* Stephanie Plum and her working class Trenton, New Jersey neighborhood known as "The Burg" are introduced.
* Stephanie reminisces about Joe Morelli, the neighborhood bad boy, looking under her skirt at age 6 and being her first sexual experience when she was 16.
* Desperate for money after being laid off from her job as a lingerie buyer at E. E. Martin, Stephanie asks her cousin Vinnie, owner of the Vincent Plum Bailing Bonding Company, for a job as a bounty hunter.
* Stephanie learns that the first fugitive assigned to her is Joe Morelli, now a vice cop and wanted for the murder of an unarmed man.
* Stephanie stakes out the parking lot of Morelli's apartment building and sees his cousin, Mooch Morelli, retrieving some of Joe's belongings.
* Stephanie follows Mooch to a downtown apartment where Joe Morelli is hiding out.
* When Stephanie confronts Joe at his hideout...
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