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J. P. Beaumont mysteries

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Jance, J. A
Jance, Judith A
 
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Star rating for Until Proven Guilty
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"Any story by Jance is a joy."

—Chattanooga Times

Now fans of the enormously popular Sheriff Joanna Brady suspense series by J.A. Jance can discover another side to the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author. Until Proven Guilty—a riveting tale of the very worst kind of murder—marks the debut of Seattle Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont. This Premium Plus edition of Until Proven Guilty—the

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2.  Injustice for all

 
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3.  Trial by fury

 
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"J.A. Jance does not disappoint."

—Washington Times

The Chattanooga Times calls New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, "One of the best—if not the best," and this classic suspense masterwork featuring Seattle investigator J.P. Beaumont emphatically proves the point. In Taking the Fifth, a gruesome and very unusual murder plunges the intrepid Beau into a lethal cinematic nightmare. Michigan's Flint Journal

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5.  Improbable cause

 
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Star rating for A More Perfect Union
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A shattering tale of corruption and homicide featuring Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont.

A shocking photo screamed from the front pages of the tabloids—the last moments of a life captured for all the world to see. The look of sheer terror eternally frozen on the face of the doomed woman indicated that her fatal fall from an upper story of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper was no desperate suicide—and that look will

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Star rating for Dismissed with Prejudice
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5 stars
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A gripping tale of hatred, lies, and deadly tradition featuring Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont.

The blood at the scene belies any suggestion of an "honorable death." Yet, to the eyes of the Seattle police, a successful Japanese software magnate died exactly as he wished—and by his own hand, according to the ancient rite of seppuku. Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont can't dismiss what he sees as an elaborate suicide,

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8.  Minor in possession

 
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When the body of Pete Kelsey's adulterous wife is found in a broom closet entwined with the corpse of her lover, detective J. P. Beaumont believes Kelsey's plea of innocence but has a hunch that the wronged husband is hiding something else.
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Star rating for Without due process
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4.8 stars
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Investigations into the murders of Officer "Gentle Ben" Weston's and his family divulges the truth behind his involvement with gangs.

11.  Failure to appear

 
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12.  Lying in wait

 
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Seattle homicide detective J. P. Beaumont's investigation of a body found floating in the bay leads him to the cut-throat world of biotechnology.
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Star rating for Breach of duty
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5 stars
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An elderly woman has been burned to death in her bed. The lead investigator in the case, J.P. Beaumont, finds himself distracted by his partner's problems at home.
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The Starfire Breeze steams its way north toward the Gulf of Alaska, buffeted by crisp sea winds blowing down from the Arctic. Those on board are seeking peace, relaxation, adventure, escape. But there is no escape in this place of unspoiled natural majesty. Because terror strolls the decks even in the brilliant light of day . . . and death is a conspicuous, unwelcome passenger. Former Seattle policeman J.P. Beaumont—a damaged homicide detective

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Star rating for Partner in crime
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4.7 stars
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Star rating for Long time gone
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Average Rating:
5 stars
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When a middle aged nun unexpectedly recalls the grisly details of an unsolved murder she witnessed as a child, Special Homicide Investigation Team member J.P. Beaumont gets the case. The investigation brings him close to a band of powerful co-conspirators who are willing to go to any lengths to keep their deadly secrets under wraps. It will take all of Beau's wits to find the answers--and outlive his prey. But the detective is distracted when his...
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Star rating for Justice denied
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5 stars
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Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont investigates a murder case that intersects with a cold case being pursued by his lover, Mel. The tension levels are high as Beaumont and Mel unravel a conspiracy involving prominent city officials.
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Star rating for Fire and Ice
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5 stars
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"In the gripping Fire and Ice, Jance showcases both Beaumont and Brady....The prolific Jance...is in fine form."

—Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

New York Times bestseller J.A. Jance reunites two of her most popular series characters—Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady and Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont—in Fire and Ice, as the separate investigations into grisly homicides in two different states shockingly

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Star rating for Betrayal of Trust
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"Murder, teenage bullying, sleazy adults, and good police work add up to another fine entry by Jance."
—The Oklahoman

Betrayal of Trust is the twentieth mystery by New York Times bestseller J.A. Jance to feature Seattle p.i. J. P. Beaumont—and it is another surefire winner from the author the Chattanooga Times calls, "One of the best—if not the best." When Beau discovers a snuff film recorded on a smart phone—a

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Star rating for Second watch
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4 stars
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When a series of dreams take him back to his days in Vietnam, reminding him of people and events he hasn't thought about in years, J. P. Beaumont, recovering from knee replacement surgery, is plunged into one of the most mind-blowing mysteries he has ever faced.
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5 stars
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Years ago, Amos Warren, a prospector, was gunned down out in the desert and Sheriff Brandon Walker made the arrest in the case. Now, the retired Walker is called in when the alleged killer, John Lassiter, refuses to accept a plea deal that would release him from prison with time served. Lassiter wants Brandon and The Last Chance to find Amos's 'real' killer and clear his name.
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Star rating for Proof of life
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Average Rating:
4.7 stars
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"Before he retired, J. P. Beaumont had looked forward to having his days all to himself. But too much free time doesn't suit a man used to brushing close to danger. When his longtime nemesis, retired Seattle crime reporter Maxwell Cole, dies in what's officially deemed to be an accidental fire, Beau is astonished to be dragged into the investigation at the request of none other than the deceased victim himself. In the process Beau learns that just...
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Star rating for Sins of the fathers
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4.3 stars
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Former Seattle homicide cop, J. P. Beaumont, is learning to enjoy the new realities of retirementdoing morning crossword puzzles by a roaring fireplace; playing frisbee with his new dog; having quiet lunches with his still working wife. But then his pastcomes calling. When a long ago acquaintance, Alan Dale, shows up on Beaus doorstep with a newborn infant in hand and asking for help locating his missing daughter, Beau finds himself faced with an...
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Star rating for Nothing to lose
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4.2 stars
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Twenty years after he lost his partner Susan to her husband's murderous rage, Beau is drawn into a missing persons case when Susan's son needs his help, becoming tangled in a web of family secrets where a killer with nothing left to lose waits to take another life.
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An e-original novella from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance.

Life has shifted for J. P. Beaumont. After a tragic accident that devastated—and ultimately disbanded—his Special Homicide Investigation Team, he accepts that he has left homicide detection behind at this point, but he has a lot of unanticipated free time on his hands. He's keeping busy with renovations on the new house that he and his

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