25. How to Lose an Extraterrestrial in 10 Days (2007)
Author: Susan Grant
Publisher: HQN Books
Promotional synopsis: "Question: Where's the best place to hide an interstellar fugitive? Answer: Suburbia."
Susan Grant's novel answers the question no one is asking with an answer everyone could have already guessed. According to the online book description, the extraterrestrial hitman's arrival is welcome, as Evie, our heroine, has a fledgling chocolate shop that has been mistaken for a money laundering operation.
While our money laundering operations are often mistaken for artisanal chocolate shops, we've never had it the other way around, so we may just have give this one a read to see how the other half lives.