Lean Mean Thirteen
Lean Mean Thirteen
St. Martin's Press, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780312349509, 343pp.
Publication Date: June 17, 2008
New secrets, old flames, and hidden agendas are about to send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most outrageous adventure yet
Dickie Orr. Stephanie was married to him for about fifteen minutes before she caught him cheating on her with her arch-nemesis Joyce Barnhardt. Another fifteen minutes after that Stephanie filed for divorce, hoping to never see either one of them again.
Doing favors for super bounty hunter Carlos Manoso (a.k.a. Ranger). Ranger needs her to meet with Dickie and find out if he's doing something shady. Turns out, he is. Turns out, he's also back to doing Joyce Barnhardt. And it turns out Ranger's favors always come with a price...
Going completely nutso while doing the favor for Ranger, and trying to apply bodily injury to Dickie in front of the entire office.
Now Dickie has disappeared and Stephanie is the natural suspect in his disappearance. Is Dickie dead? Can he be found? And can she stay one step ahead in this new, dangerous game? Joe Morelli, the hottest cop in Trenton, NJ is also keeping Stephanie on her toes and he may know more than lets on about her It's a cat-and-mouse game for Stephanie Plum, where the ultimate prize might be her life.
With Janet Evanovich's flair for hilarious situations, breathtaking action, and unforgettable characters, "Lean Mean Thirteen" shows why no one can beat Evanovich for blockbuster entertainment.
13 REASONS TO LOVE JANET EVANOVICH
1. “LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNY.”
—St. Louis Post Dispatch
2. “HOT AND SASSY.”
—The Boston Herald
3. “A PLUM PICK.”
5. “BRILLIANTLY EVOCATIVE.”
6. “A MUST READ.”
—Midwest Book Review
7. “THE CROWN PRINCESS OF DETECTIVE FICTION.”
9. “THE MASTER OF SNAPPY DIALOGUE.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
10. “ STUNNING.”
11. “ OFF BEAT AND HILARIOUS…SHE ROCKS!”
—Romantic Times BOOKreviews
12. “HIGLY ENJOYABLE…WHO CAN RESIST?”
13. “ A GOOD TIME.”
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