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J.A. Jance

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Judith Ann Jance is the top 10 New York Times bestselling author of the Joanna Brady series; the J. P. Beaumont series; three interrelated thrillers featuring the Walker family; and Edge of Evil, the first in a series featuring Ali Reynolds. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.

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* J.P. Beaumont
* Joanna Brady
* Ali Reynolds
* Walker Family

I’m sitting here waiting for my shuttle to the airport and looking at news coverage of Hurricane Michael approaching Florida.  It’s not the best time to be heading for the east coast.  I’m on my way to do a library event in Newport News, VA, on Thursday evening.  Newport News is a long way north of Florida, but it’s in the projected path of the storm. My flight back is scheduled for Friday morn...

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Average rating: 3.98 · 247,361 ratings · 17,583 reviews · 96 distinct worksSimilar authors
Desert Heat (Joanna Brady, #1)

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Betrayal of Trust (J.P. Bea...

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Partner in Crime (J.P. Beau...

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Tombstone Courage (Joanna B...

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Damage Control (Joanna Brad...

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Judgment Call (Joanna Brady...

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Michael Thanks for being my Goodreads friend, although since I've read ALL of your books, I feel like we're already friends. "Dance of the Bones" is next up on my Kindle. My reading genre of choice has always been mysteries and thrillers and I hardly ever get into sci-fi, but I started to see movie ads for the new Matt Damon movie, "The Martian" and it looked really good. I'm one of those people who always insist that the book is better than the movie. So I got "The Martian" by Andy Weir and I can't put it down. I highly recommend it to everyone who wants to read a "by the seat of your pants" book with just the right amount of humor.


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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