One for the Money
  • # of Books:
  • First Book:
    September 1994
  • Latest Book:
    November 2023
  • Genres:
    Law Enforcement
  • Setting:
    Trenton, New Jersey
  • Characters:
    Stephanie Plum, bail bondsman
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Stephanie Plum Series in Order (35 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
0.5 (ss) 4
1 4.5
2 5
3 5
4 5
5 5
6 5
7 5
8 5

8.5 4
9 5
10 5
11 5
12 5
12.5 4
13 5
13.5 4
14 5
14.5 4.5
15 5
16 5
17 4
18 4.5
19 5
20 4
21 4
22 5
23 5
24 5

25 5
26 5
27 5
28 5
29 5
30 5

Book Descriptions for series: Stephanie Plum

  • Book - 0.5

    Follow Tony Hillerman's Jim Chee as he investigates rumors of witchcraft in the steamy Southwest. Join Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan when she looks into a suspicious house fire in Baltimore. Compare the detecting tactics of Maxine O'Callaghan's pione...

  • Book - 1

    Trenton native Stephanie Plum is out of work, out of money, and her car's in repo-hell. So who does a hardly working girl turn to when the going gets tough? Meet cousin Vinnie, bail bondsman. Stephanie figures it's nice work if you can get it - shagg...

  • Book - 2

    Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is back, packing a whole lot of attitude - not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, and a .38 Smith & Wesson. This time around, she's on the trail of Kenny Mancuso, a boy from the working-class burg of Trenton, New Jerse...

  • Book - 3

    A saintly old candy-store owner is on the lam - and bounty hunter extraordinaire Stephanie Plum is on the case. As the body count rises, Stephanie finds herself dealing with dead drug dealers and slippery fugitives on the chase of her life. And wit...

  • Book - 4

    Stephanie Plum, Trenton New Jersey's favorite pistol-packing, condom-carrying bounty hunter, is back - and on the trail of a revenge-seeking waitress who's skipped bail. With the help of 73-year-old Grandma Mazur, ex-hooker Lula, a transvestite music...

  • Book - 5

    In her fifth high-octane thriller, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum sets out to find her missing uncle - and along the way smacks slam-bang into: a dead body, a nasty bookie, her stun-gun-toting grandmother, two very sexy men, an angry little man who won...

  • Book - 6

    HOT DAY Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is faced with her most daunting task yet: bring in the mysterious former Special Forces agent Carlos Manoso (aka Ranger). He's the man who taught her everything about fugitive apprehension, and Stephanie knows ...

  • Book - 7

    BLOWN UP All New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has to do is bring in semi-retired bail jumper Eddie DeChooch. For an old man he's still got a knack for slipping out of sight - and raising hell. How else can Stephanie explain the bullet-ridd...

  • Book - 8

    HARD UP Fugitive apprehension agent Stephanie Plum has a big problem on her hands: seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mother, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn's estranged husband, Steven, a shady owner of a seedy bar, is not at all happy. Finding ...

  • Book - 8.5

    THE WORLD OF PLUM HAS NEVER BEEN MERRIER! It's five days before Christmas and things are not looking merry for Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum. She hasn't got a tree. She hasn't bought any presents. The malls are jam-packed with stagger...

  • Book - 9

    Stephanie Plum's got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the dismay of her mother, her family, the men in her life, the guy who slices meat at the deli...oh, the list goes on). An ordinary ...

  • Book - 10

    AND NOW, TEN TIMES HOTTER THAN EVER BEFORE... "I'm Stephanie Plum. My mother says that I'm famous and have to set a good example. She's right, but I'm from Jersey and truth is, I have a hard time getting a grip on the good example thing." Swing...

  • Book - 11

    Stephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course. She's been shot at, spat at, cussed at, fire-bombed, mooned, and attacked by dogs. Stephanie thinks it's time for a change. So she quits. She wants something s...

  • Book - 12

    Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos Stephanie disco...

  • Book - 12.5

    WATCH YOUR BACK... Mysterious men have a way of showing up in Stephanie Plum's apartment. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie - and he's not taking no for an answer. LOOK BOTH WAYS... Annie Hart is a 'relationship ex...

