Recommendations based on Explosive Eighteenby Janet Evanovich

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  1. Smokin' Seventeen

    by Janet Evanovich
    A comedic adventure through a dangerous case of mistaken identities and family secrets.

    Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and no one knows this better than New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum. , Dead bodies are showing up in shallow graves on the empty construction lot of Vincent ... (Goodreads)

  2. Sizzling Sixteen

    by Janet Evanovich
    A fast-paced mystery, following Stephanie Plum as she investigates a missing businessman.

    Stephanie's boss, her cousin Vinnie, has been abducted by his bookie , who demands that Vinnie pay back his gambling losses (more than a million dollars) in five days, or he's dead. Stephanie, Connie ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Eleven on Top

    by Janet Evanovich
    A thrilling mystery featuring Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter caught up in a dangerous case.

    Stephanie Plum has had enough - enough of grappling with fugitives in garbage piles, enough of being constantly shot at, and enough of having her cars blown up on a semi-regular basis. So she quits ... (Wikipedia)

  4. U is for Undertow

    by Sue Grafton
    Private detective Kinsey Millhone investigates a cold case that leads to dark secrets and a deadly game of revenge.

    In April 1988, Kinsey Millhone is hired by a young man named Michael Sutton to investigate a memory that he claims to have recovered of two people burying a body in the woods in the exclusive Horton ... (Wikipedia)

  5. I is for Innocent

    by Sue Grafton
    Private investigator searches for the truth behind a murder, uncovering the secrets of the past.

    After being unceremoniously fired by California Fidelity Insurance, Kinsey has found herself new office space with her attorney, Lonnie Kingman. Lonnie has a case with which he wants Kinsey's help. ... (Wikipedia)

  6. V is for Vengeance

    by Sue Grafton
    A private detective investigates a cold case leading her to uncover a sinister plot.

    For the fourth straight novel in the Alphabet Mystery series, the viewpoint alternates between Millhone and other characters, principally Nora Vogelsang and Lorenzo Dante. The opening chapter, ... (Wikipedia)

  7. The Witness

    by Nora Roberts
    A woman's quest to uncover the truth about her family's past, uncovering a sinister conspiracy.

    Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man's seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The ... (Goodreads)

  8. 4th of July

    by James Patterson
    An ex-FBI agent takes on a case of a missing girl, uncovering a dangerous conspiracy.

    When Lindsay Boxer gets a lead on a recent murder of two teenagers, she responds to the call and joins Warren Jacobi on a stakeout of a Mercedes. When the car takes off, a high speed chase ends in a ... (Wikipedia)

  9. I, Michael Bennett

    by James Patterson
    Detective Michael Bennett faces a ruthless Mexican drug lord who has kidnapped children. A race against time to save them ensues.

    Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Beach House

    by James Patterson
    A family's summer holiday turns into a life-or-death struggle when their beach house is targeted by a ruthless criminal.

    Jack Mullen is a driven student of the law. His brother Peter is a servant of the rich, parking the cars of the Hamptons' elite –- and perhaps satisfying their more intimate needs as well. Then ... (Goodreads)

  11. Full House

    by Steffie Hall
    A heartwarming story of a family of six children who lost their parents and how they cope with their new life together.

    Filled with Evanovich's trademark style and wit, Full House is romantic suspense with a twist... Her life was pleasant, proper, and predictable– until he showed up and trouble moved in... Polo ... (Goodreads)

  12. The Next Always

    by Nora Roberts
    Romance blooms between two people in a small town, as their lives intertwine.

    The historic hotel in Boonsboro has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it’s getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. Beckett ... (Goodreads)

  13. Devil's Food Cake Murder

    by Joanne Fluke
    Hannah Swensen, amateur sleuth and bakery owner, investigates a murder at a charity event. Recipes included.

    The, USA Today, Bestseller Guaranteed to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth! Hannah Swensen has to admit life is pretty sweet. Things are going well in the romance department and her bakery's delectable ... (Barnes & Noble)

  14. Dead Witch Walking

    by Kim Harrison
    A dark urban fantasy about a witch's fight for survival in a world of humans, demons and vampires.

    All the creatures of the night gather in "the Hollows" of Cincinnati, to hide, to prowl, to party... and to feed. Vampires rule the darkness in a predator-eat-predator world rife with dangers beyond ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Twelfth Card

    by Jeffery Deaver
    Detective Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs investigate a case involving a mysterious killer and a secret from the past.

