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    • Field of Bones

    • A Brady Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227

    This time, Sheriff Joanna Brady may expect to see her maternity leave through to completion, but the world has other plans when a serial homicide case surfaces in her beloved Cochise County. Rather than staying home with her newborn and losing herself in the cold cases to be found in her father’s long-unread diaries, Joanna instead finds herself overseeing a complex investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Series

    • By Jean on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • No Rest for the Dead

    • By: David Baldacci (introduction), Laurie H. Armstrong, Sandra Brown, and others
    • Narrated by: James Colby, Richard Ferrone, Carol Monda
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 783
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 625
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 633

    More than 20 New York Times best-selling authors team up to create a first-rate serial novel -- a collaboration that combines the skills of America’s greatest storytellers to produce a gripping, spellbinding mystery.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as expected

    • By Carrie on 07-12-11

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Desert Heat

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432

    A cop lies dying beneath the blistering Arizona sun - a local lawman who may well have become the next sheriff of Cochise County. The police brass claim that Andy Brady was dirty, and that his shooting was a suicide attempt. Joanna Brady, his devoted wife and mother of their nine-year-old daughter, knows a cover-up when she hears one...and murder when she sees it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How happy was that??!!

    • By karen on 03-09-15

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Proof of Life

    • A J. P. Beaumont Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319

    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 because a long-ago case was solved doesn't mean it's over.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please bring the other narrator back!

    • By Laurel Lynn on 09-10-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Shoot Don't Shoot

    • Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 3
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    A prisoner languishes in a Phoenix jail cell, accused of brutally slaying his estranged wife. No one believes the man is innocent, except the new female sheriff of Cochise County, in town for a crash course in police training. Joanna Brady is out of her jurisdiction?and possibly in over her head. For a human monster is on the prowl, hiding the grisly evidence of his horrific crimes in the vast emptiness of the Arizona desert.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good book

    • By Linda on 12-31-09

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Tombstone Courage

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    With grit, courage and dogged determination, Joanne challenged the status quo -- and won. Now, as newly elected Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona, she must battle the prejudice and hostility of a mistrustful, male-dominated police force -- and solve a grisly double homicide that threatens to tear the sleepy desert community to pieces.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Novice sheriff

    • By Sassy1980 on 11-03-12

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Duel to the Death

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    After taking down the man responsible for his best friend's death, Stuart Ramey thinks the case is finally closed. That is, until Stu finds himself left with a multimillion-dollar fortune in Bitcoin in a desperate bid by Frigg, a rogue AI program created by the killer, to keep itself from being fully deactivated. To sort out his situation and take Frigg down for good, Stu enlists the help of Ali Reynolds and the rest of his cyber-security colleagues at High Noon Enterprises. But they are not the only ones who know about Frigg's existence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Jean on 05-06-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Downfall

    • A Brady Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431

    With a baby on the way, sudden deaths in the family from which to recover, a reelection campaign looming, and a daughter heading off for college, Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady has her hands full when a puzzling new case hits her department, demanding every resource she has at her disposal.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • J.A. Jance at her best.

    • By Jean on 09-25-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Skeleton Canyon

    • Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 5
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    A pretty, popular teenager never returned from her secret tryst in Skeleton Canyon. Perhaps it was a youthful rage or savage passion that ripped the life from a child of privilege and abandoned her broken body to the cold Arizona night. Or maybe she stumbled onto something terrible, something too dangerous to know. Now dark secrets about a future hideously destroyed are pulling Sheriff Joanna Brady of Cochise County into a lethal nest of lies and greed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Positive feedback

    • By DM on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Payment in Kind

    • J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 9
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    The bloody corpses in the broom closet of a Seattle School District building looked like a classic crime of passion, but 20-year-old clues point J. P. Beaumont to something much more sinister.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and great website

    • By Stephanie on 02-22-10

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Man Overboard

    • An Ali Reynolds Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 507
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 458

    Roger McGeary, a brilliant software engineer, has gifted himself with an upscale cruise in honor of his 40th birthday. When he falls to his death from the balcony of his stateroom suite, the incident is quickly declared a suicide. Only his maiden aunt, a tough-as-nails woman who runs a racehorse refuge, refuses to take "case closed" for an answer and turns to Ali Reynolds at High Noon Enterprises to look into the situation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Imaginative

    • By Jean on 04-20-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Dead to Rights

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    A woman is cruelly cut down in a remote corner of Arizona, killed on her nineteenth wedding anniversary by a drunk motorist. A year later, the driver himself dies badly, and all suspicions point to the slain woman's still-grieving husband as his murderer. But the truth is rarely black and white in the long Southwestern shadows, and one law officer is not rushing to condemn the tragic widower so quickly - Joanna Brady, sheriff of Cochise County.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bad Narration ruins the book

    • By Jenny on 06-15-12

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Improbable Cause

    • J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 5
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    J. P. Beaumont has a dead dentist on his hands. His suspects include a sexually abused dental assistant, a brutalized wife, and her ex-con lover.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just What I Wanted

    • By Grandpa N on 12-17-09

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Trial by Fury

    • J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 3
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    The body lies amid the garbage behind a Seattle grocery store. He was a high-school basketball coach - and J. P. Beaumont discovers he was lynched.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Story good, narration grating

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-18-14

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Judgment Call

    • Joanna Brady Mysteries
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    When Joanna Brady's daughter, Jenny, stumbles across the body of her high school principal, Debra Highsmith, in the desert, the Cochise County sheriff's personal and professional worlds collide. Though she's tried to protect her children from the dangers of the grown-up world, the search for justice leads straight to her own door and forces her to face the possibility that her beloved daughter may be less perfect than she seems. Yet the deeper Joanna digs, the more complications she uncovers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Having Joanna back.

    • By Mara on 08-14-12

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Web of Evil

    • A Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 243
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    As she passes the site of a horrifying accident, Ali is grateful that it's no longer her job to report the news, until she finds out that the news is her own: the victim is Ali's cheating husband. And soon she'll find herself the prime suspect at the center of a terrifying web of evil.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in you, Judy!

    • By Cheryl on 01-20-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Remains of Innocence

    • A Brady Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556

    Sheriff Joanna Brady must solve two perplexing cases that may be tied together in New York Times best-selling author J. A. Jance's thrilling tale of suspense that brings to life Arizona's Cochise County and the desert Southwest in all its beauty and mystery. An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Narrator

    • By Rhonda on 07-28-14

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Dance of the Bones

    • A J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: J. R. Horne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 290
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 258

    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' real killer and clear his name.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Walker Mystery

    • By TB on 09-09-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Moving Target

    • Ali Reynolds, Book 9
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352

    Lance Tucker, an incarcerated juvenile offender and talented hacker in his own right, is set on fire one night and severely burned while hanging Christmas decorations in a lockup rec room. B. Simpson, Ali Reynolds's fiance and the man who helped put Lance in jail, feels obliged to get to the bottom of what happened. With Ali off in England to help Leland Brooks at a reunion with his long-estranged family, B. turns to someone else to help out - Ali's good friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievable plot and characters.Terrible dialogue

    • By MidwestGeek on 10-04-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Clawback

    • An Ali Reynolds Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    When Ali's parents lose their life savings to a Ponzi scheme, her father goes to confront his longtime friend and financial advisor only to stumble into the scene of a bloody double homicide. With her father suddenly a prime suspect, Ali and her husband work to clear her father's name while at the same time seeking justice for her parents as well as the scheme's other suddenly impoverished victims, one of who is a stone-cold killer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Jance's best...

    • By karen on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $20.99

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