One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, No. 1): A Stephanie Plum Novel

One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, No. 1): A Stephanie Plum Novel

by Janet Evanovich (Author)

Discover where it all began—#1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovichs first “snappily written, fast-paced, and witty” (USA TODAY) novel in the beloved Stephanie Plum series featuring a feisty and funny heroine who “comes roaring in like a blast of very fresh air” (The Washington Post). Meet Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude. In Stephanies opinion, toxic waste, rabid drivers, armed schizophrenics, and August heat, humidity, and hydrocarbons are all part of the great adventure of living in Jersey. Shes a product of the “burg,” a blue-collar pocket of Trenton where houses are attached and narrow, cars are American, windows are clean, and (God forbid you should be late) dinner is served at six. Out of work and out of money, Stephanie blackmails her bail-bondsman cousin Vinnie into giving her a try as an apprehension agent. Stephanie knows zilch about the job requirements, but she figures her new pal, el-primo bounty hunter Ranger, can teach her what it takes to catch a crook. Her first assignment: nail Joe Morelli, a former vice cop on the run from a charge of murder one. Morellis the inamorato who charmed Stephanie out of her virginity at age sixteen. Theres still powerful chemistry between them, so the chase should be interesting…and could also be extremely dangerous.

In the bustling city of Trenton, New Jersey, Stephanie Plum embarks on a wild and unpredictable journey as she stumbles into the world of bounty hunting. This humorous and action-packed novel introduces Stephanie, a feisty and unconventional heroine who finds herself thrust into a series of thrilling adventures.

When Stephanie's cousin Vinnie loses his job, she reluctantly agrees to become a bounty hunter to help him make ends meet. With her sharp wit and street smarts, Stephanie quickly learns the ropes of the trade and proves to be a formidable force to be reckoned with.

Stephanie's first assignment leads her to Joe Morelli, a sexy and elusive bail-jumper who quickly captures her attention. As she delves deeper into the case, Stephanie finds herself entangled in a web of danger and intrigue, facing off against ruthless criminals and uncovering buried secrets.

Accompanied by her eccentric grandmother, Lula, and her hilarious sidekick, Connie Rosolli, Stephanie navigates the treacherous underworld of Trenton, encountering quirky characters and facing hilarious mishaps along the way. As she closes in on her target, Stephanie discovers that there's more to Joe Morelli than meets the eye.

With her quick thinking and unwavering determination, Stephanie must navigate dangerous situations, outsmart her adversaries, and bring Joe Morelli to justice. "One for the Money" is a captivating and entertaining read that sets the stage for Stephanie Plum's further adventures in the Stephanie Plum series.