Stephanie Plum, everyone's favourite heroine, is back again in Look Alive Twenty-Five! After twenty-five books, you're probably thinking you know Stephanie Plum pretty well by now... but there's a lot more to her than meets the eye, and we're willing to bet there are a few things you've missed. Here are some of our favourite Easter eggs from the series - how many did you spot?
(*warning - potential spoilers ahead!*)
“We passed by Mr. Alexander’s, Classy Nails and a wig shop.”
Classy Nails is where Mrs. Apusenja’s daughter, Nonnie, works.
“It says Happy Birthday Larry, Ken and Stanley.”
Stephanie has eaten these poor people’s forgotten cakes before. Larry is from Eleven On Top, Ken is from Fearless Fourteen and Stanley is from Twelve Sharp.
“Especially Miss Kitty, Suzy and Applepuff.”
These are the names of Tank’s rescued cats from Plum Spooky.
“That’s Bobby Sunflower”
Bobby Sunflower was the mobster Vinnie ran a gambling debt up with.
“I have a ticket for flight 127 to Hawaii.”
This was Stephanie’s flight from Hawaii to Newark. Extra fun fact, the flight number is only mentioned in the cover copy.
“Waste basket by the table was filled with Dunkin Donut and Mike’s Burger Place bags.”
Mike’s Burger Place is the grease joint Billy Bacon worked in.
“I told him he smelled like cucumber and cat pee…”
Cucumber and cat pee is one of Lula’s signature scents.
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