    The story starts out in a museum where Geneva Settle, a high-school student in Harlem, is researching information for a paper about her ancestor, Charles Singleton. While she is looking at an old ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Cause of Death

    by Patricia Cornwell
    A medical examiner and her team investigate a series of murders connected to a mysterious virus.

    It is New Year's Eve, the last day of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War. Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted ... (Goodreads)

  17. When You Dare

    by Lori Foster
    A former soldier turned bodyguard must protect a woman from her dangerous ex. As they grow closer, secrets are revealed and danger escalates.

    The tougher they are, the harder they fall… Professional mercenary Dare Macintosh lives by one hard and fast rule: business should never be personal. If a cause appeals to him and the price is right, ... (Goodreads)

  18. Deadlocked

    by Charlaine Harris
    A supernatural murder mystery, with a Southern-twist, as a secret world of vampires, shapeshifters and fairies is revealed.

    Growing up with telepathic abilities, Sookie Stackhouse realized early on that there are things she'd rather not know. An now that she's an adult, she also realizes that some things she knows about, ... (Goodreads)

  19. Lethal

    by Sandra Brown
    Unsuspecting woman discovers her husband's dark past, and must save her family from a dangerous criminal.

    When her four year old daughter informs her a sick man is in their yard, Honor Gillette rushes out to help him. But that "sick" man turns out to be Lee Coburn, the man accused of murdering seven ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Longest Ride

    by Nicholas Sparks
    A bittersweet love story between two very different people, discovering that age is just a number.

    Professional bull rider Luke Collins ( Scott Eastwood ) meets Sophia Danko ( Britt Robertson ), an art student at Wake Forest University , after she attends a show. On the way home from their first ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Ice Cold

    by Tess Gerritsen
    A murder investigation takes a dark turn as a detective uncovers secrets from her past.

    In Wyoming for a medical conference, Boston medical examiner Maura Isles joins a group of friends on a spur-of-the-moment ski trip. But when their SUV stalls on a snow-choked mountain road, they're ... (Goodreads)

  22. Naked in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    A murder investigation set in a futuristic New York City, uncovering secrets about a criminal ring.

    In 2058, Eve Dallas, Lieutenant in the NYPSD (New York Police and Security Department) Homicide division, is tasked with finding the culprit who killed Sharon DeBlass, a licensed companion (that is, ... (Wikipedia)

  23. Seconds Away

    by Harlan Coben
    After witnessing a tragic accident, Mickey Bolitar investigates a series of murders and uncovers a dangerous conspiracy.

    This action-packed second book in international bestseller Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar young adult series follows Mickey as he continues to hunt for clues about the Abeona Shelter and the ... (Goodreads)

  24. On Mystic Lake

    by Kristin Hannah
    A woman's journey of self-discovery, mending her broken heart and learning to forgive.

    Annie Colwater’s husband has just confessed that he’s in love with a younger woman. Devastated, Annie retreats to the small town where she grew up. There, she is reunited with her first love, Nick ... (Goodreads)

  25. Club Dead

    by Charlaine Harris
    A vampiress joins forces with a werewolf to battle a powerful vampire king.

    The novel takes place in December. Sookie discovers Bill working secretively on his computer. Bill closes a file but not before Sookie sees the screen. Bill informs Sookie he has to leave to complete ... (Wikipedia)

  26. Judgment in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a series of mysterious murders in New York City.

    'She stood in Purgatory and studied death. The blood and the gore of it, the ferocity of its glee. It had come to this place with the wilful temper of a child, full of heat and passion and careless ... (Goodreads)

  27. Keep Quiet

    by Lisa Scottoline
    A father's decision to cover up his son's crime leads to a web of lies and betrayal.

    New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award winning author Lisa Scottoline is loved by millions of readers for her suspenseful novels about family and justice. Scottoline delivers once again with Keep ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Client

    by John Grisham
    A young boy is thrust into a legal battle, as he tries to protect himself and his family.

    Boyd Boyette, a United States Senator from Louisiana, goes missing. Because of his vocal opposition to a proposed major toxic landfill project by a company known to be Mafia-backed, murder is ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Rapture in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a series of deaths that appear to be linked to a mysterious cult.

    They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common - and no obvious ... (Goodreads)

  30. Lemon Meringue Pie Murder

    by Joanne Fluke
    A small-town baker gets wrapped up in a murder investigation as she searches for clues to solve the case.

    The residents of Lake Eden, Minnesota, are planning to paint the town red, white, and blue to celebrate the Fourth of July—but the fireworks are already going off at Hannah Swensen’s bake shop, The ... (Barnes & Noble)