Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: November 20, 2012
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0345527755
ISBN - 13: 9780345527752
From the Publisher
#1 bestselling author Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum
novels are: "irresistible" (Houston Chronicle), "stunning"
(Booklist), "outrageous" (Publishers Weekly),
"brilliantly evocative" (The Denver Post), and "making
trouble and winning hearts" (USA Today).
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is certain of
three truths: People don't just vanish into thin air. Never anger
old people. And don't do what Tiki tells you to do.
After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin
Vinnie's bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an
assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black. Geoffrey
Cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton's premier
assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the
hospital after an emergency appendectomy. Now it's on Stephanie to
track him down. Unfortunately, Cubbin has disappeared without a
trace, a witness, or his money-hungry wife. Rumors are stirring
that he must have had help with the daring escape . . . or that
maybe he never made it out of his room alive. Since the hospital
staff's lips seem to be tighter than the security, and it's hard
for Stephanie to blend in to assisted living, Stephanie's Grandma
Mazur goes in undercover. But when a second felon goes missing from
the same hospital, Stephanie is forced into working side by side
with Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, in order to crack the
The real problem is, no Cubbin also means no way to pay the rent.
Desperate for money-or maybe just desperate-Stephanie accepts a
secondary job guarding her secretive and mouthwatering mentor
Ranger from a deadly Special Forces adversary. While Stephanie is
notorious for finding trouble, she may have found a little more
than she bargained for this time around. Then again-a little food
poisoning, some threatening notes, and a bridesmaid's dress with an
excess of taffeta never killed anyone . . . or did they? If
Stephanie Plum wants to bring in a paycheck, she'll have to
remember: No guts, no glory.
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Janet Evanovich's
About the Author
Janet Evanovich was born on April 22, 1943 in South River, New Jersey. She received a bachelor's degree in art from Douglas College, which is part of Rutgers University. She was working as a secretary for a temporary employment agency when she sold her first romance novel, Hero at Large, which was published in 1987 under the pseudonym Steffie Hall. She went on to write 12 romances in five years using her real name before beginning to write mysteries. Her first mystery novel, One for the Money, became the first book in the Stephanie Plum series. The latest book in that series is called Sizzling Sixteen. She is also the author of the Alex Barnaby series, A Between-the-Numbers Novel series and Full series with Charlotte Hughes. Her title Explosive Eighteen made the New York Times Best Seller list for 2011.