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Breach of Duty: J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 14
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For the first time as a premium edition, a reissue of the fourteenth J. P. Beaumont novel by New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance.

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APA Citation (style guide)

J. A. Jance. (2009). Breach of Duty: J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 14. William Morrow.

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J. A. Jance. 2009. Breach of Duty: J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 14. William Morrow.

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J. A. Jance, Breach of Duty: J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 14. William Morrow, 2009.

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J. A. Jance. Breach of Duty: J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 14. William Morrow, 2009. Web.

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