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Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich
  

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It’s been 20 years since we first met Stephanie Plum in One for the Money (which is now a movie starring Katherine Heigel) and Stephanie is still running around New Jersey with Ranger and Joe hunting criminals. As fun and energetic as the rest of the series but fans will probably feel that this isn’t her best and those who haven’t read Evanovich before might want to start earlier in the series.

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Synopsis

Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich

New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore 'Uncle Sunny' Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it's up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), and nobody wants to turn him in - not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, not his two right-hand men, Shorty and Moe. Even Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, has skin in the game, because - just Stephanie's luck - this godfather is his actual godfather. And while Morelli understands that the law is the law, his old-world grandmother, Bella, is doing everything she can to throw Stephanie off the trail. It's not just Uncle Sunny giving Stephanie the run-around. Security specialist Ranger needs her help to solve the bizarre death of a top client's mother, a woman who happened to play bingo with Stephanie's Grandma Mazur. Before Stephanie knows it, she's working side-by-side with Ranger and Grandma at the senior centre, trying to catch a killer on the loose - and the bingo balls are not rolling in their favour. With bullet holes in her car, henchmen on her tail, and a giraffe named Kevin running wild in the streets of Trenton, Stephanie will have to up her game for the ultimate takedown.

Reviews

Among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction * GQ * Romantic and gripping, this novel is an absolute tonic * Good Housekeeping * Will delight [Evanovich's] legion of fans - and with good reason * Daily Mail * A laugh-out-loud page-turner * Heat * Making trouble and winning hearts * USA Today * Praise for Janet Evanovich:Pithy, witty and fast-paced * Sunday Times *


About the Author

Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich grew up in New Jersey, but now lives in New Hampshire. Her series of books featuring Stephanie Plum have won her millions of fans and have frequently been on the bestseller lists. She has received many awards including the Crime Writers’ Association John Creasey Award and CWA Silver Dagger Award.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on STEPHANIE PLUM...

A wisecracking New Jersey involuntary sleuth whose personal relationships and hapless investigations have a tendency to always go wrong with often hilarious results, Plum is a great blue collar character whose hard-nosed determination always somehow comes up trumps. FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN is her latest caper and offers a barrel full of laughs and thrills as ever.

Stephanie Plum series:
1. One for the Money
2. Two for the Dough
3. Three to Get Deadly
4. Four to Score
5. High Five
6. Hot Six
7. Seven Up
8. Hard Eight
9. To the Nines
10. Ten Big Ones
11. Eleven on Top
12. Twelve Sharp
13. Lean Mean Thirteen
14. Fearless Fourteen
15. Finger Lickin' Fifteen

16. Sizzling Sixteen
17. Smokin' Seventeen
18. Explosive Eighteen

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Book Info

Publication date

17th June 2014

Author

Janet Evanovich

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781472201591

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