But there are times i want lighter fare but still good mysteries and thats when writers like janet evanovich, rhys bowen, and chris grabenstein are most enjoyable. One for the money i had first bought the book hard eight, that is what began my love affair with the whole evanovich series. It was published in 1994 in the united states and in 1995 in. Stephanie plums 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. Janet evanovich has 126 books on goodreads with 5244162 ratings. Ah, sweet mysteries of trenton, shes got em the new york times. Stephanie applies for a job as a file clerk with the family sleaze ball, vinnie. No one can physically hurt me on the phone, but i flinched all the same when i realized it was ramirez.
One for the money janet evanovich page 20 read online. Morelli and i were both born and raised in a bluecollar chunk of trenton called the burg. This detailed literature summary also contains topics for discussion and a free quiz on one for the money by janet evanovich. Stephanie plum has lost her job, her car, her marriage and is about to lose her apartment if she doesnt raise some cash quick. April 22, 1943 is an american bestselling author most famous for a series of 19 mystery novels featuring the protagonist stephanie plum. I have listened to almost every book janet evanovich has written. Grandma mazur is just one of the funny characters she writes about. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. One for the money book omaha public library bibliocommons. Like its successors, two for the dough and three to get deadly, one for the money is a longtime bestseller, appearing for 75 consecutive weeks on the usa today list of. Author janet evanovich, left, and actress katherine heigl attend the premiere of one for the money, based on evanovichs bestselling. Secrets of a bestselling author, as well as the fox and ohare series with coauthor lee goldberg. Alex barnaby culhane family elsie hawkins fox and ohare full knight and moon lizzy and diesel stephanie plum.
Buy a cheap copy of one for the money book by janet evanovich. He ran a topless titty bar downtown, and it was common knowledge that the women went way beyond lap dances. Each of her last three books had its debut on the new york times bestseller list at the no. Having married peter evanovich, a mathematician from rutgers university, the previous year, she joined. If its summer, there must be a new stephanie plum novel on the list. Stephanie plum is a rookie bail bondswoman who has the awkward habit of leaping first and looking later when shes out snagging bail jumpers. Enter cousin vinnie, a lowlife who runs a bailbond company. Doesnt matter whether its cats or cole slaw, death is not attractive. Working for her bail bondsman cousin vinnie, stephanie is hot on the trail of revengeseeking. One for the money, two for the dough, three to get deadly stephanie plum boxed set book 1 janet evanovich 4. First novels this funny and selfassured come along rarely. Download and read online for free ebooks written by janet evanovich.
It and the books that follow it in the series are the perfect light and fun fare. One for the money trenton, nj will never be the same. Janet schneider was born on 22 april 1943 in south river, new jersey, where she raised. One for the money stephanie plum series, book 1 ebook. Janet evanovich stands out as one of the best authors in the genre of romance, mystery and suspense literature. I needed an answering machine to monitor my calls, but i couldnt afford to buy one until i made a recovery. Evanovich, whose middle name is schneider was born in april 22, 1943 in south river, new jersey. Janet evanovich is a formidable writer who can turn even pollution into endearing local color and this is an outstanding debut. Youve lost your job as a department store lingerie buyer, yo.
A stephanie plum novel ebook written by janet evanovich. One for the money is the first novel by janet evanovich featuring the bounty hunter stephanie plum. Nora roberts bestselling author of private scandals stephanie plum is destined to join ranks with kinsey millhone and carlotta carlyle. It was published in 1994 in the united states and in 1995 in great britain. Marlys millhiser author of death of the office witch finally, something fresh and different. Download it once and read it on your kindle device. She began her career writing short contemporary romance novels under the pen name steffie hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary mysteries featuring stephanie plum, a former lingerie buyer from trenton, new jersey, who becomes a bounty hunter to make ends meet after losing her job. Shes one of those authors like james patterson or nora roberts whos pretty much ubiquitous on. In stephanies opinion, toxic waste, rabid drivers, armed schizophrenics, and august heat, humidity, and. Books by janet evanovich author of one for the money. You wouldnt believe how many truck drivers out there love her audio books.
