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Fortune and Glory


Tantalizing Twenty-Seven

Series:  Stephanie Plum #27

By: Janet Evanovich 

ISBN: 1982154837

Publisher: Atria Books 

Publication Date: 11/03/20 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: Currently Reading

Author Q&A Coming Nov 3 

Book Giveaway Contest
Oct 16-Nov 3, 2020 

This isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career.  It’s the adventure of a lifetime.

When Stephanie’s beloved Grandma Mazur’s new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chair…and the keys to a life-changing fortune.

But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur search for Jimmy Rosolli’s treasure, they discover that they’re not the only ones on the hunt. Two dangerous enemies from the past stand in their way—along with a new adversary who’s even more formidable: Gabriela Rose, a dark-eyed beauty from Little Havana with a taste for designer clothes. She’s also a soldier of fortune, a gourmet cook, an expert in firearms and mixed martial arts—and someone who’s about to give Stephanie a real run for her money.


Stephanie may be in over her head, but she’s got two things that Gabriela doesn’t: an unbreakable bond with her family and a stubborn streak that will never let her quit.

She’ll need both to survive because this search for “fortune and glory” will turn into a desperate race against time with more on the line than ever before. Because even as she searches for the treasure and fights to protect her Grandma Mazur, her own deepest feelings will be tested—as Stephanie could finally be forced to choose between Joe Morelli and Ranger.


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Books in the

Stephanie Plum Series 

(1995) One For the Money

(1996) Two For the Dough

(1997) Three to Get Deadly
(1998) Four to Score
(1999) High Five
(2000) Hot Six
(2001) Seven-Up
(2002). Hard Eight
(2003) Visions of Sugar Plums

A short Christmas special
(2003) To the Nines
(2004) Ten Big Ones
(2005) Eleven on Top
(2006) Twelve Sharp
(2007) Plum Lovin'

(2008) Plum Lucky
(2008) Fearless Fourteen
(2009) Plum Spooky
(2009) Finger-Lickin' Fifteen

(2010) Sizzling Sixteen
(2011) Smokin' Seventeen
(2011) Explosive Eighteen
(2012) Notorious Nineteen
(2013) Takedown Twenty
(2014) Top Secret Twenty-one
(2015) Tricky Twenty-two
(2016) Turbo Twenty-three
(2017) Hardcore Twenty-Four
(2018) Look Alive Twenty-Five
(2019) Twisted Twenty-Six
(2020) Fortune and Glory




Stephanie's World 

In the film adaptation movie One for the Money, played by:


  • Stephanie Plum (Protagonist- bounty hunter) 

    • ​Played by Katherine Heigl 

  • Lula (former hooker, file clerk, bounty hunter-Stephanie's partner)

    • Played by Sherri Shepherd.

  • Connie Rosolli (receptionist/office manager)

    • Played by Ana Reeder.

  • Mary Lou (best friend-husband Lenny)

    •  Played by: Annie Parisse and Danny Mastrogiorgio.

  • Vinnie (cousin/owner of Vincent Plum's Bail Bonds)

    • Played by Patrick Fischler.


Stephanie's Family

  • Grandma Mazur (Stephanie's maternal grandmother)

    • Played by Debbie Reynolds.

  • Valerie (older sister) 

  • Parents (Helen and Frank) 

    • Played by Debra Monk and Louis Mustillo 

  • Bob (Golden Retriever-lives with Joe. She inherited him. Shared custody) 

  • Rex (Stephanie's roommate/hamster)


Romantic Relationships

  • Joseph (Joe) Morelli (Stephanie's on-and-off boyfriend, former bad boy turned vice cop. Known as Officer Hottie or the Italian Stallion). Stephanie also often stays at his house, which he inherited from his Aunt Rose

    • Played by Jason O'Mara

  • Rangeman, a high-end, under-the-radar security firm.  a security company. Ranger's real name is Ricardo Carlos Manoso.Ranger (Stephanie's fellow bounty hunter and tutor.  Known as "Batman" because of his mysterious ways. Cuban-American, and drives very expensive black cars. He owns

    • Played by Daniel Sunjata

  • Diesel (appears in the four-holiday novellas: Visions of Sugar Plums, Plum Lovin', Plum Lucky, and Plum Spooky, as well as in Hardcore Twenty-Four.) Although not nearly as significant as Morelli and Ranger, Diesel and Stephanie share a mild flirtation. He has special abilities and his job is to track down fugitives with supernatural abilities, called Unmentionables. Diesel is included in the spin-off series: The "Wicked" series, Wicked Appetite (2010), and Wicked Business (2012). 



Joyce Barnhardt, Dickie Orr, Grandma Bella, Benito Ramirez, Terry Gilman

Supporting Characters

Moon-man, Sally Sweet, Eddie Gazarra, Tank, Randy Briggs, Joe Juniak, Mrs. Bestler, Mrs. Bestler, Constantine Stiva.



 Q&A with #1 New York Times BestSelling

Author, Janet Evanovich

Coming Nov 3, 2020




Praise for Fortune and Glory 














About the Author



Over the last twenty-five years, Janet Evanovich has written a staggering twenty-three #1 New York Times bestsellers in the Stephanie Plum series. In addition to the Plum novels, Janet has coauthored the New York Times bestselling Fox and O’Hare series (including The Big Kahuna with her son, Peter Evanovich), the Knight and Moon series, the Lizzy and Diesel series, the Alexandra Barnaby novels, and the graphic novel, Troublemaker (with her daughter, Alex Evanovich). Read More 


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