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To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
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3.5 Stars

This one wasn't as funny as the previous ones and neither was the mystery too great. A little disappointed but I'll continue the series anyway.

And, uh no one in India is named "Apusenja" , you could have done a bit research Ms. Evanovich and next time you want an Indian name for your book you have my permission to use mine. ;)
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“Get me a gun. If I don't go into labor soon, I'm going to shoot myself. And pass the gravy. Pass it now."
Valerie - To the Nines”
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“Your on your on with this one babe."
"Calling me names isn't going to get me in there."
-Ranger and Stephanie”
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“Do you see that man in the black Porsche?" I asked the women.
They squinted out at Ranger. "Yes," they said."Your partner."
"He's homeless. He's looking for a place to stay and he might be interested in renting Singh's room."
Mrs.Apusenja's eyes widened. "We could use the income."She looked at Nonnie and then back at Ranger. "Is he married?"
"Nope. He's single. He's a real catch."
Connie did something between a gasp and a snort and buried her head back behind the computer. "Thank you for everything." Mrs.Apusenja said. "I suppose you are not such a bad slut. I will go talk to your partner.:
"Omigod," Connie said, when the door closed behind the Apusenja's. "Ranger's going to kill you." The Apusenjas stood beside the Porsche, talkig to Ranger for a few long minutes, giving him the big sales pitch. The pitch wound down, Ranger responded, and Mrs. Apusenja looked disappointed. The two women crossed the road and got into the burgundy Escort and quickly drove away. Ranger turned his head in my direction and our eyes met. His expression was still bemused, but this time it was the sort of bemused expression a kid has when he's pulling the wings off a fly.
"Uh-Oh,"Connie said. I whipped around and faced Connie. "Quick, give me an FTA. You're backed up, right? For God's sake, give me something fast. I need a reason to stand here until he calms down!" Connie shoved a pile of folders at me. "Pick one. Any one! Oh shit, he's getting out of his car."....
He leaned into me and his lips brushed the shell of my ear. "Feeling playful?"
"I don't know what you're talking about."
"Watch your back babe. I will get even."

-Ranger and Stephanie”
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“Fuck," Ranger said.
Ranger didn't often curse and he rarely raised his voice. The fuck has been entirely conversational. Like he was now midly inconvenienced. He put his Bates boot to the door and the door popped open..”
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“My grandmother is a little Cuban woman who cooks all day and speaks Spanish. Your grandmother watches pay-per-view porn."
"She used to watch the Weather Channel, but she said there wasn't enough action."

-Ranger and Stephanie”
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Janet Evanovich
“You've been busy using your breaking and entering skills," I said.
"I just enter. I don't usually break."
"You broke down Pitch's door."
"Lost my temper."

-Ranger and Stephanie”
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Janet Evanovich
“Ranger was grinning. "Somebody beat the shit out of this guy before he got shot."
"That would be me."I said.
"Babe,"Ranger said, the grin widening.”
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“I checked my phone messages. Three in all.

The first was from Joe. “Hey, Cupcake.” That was it. That was the whole message.

The second was from Ranger. “Yo.” Ranger made Joe look like a chatterbox.”
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“Morelli beeped his truck unlocked. “If you’re looking for your rent-a-cop, I told Ranger you’d be with me this morning.”
“Did he make you take a blood oath that you’d protect me?”
“He asked me if I had adequate health insurance.”
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“That’s how you tell what a man’s really made of. It’s one thing for a man to be big and brave and kill a spider. Any man could do that. Trailin’ after a woman when she’s shopping for thongs and push-up bras is a whole other category of man. And then if you want to see how far you can go with it, you ask him to carry one of those little pink bags they give you.”
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“It's the twenty-first century." I told Tank. "Women drive."
"Only in my bed," Tank said. "Never in my car.”
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Reading Progress

April 21, 2013 – Started Reading
April 21, 2013 – Shelved
April 21, 2013 –
page 83
April 21, 2013 – Shelved as: chick-lit
April 21, 2013 – Shelved as: suspense-thriller-horror
April 21, 2013 –
page 165
April 21, 2013 – Shelved as: could-have-been-better
April 21, 2013 – Shelved as: liked-it
April 21, 2013 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Basuhi (new)

Basuhi Is this series good ?

Anushka Till book 8 it was. You can give it a try, the books are a perfect lazy day read. They are extremely funny and contain a little amount of mystery too.

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