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Janet Evanovich was born on April 22, 1943 in South River, New Jersey. She received a bachelor's degree in art from Douglas College, which is part of Rutgers University. She was working as a secretary for a temporary employment agency when she sold her first romance novel, Hero at Large, which was published in 1987 under the pseudonym Steffie Hall. She went on to write 12 romances in five years using her real name before beginning to write mysteries. Her first mystery novel, One for the Money, became the first book in the Stephanie Plum series. She is also the author of the Alex Barnaby series, A Between-the-Numbers Novel series, Lizzy and Diesel series, Full series written with Charlotte Hughes, the Fox and O'Hare series written with Lee Goldberg, and the Knight and Moon series written with Phoef Sutton. (Bowker Author Biography)
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One for the Money 10,882 copies, 354 reviews
Two for the Dough 7,958 copies, 137 reviews
Three to Get Deadly 6,988 copies, 108 reviews
Four to Score 6,940 copies, 102 reviews
High Five 6,809 copies, 84 reviews
Hot Six 6,645 copies, 93 reviews
Seven Up 6,584 copies, 78 reviews
To the Nines 6,498 copies, 74 reviews
Hard Eight 6,476 copies, 72 reviews
Eleven on Top 6,249 copies, 98 reviews
Twelve Sharp 6,236 copies, 109 reviews
Ten Big Ones 6,226 copies, 84 reviews
Lean Mean Thirteen 6,039 copies, 113 reviews
Fearless Fourteen 5,322 copies, 141 reviews
Finger Lickin' Fifteen 4,440 copies, 130 reviews
Visions of Sugar Plums 3,658 copies, 78 reviews
Plum Lovin' 3,586 copies, 81 reviews
Sizzling Sixteen 3,581 copies, 124 reviews
Plum Lucky 3,169 copies, 82 reviews
Smokin' Seventeen 3,146 copies, 147 reviews
Plum Spooky 3,109 copies, 99 reviews
Explosive Eighteen 2,865 copies, 126 reviews
Metro Girl 2,786 copies, 50 reviews
Wicked Appetite 2,361 copies, 150 reviews
Notorious Nineteen 2,281 copies, 95 reviews
Motor Mouth 2,107 copies, 42 reviews
Takedown Twenty 1,954 copies, 83 reviews
Full House 1,776 copies, 28 reviews
Top Secret Twenty-One 1,714 copies, 73 reviews
Full Tilt 1,516 copies, 17 reviews
Wicked Business 1,425 copies, 68 reviews
The Heist 1,407 copies, 77 reviews
Full Blast 1,383 copies, 23 reviews
Full Speed 1,369 copies, 23 reviews
Tricky Twenty-Two 1,346 copies, 57 reviews
Full Bloom 1,241 copies, 14 reviews
Turbo Twenty-Three 1,191 copies, 45 reviews
Manhunt 1,167 copies, 21 reviews
Love Overboard 1,146 copies, 23 reviews
Full Scoop 1,134 copies, 12 reviews
The Rocky Road to Romance 1,102 copies, 27 reviews
Back to the Bedroom 1,068 copies, 20 reviews
Smitten 1,039 copies, 20 reviews
Naughty Neighbor 1,036 copies, 25 reviews
Thanksgiving 1,009 copies, 29 reviews
Wife for Hire 970 copies, 26 reviews
Hot Stuff (Author) 933 copies, 15 reviews
Hardcore Twenty-Four 914 copies, 39 reviews
The Chase 871 copies, 55 reviews
Foul Play 861 copies, 21 reviews
Look Alive Twenty-Five 852 copies, 36 reviews
Love in a Nutshell 821 copies, 41 reviews
The Grand Finale 814 copies, 23 reviews
Curious Minds 764 copies, 118 reviews
The Job 722 copies, 47 reviews
Wicked Charms 705 copies, 41 reviews
Twisted Twenty-Six 691 copies, 30 reviews
The Scam 608 copies, 41 reviews
Hero at Large 573 copies, 11 reviews
Fortune and Glory 559 copies, 26 reviews
The Husband List 481 copies, 15 reviews
The Pursuit 477 copies, 19 reviews
Dangerous Minds 424 copies, 23 reviews
Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight 341 copies, 23 reviews
The Big Kahuna 317 copies, 10 reviews
Pros and Cons 282 copies, 17 reviews
Troublemaker, Book 1 276 copies, 17 reviews
The Bounty 185 copies, 15 reviews
The Shell Game 180 copies, 8 reviews
The Recovery Agent 174 copies, 12 reviews
Troublemaker, Book 2 113 copies, 3 reviews
Metro Girl [Abridged Audiobook] 66 copies, 6 reviews
The Caper {short story} 23 copies, 1 review
Plum New Year 20 copies
No Chance 18 copies
Stephanie Plum Books 1-12 15 copies, 1 review
Last Peep 10 copies, 2 reviews
Wicked Appetite Free Preview 9 copies, 1 review
The Full Box 7 copies
The Full Series (Author) 5 copies
Stephanie Plum Books 1-13 4 copies, 1 review
Blooming Fun 3 copies
Cheers, Baby! 2 copies
Full Scoop 1 copy
Maybe Baby 1 copy

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