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Janet Evanovich Janet Evanovich was born in New Jersey. She began her career writing short contemporary romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but gained fame authoring a series of contemporary mysteries featuring Stephanie Plum.

Evanovich began writing novels in her thirties. To learn the art of writing dialog, Evanovich took lessons in improv acting. For ten years, she attempted to write the Great American Novel, finishing three manuscripts that she was unable to sell. After someone suggested she try writing romance novels, Evanovich read several romances and discovered that she enjoyed the genre. She wrote two romances and submitted them for publishing.

Still unable to find a publisher, Evanovich stopped writing and signed with a temporary employment agency. Several months after beginning work for them, she received an offer to buy her second romance manuscript for $2,000.

After finishing her twelfth romance, however, Evanovich realized that she was more interested in writing the action sequences in her novels rather than the sex scenes. Her editors were not interested in her change of heart, so Evanovich took the next eighteen months to formulate a plan for what she actually wanted to write.

She decided that she wanted to write romantic adventure novels. Her new type of writing would contain heroes and heroines, as well as "a sense of family and community". Evanovich decided that her heroine would be a bounty hunter. To become acquainted with the demands of the career, Evanovich spent a great deal of time shadowing bond enforcement agents. She also researched more about the city of Trenton, where she wanted her books to be set.

Evanovich continues to write romantic adventures such as the Plum series, Fox and O'Hare series, Barnaby & Hooker series, Knight & Moon series, and the Lizzy & Diesel (Wicked) series. You can find Janet Evanovich signed books below this author biography.

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Twisted Twenty-Six

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Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

One for the Money

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One for the Money by Janet Evanovich

Look Alive Twenty-Five

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Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg

Hardcore Twenty-Four
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Hardcore Twenty-Four by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton

Dangerous Minds

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Dangerous Minds by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton

Turbo Twenty-Three

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Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich
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Two for the Dough | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Two for the Dough | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1996 NY: Scribner First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed and dated by the author, and with 1st Plum Report laid in. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Evanovich, Janet & Evanovich, Peter | Big Kahuna, The | Double-Signed First Edition Copy Evanovich, Janet & Evanovich, Peter | Big Kahuna, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2019 NY: G.P. Putnam & Sons First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hard Eight | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Hard Eight | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ten Big Ones | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Ten Big Ones | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2004 NY: St. Martin's Press. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Evanovich, Janet | One For the Money | Signed First Thus Edition Copy Evanovich, Janet | One For the Money | Signed First Thus Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2019 NY: Scribner First edition, first thus printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Look Alive Twenty-Five | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2018 NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dangerous Minds | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Dangerous Minds | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. June 2017 NY: Bantam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Three to Get Deadly | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Three to Get Deadly | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1997 NY: Scribner  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, author signed bookplate laid-in.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seven Up | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Seven Up | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, author signed special bookplate on the title page.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Turbo Twenty-Three | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Turbo Twenty-Three | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2016 NY: Random House First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Turbo Twenty-Three | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Turbo Twenty-Three | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2016 NY: Random House First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Three to Get Deadly | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Three to Get Deadly | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1997 NY: Scribner  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Explosive Eighteen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Explosive Eighteen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.    November 2011 NY: Random House Publishing    First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Seven Up | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Seven Up | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2001 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Scam, The | Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Double-Signed 1st Edition Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Scam, The | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. September 2015 NY: Random House    First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Tricky Twenty-Two | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Tricky Twenty-Two | Signed First Edition Copy

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Heist, The | Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Double-Signed 1st Edition Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Heist, The | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2013 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Lean Mean Thirteen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Lean Mean Thirteen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Finger Lickin' Fifteen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Finger Lickin' Fifteen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2009 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Takedown Twenty | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Takedown Twenty | Signed First Edition Copy

