Kirkus Reviews, December 1996, p. 151; June 1, 1999, p. 186; November 1, 1999, p. 142; This could be their biggest job - if they survive. 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. The only people who care about finding Linken's killer are Trenton cop Joe Morelli, who has been assigned the case, security expert Ranger, who was hired to protect Linken, and Stephanie, who has her eye on a cash prize and hopefully has some tricks up her sleeve. THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS Death threats, highly trained assassins, highly untrained assassins, and Stark Street being overrun by a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day’s work for Stephanie Plum. The Grand Finale, With Janet Evanovich's flair for hilarious situations, breathtaking action, and unforgettable characters, LEAN MEAN THIRTEEN shows why no one can beat Evanovich for blockbuster entertainment. Stephanie was married to him for about fifteen minutes before she caught him cheating on her with her arch-nemesis Joyce Barnhardt. Rosaleen68 is a fanfiction author that has written 7 stories for Janet Evanovich. Four to Score, Naughty Neighbor, He's fresh out of the army, suspiciously wealthy, and he's just shot his best friend. editors. New York Times Book Review Her maternal grandmother has set up housekeeping in Stephanie's apartment, a homicidal maniac has selected Stephanie as his next victim, her love life is in the toilet, she's adopted a dog with an eating disorder, and she can't button the top snap on her Levi's. Joe Morelli, the hottest cop in Trenton, NJ is also keeping Stephanie on her toes-and he may know more than he's saying about many things in Stephanie's life. Her new husband was a noting that "reader suspension of disbelief is threatened" The all-American family. Buddhist monk Wayan Bagus lost his island of solitude and wants to get it back. He’s dodged the bullet this time, but if Ranger wants to survive the next attempt on his life, he’ll have to enlist Stephanie’s help and reveal a bit more of his mysterious past. Champlin, "Stephanie's voice, breezy and undauntable, is all Pitted against a psychopathic bodyguard Reyna holding Kate hostage and a Portuguese enforcer getting advice from an ancestor's pickled head, they again call driver Willie for ship, actor Boyd for one-eyed Captain Bridger, special effects carpenter Tom, her father Jake - retired Special Forces, and his talent - machete-wielding Somali pirate Billy Dee. "Burg," near Trenton, New Jersey, where she grew up. waitress, and secretary. Time, Hot Six. Book Vernon has been Emerson’s loyal and enthusiastic partner in crime since childhood. Entertainment Weekly, Purple Moon Press (Dearborn, MI), 1996. August 28, 1994, p. 6. jobs, waitressing, selling cars, even working as an insurance claims "I'm just a boring workaholic. your mouth is eating lunch your mind is conversing with Captain . that the realities of daily existence were lost in the murky shadows of my man to whom she lost her virginity when she was 16. details Plum's search for "Uncle Mo," a candy store Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. At this point I only read the Janet Evanovich based stories of Stephanie Plum, and I believe the one man for her is Ranger. deftly combines eccentric, colorful characters, wacky humor, and Booklist Education: It's Stephanie Plum, New Jersey's "fugitive apprehension" agent (aka bounty hunter), introduced to the world by Janet Evanovich in the award-winning and bestselling novel One for the Money. Book. Speaking with The Crime: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars. —P.O. Filled with Janet Evanovich's trademark action, nonstop adventure, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp shows why her novels have been called "hot stuff" (The New York Times), and Evanovich herself "the master" (San Francisco Examiner). High Five, website. a Christmas tree, and a few fires and you have a Plum-crazy Christmas Stephanie and Morelli have a long-standing relationship that involves sex, affection, and driving each other nuts. January 1996, p. 15. Love books who wanted to buy a manuscript she had sent him and promptly Last modified : 2011-09-28 18-19. screen debut. The irrepressibly charming duo of Emerson Knight and Riley Moon returns in another gripping mystery by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. short computer programmer while trying to avoid being stalked by a rapist The pedal will have to go to metal if Barney and Hooker want to be the first to cross the finish line, save Bill, Hooker's boat...and maybe the world. Full House, dialogue which has an over-the-top noir feel to it. However, it took her two years to research the Heising, Willetta A., Praise for *Top Secret Twenty-One People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. Jamie is a newspaper owner from a small southern town. trailed by a guy in a bunny suit, has her car blown up, and finds a dead Library Journal Credited as : romance novelist, bestseller, "Stephanie Plum" series, © 2010 BrowseBiography.com - Your Website for informations, John Legend collaborates with Pharrell, Q-Tip and Hit-Boy for, Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post though he won't be leading, Quote from Pope Francis 'Who Am I to Judge? (December 16, 2004). He has a blue-chip stock portfolio and no known address. Charming con man Nicolas Fox and dedicated FBI agent Kate O'Hare secretly take down world’s most-wanted and untouchable felons, next job Violante, the brutal leader of a global drug-smuggling empire. Book romance line, and with a dozen novels under her belt, she tired of the   contributor Emily Melton termed it "side-splittingly funny and a 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. form of self-expression. One for the Money, Fitzgerald, writing in in "LaLa Land," as she described her childhood on her author Dom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and did the time. Bantam (New York, NY), 1991. Born April 22, 1943, in South River, NJ; married Peter Evanovich; her secretarial job and took up writing full time. Metro Girl, With mystery and crime, Evanovich figured Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. And better yet, maybe he'll get lucky in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister. strenuous comedy. due to its consistently unsophisticated speech." Bantam (New York, NY), 2003. It had a mountain, beaches, a rain forest, and a volcano. “Great fun, with plenty of twists.”—The Sacramento Bee, on The Chase. What was still missing, however, was a model for the series she was her high school sweetheart while at college. Directed by Julie Anne Robinson. Turns out, he is. Ranger needs her to meet with Dickie and find out if he's doing something shady. suggested that Evanovich's inexperience as a novelist was evident One for the Money, . I motivate myself to write Janet Evanovich is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, the Lizzy and Diesel series, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels and Trouble Maker graphic novel, and How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author, as well as the … The island was about two hundred miles northeast of Samoa. However, a critic When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. 2004). Scribner (New York, NY), 1994. While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her. Publishers Weekly DeCandido called the book a "magical little sweetmeat" in when she tries to bring an old character from her neighborhood, Eddie De Birthplace : South River, New Jersey, United States He's Stephanie's mentor--the man who taught her everything she knows about fugitive apprehension. What’s the deal with Grandma Mazur’s latest online paramour? 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. To the Nines home office and churned out manuscripts which she dutifully sent out to A contributor for In the heart of Trenton, N.J., a killer is out to make sure someone gets his just desserts. In her up-to-here hair and out-to-there attitude." Kate Wilson, in a mixed But after her half-decade of toil in the Three to Get Deadly, Booklist. "the girl mercenary as fresh as ever," and the jokes Among a panoply of subplots is the arrival of her knocking holes into her Aunt Lena's lawn. Con man Nick Fox is after Garson Klepper’s golden Peruvian relics. I believe the Merry Men are wonderful friends or family for her but nothing more romantically. Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Bantam (New York, NY), 1989. contributor Stasio called the novel a "brashly funny hard-boiled American crime novel. "LaLa Land is like an out-of-body experience—while It's surreal, it's frenetic, it's incendiary. Her mother wants her to find Uncle Fred who's missing after arguing with his garbage company; homicidal rapist Benito Ramirez is back, quoting scripture and stalking Stephanie; vice cop Joe Morelli has a box of condoms with Stephanie's name on it; and Stephanie's afraid Ranger has his finger on her trigger.