Devil S Claw

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061998980
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A spellbinding story of life and death, rage and murder in the silent Arizona night from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance In the desert, a Native American woman is dead—an ex-con once jailed for the murder of her husband—and her teenage daughter has vanished into the long shadows of the night-still canyons. A dedicated law officer, Sheriff Joanna Brady of Cochise County has suffered stoically through loss and pain—yet she has never wavered in her commitment to duty and the pursuit of justice. Now, as she stands on the brink of a new life and new happiness, death is summoning her once more, calling her down a twisted trail of hatred, greed, and devastating consequence to the black heart of the Dragoon Mountains.There is no respite yet for Joanna Brady—only a terrifying excursion into a world of passion and violence, where long-buried secrets are the best reasons of all to kill . . . or to die.

Skeleton Canyon

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061998959
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A chilling story of deadly desire and cold murder from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance A pretty, popular teenager never returned from her secret tryst in Skeleton Canyon. Perhaps it was 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, hidden in a desolate corner of the Southwestern Desert—where the next blood that feeds the parched earth could be her own.

Outlaw Mountain

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061998973
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A breathtaking story of senseless, brutal death in a desolate terrain from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance What kind of monster would savagely murder a 71-year-old and leave her battered corpse to rot in the Arizona desert? A crime so patently inhuman, it shocks even those who should be used to death—like Joanna Brady, sheriff of Cochise County. But the slaying of a complex and truly uncommon senior is only one thread in a bloody tapestry—as death follows death in horrific succession, leading one dedicated officer of the law to risk everything as she seeks answers in the lethal shadow of Outlaw Mountain.

Rattlesnake Crossing

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061998966
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A gun dealer is the first to die, his entire stock of weapons cleaned out. But the killer isn’t finished yet, as a series of brutal, blood-chilling murders paralyzes the small Southwestern community the maniac has chosen to feed upon. Every stranger is suspect, every house the possible sanctuary of a monster who skillfully eludes each move of his pursuers. With fear electric and crackling in the bone-dry Arizona air, Sheriff Joanna Brady of Cochise County knows that she is the one who must protect the town she was chosen to serve. But her desperate hunt for a murderer is leading her into terrifying places . . . and it threatens to take a terrible personal toll on the people she most dearly loves.

Exit Wounds

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780062088154
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The intense desert heat has brought horror to a small corner of the Southwest. A body lies lifeless in an airless trailer, surrounded by seventeen others. It is a crime unspeakable in its conception and execution—a nightmare strangely connected to a grisly slaughter in a neighboring state, where the corpses of two women are found tied up, naked, and gruesomely posed on a rancher's land. A day that started out hot has already turned blistering for Joanna Brady, the sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona, for terror has moved into her small town to stay. And the nightmare will not end until she uncovers the roots of a monstrous obsession buried somewhere in the most frightening dark shadows of the past.

Partner In Crime

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061961717
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For the first time, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling suspense master J. A. Jance brings together her two most beloved creations: Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady and Seattle investigator J.P. Beaumont. The dead woman on a cold slab in the Arizona morgue was a talented artist recently arrived from the West Coast. The Washington State Attorney General's office thinks this investigation is too big for a small-town female law officer to handle, so they're sending Sheriff Joanna Brady some unwanted help—a seasoned detective named Beaumont. Sheriff Brady resents his intrusion, and Bisbee, Arizona, with its ghosts and memories, is the last place J.P. Beaumont wants to be. But the twisting desert road they must reluctantly travel together is leading them into a very deadly nest of rattlers. And if they hope to survive, suddenly trust is the only option they have left . . .

Tombstone Courage

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006175434X
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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. For the two bodies baking in the harsh Southwestern sun are connected by sinister threads that reach back generations -- and by devastating family secrets of greed, hatred and shocking abuse that could destroy the innocent along with the guilty.

Shoot Don T Shoot

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061751790
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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. And an impromptu investigation, with no official sanction and no back up, is drawing a cold, ingenious serial killer much too close to Brady for comfort—and, worse still, closer to her little girl.

Judgment Call

Autor: J. A. Jance
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780061732805
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New York Times bestselling authorJ.A. Jance's acclaimed sheriff Joanna Bradyreturns in a twisting mystery set against the beauty and isolation of the Arizona desert. When Joanna Brady's daughter, Jenny, stumbles across the body of her high-school principal, Debra Highsmith, in the desert, the search for justice leads straight to her own door. Now Joanna is forced to face the possibility that her beloved daughter may be less than perfect—especially when a photo from the crime scene ends up on Facebook. A photo only one person close to the crime scene could have taken. Navigating her way through the unfamiliar world of social media, Joanna discovers shocking—and incriminating—information. She also discovers that the quiet, upstanding principal had a hidden past, full of mysterious secrets. As the seasoned sheriff juggles professional constraints and personal demands, she finds herself walking a fine line between justice and family that has never been so blurred.

Hand Of Evil

Autor: J.A. Jance
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847397034
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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 mountain road. 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, a killer begins crisscrossing the southern states on a spree of grisly murders. A hundred miles away, Ali Reynolds is grieving. The newscasting job she once delighted in is gone and so is the philandering husband she loved and thought she knew. When a member of the family who gave Ali a generous scholarship for her education decades earlier suddenly requests a meeting, Ali wonders what it can mean. But before she can satisfy her curiosity, she receives another startling call: a friend's teenage daughter has disappeared. Ali offers to help but, in doing so, she unknowingly begins a quest that will reveal a deadly ring of secrets, at the centre of which stand two undiscriminating killers.