Smokin' Seventeen

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Random House LLC, 2011 - Fiction - 336 pages
107 Reviews

Where there's smoke there's fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum.

Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. No one is sure who the killer is, or why the victims have been offed, but what is clear is that Stephanie's name is on the killer's list. Short on time to find the murderer, Stephanie is also under pressure from family and friends to choose between her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Trenton cop Joe Morelli, and the bad boy in her life, security expert Ranger. Stephanie's mom wants her to dump them both for a former high school football star who's just returned to town. Stephanie's sidekick, Lula, suggests a red-hot boudoir “bake-off.” And Joe's old-world grandmother gives Stephanie “the eye,” which may mean that it's time to get out of town.

With a cold-blooded killer after her, a handful of hot men, and a capture list that includes a dancing bear and a senior citizen vampire, Stephanie's life looks like it's about to go up in smoke.

  

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User Review  - CCleveland - LibraryThing

Meh Part 2. I read this just after the new Sookie Stackhouse book and both series were once favorites but have lost their mojo. What's saving Stephanie Plum at this point is the secondary characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pamela Mclaren - Goodreads

I keep reading Janet Evanovich because her stories are silly, hilarious romps and this one is no exemption. In this one, the bail bond has burned to the ground and before construction begins, there ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
19
Section 4
29
Section 5
35
Section 6
41
Section 7
48
Section 8
58
Section 21
142
Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
159
Section 25
160
Section 26
168
Section 27
177
Section 28
186

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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About the author (2011)

Janet Evanovich is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels, the Lizzie and Diesel series, How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author, and, with her daughter Alex, she co-wrote the graphic novel, Troublemaker.

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