Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich

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  • One for the Money (Stephanie Plum #1)

    One for the Money (Stephanie Plum #1)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.93 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 109 ratings · published 1999

    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... more

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  • Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum #2)

    Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum #2)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.97 of 5 stars
    · 73 ratings · published 2007

    This one's double the fun! 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 weatlhy, 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.. more

  • Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum #3)

    Three to Get Deadly (Stephanie Plum #3)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 69 ratings · published 2007

    Stephanie Plum, the brassy babe in the powder blue Buick is back and she's having a bad hair day -- for the whole month of January. She's been given the unpopular task of finding Mo Bedemier, Trenton's most beloved citizen, arrested for carrying concealed, gone no-show for his court appearance. And to make matters worse, she's got Lula, a former hooker turned file clerk -- now a wannabe bounty hunter -- at her side, sticking like glue... more

  • Four to Score (Stephanie Plum #4)

    Four to Score (Stephanie Plum #4)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 63 ratings · published 2007

    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 73-year-old Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker Lula, a transvestite musician named Sally Sweet, and the all-too-hospitable, all-too-sexy Joe Morelli, Stephanie might just catch her woman... more

  • High Five (Stephanie Plum #5)

    High Five (Stephanie Plum #5)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.19 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 64 ratings · published 2007

    What’s Stephanie up to now? Her Uncle Fred has disappeared. A body turns up in a garbage bag. She’s got a nasty bookie following her around town. Grandma Mazur has her hands on the stun gun. Stephanie can’t keep a car for more than forty-eight hours. Two men are trying to get her into bed. She has nothing to wear to the Mafia wedding. And there’s an angry little man (don’t call him a dwarf!) who won’t leave her apartment. Bail jumping in Trenton is down to small potatoes... more

  • Hot Six (Stephanie Plum #6)

    Hot Six (Stephanie Plum #6)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 63 ratings · published 2007

    Low-rent bounty hunter Stephanie Plum reaches depths of personal experience that other women detectives never quite do. In Hot Six , for example, a sequence of new and hideous cars bite the dust; she finds herself lumbered with a policeman's multiply incontinent dog; and she has several bad skin days... more

  • Seven Up (Stephanie Plum #7)

    Seven Up (Stephanie Plum #7)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 62 ratings · published 2007

    BLOWN 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... more

  • Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum #8)

    Hard Eight (Stephanie Plum #8)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.26 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 61 ratings · published 2007

    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. During the divorce proceedings, he and Evelyn signed a child custody bond, and Steven is demanding the money guaranteed by the bond to find Annie... more

  • Visions of Sugar Plums (Stephanie Plum #8.5)

    Visions of Sugar Plums (Stephanie Plum #8.5)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.61 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings · published 2007

    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. But this guy is different. He's mysterious, sexy-and has his own agenda. His name is Diesel, and he's on a mission... more

  • To the Nines (Stephanie Plum #9)

    To the Nines (Stephanie Plum #9)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 54 ratings · published 2007

    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... more

  • Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum #10)

    Ten Big Ones (Stephanie Plum #10)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.12 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 53 ratings · published 2007

    "I'm Stephanie Plum. My mother says that I'm famous and have to set a good example. She's right, but I'm from Jersey and truth is, I have a hard time getting a grip on the good example thing." Swing off the Jersey Turnpike and you'll be in bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's neighborhood. You'll know it because all hell will be breaking loose. Not that she looks for trouble - it just seems to follow her... more

  • Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum #11)

    Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum #11)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 54 ratings · published 2007

    Stephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course. She's been shot at, spat at, cussed at, fire-bombed, mooned, and attacked by dogs. Stephanie thinks it's time for a change. So she quits. She wants something safe and normal. But the kind of trouble she had at the bail bonds office can't compare to the kind of trouble she finds herself facing now.. more

  • Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum #12)

    Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum #12)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 52 ratings · published 2007

    Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet!   FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.   THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso …street name, Ranger... more

  • Plum Lovin' (Stephanie Plum #12.5)

    Plum Lovin' (Stephanie Plum #12.5)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.68 of 5 stars
    · 38 ratings · published 2008

    From #1 blockbuster bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes a Stephanie Plum novel that takes adventure, action, suspense (and maybe even true love?) to new heights.WATCH YOUR BACK . . .LOOK BOTH WAYS . . .BECAUSE LOVE IS IN THE AIR . . .AND THAT MEANS BIG TROUBLE!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... more

  • Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum #13)

    Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum #13)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.11 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 50 ratings · published 2010

    At 320 pages, Janet Evanovich's novel is not exactly lean, but it is tightly wound. Stephanie Plum fans will rejoice as their heroine picks her way through a motley cast of deadbeats and lowlifes to solve sordid (and assorted) crimes. On hand, too, are Steph's raucous entourage of friends, relatives, and heartthrobs; past, present, and future... more

  • Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum #13.5)

    Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum #13.5)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.69 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings · published 2009

