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J.A. Jance Judith Ann (J.A.) Jance is an American author of mystery and horror novels. She writes four series of novels: centering on retired Seattle Police Department officer J. P. Beaumont, Arizona county sheriff Joanna Brady, the Walker Family stories set on the Tohono O'odham reservation, and ex-TV Journalist Ali Reynolds. In Partner in Crime and Fire and Ice, Beaumont and Brady's stories intersect.

Her latest novel, Nothing to Lose is the 25th installment in the J.P. Beaumont series. Beaumont is approached by a visitor from the past and finds himself drawn into a missing personís case where danger is lurking and family secrets are exposed.

Years ago, when he was a homicide detective with the Seattle PD, J. P. Beaumontís partner, Sue Danielson, was murdered. Volatile and angry, Danielsonís ex-husband came after her in her home and, with nowhere else to turn, Jared, Sueís teenage son, frantically called Beau for help. As Beau rushed to the scene, he urged Jared to grab his younger brother and flee the house. In the end, Beaumontís plea and Jaredís quick action saved the two boys from their fatherís murderous rage.

Now, almost twenty years later, Jared reappears in Beauís life seeking his help once againóhis younger brother Chris is missing. Still haunted by the events of that tragic night, Beau doesnít hesitate to take on the case. Following a lead all the way to the wilds of wintertime Alaska, he encounters a tangled web of family secrets in which a killer with nothing to lose is waiting to take another life.

Jance wrote her first three novels between 4am and 7am as a single mother and full-time life insurance saleswoman.

A voracious reader, Jance knew she wanted to be a writer from the moment she read her first Wizard of Oz book in second grade. Always drawn to mysteries, from Nancy Drew right through John D. McDonald's Travis Magee series, it was only natural that when she tried her hand at writing her first book, it would be a mystery as well.

Jance was born in Watertown, South Dakota and raised in Bisbee, Arizona, the setting for her Joanna Brady series of novels. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona. Before becoming an author, she worked as a school librarian on a Native American reservation, as a teacher, and selling insurance. Jance uses her initials for her pen name because a publisher told her that disclosing her gender would be a liability for a book about a male detective.

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Nothing to Lose
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Nothing to Lose by J.A. Jance

Unfinished Business
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Unfinished Business by J.A. Jance

Missing and Endangered
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Missing and Endangered by J.A. Jance

Credible Threat
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Sins of the Fathers

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Hand of Evil | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Hand of Evil | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Touchstone Books  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Web of Evil | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Web of Evil | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Damage Control | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Damage Control | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2008 NY: HarperCollins  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cruel Intent | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Cruel Intent | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2008 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Devil's Claw | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Devil's Claw | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Morrow  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Dead Wrong | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Dead Wrong | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: HarperCollins  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hand of Evil | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Hand of Evil | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  2007 NY: Touchstone Books  Advance reading copy, fine in pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Fire and Ice | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Fire and Ice | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  July 2009 NY: HarperCollins  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Paradise Lost | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Paradise Lost | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2001 NY: Morrow  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Day of the Dead | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Day of the Dead | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2004 NY: Morrow  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Trial by Fire | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Trial by Fire | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  December 2009 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Lying in Wait | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Lying in Wait | Signed First Edition Copy

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Queen of the Night | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Queen of the Night | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  August 2010 NY: HarperCollins  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Fatal Error | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Fatal Error | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Advance Reading Copy.  February 2011 NY: Simon & Schuster  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps, author-signed bookplate laid in.

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Betrayal of Trust | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Betrayal of Trust | Signed First Edition Copy

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Fatal Error | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Fatal Error | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  February 2011 NY: Simon & Schuster  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Judgment Call | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Judgment Call | Signed First Edition Copy

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Deadly Stakes | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Deadly Stakes | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  February 2013 NY: Touchstone  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Kiss of the Bees | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Kiss of the Bees | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2000 NY: Avon  Special Reader's First Edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, no dust jacket as issued, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Paradise Lost | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Paradise Lost | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC September 2001 NY: Morrow  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Moving Target | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Moving Target | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  February 2014 NY: Touchstone  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Moving Target | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Moving Target | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Cold Betrayal | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Cold Betrayal | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2015 NY: Touchstone   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Cruel Intent | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Cruel Intent | Signed First Edition Copy

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Dance of the Bones | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Dance of the Bones | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Dance of the Bones | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Dance of the Bones | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book September 2015 NY: William Morrow      First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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After the Fire | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | After the Fire | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2013 NY: Morrow  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Fire and Ice | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Fire and Ice | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC 2009 NY: Morrow Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Cold Betrayal | Jance, J.A. | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jance, J.A. | Cold Betrayal | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Clawback | Jance, J.A. | Signed First Edition Book Jance, J.A. | Clawback | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2016 NY: Touchstone   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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J.A. Jance Bibilography


J.P. Beaumont Series

  1. Until Proven Guilty - 1985
  2. Injustice for All - 1986
  3. Trial by Fury - 1986
  4. Taking the Fifth - 1987
  5. Improbable Cause - 1987
  6. A More Perfect Union - 1988
  7. Dismissed with Prejudice - 1989
  8. Minor in Possession - 1990
  9. Payment in Kind - 1991
  10. Without Due Process - 1993
  11. Failure to Appear - 1994
  12. Lying in Wait - 1995
  13. Name Withheld - 1997
  14. Breach of Duty - 1999
  15. Birds of Prey - 2002
  16. Partner in Crime - 2003
  17. Long Time Gone - 2005
  18. Justice Denied - 2007
  19. Fire and Ice - 2009
  20. Betrayal of Trust - 2011
  21. Second Watch - 2013
  22. Dance of the Bones - 2015
  23. Proof of Life - 2017
  24. Sins of the Fathers - 2019
  25. Nothing to Lose - 2022

Joanna Brady Series

  1. Desert Heat - 1993
  2. Tombstone Courage - 1995
  3. Shoot/Don't Shoot - 1996
  4. Dead to Rights - 1997
  5. Skeleton Canyon - 1998
  6. Rattlesnake Crossing - 1998
  7. Outlaw Mountain - 2000
  8. Devilís Claw - 2001
  9. Paradise Lost - 2002
  10. Partner in Crime - 2003
  11. Exit Wounds - 2004
  12. Dead Wrong - 2006
  13. Damage Control - 2008
  14. Fire and Ice - 2009
  15. Judgment Call - 2012
  16. Remains of Innocence - 2014
  17. Downfall - 2016
  18. Field of Bones - 2018
  19. Missing and Endangered - 2021

Ali Reynolds Series

  1. Edge of Evil - 2006
  2. Web of Evil - 2007
  3. Hand of Evil - 2007
  4. Cruel Intent - 2008
  5. Trial By Fire - 2009
  6. Fatal Error - 2011
  7. Left for Dead - 2012
  8. Deadly Stakes - 2013
  9. Moving Target - 2014
  10. Cold Betrayal - 2015
  11. Clawback - 2016
  12. Man Overboard - 2017
  13. Duel to the Death - 2018
  14. The A List - April 2019
  15. Credible Threat - 2020
  16. Unfinished Business - 2021

Walker Family Mysteries

  1. Hour of the Hunter - 1990
  2. Kiss of the Bees - 2001
  3. Day of the Dead - 2005
  4. Queen of the Night - 2010

Other

  • After the Fire - 2013

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