. GOOD LUCK: Being in the business of tracking down people, Stephanie, Lula, and Connie have an advantage in finding Vinnie. If they can rescue him, it will buy them some time to raise the cash. BAD LUCK: Finding a safe place to hide Vinnie turns out to be harder than raising $786,000. Vinnie's messing up Mooner's vibe, running up pay-per-view porn charges in Ranger's apartment, and making Stephanie question genetics. GOOD LUCK: Between a bonds office yard sale that has the entire Burg turning out, Mooner's Hobbit-Con charity event, and Uncle Pip's lucky bottle, they just might raise enough money to save the business, and Vinnie, from ruin. BAD LUCK: Saving Vincent Plum Bail Bonds means Stephanie can keep being a bounty hunter. In Trenton, this involves hunting down a man wanted for polygamy, a turnpike toilet paper bandit, and a drug dealer with a pet alligator named Mr. Jingles. GOOD LUCK: The job of bounty hunter comes with perks in the guise of Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Ranger. With any luck at all, Uncle Pip's lucky bottle will have Stephanie getting lucky---the only question is . . . with whom? Janet Evanovich's Sizzling Sixteen . . . so hot, the pages might spontaneously combust!

The Heist

The Heist
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780345543042
Release: 2013-06-18
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Explosive Eighteen

Explosive Eighteen
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 334
ISBN: 9780345527738
Release: 2012
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

How I Write

How I Write
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Author: Janet Evanovich,Ina Yalof,Alex Evanovich
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0312354282
Release: 2006-09-19
Editor: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

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.

Janet Evanovich 3 Book Variety Summer Bundle

Janet Evanovich 3 Book Variety Summer Bundle
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Author: Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
Pages: 960
ISBN: 9781101969199
Release: 2016-06-30
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Now You See Her

Now You See Her
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Author: Linda Howard
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781471105296
Release: 2012-12-11
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Paris Sweeny is a moderately successful artist whose popularity is surging. Sweeney loves her work and is content with life, until she begins to notice odd changes. The changes are unnoticeable at first, but she can't ignore her dreams - lush, vivid and drenched in vibrant hues - which are influencing her artwork. And she can't deny her growing restlessness... Suddenly, impulsively, Sweeney finds herself unable to resist a night of intense passion with millionaire Richard Worth, estranged husband of her gallery-owner. But the true dangers of her all-consuming urges are about to be revealed where Sweeney least expects it: in her paintings. After a creative frenzy she discovers she has painted a graphic murder scene. And then a shattering, real-life murder mirrors her creation and puts her at the top of the list of suspects.

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.

Hard Eight

Hard Eight
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1429971371
Release: 2010-04-01
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The #1 bestselling phenomenon continues in the eighth Stephanie Plum novel. The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter. This time Stephanie, Morelli, Ranger. Lula, Valerie, and Grandma Mazur are strapped in for the ride of their lives. Stephanie is hired to find a missing child. But things aren't always as they seem and Stephanie must determine if she's working for the right side of the law. Plus, there's the Morelli question: can a Jersey girl keep her head on straight when more than just bullets are aimed for her heart? And with the Plum and Morelli relationship looking rocky, is it time for Ranger to move in for the kill? Janet Evanovich's latest thriller proves that Hard Eight will never be enough.

Hero at Large

Hero at Large
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780062000163
Release: 2010-03-30
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“[Evanovich] is funny and ceaselessly inventive." —Los Angeles Times Book Review Hero at Large is a delightful mix of laughter and romance—a newly revised classic from #1 New York Times bestseller Janet Evanovich, author of Metro Girl, The Grand Finale, and the sensational Stephanie Plum novels. Evanovich’s many fans will flock to this zany tale of a single-mom skating coach and the handsome “house husband” hunk she brings home…after breaking his arm and his toe!

To the Nines

To the Nines
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1429971606
Release: 2008-05-14
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Author A Stephanie Plum Novel Janet Evanovich's novels are the hottest bestsellers in America! # 1 New York Times # 1 Wall Street Journal #1 Los Angeles Times #1 Entertainment Weekly #1 Publishers Weekly Stephanie Plum's got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the dismay of her mother, her family, the men in her life, the guy who slices meat at the deli . . . oh, the list goes on). An ordinary person would cave under the pressure. But hey, she's from Jersey. Stephanie Plum may not be the best bounty hunter in beautiful downtown Trenton, but she's pretty darn good at turning bad situations her way . . . and she always gets her man. In To the Nines, her cousin Vinnie (who's also her boss) has posted bail on Samuel Singh, an illegal immigrant. 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. The unforgettable characters, nonstop action, high-stakes suspense, and sheer entertainment of To the Nines define Janet Evanovich as unique among today's writers.

