Visions of Sugar Plums is an in between book within the Stephanie Plum Series. This is a holiday themed book. It begins a few days before Christmas. It begins by Stephanie discovering a strange man her kitchen named Diesel, a somewhat mystical creature. He along with Stephanie have to locate a man that skipped out on a bond. In the process Plum craziness occurs. This book was not typical of the Stephanie Plum novels.