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    • Field of Bones

    • A Brady Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    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 760
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      4 out of 5 stars 603
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      4 out of 5 stars 612

    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

    • 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 197
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    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

    • Desert Heat

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 473
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 416

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great beginning to a terrific series

    • By CatBookMom on 01-07-12

    Regular price: $25.09

    • 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 259
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    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

    • 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 219
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    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

    • Injustice for All

    • J. P. Beaumont Series, Book 2
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 328
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    The blonde on the beach was screaming. A dead man lay at her feet. But the murder is only the first ingredient J. P. Beaumont discovers in a deadly mixture of politics and passion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Act With a Conscience

    • By Pamela Dale Foster on 06-05-13

    Regular price: $18.89

    • 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 206
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    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

    • Tombstone Courage

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    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

    • 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 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    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

    • Dead Wrong

    • Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 12
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    Juggling a family and a career is never easy - and it's becoming a real challenge for Sheriff Joanna Brady. Coping with the impending delivery of her second child as well as a staff shortage, the last thing Joanna needs is two serious crimes. First, the body of an unidentified man is found in the desert, all of his fingers savagely severed. Then one of Joanna's officers is brutally attacked while on an unauthorized stakeout. Being a sheriff has become what she is, and Joanna will risk everything to see that justice is done.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done

    • By E J Elliston on 12-29-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • 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 492
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 447
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    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

    • Partner in Crime

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Debra Monk, Cotter Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Rochelle Baxter was an artist recently arrived from Washington State, cruelly cut down in the early stages of a promising career. Now all that remains of her lies on a cold slab in the Cochise County morgue, and Sheriff Joanna Brady knows that murder has once again infected her small desert community. But there is more to this homicide than initially meets the eye: the victim died while under government protection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Where is Gene?

    • By Willliam on 05-28-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • 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 204
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    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

    • 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 612
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 545
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 544

    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

    • Rattlesnake Crossing

    • Joanna Brady Mysteries, Book 6
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    Sheriff Joanna Brady is the law in Cochise County, and she will never allow her personal trials to interfere with the job she was elected to do - especially now that death has invaded Bisbee, Arizona, and has shattered the small desert town's fragile peace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Seriously odd narrator

    • By karen on 01-13-14

    Regular price: $28.51

    • 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 475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418

    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

    • 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 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    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

    • Devil's Claw

    • Joanna Brady, Book 8
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Set against the backdrop of the modern west, this gripping tale finds Sheriff Brady juggling a precarious overload in both her personal and professional lives. About to be married, Joanna's facing a daughter turning 12 and going on 20, a meddlesome mother micro-managing her wedding, and new in-laws arriving any day. But amidst the uproar, the report of a homicide at Cochise Stronghold in the Dragoon Mountains quickly captures Joanna's full attention. An Indian woman has been found shot to death - a woman recently released from prision after serving time for the manslaughter killing of her husband. She is the mother of a missing 15-year-old, Lucy Ridder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book. Mispronounced "Ft Huachucha" nags a bit

    • By Livia on 09-18-14

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Fire and Ice

    • A Beaumont and Brady Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber, Erik Davies
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    Not since Partner in Crime have New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance's beloved series characters shared a stage. But now, in a pair of cases that cross state lines, Beaumont and Brady are back! Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont is working a series of murders in which six young women have been wrapped in tarps, doused with gasoline, and set on fire. Their charred remains have been creating a grisly pattern of death across western Washington.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a barn burner, but a nice way to pass the time

    • By Patroo on 07-24-09

    Regular price: $28.51

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