Janet Evanovich always manages to have fun while spinning a plot full of twists and turns, with just the right amount of sexual tension. Having read some of the more recent Stephanie Plum books, it's interesting to see how she was more tentative and insecure in the early episodes, contrasted with the confidence of the newer ones. Character development is especially good. The men in the book aren't strictly good guys or bad guys-- they're just guys that struggle with decisions, and sometimes make bad choices. I highly recommend this book to any mystery lover, and especially to fans of Janet's work.
"You have a knack for running into people you're looking for, though completely inept at taking them down."
I just finished reading Two for theDough by Janet Evanovich, and let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed!
What a great second edition to the Stephanie Plum series! Stephanie is back and still doing her best as a bounty hunter in Trenton, New Jersey. She's got her tough guy pal, Ranger, a total pro at the job, and super sexy Joe Morelli, helping her out whether she wants it or not!
Plum has a new case, Kenny Mancuso, who seems to have lost his marbles! Never on police radar before, Mancuso is now hacking off fingers, feet and Johnsons!
Stephanie is still learning the whole apprehension agent gig, so she's not going to be perfect at it immediately, right? Right! So, of course she's going to make some " oopses ". She's got a huge, blue Buick (very visible, not that great on stake outs), still pretty terrible with her .38 S&W, and now has this weird twitch in her eye!
Not only that, Stephanie's also got Morelli muscling his way in on supper! Her mother is fussing over her all the time and her dad has his nose buried in a paper to escape it all.
This book is hilarious! The dialog, the witty antics and especially the laugh out loud humor her Grandma Mazur offers to the plot, makes Two for the Dough, hysterical, thrilling, and suspenseful! Two for the Dough NEEDS to be on your bookshelves!
Check out my review on One for the Money, book one, in the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, at book2buzz.blogspot.com!
Check out the interview between Book2Buzz and Janet Evanovich there too! If you haven't got Two for the Dough yet, what are you waiting for?
What can I say? read the entire series waiting for #19 now, love her writing style, her characters, and I am still laughing from the last one I read, #18. Even my son-in-law loves this series!