James Patterson Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones

4 books in series
3 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

James Patterson Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones Publisher's Summary

College Sophomore Autumn Boyd lies dead on the Charleston Battery. Her Uncle Boyd Tanner is out to solve this murder, on his own. Tanner is on leave from duty in Iraq. Unknown to Tanner, is Detective Frank Jones. Jones is a seven year veteran of Homicide. Fighting personal demons and a Chief who hates him, Jones investigates Autumn's murder without any leads. The only way he can save his job is to solve this case. Since he re-assigned he has to use the only lead he can find, Autumn's Uncle, Boyd Tanner. His heart and mind broken, from war and death now at home, both Detective Jones and Boyd pursues answers like men running a marathon. Time is running out before Tanner is duty bound to return to Iraq and keep Frank from turning in his shield. Each lead he uncovers leads to unpredictable choices and consequences. Nothing is as it should be.

Tanner's girlfriend Anne Willow provides physical and emotional tender care. Yet she fails to realize how far deep this case goes down the rabbit hole of Charleston. Yet Boyd has no idea how connected to this case Anne is as she runs from being straight to a Bi-sexual.

As Boyd runs a gauntlet of drug dealers, shady police, and political red tape, he realizes he has to act on his own for justice.

©2011 Eugene Cole Bolchoz (P)2015 Eugene Cole Bolchoz
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  • Book 1

    • James Patterson Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones

    • By: Leslie Indigo Nicole
    • Narrated by: Kat Heiser
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 15

    College Sophomore Autumn Boyd lies dead on the Charleston Battery. Her Uncle Boyd Tanner is out to solve this murder, on his own. Tanner is on leave from duty in Iraq. Unknown to Tanner, is Detective Frank Jones. Jones is a seven year veteran of Homicide. Fighting personal demons and a Chief who hates him, Jones investigates Autumn's murder without any leads. The only way he can save his job is to solve this case. Since he re-assigned he has to use the only lead he can find, Autumn's Uncle, Boyd Tanner.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Waste your Money

    • By Cathy on 05-15-16

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 2

    James Patterson Still Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones audiobook cover art
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  • Book 3

    • James Patterson Can't Beat Detective Frank Jones: Volume 3

    • By: Leslie Indigo Nicole
    • Narrated by: Jeff Spadafore
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Detective Frank Jones is lost in Heaven; a gay club in London. After catching his wife in the garage fisting his partner, Detective Mary Parker, Detective Jones loses both his job and his wife. Yet his not-by-the-book investigation tactics helps convict the wife of Senator William Stone for the murder of 22-year-old college student, Autumn Boyd. Due to the political influence in Charleston, Frank is forced to take a job as an agent with the new Black Bureau Agency. This new agency is supposed to oversee ethical violations by local, state, and other federal agencies.

    Regular price: $3.95

  • Book 4

    James Patterson Can't Beat Private Investigator/Attorney Frank Jones: Nor his Detective Dog Trouble audiobook cover art
    • James Patterson Can't Beat Private Investigator/Attorney Frank Jones: Nor his Detective Dog Trouble

    • By: Leslie Indigo Nicole
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