Hardcore Twenty-four

Hardcore Twenty-four

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"Stephanie Plum is a bounty hunter who often runs into trouble on the job, but she has family, friends, and several men to help her out of sticky situations. There's Lula, a plus-sized former hooker turned bounty hunter, and Grandma Mazur, Stephanie's outrageous grandmother who packs a gun and sometimes tags along on cases."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnams's Sons, [2017]
Copyright Date: ♭2017
ISBN: 9780399179198
Characteristics: 285 pages ;,25 cm.


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Jan 14, 2018

Unneeded and repeated rightwing snark ruins a basic mystery. There are interesting mystery writers out there. Read them.

Jan 10, 2018

The first few Stephanie Plum books? Inventive, fresh and very funny. The 24th in the series? Snooooooze. Evanovich has obviously used the same successful outline for every book. Rex, Joe, Ranger, Lula, Grandma and her gun, open casket at the funeral home, etc. The plot twist this time? Get Grandma a puppy! Up for a drinking game? Toss one back every time the word "zombie" is used in this book. It will only take a few minutes 'til you and your friends are all flat on the floor.
Thankfully, I have never paid a cent for one of these books (thanks Gwinnett Public Library...) and could simply fast forward through this latest on CD. Each time I say, "Never again," and have absolutely no excuse about continuing to be drawn to this lame series. Thanks to fellow readers who proclaim, "End this sad saga soon."

Jan 05, 2018

What a mistake it is to keep writing this series. Each time I expect the delight and whimsy that was Stephanie and her cohorts. Instead we are dredging the bottom of the river. Please add the cement boots and drown this series.

Jan 05, 2018

Yeech. It's getting worse and worse. Try to end this series. It's done. Now I feel like I need a full-blown shower. Cockring really? Sicko

Jan 05, 2018

Yuck. I'm so disappointed. Are the last two written by men? Only men would think Stephanie would take such a dive in her personal life-flitting emotionally between men of all types. Where is her personal standards?

Dec 27, 2017

Fun-filled Burg characters join Stephanie Plum in this laugh-out-loud adventure.

Morelli, Ranger and Diesel are all competing and Stephanie is the prize - if they can round up and solve the zombie problems.

It has been a long wait, but this is one of the better Plum novels in ages.

Dec 17, 2017

Maybe I'm just getting bored with this series, or maybe I just don't like Diesel and any storyline he's involved in. Also, more Ranger is always a good thing, however I think it's time for Ranger to move away and for Stephanie and Joe to get married and the series ends. And we all live happily ever after!

I was quite disappointed in this one! After waiting so long for the new Stephanie Plum novel, I found this one to be even fluffier than the rest of the series (an accomplishment for a series that is on the lighter side of comedy/mystery). I was also disappointed that the character of Diesel was introduced as a regular into the Stephanie Plum cannon -rather than as he has been, a regular in the 'seasonal one-offs' such as Plum Spooky or Plum Lovin'. This is especially annoying because the author doesn't do much with him...

In a series that already has the main character in constant confusion over the men in her life---adding an additional man who doesn't add much to the plot or character development seems unnecessary!

Worth a read if you're a Plum fan, but don't expect too much!

Dec 16, 2017

Silly, stupid, what a chore,
Stephanie’s plots have become a bore,
I’ll read this series NEVERMORE!

Dec 04, 2017

Yikes!! Zombies. Always good for some belly laugh lines in her books - this one too. Her Stephanie Plum series has always had an element of 'crude' in them. This one more than I have noticed in the past.

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