Smokin' Seventeen

Smokin' Seventeen

A Stephanie Plum Novel

Book - 2011
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Where there's smoke there's fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum. The bail bonds office has burned to the ground, and bodies are turning up in the empty construction lot. To make matters worse, Stephanie is working out of a motor home she shares with a dancing bear, and Joe Morelli's old-world grandmother has declared a vendetta against her. And just when Stephanie decides it might be time to choose between the two men in her life, Morelli and Ranger, a third man from Stephanie's past moves back to Trenton...
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780345527684
0345527682
Branch Call Number: Mystery Eva
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 25 cm

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shelbysmom1996
Jul 19, 2016

serial killers can be good cooks?

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JackieFC13
Jan 27, 2014

Like all of her books they are laugh out loud funny. My family would just start laughing at me while I was giggling on the couch. I kind of knew who the killer was half way through the book which was a bit of a bummer but that didn't take away from what the book is - a perfect summer quick read that makes you laugh out loud.

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Alexis_F
Jun 29, 2012

Unfortunately the question of doughnut or cluck-in-a-bucket has become more interesting than the Ranger-or-Morelli debacle. Stephanie needs to grow up or at least take responsibility for a single decision she makes.

This book is still a quick and easy read, but not nearly as entertaining as previous books in this series.

deVichi Nov 11, 2011

This is my first Stephanie Plum book and I have to say I found it very disappointing. I pulled this book from the New York Best Sellers list expecting a quality read, but in the end it wasn't good at all. There were too many characters introduced at the outset almost as if they were rushed, the relationships felt hollow and forced, Lula, Vince, and Mooner seemed ridiculous and over the top and almost pointless. The end of the book felt like it was there just to finish it off, but really didn't tie everything together. There were some funny parts where I did laugh out loud, but by the end it seemed like such a long time ago with too many cheap jokes following the one or two good ones. Overall I would not recommend this book.

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Questa
Sep 08, 2011

I used to love this series but I am so tired of Janet's repetitive plot devices.

thunderingfox Jul 14, 2011

Big fan of this series but I feel like this book is really a two parter with the end of it coming out in late 2011. Also it seemed shorter on humour then some of the previous books.

NZaleske Jul 06, 2011

Enjoyed this one a bunch. Better than the last few.

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scorpio21
Jul 01, 2011

Once again, another laugh a minute, fast page turner. Be sure to look for the next book- "Explosive Eighteen", this coming November 2011.

bookfanatic1979 Jun 29, 2011

I’d been halfway suspecting Evanovich would hang up the Stephanie Plum series after the last book. It seemed a fitting end to the series, but I’m just as happy she didn’t agree with me. This was a better book than some of the past entries, though I thought the villain was much too obvious. Had that person pegged from the moment I met them.

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