By Janet Evanovich
Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, the place bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's existence is ready to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, most well-liked novel yet!
FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS
While chasing down the standard forged of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers crazed lady is stalking her.
THEN THE STRANGER unearths HER SECRETS
The lady attire in black, consists of a 9mm Glock, and has a nasty perspective and a mysterious connection to darkish and unsafe Carlos Manoso …street identify, Ranger.
NEXT, an individual DIES
The motion turns lethal severe, and Stephanie is going from searching skips to looking a assassin.
SOON, THE CHASE IS ON
Ranger wishes Stephanie for extra purposes than he can say. And now, the 2 are operating jointly to discover a killer, rescue a lacking baby, and forestall a lunatic from elevating the physique count number. while Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too shut for convenience, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Will the ticking clock cease on the stroke of twelve…or will a stranger within the wind give you the option to forestall Stephanie Plum…forever? full of Janet Evanovich's trademark motion, nonstop event, and sharp humor, Twelve Sharp indicates why her novels were referred to as "hot stuff" (The big apple Times), and Evanovich herself "the grasp" (San Francisco Examiner).
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I don’t have time to consider it this morning. we've got humans coming in for the BEA activity. I reduce the crowd of candidates in part by means of putting off everybody with a felony record,” she stated. “The relaxation were divided into 3 teams. I’m calling these teams top, ok, and God aid Us. confidently we’ll locate somebody sooner than we get to God aid Us. the easiest team is coming during this morning. We’re going to offer every body a fifteen-minute interview, so this shouldn’t take all day. i do know you’re frightened to head available in the market and around up a few undesirable men. ” “Yeah, I can’t wait,” Lula stated. “I have to seem like an fool at the very least two times an afternoon to maintain myself humble. ” My clipboard had seven bios on it. Connie had run easy history exams on today’s crew and gotten the fundamentals. First up used to be George Panko. He was once scheduled for a 9 o’clock interview. At nine-fifteen we ripped his sheet off the clipboard. “Guess he replaced his mind,” Lula stated. “Probably made up our minds to get an outstanding activity . . . like feeding lions or cleansing kennel cages. ” Becky Willard strolled in at nine-twenty-five. “I figured you’d be operating late,” she stated. “So i finished for a latte, and the moron in the back of the counter took see you later. after which he didn’t placed the correct of milk in it. I requested for a skim milk latte, and that i recognize he gave me general milk. I suggest, do i glance silly? So he needed to make it over. And he took see you later back. ” She seemed round. “This place of work is so dreary. may i need to spend a lot time right here? and that i get a firm automobile, correct? I suggest, you don’t count on me to exploit my very own motor vehicle to understand fugitives, do you? ” whilst Willard left, Connie ripped Willard’s sheet off the clipboard. “Two down. ” The nine-thirty interview used to be accurately on time. He used to be wearing head-to-toe black leather-based and had a six-shooter strapped to his leg. “That gun seems vintage,” Lula acknowledged. “Is it genuine? ” “You wager your ass,” he stated. And he pulled the gun, twirled it round on his finger, and shot a gap within the entrance panel of Connie’s table. “Oops,” he acknowledged. “Sorry approximately that. Slipsies. ” one other sheet bought ripped off the board. 4 to move. Anton Rudder was once subsequent within the scorching seat. “I can do that job,” he acknowledged. “I’ll exit there and get these motherfuckers. They won’t even comprehend what hit them. I’ll have their law-breakin’ asses within the trunk of my automobile . . . ” “Actually, we virtually by no means delivery a person within the trunk,” I acknowledged. “Yeah, yet that’s simply because you’re pussy,” Anton stated. “This entire place of work is pussy. I determine that’s why I received the callback. you would like a true guy the following. ” “If we would have liked a true guy we wouldn’t have referred to as your runt ass,” Lula stated. “No offense,” Anton stated. “I like pussy. I in particular like fats black pussy. yet it’s in contrast to pussy can do an analogous activity a guy can do. every person is familiar with that. That’s a systematic truth. ” Lula was once on her ft, rooting via her shoulder bag. “Excuse me? Did you simply suggest i used to be fats? Is that what I heard? ” “Probably you might want to go away ahead of Lula unearths her gun,” I stated to Anton. Lula had her head in her bag. “It’s in right here someplace. ” Anton hustled out the door, and Connie ripped his sheet off her clipboard.