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Hour of the Hunter : A Novel of Suspense

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1992

Seller ID: 003171

ISBN: 0380711079

Condition: Very Good-


Spine somewhat slanted/creased, very minor edgewear. A bright attractive copy. "The brilliant psychopath Andrew Carlisle spent only six years in prison for the brutal torture-murder of a young girl of the Tohono O’otham tribe. The testimony of Diana Ladd - a teacher on the reservation - put Carlisle behind bars, and now she can’t ignore the dark, mystical signs that say a predator has returned to prowl the Arizona desert. Because no matter where Diana and h... View more info

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Failure to Appear (J. P. Beaumont Mystery Ser.)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1994

Seller ID: 003172

ISBN: 0380758393

Condition: Good


Spine slanted/creased, some edgewear. A clean, unmarked copy. "J.P. Beaumont’s teenaged daughter Kelly has run off - and her tracks have led the sober-but-struggling sleuth to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. But in addition to one very headstrong offspring, there is something else waiting for Beau backstage: a case of cold-blooded murder. The victim is an acquaintance - a sleazy rival P.I. brutally butchered, supposedly by the Festival’s current young Ju... View more info

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Trial by Fury

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Canada, Avon: 1986

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 003183

ISBN: 0380751380

Condition: Good+


Corners bumped including a few pages, minor edge wear, 1/2" tear across spine, some scuffing, chipping at top and base of spine, front cover bowed out slightly. "The body lay amid the garbage behind a Seattle grocery store - a tall, well-built male - dead. Detective J.P. Beaumont's twenty years on the force had given him a sixth sense about people - especially guilty ones. So when he found out the victim - a high school basketball coach with a very pregnant... View more info

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Paradise Lost

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 2002

Seller ID: 003193

ISBN: 0380804697

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly slanted/creased, minor edgewear/bumping, small water stain at bottom back edge. A bright, attractive copy. "One late night in the Arizona wilderness, two young girls stumble across something they should not see. Now both will have to pay. The desecrated body of a missing Phoenix heiress lies naked, lifeless, and abandoned in the desolate beauty and lonely terror of the high desert night. A hideous crime is inviting death once more into Sheriff J... View more info

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Day of the Dead

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007079

ISBN: 0688138233

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Purple quarter cloth over tan boards, silver lettering, 370 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners a bit worn, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart with just a bit of edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. "For more than thirty years, the case has remained stone cold - the brutal murder of a local Papago girl, her butchered body found stuffed into a large cooler that was left on the side of Highway 86. No one ever paid for the horrific crime . . . except, that is, th... View more info

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Outlaw Mountain: A Joanna Brady Mystery

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007090

ISBN: 0380975009

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with typical stamps, labels, and markings. Spine cocked, corners bumped, minor edge wear, interior is clean and unmarked. Jacket in protective wraps, taped to boards, a little edge wear and rubbing. A solid reading copy. "Alice Rogers, an elderly widow, is found murdered in the Arizona desert. It's easy enough to pin the killing on the teens caught driving her car across the Mexican border, but Sheriff Joanna Brady isn't about to let it go at that. Ali... View more info

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Exit Wounds [signed]

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007094

ISBN: 0380977311

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Purple quarter cloth over red boards, gold lettering, 368 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear, black stripe on bottom edge near spine. Jacket in new Brodart with a bit of edge wear. A nice copy. Signed by author on title page. "The heat is a killer in Cochise County, Arizona, with temperatures over 100 degrees. In the suffocating stillness of an airless trailer, a woman is lying dead, a bullet hole in her chest. Why someone would murder a ... View more info

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Improbable Cause

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1997

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 007096

ISBN: 0380754126

Condition: Good


Paperback original, 9th printing, 214 pp. Spine a bit creased and slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing. Pages somewhat browned, but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The dentist was sitting bolt upright. Mouth opened wide. Stone-cold dead. There was no lack of suspects - the brutalized wife, the pretty, sexually abused dental assistant, an ex-con who was a very intimate friend of the widow. Homicide detective J. P. Beaumont knew he was cl... View more info

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A More Perfect Union

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $4.44

Publisher: Canada, Avon Books: 1992

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 007097

ISBN: 0380754134

Condition: Good


Paperback original, 7th printing, 217 pp. Ex-library with stamps, labels, and date due slip pasted on front end paper. Spine somewhat creased and slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear and creasing. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "The front-page photo was a gruesome heartstopper - a young woman plunging from a skeletal skyscraper, sheer horror frozen on her beautiful face. An accident? Suicide? Detective J. P. Beaumont didn't... View more info

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Dismissed With Prejudice

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1997

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 007098

ISBN: 0380755475

Condition: Good


Paperback original, 13th printing, 374 pp. Spine creased, slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear and rubbing, owner's name on front end paper. A little browning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Japanese businessman Tadeo Kurobashi had many passions, including computers, poetry, money, and Samurai lore. So his suicide method of choice would naturally be the ancient art of seppuku - what the uninitiated call 'hara-kiri.' But despite the bloody Samura... View more info

