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One for the Money

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One for the Money

Stephanie Plum Series, Book 1
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Watch out, world. Here comes Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude in the bestselling debut mystery that earned Janet Evanovich nominations for the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Shamus, and Macavity...More
Watch out, world. Here comes Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude in the bestselling debut mystery that earned Janet Evanovich nominations for the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Shamus, and Macavity...More
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  • Watch out, world. Here comes Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude in the bestselling debut mystery that earned Janet Evanovich nominations for the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Shamus, and Macavity awards. 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.

    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. Out of work and out of money, with her Miata repossessed and her refrigerator empty, Stephanie blackmails her bail bondsman cousin into giving her a try as an apprehension agent. Stephanie knows zilch about the job requirements, but she figures she can learn what it takes to catch a crook. Her first assignment: nail a former vice cop on the run from a charge of murder one -- who also happens to be the irresistible macho pig who took Stephanie's virginity at age sixteen. There's still powerful chemistry between these two, so the chase could be as interesting as it is dangerous.

    Witty, fresh, and full of surprises, One for the Money is a dazzling introduction to a sleuth you'll be hearing from again.

 
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  • Bestselling author Janet Evanovich is the recipient of the Crime Writers Association's John Creasy Memorial, Last Laugh, and Silver Dagger awards, as well as the Left Coast Crime's Lefty award, and is the two-time recipient of the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association's Dilys award. She lives in New Hampshire, where she is at work on her next Stephanie Plum adventure.
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  • AudioFile Magazine Evanovich has staked out the ordinal numbers for her series of mysteries, which follow Stephanie Plum, resident of a blue-collar section of Trenton, New Jersey. The Plum character is "street smart," and reader Lori Petty's voice has the proper swagger to it. ONE FOR THE MONEY introduces us to Plum and her family, including feisty Grandma Mazur, and friends. Evanovich excels in the character studies and surrounding events which, at least in the first book, hide a lame plot. S.I.R. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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