One for the MoneyBook - 1994
Out of work and out of money, Stephanie Plum lands a job as bounty hunter and her first prey is, guess who? None other than Joe Morelli, the macho pig who deflowered her in high school and bragged on the lavatory wall of Mario's Sub Shop. Now a cop, he is wanted for murder. The intriguing thing is she still rather fancies him and even more intriguing is that he will save her life.
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Mystery type: Amateur investigator mysteries feature a protagonist who isn't a law enforcement officer, bounty hunter, or licensed private investigator. Drink pairing: Coffee with flavored creamer Why they go together: These mysteries are all about the protagonist learning how to sleuth, be it by accident or design. The main characters may stumble into a sweet career, or find the job bitter… (more)
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Violence: This series is about the criminal element, therefor there is violence.
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In the suburbs of the burbs recently laid-off lingerie saleswoman, Stephanie Plum, must find work fast or else she will have to move in with her over stepping Italian/Hungarian family. Temped by a filing position at her pervert cousin Venny's bounty hunter business, she discovers bounty hunting is more lucrative, and the bounty on her ex high school fling sweetens the hunt! Can this amateur sleuth capture these criminals, or will she fail spectacularly. 20+ books says: both?
A recently-laid off woman is down to her last few dollars. She's hocked everything she has and is forced to work for her bail bondsman uncle as a bounty hunter just to buy groceries. The story follows her exploits at learning the business while tracking a most uncanny bond-skipper. In the interim, she meets up with some really inscrutable characters.