Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum #2)
Bounty hunter Stephanie Pum is still learning the ropes at her cousin Vinnie's bail bond office, so when she sets out on the trail of Kenny Mancuso - a suspiciously weatlhy, working class Trenton boy who has just shot his best friend - the stakes are higher than ever. That Mancuso is distantly related to vice cop Joe Morelli - who is trying to bea...more
One for the Money, as great as this series is, really didn’t show you the potential of laughter to come.
Two for the Dough changes everything! The relationship between Stephanie and Morelli will leave you smiling. All of the wonderful little things in a relationship that bugs you, you’ll find in theirs. The awkward moments to the pitter patter wonder moments.
Grandma Mazur really steps on stage with her need to pay her respects to the dead. Skipping her feet to help her granddaugh...more
This book was just as good as the first one. Evanovich still had me chuckling.
I must say I was VERY excited to see that Joe Morelli was also in book 2. I thought he was going to be gone when book 1 finished. I was very happy to see he is a part of the cast of characters that is going to be sticking around. He is a great character, mysterious, sexy character...more
Overall Rating 4.25
Story Rating 4.25
Character Rating 4.25
Audio Rating 3.75
NOTE: I am know I am one of the last people ever to start reading this series but better late than never right? It is as fun (so far) as people said. Stephanie Plum is one hot mess :)
Audio Review: C.J. Critt actually did a wonderful job with the narration. My problem was with the long pauses between chapters. I am guessing that it is because the book may have been recorded for cassette tape rendering.
However, we all know that there are another 15 or so episodes to read, so that's a minor complaint.
I read these first two in the series because folk...more
Niente, la Evanovich scala di gran carriera le classifiche e si posizione comodamente tra i miei autori preferiti.. Io AMO questa donna! Io voglio conoscerla, abbracciarla, portarla a casa con me e tenerla come mascotte..
E dire che il secondo è addirittura migliore del primo! (Che era st...more
With her bounty hunter pal Ranger stepping in occasionally to advise her, Stephanie staggers kneedeep in corpses and caskets as she traipses through back streets, dark alleys, and funeral parlors.
And nobody k...more
Tamyra told me I should read Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series because Stephanie and I have something in common - things just "seem" to happen to us. Maria and I were talking about books and she said her Dad was reading them and sent her the first four which she loaned me. She also said they made her laugh out loud. Then, I was talking to Norene and she said she and her daughters have read all of the books.
OK, so I'm coming late to the party. But, I'm very...more
I'd say more but that would require a spoiler warning and you know how I hate those. (RIGHT)
Another book I listened to in my truck while at wo...more
Kenny is supposed to be an easy catch, but as it turns out there’s much more involved. Caskets go missing from Stiva’s funeral home, and then stolen ammun...more
Stephanie is in her fifth month at the bond firm and continues to develop her skills as a bounty hunter extraordinaire, determined to meet any challenge her cousin Vinnie hands her. It is of course amazing that she hasn't been shot dead, mutilated beyond recognition by a beating or so beset with psychological problems from her adventures that she can't function!! She is a common day hero, a woman determined to be independent, dress the way sh...more
Ruining cars and making enemies as she goes, Stephanie is hunting for a Trenton boy who shot his buddy and skipped his court date. The case seemed simple enough until Morelli started taking undue interest in it - and bodies started piling up with missing parts. Feisty Grandma Mazur is more than a bit player in this se...more
Joe Morelli is back on the right side of the law this time, but his cousin is now the one that Stephanie is after. Since Joe comes from a large extended (and stereotypical) Italian family, Joe is also trying to track him down on his family’s behalf.
Thus Stephanie and Joe are now working towards the same goal. Sometimes, the t...more
I just finished reading Two for theDough by Janet Evanovich, and let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed! What a great second edition to the Stephanie Plum series!
Stephanie is back and still doing her best as a bounty hunter in Trenton, New Jersey. She's got her tough guy pal, Ranger, a total pro at the job, and super sexy Joe Morelli, helping her out whether she wants it or not!
It's Stephanie Plum, New Jersey's "fugitive apprehension" agent (aka bounty hunter), introduced to the world by Janet Evanovich in the award-winning novel One for the Money.
Now Stephanie's back, armed with attitude -- not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, killer flashlights, and her trusty .38, Stephanie is after a new bail jumper, Kenny Mancuso, a boy from Trenton's burg. He's fresh out of the army, suspiciously wealthy, and he's just shot his best friend.
With her bounty hunter pal Ranger s...more
In Two for the Dough, we notice that Stephanie has a close relationship with her Nana and I have to say I love Grandma Plum, she is such a hoot for an old lady- in a way she reminds me a cross betwee...more
In "Two for the Dough" Stephanie Plum, Jersey's bounty hunting gal in training, tries to track down Kenny: a sick scumbag who is smuggling goverment issued weaponry. Along with Stephanie's funeral-happy grandma, ex-pros...more
What happens when you are offered $10000 to search for coffins? Well you take it, duh! This is exactly what happens to our great Plum in the second installment of the Stephanie Plum series, Two for the Dough. Plum is still getting the hang of the bounty hunting thing searching for a man who shot a friend of his. But by chance, due to crazy Grandma Mazur’s obsession with funerals, Plum is offe...more
My review: Two for the Dough is the second in the Stephanie Plum series and proved that this entire series will be a good listen! I can’t wait to pick up the third audiobook after this one kept me laughing.
Stephanie, a bounty hunter, is on the trail of Kenny Mancuso who had just shot his best friend. Some best friend, huh? This guy is a real piece of work and keeps Stephanie and cop Joe Morelli reeling through his gam...more
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Christ," Spiro whispered. "She thinks she's f**king Clint Eastwood.”