Ten Big Ones

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Ten Big Ones
10BigOnes novel.jpg
First edition cover
Author Janet Evanovich
Country United States
Language English
Series Stephanie Plum
Genre Crime novel
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publication date
May 31, 2004
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages 312 pp (first edition, hardback)
ISBN 0-312-28972-3 (first edition, hardback)
OCLC 54432613
813/.54 22
LC Class PS3555.V2126 T47 2004
Preceded by To the Nines
Followed by Eleven on Top

Ten Big Ones is the tenth novel by Janet Evanovich featuring the bounty hunter Stephanie Plum. It was written in 2004.

The novel depicts Stephanie's inadvertent exposure to the worsening gang activity in Trenton, which leads to her being targeted for assassination.

Plot summary[edit]

Car Deaths[edit]

  • Stephanie's Ford Escape - Fire bombed by the Red Devil
  • Stephanie's $200 Lincoln Town Car - Sprayed with graffiti and shot to bits by The Slayers.

Almost Car Death[edit]

  • "Big Blue" - sprayed with graffiti, but somehow spared being destroyed; recovered by Morelli and detailed back to normal


  • Roger Banker
  • Harold Pancek
  • Carol Cantell
  • Salvatore "Sally" Sweet
  • Anton Ward
  • Shoshanna Brown
  • Jamil Rodriguez

Publication History[edit]

When Janet Evanovich was questioned why she decided to focus on gang violence in this book, she replied, "I keep in touch with the Trenton Police Department. Over the last few years Bloods and Crips have come into the Trenton area, and it's caused serious problems."[1]


  1. ^ Ward, Jean Marie, Janet Evanovich: Delivering a Plum Good Read, 9 (1), Crescent Blues, retrieved 2007-07-16