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pretty much sums up this book
on July 7, 2014
Stephanie Plum wannabe, pretty much sums up this book. You've got a single Italian woman who goes home to Mom and Dad for food. Her car gets destroyed pretty much as soon as she gets one. She has 2 boyfriends. Now, she's got a pet, A cat, not a hampster, for which I hope she finally will buy some cat food and take it to a vet. Vinnie even has aggravating relatives as Stephanie does, although one of Vinnie's aunts did leave her a house. No Grandma Mazur though and Vinnie's father is horrible in my opinion. Not as likeable as Stephanie's Dad who just keeps his head down and eats his supper. I've read 2 of these and they weren't bad. Vinnie is more competent than Stephanie but also has to be rescued by some man. Stephanie, at least , has a reason to get involved in dangerous activities, but Vinnie is just nosy. I can't stand that "We 've got to investigate" and usually root for the bad guy.
Vinnie is also annoying because she has a friend who is a baker and brings her food and loans her a car, yet I didn't see much reciprocation. At least Stephanie does help Lula out some. Anyway, if you have read all the Stephanie Plum books, this is another possibility.