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The Best Janet Evanovich Books

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List RulesVote for the Janet Evanovich novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Janet Evanovich books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Janet Evanovich is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. She is most famous for her wildly popular Stephanie Plum mystery series. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Janet Evanovich who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.

This list features Lean Mean Thirteen, Eleven on Top, and more books. What are Janet Evanovich's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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    4

    Twelve Sharp

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2006-06-20

    First Published2006-06-20

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 2
    11
    2

    High Five

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published1999-07-16

    First Published1999-07-16

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 3
    8
    2

    Seven Up

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2001-06-19

    First Published2001-06-19

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 4
    7
    2

    Sizzling Sixteen

    Janet Evanovich

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Genres (Book)Fiction

  • 5
    8
    4

    Lean Mean Thirteen

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2007-06-19

    First Published2007-06-19

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 6
    8
    4

    Visions of Sugar Plums

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2003

    First Published2003

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Fiction

  • 7
    6
    2

    Hot Six

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2000-06

    First Published2000-06

    SubjectsSuspense, New Jersey

    SubjectsSuspense, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 8
    5
    2

    Explosive Eighteen

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2011-11-22

    First Published2011-11-22

  • 9
    8
    6

    To the Nines

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2003-07-15

    First Published2003-07-15

    SubjectsNevada, Organized crime, New Jersey

    SubjectsNevada, Organized crime, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 10
    4
    2

    Ten Big Ones

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2004-05-31

    First Published2004-05-31

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 11
    8
    6

    Three to Get Deadly

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published1997-02-14

    First Published1997-02-14

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 12
    8
    6

    Hard Eight

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2002-06-18

    First Published2002-06-18

    SubjectsAdventure, New Jersey

    SubjectsAdventure, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 13
    4
    4

    Eleven on Top

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2005-06-21

    First Published2005-06-21

    SubjectsLiterature, New Jersey

    SubjectsLiterature, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 14
    5
    4

    Two For the Dough

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published1996-01-10

    First Published1996-01-10

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    SubjectsMystery, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 15
    6
    6

    Four to Score

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published1998-06-15

    First Published1998-06-15

    SubjectsSuspense, New Jersey

    SubjectsSuspense, New Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 16
    3
    2

    Fearless Fourteen

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2008

    First Published2008

    SubjectsArmed Robbery, Bounty hunter

    SubjectsArmed Robbery, Bounty hunter

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Genres (Book)Fiction

  • 17
    6
    6

    Plum Lucky

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2008-01-08

    First Published2008-01-08

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 18
    6
    7

    Plum Lovin'

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published2007-01-09

    First Published2007-01-09

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 19
    10
    18

    One for the Money

    Janet Evanovich

    First Published1994-08-26

    First Published1994-08-26

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    SubjectsNew Jersey

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Original LanguageEnglish Language