Stephanie Plum is an out-of-work lingerie buyer in need of a job, any job. Her car has been repossessed, she can't make rent and she's forced to move back home with her parents. What could be worse? In desperation, she convinces her cousin Vinnie to hire her as a bounty hunter in his bail bond business. Never mind that she doesn't know what a bounty hunter does, and when she finds out it involves carrying a gun, sitting on stake outs and chasing dangerous people down dark Trenton, New Jersey alleyways, she realizes the lingerie business definitely didn't prepare her for this.
Her first shot at getting out of debt is a $10,000 bounty on Trenton v