Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip. Problem is, Uncle Pip didn't specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck....
Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run up a gambling debt of $786,000 with mobster Bobby Sunflower and is being held until the cash can be produced. Nobody else will pay to get Vinnie back, leaving it up to Stephanie, office manager Connie, and file clerk Lula to raise the money if they want to save their jobs.
Being in the business of tracking down people, Stephanie, Lula, and Connie have an advantage in finding Vinnie. If they can rescue him, it will buy them some time to raise the cash.
Finding a safe place to hide Vinnie turns out to be harder than raising $786,000. Vinnie's messing up Mooner's vibe, running up pay-per-view porn charges in Ranger's apartment, and making Stephanie question genetics.
Between a bonds office yard sale that has the entire Burg turning out, Mooner's Hobbit-Con charity event, and Uncle Pip's lucky bottle, they just might raise enough money to save the business, and Vinnie, from ruin.
Saving Vincent Plum Bail Bonds means Stephanie can keep being a bounty hunter. In Trenton, this involves hunting down a man wanted for polygamy, a turnpike toilet paper bandit, and a drug dealer with a pet alligator named Mr. Jingles.
The job of bounty hunter comes with perks in the guise of Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Ranger. With any luck at all, Uncle Pip's lucky bottle will have Stephanie getting lucky - the only question is...with whom?
Sizzling Sixteen - so hot, it might spontaneously combust!
Jersey girl: listen to more in the Stephanie Plum series.
©2010 Evanovich, Inc (P)2010 Macmillan Audio
I've read and enjoyed all of the Plum Novels. I think the audio version is great for travel. I enjoyed the narration and thought she did a great job.
I have read every book by Janet Evanovich over the years, but this was the first time I listened to one and will definitely be the last. I did not like the narrator's voice at all. And the vocals she used for Vinnie, Lula, Grandma Mazur, Connie, Morelli, and Ranger were absolutely horrible. Oh yeah add Mooner's voice to that list also. If you enjoy Janet's books keep reading them, but do not ever, never ever listen to one by this narrator. What a waste of a credit.
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