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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Teaser Tuesday #40

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers.
Takedown Twenty (Stephanie Plum, #20)
New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum knows better than to mess with family. But when powerful mobster Salvatore “Uncle Sunny” Sunucchi goes on the lam in Trenton, it’s up to Stephanie to find him. Uncle Sunny is charged with murder for running over a guy (twice), and nobody wants to turn him in—not his poker buddies, not his bimbo girlfriend, not his two right-hand men, Shorty and Moe. Even Trenton’s hottest cop, Joe Morelli, has skin in the game, because—just Stephanie’s luck—the godfather is his actual godfather. And while Morelli understands that the law is the law, his old-world grandmother, Bella, is doing everything she can to throw Stephanie off the trail.

It’s not just Uncle Sunny giving Stephanie the run-around. Security specialist Ranger needs her help to solve the bizarre death of a top client’s mother, a woman who happened to play bingo with Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur. Before Stephanie knows it, she’s working side by side with Ranger and Grandma at the senior center, trying to catch a killer on the loose—and the bingo balls are not rolling in their favor.

With bullet holes in her car, henchmen on her tail, and a giraffe named Kevin running wild in the streets of Trenton, Stephanie will have to up her game for the ultimate takedown.
Summary & Cover taken from
Length: 309 pages (Hardcover)
Publication Date: November 19th 2013 by Bantam
My Teaser:
Pg. 104
"Did any of them look robust enough to persuade a woman to empty her bank account?"
"Hard to say. You can't always tell with old people. You think they have one foot in the grave and the next thing they're ramming you with a shopping cart at Costco."
What's your Teaser this week?


  1. Good teaser! I love this series too. I haven't read it in a while though. My mother listens to each installment on audiobook. I'm due to be borrowing some from her.
    Laura @ Through Raspberry Colored Glasses

  2. What a funny line! I've only read the first book but this sounds like such a fun series!

  3. Lol. This sounds fun. Ive never heard of it but will definitely check it out. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Great teaser! I haven't read anything by this author but I need to check her out.


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