A typical Janet Evanovich book with mad characters, crazy situations and a straight forward plot. Her books are my guilty pleasure. I've read them all. From 18 Stephanie Plum books, with several novellas and this series. Her charcters are fun which include a sexy and mysterious villain, a monkey that's really smart and flips off anyone who annoys him and a best friend who wants to be a witch . The situations are always unbelievable but sporadically hilarious.Having said that, the series is very similar to her previous books. the dialouges and situations seem repitative. But I can't stop reading as there are always some moments in her books that make me laugh out loud which i guess is worth the couple of hours I spend reading them.