  • Book - 13

    New secrets, old flames, and hidden agendas are about to send bounty hunter Stephanie Plum on her most outrageous adventure yet! MISTAKE #1 Dickie Orr Stephanie was married to him for about fifteen minutes before she caught him cheating on h...

  • Book - 13.5

    LOOKING TO GET LUCKY? Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she's looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart. Stephanie Plum has a way of attracting danger, luna...

  • Book - 14

    Personal vendettas. Hidden treasure. A monkey named Carl. In her latest adventure, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is as FEARLESS as ever... THE CRIME: Armed robbery to the tune of nine million dollars. Dom Rizzi robbed a bank, stashed the money, and d...

  • Book - 14.5

    Turn on all the lights and check under your bed. Things are about to get PLUM SPOOKY... Trenton, New Jersey-based bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is the all-American girl stuck in an uncomfortable job, succeeding on luck and tenacity. On her current ...

  • Book - 15

    Unbuckle your belt and pull up a chair. It's the spiciest, sauciest, most rib-sticking Plum yet... RECIPE FOR DISASTER Celebrity chef Stanley Chipotle comes to Trenton to participate in a barbecue cook-off and loses his head -- literally. THROW IN ...

  • Book - 16

    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. . . . BAD LUCK: Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run up ...

  • Book - 17

    Where there's smoke there's fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum. Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds. No one is sure who the killer is, ...

  • Book - 18

    Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is set to blow sky high when international murder hits dangerously close to home, in this dynamite novel by Janet Evanovich. Before Stephanie can even step foot off Flight 127 from Hawaii to Newark, she’s kne...

  • Book - 19

    New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is certain of three truths: People don't just vanish into thin air. Never anger old people. And don't do what Tiki tells you to do. After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie's bail...

  • Book - 20

    Stephanie Plum has her sights set on catching a notorious mob boss. If she doesn't take him down, he may take her out. New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore "Uncle Sunny...

  • Book - 21

    Catch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she’ll pull it all off: top secret. Trenton, New Jersey’s favorite used-car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than ...

  • Book - 22

    Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world’s greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she’s being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zooke...

  • Book - 23

    In the heart of Trenton, N.J., a killer is out to make sure someone gets his just desserts. Larry Virgil skipped out on his latest court date after he was arrested for hijacking an eighteen-wheeler full of premium bourbon. Fortunately for bounty ...

  • Book - 24

    Stephanie Plum returns in her twenty-forth thriller as mutilated corpses litter the streets of New Jersey... Trouble comes in bunches for Stephanie Plum. First, professional grave robber and semi-professional loon, Simon Diggery, won’t let her ...

  • Book - 25

    There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, cole slaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clu...

  • Book - 26

    Stephanie Plum's career has taken more wrong turns than a student driver on the Jersey Turnpike, and her love life is a hopeless tangle. In order to save someone dear to her, she'll have to straighten things out in Twisted Twenty-Six the late...

  • Book - 27

    The twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career. It’s the adventure of a lifetime. When Stephanie’s beloved Grandma Mazur's new husband died on their wedding n...

  • Book - 28

    Stephanie Plum returns to hunt down a new kind of criminal operating out of Trenton in the 28th book in the wildly popular series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night b...

  • Book - 29

    Stephanie Plum breaks the rules, flirts with disaster, and shows who’s boss in the latest smash hit from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.Monday mornings aren’t supposed to be fun, but they should be predictable. However, on t...

  • Book - 30

    The latest title in #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich’s popular Stephanie Plum series....


Hard Eight
2002 All About Romance Reader Award -- Most Disappointing Read
Hot Six
2000 Romance Readers Anonymous Award -- Best Romantic Novel outside the Romance Genre
One for the Money
1995 Dilys Award -- Mystery Novel
Smokin' Seventeen
2011 Goodreads Choice Award -- Mystery & Thriller
Three To Get Deadly
1998 Dilys Award -- Mystery Novel

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 35 books in the Stephanie Plum series.

The next book in the Stephanie Plum series, Dirty Thirty (Book 30), will be published in November 2023.

The first book in the Stephanie Plum series, One for the Money, was published in September 1994.

The Stephanie Plum series primarily falls into the Law Enforcement genre.