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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (34,842 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Janet Evanovich Narrator: Lorelei King Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stephanie Plum Novels Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9781427209689
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Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip. Problem is, Uncle Pip didn't specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck. . . .

BAD LUCK:

Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run up a gambling debt of $786,000 with mobster Bobby Sunflower and is being held until the cash can be produced. Nobody else will pay to get Vinnie back, leaving it up to Stephanie, office manager Connie, and file clerk Lula to raise the money if they want to save their jobs.

GOOD LUCK:

Being in the business of tracking down people, Stephanie, Lula, and Connie have an advantage in finding Vinnie. If they can rescue him, it will buy them some time to raise the cash.

BAD LUCK:

Finding a safe place to hide Vinnie turns out to be harder than raising $786,000. Vinnie's messing up Mooner's vibe, running up pay-per-view porn charges in Ranger's apartment, and making Stephanie question genetics.

GOOD LUCK:

Between a bonds office yard sale that has the entire Burg turning out, Mooner's Hobbit-Con charity event, and Uncle Pip's lucky bottle, they just might raise enough money to save the business, and Vinnie, from ruin.

BAD LUCK:

Saving Vincent Plum Bail Bonds means Stephanie can keep being a bounty hunter. In Trenton, this involves hunting down a man wanted for polygamy, a turnpike toilet paper bandit, and a drug dealer with a pet alligator named Mr. Jingles.

GOOD LUCK:

The job of bounty hunter comes with perks in the guise of Trenton's hottest cop, Joe Morelli, and the dark and dangerous security expert, Ranger. With any luck at all, Uncle Pip's lucky bottle will have Stephanie getting lucky---the only question is . . . with whom?

Janet Evanovich's Sizzling Sixteen . . . so hot, the pages might spontaneously combust!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “For fans of Evanovich mysteries on audiobook, Lorelei King is more than a reader -- she is Stepahnie Plum. Publishers Weekly

  • Lorelei King, once again, turns this 16th adventure into a delightful dramatic reading... This audio is laugh-out-loud funny. The Chapel Hill Herald
  • Lorelei King performs Evanovich's most recent mystery with her usual panache…King's tone is just right for Plum's madcap adventures. AudioFile magazine
  • Lorelei King may be only one person but she realistically creates all the diverse characters…Listeners will never be able to imagine anyone else narrating the wild times of Stephanie and her friends. Entertaining listening at its best. SoundCommentary.com

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie61 | 2/16/2014

    " I read most of this is one sitting which I think is how these books are best. There is not a lot of depth to them and not much changes in the series from book to book from people to events, there is a lot of repetition from earlier books in the series. However, it is a fun series to read, still have to laugh at Grandma, and Lulu and wanting Stephanie to just pick between Morelli or Ranger. I think all of us want a Ranger in our lives, the bad boy as opposed to the much safer Morelli. It is a nice light read, good for the beach, or on the deck on a summer day, when you can just read most or all of it in one sitting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stasie Dear | 2/14/2014

    " We all knew Vinnie was a pervert, but here, we constantly see Vinnie without his pants on and in Stephanie's underwear! It's okay, Morelli still thinks Stephanie looks better in them. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jordan Johnson | 1/26/2014

    " Damn! I read too fast! Need to find 17 and then wait around for 18 to come out in November! Maybe I should slow down...Hmmm...Nope, not a chance! ;) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Daniel Marvello | 1/25/2014

    " This was not Janet's best work in the series, but it was still a fun read. I had a few LOL moments, but in retrospect, I think Janet may be getting tired of these characters. It's also distinctly possible that I've gotten tired of these characters. The best parts of the story were those involving dynamics and characters who were new to the series, like the hobbits of Hobbit Con. It seemed like there was less interaction between Stephanie and her love interests, which took the steam out of the romantic element. Also, the sense of danger and suspense in Stephanie's apprehensions was diluted by having Rangeman always shadowing Stephanie's movements. Read Sizzling Sixteen with relatively low expectations, and you won't be disappointed. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 (a)lyss(a) | 1/24/2014

    " The last two books in the series have been forced and poorly written. I'm pretty much convinced I'm not willing to see the rest of the series through. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dalene | 1/22/2014

    " I love this series. LOL fun!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Catrina Schnurstein | 1/21/2014

    " Read the series and it's a good read when you just don't want to think. Has entertainment value "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Denise | 1/20/2014

    " I love to read Janet's Evanovich books they make me laugh. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl Thomas | 1/6/2014

