Four to Score

Four to Score

Book - 1999
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While working for her bail bondsman cousin, Vinnie, Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds herself hot on the trail of a revenge-seeking waitress who seems to be leaving a wide swath of murder and mayhem wherever she goes. Reprint. Tour.

McMillan Palgrave

A Featured Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club and a Main Selection of the Mystery Guild

Janet Evanovich, bestselling author of One for the Money, Two for the Dough, and Three to Get Deadly, scores big with Four to Score, her most thrilling Stephanie Plum adventure yet. Working for her bail bondsman cousin Vinnie, Stephanie is hot on the trail of revenge-seeking waitress Maxine Nowicki, whose crimes include bail jumping, theft, and extortion. Someone is terrifying Maxine's friends, and those who have seen her are turning up dead. Also on the hunt for Maxine is Joyce Barnhardt, Stephanie's archenemy and rival bounty hunter. Stephanie's attitude never wavers-- even when aided by crazy Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker and wannabe bounty hunter Lula, and transvestite rock musician Sally Sweet-- and even when Stephanie makes an enemy whose deadly tactics escalate from threatening messages to firebombs. All of this pales in comparison, though, with an even greater danger Stephanie faces, when, homeless and broke, she and her hamster Rex move in with a vice cop Joe Morelli. RATED PG35 for licentious wit and libidinous cohabitation.

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While working for her bail bondsman cousin, Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum finds herself hot on the trail of a revenge-seeking waitress who seems to be leaving a wide swath of murder and mayhem wherever she goes

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1999, c1998
Edition: St. Martin's Paperbacks ed
ISBN: 9780312966973
Characteristics: 313 p. ; 17 cm


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May 22, 2019

Too silly for my tastes. Too much sugar and not enough grit.

Sep 26, 2017

Fast paced, silly plot
Stephanie Plum has settled in to her job as a bounty hunter, and so picking up a missing NJ girl who failed to appear after stealing her boyfriend's truck seems like a cakewalk. And there's a bonus -- the boyfriend is willing to give her money too to find her and get some supposed love letters back from her. Easy peasy. Except nothing is easy for Plum, ever. The missing girl wants to stay missing, and her mother and co-worker are helping. Even when somebody else is looking for the girl too, and willing to hurt people to get them to talk.
Plum has an extra helper in this case, a guy who's good with codes and clues. A flamboyant cross-dresser, he livens up the scene. And the relationship with Moretti leaps forward with the two cohabitating for awhile. I love the scenes where the women are talking about guns and what type of gun to carry, use, etc.
There are some baddies who are painfully obviously involved, which Plum misses for most of the book. And someone who is out to get her is obvious as well. Almost painful to watch. Oh, and one of my favorite characters. Ranger, has nothing to do for the entire book. More like an afterthought to include him.
I received no compensation, not even a free copy, in exchange for this review. I am not personal friends with the author, nor do I follow her on social media.

Aug 06, 2017

I am officially a Janet Evanovich fan! I bought "Twelve Sharp" for just $1 at one of the OPL branches & I. COULD. NOT. PUT. IT. DOWN! Granted, it was explicit in places, but I took that in stride. I like her style of writing, funny, taking you from point to point & making you want the read to never end! I'm reading this one now & can't wait to read the entire series! I'm looking to get each volume for myself. I can't wait!

Jun 08, 2016

Four to Score was funnier than the earlier books - how could it not be with a Transvestite named Sally Sweet!

Mar 28, 2013

Always a fun read! Hope we see more of Sally Sweet in later books!

Jun 27, 2012

Another great book by Janet Evanovich. I really enjoy Stephanie Plum's adventures. I caught myself laughing out loud in several occasions!

lfranz May 29, 2012

Stephanie's adventure mysterious and fun - just love the family interaction

Apr 24, 2011

Awesome book. Laugh out loud funny. I've been recommending this series to anyone who will listen.

Nov 07, 2010

this was turned in to the campbell library.

Aug 20, 2008

A great book, just like the rest! I love reading these books. They're so hillarious with a dark side. It's a great combination!

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