The Perfect Holiday Gift, Tricky Twenty-Two, Debuts as #1 on Best Seller Lists

-The Newest Book by Janet Evanovich-

Nov 30, 2015, 12:00 ET from Evanovich, Inc.

NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tricky Twenty-Two, the newest book in the Stephanie Plum series, written by acclaimed author Janet Evanovich hit #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list and USA Today's Best-Selling Books list making it the perfect holiday gift. Tricky Twenty-Two swept the New York Times Best Sellers charts with the #1 position in the fiction categories of hardcover, e-book, and combined print & e-book. This is the sixteenth Stephanie Plum book in a row to debut at #1 on the NY Times list and eleven of them have hit #1 on USA Today.

In Tricky Twenty-Two, New Jersey's most unlikely bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum, is in hot pursuit of her most recent FTA (failure to appear), a student from the local college charged with beating up the dean of students. Things just aren't adding up and for Stephanie to get to the bottom of things, she's going to need a few tricks up her sleeve.  

"Having Tricky Twenty-Two hit the #1 spot on the New York Times Best Sellers list and USA Today's Best-Selling list is such an honor," said Evanovich. "I love writing these books and I love sharing the fun with my readers. There's a little bit of every character in each of us. I think that's what makes the series so relatable and so compelling to read and write."     

Critics have called the Stephanie Plum series:

"Hot and sassy." - Boston Herald
"Making trouble and winning hearts." - USA Today
"Among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction." - GQ

Tricky Twenty-Two, the twenty-second book in the series, is now available in book stores in hardcover, e-book and audio. Select stores also feature signed copies of the book for sale. 

About Janet Evanovich: Janet Evanovich is a world-renowned author and one of the most successful female mystery novelists of all time.  Her iconic series stars bounty hunter Stephanie Plum who is one of popular fiction's most beloved characters.  Evanovich is also the author of the Fox and O'Hare series, the Lizzy and Diesel series, twelve romance novels, and the acclaimed How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author. The first book in her Stephanie Plum series, One for the Money, hit the big screen as a major motion picture in 2012.  Visit

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