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Explosive eighteen

by Evanovich, Janet.

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2011
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 5 copies
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Summary
Can't wait to find out what happens next? Luckily, you won't have to wait very long! The next Stephanie Plum adventure arrives later this year: on November 22, 2011! So sit tight and before you know it, "Explosive Eighteen" will be here.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In what is really the second half of Smokin' Seventeen (2011), bail-bondswoman Stephanie Plum returns to Trenton, New Jersey, a day early from a supposedly romantic vacation in Hawaii alone. We do not find out until much later who accompanied her there and what happened after that. The thrill is gone from this long-running series, along with the giggles, the gentle pokes, and the rip-roaring enjoyment. Nearly all the characters have turned into caricatures, no one more so than Lula, whose badass sassiness has turned into stupidity. Here Lula ingests a love potion and falls for a purse snatcher. A few rats do fall from the ceiling: Stephanie's nemesis of long ago, Joyce Barnhardt, actually takes over Steph's apartment for a while, and there is a misplaced-photograph trope that ends rather creatively. The cop Morelli (Cupcake!) and the security expert Ranger (Babe!) are Stephanie's men, and watching her try to balance between them or choose one, a former pleasure of the series, has become just embarrassing. Stephanie never learns and never grows, just makes the same bad choices over and over. It's exhausting. A forthcoming movie based on the series, which takes place in earlier, wittier times, will probably jump-start many into the series, and die-hard fans won't let go until Stephanie does.--DeCandido, GraceAnne A. Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Life is never dull for Stephanie Plum, but now she's got an assassin and the FBI on her tail in Evanovich's less than stellar 18th entry in her main sequence featuring the New Jersey bounty hunter (after Smokin' Seventeen). Back in Trenton after a disastrous trip to Hawaii that involved both Ranger and Joe Morelli (don't ask, she won't talk), Stephanie tries to go about life in the bond business, accompanied as always by her sidekick, Lula. But Hawaii won't stay buried, especially when news that her seatmate turned up murdered and his killers are convinced that Stephanie now has a photograph he was carrying. With Stephanie's luck, the photograph did end up in her luggage, but she threw it away, thinking it was junk. But try telling that to the FBI-and the shady men masquerading agents-or the hit man who goes by Razzle Dazzle and wants to kill her and take the photograph, not necessarily in that order. There are still bond jumpers to catch-like Buggy, who repeatedly steals Stephanie's car-and the perpetual Morelli versus Ranger question to answer. In the end, there's little to distinguish this installment from its recent predecessors. (Nov.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Series Evanovich, Janet. Stephanie Plum novel.
Features Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter in Trenton, New Jersey
#1 - One for the money
#2 - Two for the dough
#3 - Three to get deadly
#4 - Four to score
#5 - High five
#6 - Hot six
#7 - Seven up
#8 - Hard eight
#9 - To the nines
#10 - Ten big ones
#11 - Eleven on top
#12 - Twelve sharp
#13 - Lean mean thirteen
#14 - Fearless fourteen
#15 - Finger lickin' fifteen
#16 - Sizzling sixteen
#17 - Smokin' seventeen
#18 - Explosive eighteen
#19 - Notorious nineteen
#20 - Takedown twenty
#21 - Top secret twenty-one
#22 - Tricky twenty-two
#23 - Turbo twenty-three
#24 - Hardcore twenty-four
#25 - Look alive twenty-five
#26 - Twisted twenty-six
Subjects Plum, Stephanie -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women bounty hunters -- Fiction.
Trenton (N.J.) -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher New York : Solon, OH :Random House Audio ;2011
Findaway World,
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles Explosive 18
Contributors King, Lorelei.
Random House Audio Publishing.
Findaway World, LLC.
Participants/Performers Read by Lorelei King.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Title from Playaway label.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Accompanying material may vary.
System Details Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Description 1 audio media player (approximately 6 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 1/4 x 2 in.
ISBN 9781616571344
1616571349
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