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Heist, The | Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Double-Signed Bookclub Edition Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Heist, The | Double-Signed Bookclub Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2013 NY: Random House  Bookclub edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hardcore Twenty-Four | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Hardcore Twenty-Four | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2017 NY: Bantam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Twelve Sharp | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, Fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Troublemaker | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Troublemaker | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2010 OR: Dark Horse   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless pictorial boards (no jacket as issued), signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Finger Lickin' Fifteen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Finger Lickin' Fifteen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2009 NY: St. Martin's  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Sizzling Sixteen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Sizzling Sixteen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  June 2010 NY: St. Martin's Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Smokin' Seventeen | Evanovich, Janet | Signed First Edition Book Evanovich, Janet | Smokin' Seventeen | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.    June 2011 NY: Random House Publishing    First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Chase, The | Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Double-Signed 1st Edition Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Chase, The | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.   February 2014 NY: Random House    First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Pursuit, The | Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Double-Signed 1st Edition Evanovich, Janet & Goldberg, Lee | Pursuit, The | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. June 2016 NY: Random House   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by both authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Janet Evanovich Bibliography


Knight and Moon Series (co-authored with Phoef Sutton)

  1. Curious Minds - 2016
  2. Dangerous Minds - June 2017

Stephanie Plum Series

  1. One for the Money - 1994 (25th Anniversary Edition - June 2019)
  2. Two for the Dough - 1996
  3. Three to Get Deadly - 1997
  4. Four to Score - 1998
  5. High Five - 1999
  6. Hot Six - 2000
  7. Seven Up - 2001
  8. Hard Eight - 2002
  9. To the Nines - 2003
  10. Ten Big Ones - 2004
  11. Eleven on Top - 2005
  12. Twelve Sharp - 2006
  13. Lean Mean Thirteen - 2007
  14. Fearless Fourteen - 2008
  15. Finger Lickin' Fifteen - 2009
  16. Sizzling Sixteen - 2010
  17. Smokin' Seventeen - 2011
  18. Explosive Eighteen - 2011
  19. Notorious Nineteen - 2012
  20. Takedown Twenty - 2013
  21. Top Secret Twenty-One - 2014
  22. Tricky Twenty-Two - 2015
  23. Turbo Twenty-Three - 2016
  24. Hardcore Twenty-Four - 2017
  25. Look Alive Twenty-Five - November 2018
  26. Twisted Twenty-Six - November 2019

Other Stephanie Plum Stories

  • Visions of Sugar Plums - 2002
  • Plum Lovin' - 2007
  • Plum Lucky - 2008
  • Plum Spooky - 2009

Lizzy and Diesel Wicked Series (co-authored with Phoef Sutton)

  1. Wicked Appetite - 2010
  2. Wicked Business - 2012
  3. Wicked Charms - 2015

Barnaby and Hooker Series

  1. Metro Girl - 2004
  2. Motor Mouth - 2006
  3. Trouble Maker - 2010

Full Series (co-authored with Charlotte Hughes)

  1. Full House - 1989
  2. Full Tilt - 2003
  3. Full Speed - 2003
  4. Full Blast - 2004
  5. Full Bloom - 2005
  6. Full Scoop - 2006

Hot Series (co-authored with Leanne Banks)

  1. Hot Stuff - 2007

With Dorien Kelly


  • Love in a Nutshell - 2012
  • The Husband List - 2013

Fox and O'Hare Series (co-authored with Lee Goldberg)

  1. Pros and Cons - 2013
  2. The Heist - 2013
  3. The Chase - 2014
  4. The Shell Game - 2014
  5. The Job - 2014
  6. The Scam - 2015
  7. The Pursuit - 2016
  8. The Big Kahuna - March 2019 (with Peter Evanovich)

Non-Fiction

  • How I Write - 2006

Romance Novels (originally written under the name Steffie Hall)

  • Hero at Large - 1987
  • Foul Play - 1989
  • The Grand Finale - 1988
  • Thanksgiving - 1988
  • Manhunt - 1988
  • Ivan Takes a Wife - 1988
  • Naughty Neighbor - 1992
  • Love Overboard - 2005

Elsie Hawkins Series

  1. Back to the Bedroom - 1989
  2. Smitten - 1990
  3. Wire for Hire - 1990
  4. Rocky Road to Romance - 1991

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