Read the Dynamite Blockbuster that Started It All! Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, home to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems (since losing her job as a lingerie buyer for a department store). Stephanie needs cash--fast--but... read more
Meet Stephanie Plum. The Trenton native just got laid off as discount lingerie buyer for E.E. Martin's in Newark, but the worst part is, she lost her cherished Mazda Miata to the repo man. Replacement: a used Nova with a bad muffler. A visit to her parents and her Grandma Mazur, who lives with... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Meet Stephanie Plum. The Trenton native just got laid off as discount lingerie buyer for E.E. Martin's in Newark, but the worst part is, she lost her cherished Mazda Miata to the repo man. Replacement: a used Nova with a bad muffler. A visit to her parents and her Grandma Mazur, who lives with them, leads to a light at the end of the Jersey Tunnel: a job with her cousin Vinnie at Vincent Plum Bail Bonding Company. Ten thousand a pop for hauling in the bad guys--guys like Joe Morelli. Stephanie's childhood nemisis-turned-hunky-vice-cop now wanted on a murder rap. Still as sexy and dangerous as ever, the heat is on--and working with just-as-hot fellow bondsman and mentor, Ranger, Stephanie could get burned. The bright side? Stephanie's junked her Nova and hijacked Morelli's Jeep Cherokee. Unfortunately, it's soon blown to smithereens. Packing pepper spray and a .38 Special, and with two new men in her life, it looks like a promising new career for Stephanie Plum...
“He would have killed you if you hadn't killed him first.”Morelli
“It's early yet, Ramirez does his best work at night.”Morelli
“Honey, you telling me you stole Morelli's car? Girl, he gonna kick you skinny white butt.”Lula
““Dang,” Grandma said, “guess I left the wrong hole empty.” She leaned forward to examine her handiwork. “Not bad for my first time with a gun. I shot that sucker right in the gumpy.””Grandma after loading the gun...
“For crissake, don't just stand there. Haul ass!”Joe Morelli
Followed by Two for the Dough.
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