Books in Order
Name: Janet Evanovich
Born: 22 April, 1943
Place of birth: South River, New Jersey, USA
Resides: Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
First book: Hero at Large
Previous employment: office temp
Fun fact #1: Janet originally wrote under the name Steffie Hall.
Fun fact #2: To master the art of writing convincing dialogue, Janet took improvisational acting classes.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- New Blood Dagger Award
- Silver Dagger Award
- Dilys Award
Janet Evanovich Book List & Suggested Book Order
Janet Evanovich Interview
Author Janet Evanovich talks about one of her leading characters from the Lizzy and Diesel series and the movie adaptation of Smokin’ Seventeen, her seventeenth novel in the Stephanie Plum series.
Janet Evanovich Biography
Janet Evanovich was born on the 22nd of April in 1943, which was a Thursday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes her a Taurus, which is one of the Earth signs.
Janet was born in South River, a small town with a population of less than 17,000. It’s situated in New Jersey, which is a state on the Eastern seaboard of the United States of America. Her father was a machinist and her mother a homemaker. She went to South River High School and then to further her education, she studied art at Douglass College in New Brunswick, which is part of Rutgers University, a large university with a student body of around 69,000 and has three campuses in New Jersey.
It was while she was still in college that she met a man called Peter, who was also at Rutgers as a doctoral student. That was in 1964. Pete would later become her husband. He is of Serbian descent, which explains the name Evanovich. After graduating with a qualification in art, she was stuck for a career, so ended up with a string of jobs, including used car salesperson, file clerk, hospital supply customer service rep, and insurance claims adjuster. Apart from doing jobs she hated, she spent a lot of time at home with her kids.
She started to write when in her 30s. Janet herself describes her first attempt at writing fiction as “the pornographic adventures of…
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- Knight and Moon books in order
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- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Why Read the Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum Series in Order?
Winner of numerous awards and writer of multiple best sellers, Janet was born in New Jersey, USA, in 1943. Originally penning romance novels, Janet switched to mystery and thrillers and has delighted fans ever since with her Stephanie Plum books, which at the time of writing, has reached a staggering 24 titles. On top of that, Janet has penned the Knight and Moon books, the Alexandra Barnaby books, and the Lizzy & Diesel books, plus a collaboration with Lee Goldberg which continues to advance the Fox and O'Hare series.
This Janet Evanovich book list gives all the Janet Evanovich books in chronological order, so lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Janet intended.
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