Always the Baker Never the Bride

Always the Baker  Never the Bride
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Author: Sandra D. Bricker
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781426713576
Release: 2010-03-01
Editor: Abingdon Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too. But who would want a cake they couldn’t eat? Just ask Emma Rae Travis about that. A baker of confections who is diabetic and can’t enjoy them. When Emma meets Jackson Drake, the escapee from Corporate America who is starting a wedding destination hotel to fulfill a dream that belonged to someone else, this twosome and their crazy family ties bring new meaning to the term "family circus." The Atlanta social scene will never be the same!

Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons
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Author: Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
Pages: 36
ISBN: 9781472211330
Release: 2013-05-21
Editor: Hachette UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

PROS AND CONS by bestselling authors Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg - an engaging and tantalising short story introducing an FBI agent who's on the hunt, and a master con artist who's enjoying the chase. Not to be missed by readers of THE HEIST, THE SCAM and the Stephanie Plum mysteries. 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 per cent - okay maybe 92 per cent - 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.

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.

Seven Up

Seven Up
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 320
ISBN: 142997155X
Release: 2010-04-01
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Semiretired mob guy Eddie DeCooch is caught trafficking contraband cigarettes through Trenton, New Jersey. When DeCooch fails to show for a court appearance, bond enforcement agent Stephanie Plum is assigned the task of finding him and dragging his decrepit ass back to jail. Not such an easy job, it turns out, since DeCooch has learned a lot of tricks over the years and isn't afraid to use his gun. He's already shot Loretta Ricci, an innocent old lady, and left her for worm food in his shed. He wouldn't mind shooting Stephanie next. Likeable losers (and Steph's former high school classmates) Walter "MoonMan" Dunphy and Dougie "The Dealer" Kruper have inadvertently become involved with DeCooch. They've gotten sucked into an operation that is much more than simple cigarette smuggling and holds risks far greater than anyone could have imagined. When Dougie disappears, Steph goes into search mode. When Mooner disappears, she calls in the heavy artillery and asks master bounty hunter Ranger for help. Ranger's price for the job? One night with Stephanie, dusk to dawn. Not information she's want to share with her sometime live-in roommate, vice cop Joe Morelli, A typical dilemma in the world of Plum. And on the homefront, Stephanie's "perfect" sister, Valerie, has decided to move back to Trenton, bringing her two kids from hell with her. Grandma Mazur is asking questions about being a lesbian, and Bob, the bulimic dog, is eating everything in sight--including the furniture. Mud wrestling, motorcycles, fast cars, fast food, and fast men. It's Seven Up. Absolutely Janet Evanovich at her very best.

Turbo Twenty Three

Turbo Twenty Three
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Author: Janet Evanovich
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780345543028
Release: 2016-11-15
Editor: Bantam

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the heart of Trenton, N.J., a killer is out to make sure someone gets his just desserts. Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again. Only this time he flees the scene, leaving behind a freezer truck loaded with Bogart ice cream and a dead body—frozen solid and covered in chocolate and chopped pecans. As fate would have it, Stephanie’s mentor and occasional employer, Ranger, needs her to go undercover at the Bogart factory to find out who’s putting their employees on ice and sabotaging the business. It’s going to be hard for Stephanie to keep her hands off all that ice cream, and even harder for her to keep her hands off Ranger. It’s also going to be hard to explain to Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, why she is spending late nights with Ranger, late nights with Lula and Randy Briggs—who are naked and afraid—and late nights keeping tabs on Grandma Mazur and her new fella. Stephanie Plum has a lot on her plate, but for a girl who claims to have “virtually no marketable skills,” these are the kinds of sweet assignments she does best.

Daughter of Smoke Bone

Daughter of Smoke   Bone
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Author: Laini Taylor
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780316192149
Release: 2011-09-27
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In a nation on the brink of war, a young art student's star-crossed love begins to bloom in the first book of the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Laini Taylor. Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war. Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks many languages -- not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she's about to find out. When one of the strangers -- beautiful, haunted Akiva -- fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?