Takedown Twenty: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - It’s not just Uncle Sunny giving Stephanie the run-around. Uncle sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy twice, not his two right-hand men, and nobody wants to turn him in—not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, Shorty and Moe. 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.

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. Even trenton’s hottest cop, has skin in the game, Joe Morelli, because—just Stephanie’s luck—the godfather is his actual godfather.1 new york times bestsellerpowerhouse 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.

Takedown Twenty: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - New jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. 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, and a giraffe named Kevin running wild in the streets of Trenton, henchmen on her tail, 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. If she doesn’t take him down, he may take her out.

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Notorious Nineteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - Now it’s on Stephanie to track him down. Or that maybe he never made it out of his room alive. Then again—a little food poisoning, some threatening notes, and a bridesmaid’s dress with an excess of taffeta never killed anyone. 1 bestselling author janet evanovich’s stephanie plum novels are: “irresistible” Houston Chronicle, “outrageous” Publishers Weekly, “brilliantly evocative” The Denver Post, “stunning” Booklist, and “making trouble and winning hearts” USA Today.

While stephanie is notorious for finding trouble, she may have found a little more than she bargained for this time around. After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie’s bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black.

Notorious Nineteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - Unfortunately, cubbin has disappeared without a trace, a witness, or his money-hungry wife. Never anger old people. Rumors are stirring that he must have had help with the daring escape. Since the hospital staff’s lips seem to be tighter than the security, and it’s hard for Stephanie to blend in to assisted living, Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur goes in undercover.

Geoffrey cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton’s premier assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy.

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Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - Now he’s out on bail and has missed his date in court, and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Trenton, jimmy poletti, new jersey’s favorite used-car dealer, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score.

Death threats, highly untrained assassins, highly trained assassins, and Stark Street being overrun by a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day’s work for Stephanie Plum. To top things off, ranger—resident security expert and Stephanie’s greatest temptation—has been the target of an assassination plot.

Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - She weaves setting, family, romance and crime to pull the plot of Top Secret Twenty-One forward. BookreporterFrom the Paperback edition. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies. A boob job and getting revenge on joe morelli’s Grandma Bella can barely hold a candle to what’s number one on the list—but that’s top secret.

Praise for top secret twenty-one   “The combination of biting dialogue, outrageous characters and intense story lines are consistent throughout. The real challenge is dealing with her Grandma Mazur’s wild bucket list. These are desperate times, and they call for desperate measures.

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Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - Ken globovic aka gobbles, hailed as the supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Things just aren’t adding up, and stephanie can’t shake the feeling that something funny is going on at the college—and it’s not just Zeta fraternity pranks.

. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. Stephanie plum might not be the world’s greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she’s being played. As much as people love Gobbles, they hate Doug Linken. The only people who care about finding linken’s killer are trenton cop Joe Morelli, who was hired to protect Linken, who has been assigned the case, security expert Ranger, and Stephanie, who has her eye on a cash prize and hopefully has some tricks up her sleeve.

Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. When linken is gunned down in his backyard it’s good riddance, and the list of possible murder suspects is long. 1 new york times bestseller • something big is brewing in Trenton, N. J. And it could blow at any minute.

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Smokin' Seventeen: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - No one is sure who the killer is, or why the victims have been offed, but what is clear is that Stephanie’s name is on the killer’s list. Short on time to find evidence proving the killer’s identity, stephanie faces further complications when her family and friends decide that it’s time for her to choose between her longtime off-again-on-again boyfriend, and the bad boy in her life, Trenton cop Joe Morelli, security expert Ranger.

Stephanie’s sidekick, Lula, is encouraging Stephanie to have a red-hot boudoir “bake-off. And grandma bella, morelli’s old-world grandmother, is encouraging Stephanie to move to a new state when she puts “the eye” on Stephanie. 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.

Smokin' Seventeen: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - Bonus: this edition contains an excerpt from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg's The Heist. Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum.

. Stephanie’s mom is encouraging Stephanie to dump them both and choose a former high school football star who’s just returned to town.

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Sizzling Sixteen Stephanie Plum Book 16

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St. Martin's Press #ad - So hot, the pages might spontaneously combust! . 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, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Joe Morelli, Ranger.

Bad luck:saving vincent Plum Bail Bonds means Stephanie can keep being a bounty hunter. Trenton, new jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip. 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.

. Problem is, uncle pip didn't specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck. 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.

Sizzling Sixteen Stephanie Plum Book 16 #ad - 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, and Uncle Pip's lucky bottle, they just might raise enough money to save the business, and Vinnie, Mooner's Hobbit-Con charity event, from ruin.

