Fiona Howard

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Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum 14) by Janet Evanovich
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3.0 out of 5 stars B minus - must try harder, 17 April 2009
After the first twelve books (which I found varied between very good and excellent, culminating in the brilliant Twelve Sharp) I was disappointed by the formulaic Lean Mean Thirteen. In a triumph of optimism over experience, I decided that this must be a blip and was really looking forward to Fearless Fourteen. It breaks my heart to write this, but it was almost a pastiche - really just a Plum-by-numbers - ironic, eh? . Even the dialogue wasn't anywhere near the usual pithy, witty, spot-on writing I'd come to love. Having been so involved with the characters and their foibles in 1 through 12,and even to some extent in 13, I found that I was on the outside looking in and the protagonists… Read more

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