Ali Reynolds

16 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,946 ratings

Edge of Evil Publisher's Summary

Successful TV journalist Alison Reynolds' career comes to an abrupt end when top executives decide they need a "younger face". As if that's not enough, Ali discovers her media mogul husband is cheating on her: and her best friend from high school is missing.
© J. A. Jance; (P)2006 Books in Motion
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  • Book 1

    • Edge of Evil

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Kris Faulkner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    Successful TV journalist Alison Reynolds' career comes to an abrupt end when top executives decide they need a "younger face". As if that's not enough, Ali discovers her media mogul husband is cheating on her: and her best friend from high school is missing.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Light mystery

    • By donna on 06-16-15

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Edge of Evil

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Kristen Kairos
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    The end of her high-profile broadcasting career came too soon for TV journalist Alison Reynolds - bounced off the air by executives who wanted a "younger face". With a divorce from her cheating husband of 10 years also pending, there is nothing keeping her in L.A. any longer.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Edge of Evil

    • By Heather on 12-16-09

    Regular price: $13.68

  • Book 2

    • 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 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    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

  • Book 3

    • Hand of Evil

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    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: literally. Starting with a crime so gruesome even prowling coyotes keep their distance from the remains, a killer begins crisscrossing the Southwest on a spree of grisly murders.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Tiresome

    • By Lori on 01-08-08

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 4

    • Cruel Intent

    • A Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    When Ali hires a contractor to help remodel her home, the last thing she expects is a suspected killer. But when the savagely murdered body of Morgan Forester is found by her twin daughters, Ali's contractor, Logan, is the primary suspect. He swears he has nothing to do with the killing--but no one, including Ali's dear friend, Detective Dave Holman, believes him. Can Ali help Logan prove his innocence? Will it cost her a dear friendship...or something even more precious than that?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It!

    • By Heather on 12-20-09

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 5

    • Trial by Fire

    • A Novel of Suspense
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    In the heat of the Arizona desert, a raging fire pushes temperatures to a deadly degree, and one woman is left to burn. Pulled naked and barely breathing from the fire, the victim has no idea who she is, let alone who would do this to her -- or why. In her hospital bed she drifts in and out of consciousness, her only means of communicating a blink of the eye.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Trial By Fire

    • By Jean on 01-26-10

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 6

    • Fatal Error

    • A Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    Ali Reynolds begins the summer thinking her most difficult challenge will be surviving a six-week- long course as the lone 40-something female at the Arizona Police Academy—not to mention taking over the 6:00 AM shift at her family’s restaurant while her parents enjoy a long overdue Caribbean cruise.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just OK

    • By Ida on 04-02-11

    Regular price: $27.94

  • Book 7

    • Left for Dead

    • A Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264

    When Santa Cruz County deputy sheriff Jose Reyes, Ali’s classmate from the Arizona Police Academy, is gunned down and left to die, he is at first assumed to be an innocent victim of the drug wars escalating across the border. But the crime scene investigation shows there’s much more to it than that, and soon he and his pregnant wife, Teresa, both fall under suspicion of wrongdoing. Ali owes Reyes a debt of gratitude for the help he gave her years earlier when she was dealing with a troubled friend. When she’s summoned to his bedside at Physicians Medical Center in Tucson, she can't turn away.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I absolutely loved this newest installment

    • By Frances on 04-19-12

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 8

    • Deadly Stakes

    • Ali Reynolds, Book 8
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    In Deadly Stakes, police-academy-trained former reporter Ali Reynolds is contacted to investigate the grisly murder of a gold-digging divorcee on behalf of a woman accused of the crime. Lynn Martinson is dating the dead woman's ex-husband, and she and her boyfriend, Chip Ralston, have been charged. Ali is simultaneously drawn to the case of A. J. Sanders, a frightened teen with secrets of his own.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ali works as investigating reporter

    • By Jean on 03-03-13

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 9

    • 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 379
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338

    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

  • Book 9.5

    • A Last Goodbye

    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Alison Fraser
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 90

    Ali Reynolds is finally getting married to her longtime love B. Simpson. They wanted a simple Christmas Eve wedding, but nothing is ever simple with Ali. Even as a motley crew of her friends—Leland Brooks, Sister Anselm, and others—descend on Vegas, the bride-to-be finds herself juggling last-minute wedding plans and a mystery in the form of a stray miniature dachshund. Ali’s grandson rescues the little dog, but Ali’s not in the market for a new pet right before her honeymoon, and leaves no stone unturned in hunting for the dog’s owner.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Entrancing

    • By Jean on 12-06-14

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 10

    • Cold Betrayal

    • A Novel
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329

    Ali Reynolds's longtime friend and Taser-carrying nun, Sister Anselm, rushes to the bedside of a young pregnant woman hospitalized for severe injuries after she was hit by a car on a deserted Arizona highway. The girl had been running away from The Family, a polygamous cult with no patience for those who try to leave its ranks. Something about her strikes a chord in Sister Anselm, reminding her of a case she worked years before, when another young girl wasn't so lucky.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful read

    • By Brenda Gibbons on 03-14-15

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 10.5

    • No Honor Among Thieves

    • An Ali Reynolds Novella
    • By: J. A. Jance
    • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    "A semi's gone over the embankment." The call wakes Sheriff Joanna Brady in the middle of the night, but what brings her fully alert is the rest of the story. The driver didn't drift off to sleep and cross the center line - he was shot, multiple times, by someone with serious firepower. And when the truck crashed through the guardrail, its payload wound up scattered all over the road - boxes upon boxes of Legos.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Arresting

    • By Jean on 09-07-16

    Regular price: $10.49

  • Book 11

    • 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 331
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288

    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

  • Book 12

    • 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 442
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402

    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

  • Book 13

    • 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 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Duel to the Death

    • By Serella Odea on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $24.49