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Turbo Twenty-Three: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - 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. 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.

Fortunately for bounty hunter Stephanie Plum, Larry is just stupid enough to attempt almost the exact same crime again. 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.

Turbo Twenty-Three: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - 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.

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Finger Lickin' Fifteen Stephanie Plum Book 15

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Recipe for disaster: celebrity chef Stanley Chipotle comes to Trenton to participate in a barbecue cook-off and loses his head – literally. Throw in some spice: bail bonds office worker Lula is witness to the crime, and the only one she'll talk to is Trenton cop, Joe Morelli. Pump up the heat: chipotle's sponsor is offering a million-dollar reward to anyone who can provide information leading to the capture of the killers.

Finger Lickin' Fifteen Stephanie Plum Book 15 #ad - Stir the pot: lula recruits bounty hunter Stephanie Plum to help her find the killers and collect the moolah. Add a secret ingredient: Stephanie's Grandma Mazur. So good you'll want seconds. Enough said. Bring to a boil: can stephanie hunt down two killers, five skips, keep her grandmother out of the sauce, a traitor, solve Ranger's problems and not jump his bones?Warning: Janet Evanovich's Finger Lickin' Fifteen is habanero hot.

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Fearless Fourteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - The all-American family. The complications: murder, and acid refluxless than a week after Dom's release from prison, kidnapping, destruction of personal property, Joe Morelli has shadowy figures breaking into his house and dying in his basement. 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. The cousin: joe morellijoe morelli, Loretta, Dom Rizzi, and Dom's sister, are cousins. Morelli can't afford a lot on a cop's salary, and Mooner will work for potatoes. The cupcake: stephanie plumstephanie and Morelli have a long-standing relationship that involves sex, affection, and driving each other nuts.

Fearless Fourteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - The crisis: a favor for rangersecurity expert Carlos Manoso, street name Ranger, has a job for Stephanie that will involve night work. He's getting threatening messages, Loretta is kidnapped, and Dom is missing. The catastrophe: moonmanmorelli hires Walter "Mooner" Dunphy, stoner and "inventor" turned crime fighter, to protect his house.

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 dollarsDom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and did the time. He always was the smart one.

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Explosive Eighteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel

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Bantam #ad - Bonus: this edition contains an excerpt from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg's The Heist. Bounty hunter stephanie plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich. Ranger, the man of mystery, isn’t talking about Hawaii.

And all stephanie is willing to say about her Hawaiian vacation is. Stephanie’s wheelman, Lula, falls in love with their largest skip yet. Before stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 Hawaii to Newark, she’s knee deep in trouble. Worse still, her seatmate never returned to the plane after the L. A. Over at the bail bonds agency things are going from bad to worse.

Explosive Eighteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel #ad - And everyone wants to know what happened in Hawaii?   Morelli, Trenton’s hottest cop, isn’t talking about Hawaii. His killer could be anyone. Lifetime arch nemesis Joyce Barnhardt moves into Stephanie’s apartment. With the help of an FBI sketch artist Stephanie re-creates the person in the photo. Now he’s dead, in a garbage can, waiting for curbside pickup.

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Lean Mean Thirteen Stephanie Plum, No. 13

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St. Martin's Press #ad - And it turns out Ranger's favors always come with a price. Is dickie dead? can he be found? and can stephanie plum stay one step ahead in this new, dangerous game? Joe Morelli, the hottest cop in Trenton, New Jersey, is also keeping Stephanie on her toes-and he may know more than he's saying about many things in Stephanie's life.

Turns out, he is. It's a cat-and-mouse game for Stephanie Plum wherein the ultimate prize might be her life. Mistake #3going completely nutso while doing the favor for Ranger, and trying to apply bodily injury to Dickie in front of the entire office Now Dickie has disappeared, and Stephanie is the natural suspect in his disappearance.

Lean Mean Thirteen Stephanie Plum, No. 13 #ad - With janet evanovich's flair for hilarious situations, and unforgettable characters, breathtaking action, Lean Mean Thirteen shows why no one can beat Evanovich for blockbuster entertainment. Another fifteen minutes after that, Stephanie filed for divorce, hoping never to see either one of them again. New secrets, and hidden agendas are about to send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most outrageous adventure yet!MISTAKE #1Dickie OrrStephanie was married to him for about fifteen minutes before she caught him cheating on her with her archnemesis, old flames, Joyce Barnhardt.

. Mistake #2doing favors for super bounty hunter Carlos Manoso aka Ranger Ranger needs Stephanie to meet with Dickie and find out if he's doing something shady.

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