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Minor in Possession (A J. P. Beaumont Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1990

Edition: Nineteenth Printing

Seller ID: 007267

ISBN: 0380755467

Condition: Good


Paperback original, 19th printing. Spine creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Interior clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The Arizona alcohol rehab ranch was no picnic for J.P. Beaumont. First they stuck him in a room with a sleazy, teenage drug dealer named Joey Rothman. Then they sicked the local law on him when the punk was discovered shot dead with Beaumont’s own .38. But the party responsible for Joey’s early check-out wasn’t sat... View more info

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Lying in Wait (A J. P. Beaumont Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1996

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 007268

ISBN: 0380718413

Condition: Good


Spine creased and slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Seattle fisherman has died badly - bound, tortured and set ablaze aboard his boat on the Puget Sound. And with his death comes disturbing questions. . . and the key to a Pandora’s Box of evil that has remained tightly closed for over half a century. Else Didriksen is no longer the beautiful, troubled teenager who disappeared fro... View more info

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Injustice for All (A J.P. Beaumont Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 2001

Edition: Twenty-Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 007288

ISBN: 0380896419

Condition: Good


Paperback original, 25th printing, 376 pp. Spine creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. A nice copy. "It was like a scene from a movie: the beautiful blond screaming on a Washington beach, a dead man lying at her feet, the dashing Homicide detective arriving to offer kindness and solace to the distressed lady. What it wasn't was a restful vacation for J. P. Beaumont. And now a murderous mix of politics and passion is turning Beau's holiday into ... View more info

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Without Due Process (A J. P. Beaumont Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 2001

Edition: Seventeenth Printing

Seller ID: 007289

ISBN: 0380758377

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. "Officer Benjamin Harrison Weston was a model cop - until a maniac broke into his home and brutally murdered him, his wife and his children, but somehow missed his five-year-old son who was hiding in a closet. Now the top brass is suggesting that 'Gentle Ben' was dirty. But Homicide Detective J. P. Beaumont isn't about to let anybody drag his dead friend's reputation through ... View more info

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Dead Wrong (A Joanna Brady Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Paperbacks: 2007

Seller ID: 007783

ISBN: 0060540915

Condition: Very Good


'Tall' mass market paperback, 450 pp. Spine somewhat creased, a bit slanted, a little edge wear. Interior bright and clean. A nice copy. Twelfth in the Sheriff Joanna Brady mystery series. "Juggling a family and career has never been easy for Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady. Now the impending birth of her second child only adds to her burden, especially when two brutal crimes fall under her jurisdiction. "A corpse is discovered in the Arizona de... View more info

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Three Complete Novels (J.P. Beaumont Mystery Series) [Until Proven Guilty; Injustice for All; Trial By Fury

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Avenel, NJ, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007810

ISBN: 0517147645

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Blue cloth, red lettering, 539 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, small dampstain on front board, a few pages with light dampstaining at edges (text not affected). Light tanning. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear, a little scuffing to back panel. Signed by author on title page. A nice copy. Omnibus edition featuring the first three J.P. Beaumont mysteries. "J. A. Jance and her renowned character homicide detective J. P. Beaumont have... View more info

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Dead Wrong (A Joanna Brady Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007811

ISBN: 0060540907

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light over dark brown cloth, gold lettering, 362 pp. Spine slightly cocked, slight edge wear and rubbing, small dent to bottom edge of back board. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear. A nice copy. Twelfth in the Sheriff Joanna Brady mystery series. "Juggling a family and career has never been easy for Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady. Now the impending birth of her second child only adds to her burden, especially when two brutal crimes fall under he... View more info

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Lying in Wait (A J. P. Beaumont Mystery)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007812

ISBN: 0688020135

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black cloth over red boards, gold lettering, 303 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear and rubbing. Signed by author on title page. An attractive copy. "Seattle fisherman has died badly - bound, tortured and set ablaze aboard his boat on the Puget Sound. And with his death comes disturbing questions. . . and the key to a Pandora’s Box of evil that has remained tightly closed for over half a centu... View more info

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Long Time Gone (J. P. Beaumont Mystery Series)

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007814

ISBN: 0688138241

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Purple cloth over violet boards, gold lettering, 339 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear. A bright, attractive copy. "After more than 20 years of distinguished service with the Seattle PD, Jonas Piedmont Beaumont is now working for the Washinton State Attorney's Special Homicide Investigation Team or, as it's more commonly called, the S*** squad. But the more things change, the more they stay the ... View more info

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Hand of Evil (Ali Reynolds Mystery) [signed]

By: Jance, J. A.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Touchstone Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007815

ISBN: 1416537538

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Brown cloth over black boards, red lettering, 368 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear. Signed by author on title page. An attractive copy. Third in the Ali Reynolds series. "With his hand trapped in the door of a speeding car, a man struggles to remain upright as he's dragged along a deserted stretch of San Juan Road in Phoenix's South Mountain Preserve. It's the perfect place to drive a man to his grave - literall... View more info