Some things you get right the first time. With me it was cutting fuses to booby-trap Kalashnikovs being shipped to footloose Islamic warriors looking for a convenient jihad.
Kate O’Hare’s favorite outfit was her blue windbreaker with the letters FBI written in yellow on the back, worn over a basic black T-shirt and matching black Kevlar vest. The ensemble went well with everything, particularly when paired with jeans and accessorized with a Glock.
I became an assistant detective, and solved my first murder, right after my wife left me, when I went a little mad.
The first time I laid eyes on Terry Lennox he was drunk in a Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith outside the terrace of the Dancers.
He called himself the Lizard. The prostitutes known as lot lizards feared him. More precisely, they feared his legend, the idea of him. None of them who’d ever seen his face up close lived to describe it.
The dead talk to me in my dreams. When I wake up, I can’t remember what they said.
“Former Cleveland Indians pitching ace Blaze Stender was reported missing early this morning after debris from his thirty-seven-foot pleasure boat, ‘Three Strikes,’ washed ashore in Cleveland Harbor.”
My stepfather taught me three important survival skills: how to use a baitcaster reel, how to filet a bass, and how to adjust for the kick of a .44 magnum.
The last thing I expected was for Alexander Taylor to answer his own door.
My name is Stephanie Plum and I’ve got a strange man in my kitchen. He appeared out of nowhere. One minute I was sipping coffee, mentally planning out my day and then the next minute… poof, there he was.