    Looking to get lucky? Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers 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. Stephanie Plum has a way of attracting danger, lunatics, oddballs, bad luck . . . and mystery men. And no one is more mysterious than the unmentionable Diesel. He’s back and hot on the trail of a little man in green pants who’s lost a giant bag of money. Problem is, the money isn’t exactly lost... more

  • Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum #14)

    Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum #14)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 49 ratings · published 2010

    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... more

  • Plum Spooky (Stephanie Plum #14.5)

    Plum Spooky (Stephanie Plum #14.5)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.75 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings · published 2009

    Evanovich fans rejoice! Stephanie Plum is back in town, along with her sidekick Lula, her Grandma Mazur, and an ever-widening cast of freaks, criminals, deranged felons, and lunatics looking for love. And just when Stephanie thinks her life can't get any more complicated, in walks the mysterious Diesel. A man who seems to show up at the most inconvenient moments... more

  • Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum #15)

    Finger Lickin' Fifteen (Stephanie Plum #15)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.05 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings · published 2010

    Unbuckle your belt and pull up a chair. It's the spiciest, sauciest, most rib-sticking Plum yet. Receipe for disaster: Celebrity chef Stanley Chipolte comes to Trenton in a barbecue cookoff 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... more

  • Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum #16)

    Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum #16)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.99 of 5 stars
    · 46 ratings · published 2011

    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... more

  • Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum #17)

    Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum #17)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.01 of 5 stars
    · 46 ratings · published 2011

    Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum.   Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. 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... more

  • Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum #18)

    Explosive Eighteen (Stephanie Plum #18)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.98 of 5 stars
    · 47 ratings · published 2012

    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. Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 from Hawaii to Newark, she’s knee deep in trouble. Her dream vacation turned into a nightmare, she’s flying back to New Jersey solo, and someone who sounds like Sasquatch is snoring in row 22. Worse still, her seatmate never returned to the plane after the L.A. layover... more

  • Notorious Nineteen (Stephanie Plum #19)

    Notorious Nineteen (Stephanie Plum #19)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.99 of 5 stars
    · 41 ratings · published 2013

    #1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels are: “irresistible” (Houston Chronicle), “stunning” (Booklist), “outrageous” (Publishers Weekly), “brilliantly evocative” (The Denver Post), and “making trouble and winning hearts” (USA Today). New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is certain of three truths: People don’t just vanish into thin air. Never anger old people. And don’t do what Tiki tells you to do... more

  • Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum #20)

    Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum #20)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.77 of 5 stars
    · 43 ratings · published 2014

    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... more

  • Top Secret Twenty-One (Stephanie Plum #21)

    Top Secret Twenty-One (Stephanie Plum #21)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.80 of 5 stars
    · 38 ratings · published 2014

    Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she’ll pull it all off: top secret. Trenton, New Jersey’s favorite used-car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he’s out on bail and has missed his date in court, and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies... more

  • Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

    Tricky Twenty-Two (Stephanie Plum #22)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.97 of 5 stars
    · 37 ratings · published 2015

    Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. 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. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk... more

  • Turbo Twenty-Three (Stephanie Plum #23)

    Turbo Twenty-Three (Stephanie Plum #23)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.76 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings · published 2016

    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... more

  • Hardcore Twenty-Four (Stephanie Plum #24)

    Hardcore Twenty-Four (Stephanie Plum #24)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.80 of 5 stars
    · 34 ratings · published 2017

    Janet Evanovich’s #1 New York Times bestselling sensation Stephanie Plum returns in her latest captivating thriller where 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... more

  • Look Alive Twenty-Five (Stephanie Plum #25)

    Look Alive Twenty-Five (Stephanie Plum #25)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.85 of 5 stars
    · 34 ratings · published 2018

    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, the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled... more

  • Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum #26)

    Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum #26)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.09 of 5 stars
    · 35 ratings · published 2020

    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... more

  • Fortune and Glory (Stephanie Plum #27)

    Fortune and Glory (Stephanie Plum #27)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 3.95 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings · published 2020

    From “the most popular mystery writer alive” (The New York Times), the twenty-seventh thrilling 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... more

  • Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight (Stephanie Plum #28)

    Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight (Stephanie Plum #28)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · 34 ratings · published 2021

    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... more

  • Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine (Stephanie Plum #29)

    Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-Nine (Stephanie Plum #29)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 32 ratings · published 2022

    Stephanie Plum breaks the rules, flirts with disaster, and shows who’s boss in this “fast and fun” (Publishers Weekly) thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.Monday mornings aren’t supposed to be fun, but they should be predictable... more

  • Dirty Thirty (Stephanie Plum #30)

    Dirty Thirty (Stephanie Plum #30)

    Janet Evanovich

    Rated: 4.39 of 5 stars
    · 27 ratings · published 2023

    #1 New York Times bestselling author and “most popular mystery writer alive” (The New York Times) Janet Evanovich is in top form as she sends Stephanie Plum on the trail of a stolen cache of dirty diamonds. Stephanie Plum, Trenton’s hardest working, most underappreciated bounty hunter, is offered a freelance assignment that seems simple enough. Local jeweler Martin Rabner wants her to locate his former security guard, Andy Manley (a.k.a... more

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