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A More Perfect Union (J. P. Beaumont Mysteries)

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A shocking photo screamed from the front pages of the tabloids—the last moments of a life captured for all the world to see. The look of sheer terror eternally frozen on the face of the doomed woman indicated that her fatal fall from an upper story of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper was no desperate suicide—and that look will forever haunt Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont. But his hunt for answers and justice is leading to more death, and to dark and terrible secrets scrupulously guarded by men of steel behind the locked doors of a powerful union that extracts its dues payments in blood.

Synopsis:

On a routine investigation, Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont turns up a hard-as-nails ironworkers union corrupted by kickbacks, bribes and the promise of easy money. Beaumont is determined to make the union pay its dues, but the hard hats want Beaumont to take a hike--off a high rise!

Synopsis:

A shocking photo screamed from the front pages of the tabloids — the last moments of a life captured for all the world to see. The look of sheer terror eternally frozen on the face of the doomed woman indicated that her fatal fall from an upper story of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper was no desperate suicide — and that look will forever haunt Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont. But his hunt for answers and justice is leading to more death, and to dark and terrible secrets scrupulously guarded by men of steel behind the locked doors of a powerful union that extracts its dues payments in blood.

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance was born in South Dakota, brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, and now lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380754137
Author:
Jance, J. A.
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
Jance, J. A.
Author:
by J. A Jance
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Washington (state)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Police procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Beaumont, j. p. (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Seattle (Wash.)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
J. P. Beaumont Mysteries (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19881101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.94x4.25x.99 in. .39 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages Avon Books - English 9780380754137 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , On a routine investigation, Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont turns up a hard-as-nails ironworkers union corrupted by kickbacks, bribes and the promise of easy money. Beaumont is determined to make the union pay its dues, but the hard hats want Beaumont to take a hike--off a high rise!
"Synopsis" by , A shocking photo screamed from the front pages of the tabloids — the last moments of a life captured for all the world to see. The look of sheer terror eternally frozen on the face of the doomed woman indicated that her fatal fall from an upper story of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper was no desperate suicide — and that look will forever haunt Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont. But his hunt for answers and justice is leading to more death, and to dark and terrible secrets scrupulously guarded by men of steel behind the locked doors of a powerful union that extracts its dues payments in blood.
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