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Book 11 - 2017

Book 11: Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich – 277 pages

Description from bookdepository.co.uk:

The #1 bestselling phenomenon continues in the eighth Stephanie Plum novel. The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter. This time Stephanie, Morelli, Ranger. Lula, Valerie, and Grandma Mazur are strapped in for the ride of their lives. Stephanie is hired to find a missing child. But things aren't always as they seem and Stephanie must determine if she's working for the right side of the law. Plus, there's the Morelli question: can a Jersey girl keep her head on straight when more than just bullets are aimed for her heart? And with the Plum and Morelli relationship looking rocky, is it time for Ranger to move in for the kill? Janet Evanovich's latest thriller proves that Hard Eight will never be enough.


This Stephanie Plum novel introduces the character of Albert Kloughn, a hapless lawyer who ends up falling for Stephanie’s sister Valerie. Other than that, its a standard Stephanie Plum novel - crazy Lula and Grandma Mazur, sexy Ranger and Morelli, pretty useless Stephanie. A mother and daughter goes missing and Stephanie’s grandmother asks her to investigate on the side. Needless to say this leads to much silliness, and a little bit of scary (why Stephanie doesn’t find a new job she’s actually half decent at nobody knows, least of all her). An uneventful read.

11 / 50 books. 22% done!

4131 / 15000 pages. 28% done!

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Tags: crime fiction, mystery

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