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Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, No. 2) (Stephanie Plum Novels) (original 1996; edition 2007)

by Janet Evanovich

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Title:Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, No. 2) (Stephanie Plum Novels)
Authors:Janet Evanovich
Info:St. Martin's Press (2007), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
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Tags:stephanie, plum, ranger, grandma, joe, mystery, bounty hunter

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Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich (1996)



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This is the second book in Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series. In this one, neophyte bounty hunter Plum goes after a guy accused of kneecapping his buddy and takes a side job involving tracking down some missing coffins. Needless to say, it all gets more dangerous than anticipated.

I think I liked this one a little bit more than the first one. Partly that may be because I knew exactly what to expect from it going in, but it also had some very dark humor that actually made me laugh in places, which One for the Money didn't so much. Still, like the first one, this can only be described as "brain candy." And, honestly, it's not even really high-quality brain candy. It's like the literary equivalent of Circus Peanuts. But, god help me, I can eat a whole bag of those things. ( )
  bragan | Mar 25, 2015 |
Another good book by Janet Evanovich. I love her characters! ( )
  VincentDarlage | Jan 30, 2015 |
I am loving this series, especially on audio. The narrator, C J Critt, does an outstanding job of capturing every nuance of Stephanie Plum's wry humor and personality. I was glad to see Grandma Mazur get a more prominent role in this 2nd installment. She offers plenty of LOL opportunities. Looking forward to the next book. ( )
  Dawn94 | Dec 20, 2014 |
Now Stephanie’s back, armed with attitude — not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, killer flashlights, and her trusty .38. Stephanie is after a new bail jumper, Kenny Mancuso, a boy from Trenton’s burg. He’s fresh out of the army, suspiciously wealthy, and he’s just shot his best friend.

With her bounty hunter pal Ranger stepping in occasionally to advise her, Stephanie staggers knee deep in corpses and caskets as she traipses through back streets, dark alleys, and funeral parlor -
As usual, the audio is wild! Will keep you laughing! ( )
  JudithDCollins | Nov 27, 2014 |
Funny, well written and engaging! A touch predictable but entertaining regardless. I love her grandma!! She is a real trouble maker!! Can not wait to see what is next for Stephanie Plum! ( )
  grapeapril75 | Oct 18, 2014 |
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Kenny Mancuso shot his childhood buddy Moogey Bues in the knee and then jumped bail. Now bounty hunter extraordinaire Stephanie Plum is on the case to track Kenny down.

Then someone finishes Moogey off, Kenny can't be found, twenty-four coffins are missing, and there's some ex-army heavy artillery roaming the streets. And Joe Morelli - the cop with more than a professional interest in her every move - is tailing Stephanie.

With a healthy disregard for the law, and an unhealthy dependence on marshmallow hot chocolate, Stephanie's a match for anyone - even Morelli. That is, until her eccentric grandmother goes AWOL and little pieces of corpses start to disappear...

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Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is still learning the ropes at her cousin Vinnie's bail bond office, so when she sets out on the trail of Kenny Mancuso--a suspiciously wealthy, working class Trenton boy who has just shot his best friend--the stakes are higher than ever. That Mancuso is distantly related to vice cop Joe Morelli--who is trying to beat Stephanie to the punch--only makes the hunt more thrilling….
Taking pointers from her bounty hunter pal, Ranger, and using her pistol-packing Granda Mazur as a decoy, Stephanie is soon closing in on her mark. But Morelli and his libido are worthy foes. And a more sinister kind of enemy has made his first move…and his next move might be Stephanie's last.

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Pursuing Kenny Mancuso, who fled after inadvertently shooting his best friend, New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum becomes involved in an all-out manhunt for gunrunners and illegal weapons and is pursued by vice cop Joe Morelli.

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