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ISBN13: 9780312349530
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Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet!

FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS
While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.

THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS
The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso...street name, Ranger.

NEXT, SOMEBODY DIES
The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer.

SOON, THE CHASE IS ON
Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in.

Will the ticking clock stop at the stroke of twelve, or will a stranger in the wind find a way to stop Stephanie Plum...forever? Filled with Janet Evanovich's trademark action, nonstop adventure, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp shows why her novels have been called "hot stuff" (the New York Times), and Evanovich herself "the master" (San Francisco Examiner).

Review:

"The mixture of slapstick and gunplay that has put Evanovich's series about a sassy, less than competent New Jersey bounty hunter at the top of bestseller lists once again works its magic in Stephanie Plum's latest caper (after 2005's Eleven on Top). Stephanie, who freely admits her failings as a hunter of fugitives, faces a growing work backlog that threatens the continued existence of her job. Her clumsy efforts to clear some cases, along with the help of her outrageous colleague, Lula, result only in their adding another sad sack to the office payroll — a forlorn shoe salesman who's talked off a ledge by Stephanie's offer of a position as file clerk. Stephanie's ambivalence toward the two men in her life becomes harder to maintain when one of them, the mysterious Ranger, is accused of kidnapping his own daughter. Countless over-the-top scenes, including one at a funeral parlor, will delight longtime fans. 1.25 million first printing; author tour. (One-day laydown June 20)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

"Evanovich wisely soft-pedals the mystery...and finds exactly the right tone of danger-laden farce...spicing it with a million one-liners, aspiring bond enforcers and hapless criminals on the run." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"[Evanovich] is one of the very few writers whose skill can turn what should be serious moments into boisterously funny scenes. And her technique shines in Twelve Sharp." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Review:

"Fans of the adventures of Stephanie Plum, hapless Trenton bounty hunter torn between two hunky bad boys, get what they want out of this installment..." Detroit Free Press

Synopsis:

Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet!

 

FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS

While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.

 

THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS

The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso ...street name, Ranger.

 

NEXT, SOMEBODY DIES

The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer.

 

SOON, THE CHASE IS ON

Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Will the ticking clock stop at the stroke of twelve...or will a stranger in the wind find a way to stop Stephanie Plum...forever? 

About the Author

Bestselling author Janet Evanovich is the recipient of the Crime Writers Association's John Creasy Memorial, Last Laugh, and Silver Dagger awards, Left Coast Crimes's Lefty award, and is the two-time winner of the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association's Dilys award. She lives in New Hampshire.

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warped_genius, December 24, 2007 (view all comments by warped_genius)
First, I’ll admit a personal weakness: I actually laughed several times when reading one of the Stephanie Plum’s books last year. But that was last year, and a couple Stephanie Plum books ago. Words cannot describe the formula-based lack of imagination in this particular twelfth book: sitcom-quality one-liners, grotesque, stereotypical, clownish characters, and one particularly annoying Stephanie Plum, whom the reader wishes to die, so as to end this ridiculous series.
I got it! I too can write could write a Stephanie Plum book! Let’s see… Ah! (Annoying) Stephanie Plum dies in (insert whatever comical accident she routinely gets involved in, like apartment or car blow-up), and everyone has a party at the local funeral home, with cookies and refreshments, and, oops!, grandma Mazur “accidentally” opens the casket and mayhem ensues, haha!
Another fun scenario: since (annoying) Stephanie Plum can’t choose between the two men in her life, Joe Morelli, the nice policeman, and Ranger, the dangerous bounty hunter (yawn!), they somehow all move in together (due to usual apartment explosion), and trouble ensues…or not! Ranger and Morelli find out they like each other, and dump (annoying) Stephanie Plum.
Or else, my favorite: (annoying) Stephanie Plum gains 200 pounds from eating so many donuts and cheeseburgers; as a result, she can’t be a body hunter anymore, and ends up a couch potato with a bad perm, eating Twinkies while watching World Wide Wrestling matches on TV.
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wyml2003, July 15, 2007 (view all comments by wyml2003)
Janet Evanovich is truly a gifted author, she takes you right into the life of Stephanie Plum from the 1st sentence!!!
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Irishkay, July 15, 2007 (view all comments by Irishkay)
I find myself waiting for Janet to release her books. I had bought Hard Eight for a plane ride and was laughing so hard people thought I was crazy. Anyway I was lucky enough to find from 1 to 7 to get me caught up, and now ... Well always wanting more. I admire the humor she shows with every book! I've also read the whole Plum series.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312349530
Author:
Evanovich, Janet
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
New jersey
Subject:
Trenton
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Plum, stephanie (fictitious character)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Romance/Romantic Comedy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Stephanie Plum Novel
Series Volume:
No. 12
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.73 x 4.15 x 0.97 in

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Product details 352 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9780312349530 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The mixture of slapstick and gunplay that has put Evanovich's series about a sassy, less than competent New Jersey bounty hunter at the top of bestseller lists once again works its magic in Stephanie Plum's latest caper (after 2005's Eleven on Top). Stephanie, who freely admits her failings as a hunter of fugitives, faces a growing work backlog that threatens the continued existence of her job. Her clumsy efforts to clear some cases, along with the help of her outrageous colleague, Lula, result only in their adding another sad sack to the office payroll — a forlorn shoe salesman who's talked off a ledge by Stephanie's offer of a position as file clerk. Stephanie's ambivalence toward the two men in her life becomes harder to maintain when one of them, the mysterious Ranger, is accused of kidnapping his own daughter. Countless over-the-top scenes, including one at a funeral parlor, will delight longtime fans. 1.25 million first printing; author tour. (One-day laydown June 20)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "Evanovich wisely soft-pedals the mystery...and finds exactly the right tone of danger-laden farce...spicing it with a million one-liners, aspiring bond enforcers and hapless criminals on the run."
"Review" by , "[Evanovich] is one of the very few writers whose skill can turn what should be serious moments into boisterously funny scenes. And her technique shines in Twelve Sharp."
"Review" by , "Fans of the adventures of Stephanie Plum, hapless Trenton bounty hunter torn between two hunky bad boys, get what they want out of this installment..."
"Synopsis" by ,
Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet!

 

FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS

While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.

 

THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS

The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso ...street name, Ranger.

 

NEXT, SOMEBODY DIES

The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer.

 

SOON, THE CHASE IS ON

Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Will the ticking clock stop at the stroke of twelve...or will a stranger in the wind find a way to stop Stephanie Plum...forever? 

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