One for the money book by janet evanovich thriftbooks. Stephanie plum is so smart, so honest, and so funny that her narrative charm could drive a. The series, a mix of romance, mystery, adventure and humor have become widely popular in recent years. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read hardcore twentyfour. Janet evanovichs stephanie plum series has, over the last ten years or so, become hugely popular despite getting relatively little critical attention, either negative or positive. Jan 22, 2011 janet evanovich has introduced a refreshing, sassy, new female detective to the genre. But elements of to the nines have reinvigorated my interest. Janet evanovich, bestselling author of one for the money, two for the dough, and three to get deadly, scores big with four to score, her most thrilling stephanie plum adventure yet. Still, if stephanie can nab morelli in a week, shell make a cool ten grand. One for the money janet evanovich page 3 read online. A film adaptation of evanovich s first book in the stephanie plum series, titled one for the money, is currently in production. Here comes stephanie plum, a bounty hunter with attitude.
Joseph morelli did this to menot forever, but periodically. The downtown nightspots can be counted on the fingers of one hand, the. I loved the title character right away but the story line was lacking imho. A stephanie plum novel kindle edition by evanovich, janet. However, by the end of book eight hard eight, even that was beginning stale around the edges. I decided to start with first book of the stephanie plum novels. One for the money, two for the dough, three to get deadly stephanie plum boxed set book 1 janet evanovich.
There are some men who enter a womans life and screw it up forever. Janet studied painting at douglass college, but that art form never quite fit, and she soon moved on to writing stories. In addition to mystery novels, evanovich has penned numerous romance novels. Stephanie plum is a former lingerie buyer turned bounty hunter.
I did a rundown of everyone i knew, but i couldnt thin. Interview with mystery writer janet evanovich in trenton, unlikely. The resulting book, one for the money, introduced stephanie plum to. She studied painting at rutgers universitys douglass college, graduating with a bachelors degree in 1965. We all looked back at the grisly hand with the pinky ring. I will continue reading this series of books to see how the character developes and see if the stories get better.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading one for the money stephanie plum, no. I immediately hung up, and when the phone rang again i snapped the plug from the wall jack. Author janet evanovich discusses her latest novel and her life in. He was a flamboyant pillar of the community, and id heard he could be ruthless in his business dealings. Janet evanovich books list of books by author janet evanovich. A featured alternate selection of the literary guild and doubleday book club and a main selection of the mystery guild. The new york times bestselling blockbuster novel from janet evanovich that began the wildly entertaining stephanie plum series. Best known for her stephanie plum mystery series featuring a sassy and smarttalking lingerie buyer turned bounty hunter, janet evanovich is one of todays top crimefiction writers with millions of fans worldwide. Her first stephanie plum novel, one for the money was turned into a movie starring katherine heigl. Sep 17, 2014 its a great gift that keeps on giving for a wine buff, something special for your twice a month date night with your sweetie, 24 gifts over a year for friends or colleagues that no one else will. One of my friends had read a janet evanovich book and suggested her to me. One for the money topics for discussion janet evanovich this study guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of one for the money.
Shes lost her job at new jerseys most downmarket lingerie store, her cars on the brink of repossession, and her apartment is fast becoming furniturefree. Stephanie plum is an original and one for the money is a great series debut. No time to read when i drive my 18 wheel truck down the road, so i listen to audio books. Janet evanovich is the recipient of the silver dagger, last laugh, lefty, and john creasey memorial awards and the twotime recipient of the independent mystery booksellers associations dilys award. Janet evanovich has crafted a heroine for today, tough, vulnerable, resourceful, and impulsive. I had bought other books from the series but never had time to read them, so i thought i would try listening to them and it was an absolute joy. As one of the sweaty masses in constant need of bread and circuses to forestall social discontent, the stephanie plum series by janet evanovich has been a mainstay of cheap entertainment. This page turning, award winning mystery is the perfect way to spend a long summer day. Also known by the pen name,steffie hall, she has been filling bookstores with her novels since 1987.966 127 138 714 998 414 941 1505 901 691 367 1456 1444 243 341 858 669 1018 151 1248 1531 1091 832 407 1111 1265 1061 673 702 1428 429 555 340 789 712 951 947 377 800 548 630 282 992 1481 930 1084