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  • Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks; Reprint edition (June 17 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312349505
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312349509
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 10.7 x 2.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 159 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Donald Mitchell #1 HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on July 14 2007
Format: Hardcover
For my money, Lean Mean Thirteen is by far the best beach read of this summer. Although you could race through the book at high speed in a few hours, there is enough humor in here to keep you chuckling, guffawing, and rolling on the floor in tears from now until long past Labor Day. So another way to read this book is to stop every time you laugh out loud . . . and pick it up again the next day. I suspect that would be the best way to enjoy the book . . . but naturally, I didn't have that much self control. I did, however, keep track of where I laughed aloud when I read the book and the total exceeded 160 times!

To me, Stephanie Plum has emerged as one of the great comic heroines of crime literature. Could you love her any more? I doubt it.

Unlike some other books in the series, you'll probably enjoy Lean Mean Thirteen more if you've read at least One for the Money of the earlier books so you know the story of her former marriage to Dickie Orr before beginning this book.

Who will love this book? Anyone who cannot get enough of Stephanie Plum as bounty hunter, beloved of two sexy men, and granddaughter of Grandma Mazur.

Who will be disappointed in this book? Those who are looking for Stephanie to choose between Morelli and Ranger.

So what happens? A lot.

Let me tell you a tiny bit about how the book starts to get you in the mood. I'm reluctant to say very much because so much of the humor relies on surprises.

Ranger asks Stephanie to plant a bug on Dickie Orr, her ex-husband. In the process, Stephanie finds lots of reasons to be enraged at Dickie and the lawyer finds himself at risk of becoming a homicide victim at Stephanie's hands.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By druiddubh on July 10 2007
Format: Hardcover
I read the first 2 negative reviews and had to chip in some positive: I love this series! It was hard to have a follow-up to 12 Sharp; that book was my favorite in the series so far. I thought Thirteen was funny and while the mystery wasn't as good as some have been in the past, it was still a good plot. I want to see the relationships between Steph and the love interests advance more (let's be real here: I want her to pick Ranger). I also wish the books came out more than once a year. You tend to forget the previous plot lines and have to go back and re-read and it takes away from the overall experience.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Ambre on July 3 2007
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I'm a big fan of the Stephanie Plum series, but this one was a let down. The Morelli-Ranger dance is the same old tired lines, nothing exciting happens. After the rush of sexual tension with Ranger in the last two novels, you expect something new and dramatic to finally happen. But it still the same old "I'm with Morelli but I'm attracted to Ranger" thing, but without much sexual tension in this one. And it seems more and more unbelievable how passive Morelli is about the whole thing. The bad-tempered Italian stallion hasn't showed much spine lately, letting Stephanie flirt and co-habit with Ranger without barely batting an eyelash. Hey, something has to sizzle, we need some sparks here! Plus, in this one, Stephanie is all shaken up and weepy by the events happening to her, although those events seemed a lot less traumatic (in Stephanie land) than in previous books where she handled it much better... no consistency with the character developed in the series. It's still ok, but it really didn't do much for me.
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Excellent, another great read by Ms. Evanovich. Just always keeps you intrigued and Janet's humour is hilarious. Keep them coming.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By roger hainsworth on July 29 2007
Format: Hardcover
Nothing stales the infinite variety of Janet Evanovich. We are back in the Burg, (aka Chambersburg) a decidedly ethnic area of Trenton, New Jersey. For the past thirteen novels the Burg has been the home of Stephanie Plum and her vast extended family. (At times Stephanie appears to be kinfolk to the Burg?s entire population. Well, the more or less law abiding folk anyway.) Among them are Stephanie?s grandmother, a pistol-packing septuagenarian with oddball enthusiasms in whose company life is never dull, and Stephanie?s long-suffering mother. Mom longs for her daughter to marry Morelli, a dangerously attractive cop, and stop playing around with the much more dangerous Ranger, ex-Special Forces, who operates a security company. She also wants Stephanie to retire from the perils of bounty hunting miscreants who have skipped bail on behalf of Cousin Vinnie?s bail bond business. Stephanie?s assistant Is Lula, ?a black woman with a Rubenesque body and a Vegas wardrobe that?s four sizes too small.? Lula is a sort of Grandma on steroids, and my favourite. The plot need not detain us long. Stephanie?s ex-husband, Dickie, has disappeared, assumed dead, and $40 million worth of ill-gotten assets have vanished with him. His weird law partners are turning up dead. Ranger is hot on the trail and Stephanie divides her time between working for him and being protected by him from the surviving partner, a murderous madman who wants the dough and believes Stephanie has the key to it. Read on.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Vala Mal Doran on July 9 2007
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I have been a huge Stephanie Plum fan. The earlier books were very funny and kept your interest throughout. With the last two books, Janet Evanovich's style was waning. This last installment is the death of the series, in my opinion.

You can only rehash the same story points so many times, before a reader cries, "Enough!" Nothing happened in this book. The mystery was not interesting (it usually isn't, but you overlook that for the humour). Even the usual cast of characters seemed bored.

The advancement of the story dragged along. And the fact that JE had to resort to Stephanie getting her period, to stem off Ranger's advances was just sad. In fact, why is there still any debate between Morelli and Ranger? For 9 books, this problem seemed cute. Now, it just seems dumb.

I used to eagerly put JE's latest book on hold at the library, hoping to be the first to get it. Now, I sincerely doubt that I will put any future installments of the series on hold, let alone pick them up when they are available.

Rated 2 stars for very ho-hum.
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