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One for the money, Janet Evanovich

Label
One for the money
Title
One for the money
Statement of responsibility
Janet Evanovich
Title variation
1 for the money
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
ONE FINE MESS. Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, home to wiseguys, average Joes, and Stephanie Plum, who sports a big attitude and even bigger money problems (since losing her job as a lingerie buyer for a department store). Stephanie needs cash-fast-but times are tough, and soon she's forced to turn to the last resort of the truly desperate: family. ONE FALSE MOVE. Stephanie lands a gig at her sleazy cousin Vinnie's bail bonding company. She's got no experience. But that doesn't matter. As does the fact that the bail jumper in question is local vice cop Joe Morelli. From the time he first looked up her dress to the time he first got into her pants, to the time Steph hit him with her father's Buick, M-o-r-e-l-l-i has spelled t-r-o-u-b-l-e. And now the hot guy is in hot water-wanted for murder. ONE FOR THE MONEY. Abject poverty is a great motivator for learning new skills, but being trained in the school of hard knocks by people like psycho prizefighter Benito Ramirez isn't. Still, if Stephanie can nab Morelli in a week, she'll make a cool ten grand. All she has to do is become an expert bounty hunter overnight-and keep herself from getting killed before she gets her man
Member of
Summary
When Stephanie Plum needs money (she's been laid off, her Miata has been repossessed, her rent is due, etc.), she turns to bounty hunting for quick cash...even though she has no idea what to do and doesn't own a gun. Luckily, her first quarry, an ex-cop accused of murder, turns out to be her first lover, with whom she still shares a powerful chemistry; unluckily, he's better at getting away than she is at catching him. With the help of a mysterious (and hot!) new friend, Ranger, who shows her some tricks of the trade, Stephanie just might turn this new job into a career. -- Description by Dawn Towery
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • John Creasey Memorial Award (Best First Crime Novel), 1995.
  • Dilys Award, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
026432
Cataloging source
OCO
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Stephanie Plum novel
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
One for the money, Janet Evanovich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes "Plumography", a synopsis of other Stephanie Plum character books. Lists historic moments and new characters in each (p. [321]-338)
  • "Move tie-in"--Spine
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
51958701
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
St. Martin's pbk. ed.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781442075214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51958701
Label
One for the money, Janet Evanovich
Publication
Note
  • Includes "Plumography", a synopsis of other Stephanie Plum character books. Lists historic moments and new characters in each (p. [321]-338)
  • "Move tie-in"--Spine
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
51958701
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
St. Martin's pbk. ed.
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781442075214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)51958701

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