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  Janet Evanovich, mystery writer, 2002.

Courtesy, St. Martin's Press, 2003.

Ms. Janet Evanovich, internationally recognized mystery writer.

"Hard Eight," Janet Evanovich's  eighth novel, 2002.


Best-selling and internationally recognized mystery writer, Janet Evanovich, sets her books in “The Burg,” the Chambersburg section of Trenton, where her lead character,  Stephanie Plum, a smart- talking woman bounty hunter, endeavors to work and live among her family, friends and enemies.  Evanovich was raised in central New Jersey, graduated from Douglass College and began her career as a romance novelist. She maintains her own website,

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