P.J. Tracy





P.J. Tracy

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PJ Tracy is the pseudonym of mother-daughter writing duo P.J. and Traci Lambrecht, winners of the Anthony, Barry, Gumshoe, and Minnesota Book Awards. Their first three novels, MONKEEWRENCH, LIVE BAIT and DEAD RUN, have become national and international bestsellers.

P.J. Lambrecht is a college dropout with one of the largest collections of sweatpants in the world. She was raised in an upper-middle class family of very nice people, and turned to writing to escape the hardships of such a life. She had her first short story published in The Saturday Evening Post when Traci was eight, still mercifully oblivious to her mother’s plans to eventually trick her into joining the family business. She has been a moderately successfully free-lance writer...more


Average rating: 3.96 · 17,301 ratings · 1,599 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Monkeewrench (Monkeewrench,...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 5,480 ratings — published 2003 — 32 editions
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Live Bait (Monkeewrench #2)
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 3,081 ratings — published 2004 — 32 editions
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Dead Run (Monkeewrench #3)
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 2,701 ratings — published 2005 — 27 editions
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Snow Blind (Monkeewrench, #4)
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 2,673 ratings — published 2006 — 34 editions
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Shoot to Thrill (Monkeewren...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 2,255 ratings — published 2010 — 29 editions
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Off the Grid (Monkeewrench,...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 1,609 ratings — published 2012 — 18 editions
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Two Evils
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2013
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Monkeewrench Live Bait Dead Run Snow Blind Shoot to Thrill Off the Grid
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“If anyone ever told five-year-olds the truth about life, he thought, there’d be a rash of kindergarten suicides. ”
P.J. Tracy, Live Bait

“You two have sex every time you look at each other; sleeping together is just a formality you haven’t gotten around to yet.”
P.J. Tracy, Live Bait

“There are no nonsmokers in this business. Just people trying to quit, and people who haven’t started yet.”
P.J. Tracy, Dead Run

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Rev. Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries by Julia Spencer-Fleming
 
  6 votes, 26.1%

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  4 votes, 17.4%

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  1 vote, 4.3%

Suspicion by Barbara Parker
 
  1 vote, 4.3%

Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy
 
  1 vote, 4.3%

Britt Montero by Edna Buchanan
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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