Janet Evanovich is an American novelist best known for her Stephanie Plum mystery novels. Before she started the Stephanie Plum series, Evanovich wrote romance adventure novels under the pseudonym Steffie Hall. After writing a dozen romance novels, she got tired of writing sex scenes and decided she would rather write action, thus moving on with her career.

Janet Evanovich began her career back in 1987 when she made $2,000 for writing Hero At Large. Ever since then, she has been writing non-stop and tends to have an output of multiple novels per year. Below is the order in which Janet Evanovich’s novels were originally released in:

Publication Order of Elsie Hawkins Books


Back to the Bedroom(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smitten(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wife for Hire(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rocky Road to Romance(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Full/Max Holt Books


Full House(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Tilt(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Speed(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Blast(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Bloom(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Full Scoop(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Stephanie Plum Books


One for the Money(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two for the Dough(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three to Get Deadly(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four to Score(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Five(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Six(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Up(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hard Eight(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To the Nines(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten Big Ones(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eleven on Top(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twelve Sharp(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lean Mean Thirteen(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fearless Fourteen(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Finger Lickin' Fifteen(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sizzling Sixteen(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smokin' Seventeen(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Explosive Eighteen(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Notorious Nineteen(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Takedown Twenty(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Top Secret Twenty-One(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Stephanie Plum Between the Numbers Books


Visions of Sugar Plums(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plum Lovin'(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plum Lucky(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Plum Spooky(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Lizzy & Diesel Books


Wicked Appetite(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wicked Business(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Alexandra Barnaby Books


Metro Girl(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Motor Mouth(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hot/Cate Madigan Books


Hot Stuff(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Culhane Family Books


Love in a Nutshell(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Husband List(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kate O’Hare & Nicolas Fox Books


Pros and Cons(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Heist(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chase(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Hero at Large(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foul Play(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grand Finale(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thanksgiving(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Manhunt(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ivan Takes a Wife(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Naughty Neighbor(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


How I Write: Secrets of a Serial Fiction Writer(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Evanovich’s standalone novels were originally written under the pen name of Steffie Hall. The Full series is co-authored by Charlotte Hughes, while the Hot series is co-authored by Leanne Banks. The Culhane Family series is co-authored by Dorien Kelly. The O’Hare & Fox series is co-authored by Lee Goldberg. Ivan Takes a Wife was re-published using the title Love Overboard. How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author was co-authored by Ina Yalof.

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