Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Writer's Block: J.A. Jance

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 3:30 PM

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Author J.A. Jance has added yet another suspenseful New York Times bestseller to the Ali Reynolds series. Her new book, "Left for Dead," went on sale Feb. 7 and has already received raving reviews. (293 pages, $25.99 hardcover)

"Engaging...Ali charms the locals into giving valuable if inadvertent clues." - Publishers Weekly

"A truly thrilling case with red herrings, characters coming out of the woodwork, back stories that will make you gasp, and a conclusion that you will not see coming!" - Suspense Magazine

Here is a brief summary of "Left for Dead" from Touchstone Books:

When Santa Cruz deputy Jose Reyes, one of Ali's classmates fromt he Arizona Police Academy, is gunned down during a seemingly routine traffic stop, he fights to cling to life. As the crime scene investigation unfolds, shocking evidence suggests ties to the seamy underworld of the drug trade and casts a sudden shadow of suspicion over Jose and his pregnant wife, Teresa, who realize that their battle has only just begun.

Author biography from Touchstone Books:


J.A. Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of the Ali Reynolds series, the J.P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, and four interrelated southwestern thrillers featuring the Walker family. 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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