    " Vinnie is kidnapped by some mobster bad guys, rescued & then disappears. Bail bonds office is blown up. Lucille, Vinnie's wife kicks him out of the house & he moves in temporarily with Stephanie. Mooner has a Hobbit convention. Lula goes on the "one diet". "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Missie | 12/22/2013

    " Her books are always a quick read and I really enjoy them. I like it when I laugh more while reading her books this one I had to wait to the last chapter to laugh out loud!! Great light read after some heavier stuff. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anna | 12/16/2013

    " Some parts were a little hard to believe but whatever, it's silly right? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lorraine | 12/4/2013

    " I was very disappointed in the latest book. It was the same old thing again and again. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Zach Lorber | 11/27/2013

    " I feel like I'm trudging my way to the end of the series. I've committed to 16 and there are only 3 left, so I'll push on, but come on, it's getting redundant and I'm done with this series. It was fun and the movies should be fun, but I'm done after 19. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jan | 11/24/2013

    " Mindless humor and I loved it! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michele | 8/4/2013

    " QUICK READ--STORY A LITTLE BLAH! MY CHOICE---MORELLI! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lori | 1/24/2013

    " Another laugh-out-loud Stephanie Plum novel. Evanovich has a way of making even the 16th book in the series different and hilarious. Uncle Pip's lucky bottle and a horde of Hobbits provide comic relief while Stephanie tries to find Vinnie and escape another set of thuggish bad guys. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barb Martin | 10/7/2012

    " We've got hobbits, orcs (of a sort) and plenty of mayhem in this Stephanie Plum novel. Actually, I liked this one better than the 15th book. It was the usual weirdness, but it was realistic, if you will, given the antics Stephanie and crew find themselves in. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jane | 8/30/2012

    " More of the same but still entertaining. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Madelon | 7/25/2012

    " Read this as an audio book. Love the Jersey accent and the humor and mystery are just what is needed on a road trip! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barb | 3/18/2012

    " No real surprises and some things seemed like they were going in reverse (i.e. - Morelle has not proposed? I thought that happened several books ago - like when they were living together?) Still fun - and her car is distroyed again!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Krista | 3/12/2012

    " Love Lula. Made me laugh out loud. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jools | 11/29/2011

    " Nothing happened in this book...... When is J.E going to let her characters evolve???? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deb Julienne | 9/19/2011

    " This was a blast of a read...Lula continues to crack me up, with friends like her Stephanie is lucky to be alive...but she also makes the book...between her and Grandma...those two will be the death of her even more than trying to decide between Joe and Ranger. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth | 6/25/2011

    " I hate to say it....but I think I'm getting bored of Stephanie Plum. Sadness. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 5/30/2011

    " This series is 'bubblegum for the mind'. It is fast, fun reading requiring little or no thought--pure entertainment! Great for the summer or just when you need something mindless and fun to do. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nyimah | 5/22/2011

    " its a bit frustrating with the Ranger teasing and the horrible choices Lula and Stephanie make. but im comitted so i guess i will suffer thru till the end of the series. i still have hope for Ranger "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ally | 5/21/2011

    " Book five is my fave. What a cliffhanger! Yet I can't help but keep reading in case one day our Steph finally picks Joe or Ranger and lives happily ever after! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Miranda | 5/14/2011

    " Damn... Almost got another Ranger/Steph performance... Loved the Hobbits :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 5/13/2011

    " Yay, Janet! A real hoot as usual - loved the Hobbits! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debbie | 5/10/2011

    " This book was light hearted, funny and as always a little on the sexy side. Stephanie Plum keeps you wondering exactly where her heart is devoted. Lots of laughs. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rebecca | 5/10/2011

    " Very disappointed with this book. Normally I'm upset when series end, but with the Stephanie Plum series, maybe it wouldn't be the worst thing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 5/9/2011

    " I've read all the books in her number series and they always crack me up. Very fun read! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristi | 5/9/2011

    " LOVE this series. Easy read, amazingly funny, and suspenseful throughout the entire read! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jillian | 5/4/2011

    " Of all the Stephanie Plum books - this was the worst. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 5/3/2011

    " My favorite line from this book:
    "I can't squeeze to keep the breezers in." --Grandma Mazer about farting
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amy | 5/3/2011

    " Vinnie has been kidnapped. Stephanie, Lula, And Connie work to get him back. Mooner is back in this one, and this time he has Hobbits with him. A herd of cows stampede in the streets of Trenton, new Jersey and there is an alligator on the loose... just another typical case for Stephanie... "

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