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One for the Money

4 Ratings: 4.3
A book by Janet Evanovich

Stephanie Plum is so smart, so honest, and so funny that her narrative charm could drive a documentary on termites. But this tough gal from New Jersey, an unemployed discount lingerie buyer, has a much more interesting story to tell: She has to say that … see full wiki

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Author: Janet Evanovich
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
3 reviews about One for the Money
review by . March 31, 2011
Let's face it - the basic premise of this book is so whacked that you just gotta laugh before you even start reading it! Stephanie Plum, a down on her luck and out of work lingerie buyer cons her cousin, Vinnie, into giving her a job as a "recovery agent", a skip tracer, a bounty hunter. She's brash, vulgar, feminine, cute, sexy, tarty, sassy, funny and, on top it of it all, she's got balls made of brass. She actually believes she's qualified to chase down an old high school …
review by . November 03, 2006
I first read this book 2 years ago after having listened to my family laugh about the characters for years. I have read and reread this series of books several times. They are hilarious.  In this book, we meet Stephanie. She has been laid off and bribes her wierd cousin into hiring her as a bounty hunter.  She has absoloutely no skills and her first job is a cop accused of murder, Joe Morelli.  Turns out they have quite the history. And I don't want to spoil any of …
review by . July 30, 2006
I picked this book up because so many of my book friends recommended it and I wanted to see what all the hype was about. I'm pleased to say that I found the book quite funny and charming; a fast, easy read that pulled me in quickly and kept me grinning throughout.    This is the beginning of the Stephanie Plum series that so far has 12 books. The setup here is Stephanie is out of work and definitely out of money, so she sees her cousin Vinny for a filing job. When that falls …
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