One for the MoneyBook - 1994
She's a product of the "burg," a blue-collar pocket of Trenton where houses are attached and narrow, cars are American, windows are clean, and (God forbid you should be late) dinner is served at six.
Now Stephanie's all grown up and out on her own, living five miles from Mom and Dad's, doing her best to sever the world's longest umbilical cord. Her mother is a meddler, and her grandmother is a few cans short of a case.
One for the Money is now a major motion picture starring Katherine Heigl as Stephanie Plum and Debbie Reynolds as Grandma Mazur.
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Violence: This series is about the criminal element, therefor there is violence.
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In the suburbs of the burbs recently laid-off lingerie saleswoman, Stephanie Plum, must find work fast or else she will have to move in with her over stepping Italian/Hungarian family. Temped by a filing position at her pervert cousin Venny's bounty hunter business, she discovers bounty hunting is more lucrative, and the bounty on her ex high school fling sweetens the hunt! Can this amateur sleuth capture these criminals, or will she fail spectacularly. 20+ books says: both?
A recently-laid off woman is down to her last few dollars. She's hocked everything she has and is forced to work for her bail bondsman uncle as a bounty hunter just to buy groceries. The story follows her exploits at learning the business while tracking a most uncanny bond-skipper. In the interim, she meets up with some really inscrutable characters.