Why this book?
One for the Money was the first in many books by Evanovich that I’ve read. This one got me started and hooked on her funny, sexy, and female-driven stories. Stephanie Plum made me laugh out loud in public. Evanovich proved not every detective (or bail bondsman) had to be a guy, hard-boiled and emotionally stunted. I liked the idea of a wisecracking heroine, who could find a clue if she had to. This #1 NY Times bestselling has over twenty-eight books that would put a smile on anyone’s face.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
Stephanie Plum is down on her luck. She's lost her job, her car's on the brink of repossession, and her apartment is fast becoming furniture-free.
Enter Cousin Vinnie, a low-life who runs a bail-bond company. If Stephanie can bring in vice cop turned outlaw Joe Morelli, she stands to pick up $10,000. But tracking down a cop wanted for murder isn't easy . . .
And when Benito Ramirez, a prize-fighter with more menace than mentality, wants to be her friend Stephanie soon knows what it's like to be pursued. Unfortunately the best person to protect her just happens to…