By Janet Evanovich
Fugitive Apprehension Agent Stephanie Plum has a massive challenge on her arms: Seven-year-old Annie Soder and her mom, Evelyn, have disappeared. Evelyn's estranged husband, Steven, a shady proprietor of a seedy bar, isn't really in any respect chuffed. discovering a abducted baby isn't really an task for a bounty hunter. yet Evelyn's grandmother lives round the corner to Stephanie's mom and dad, so Stephanie follows the path left via Annie and Evelyn-and unearths much more than she bargained for.
Steven Soder is one way or the other associated with a really frightening Eddie Abruzzi. Trenton cop and on-again, off-again fiancé Joe Morelli and Stephanie's mentor and tormentor, Ranger, warn Stephanie approximately Abruzzi, yet it's Abruzzi's eyes and mannerisms that frighten Stephanie so much. Stephanie wishes Ranger's savvy and services, and she's prepared to just accept his support to discover Annie although it may possibly suggest getting too concerned with Ranger. Stephanie, Ranger, Lula (who's unlikely to overlook using with Ranger), and Evelyn's lawyer/Laundromat supervisor got down to locate Annie. the hunt seems to be a race between Stephanie's posse, the real Blue Bonds' agent-a Rangerette referred to as Jeanne Ellen Burrows-and the Abruzzi staff. Plus, there's a killer rabbit at the loose!
Strap in your helmet and prepare for the trip of your lifestyles! demanding 8. the area of Stephanie Plum hasn't ever been wilder.
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