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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. But her determined efforts to hunt down an assassin and clear her husband's name are placing Joanna and her surviving family in harm's way—because in the desert, the one thing more lethal than a rattler's bite . . . is the truth.

Synopsis:

Life is good for Joanna Brady in the small desert community of Bisbee. She has Jenny, her adored nine-year-old daughter, and solid, honest, and loving husband, Andy, a local lawman who's running for Sheriff of Cochise County. But her good life explodes when a bullet destroys Andy Brady's future and leaves him dying beneath the blistering Arizona sun. The police brass claim that Andy was dirty — up to his neck in drugs and smuggling — and that the shooting was a suicide attempt. Joanna knows a cover-up — and murder — when she sees it. But her efforts to track down an assassin and clear her husband's name place her and daughter Jenny in serious jeopardy. In the desert heat she finds that truth can be deadlier than a rattlesnake bite.

About the Author

J. A. Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and four interrelated thrillers about the Walker family, as well as a volume of poetry. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061774591
Author:
Jance, Judith A.
Publisher:
HarperTorch
Author:
Jance, J. A.
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Joanna Brady Mysteries
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.62x4.22x.86 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Life is good for Joanna Brady in the small desert community of Bisbee. She has Jenny, her adored nine-year-old daughter, and solid, honest, and loving husband, Andy, a local lawman who's running for Sheriff of Cochise County. But her good life explodes when a bullet destroys Andy Brady's future and leaves him dying beneath the blistering Arizona sun. The police brass claim that Andy was dirty — up to his neck in drugs and smuggling — and that the shooting was a suicide attempt. Joanna knows a cover-up — and murder — when she sees it. But her efforts to track down an assassin and clear her husband's name place her and daughter Jenny in serious jeopardy. In the desert heat she finds that truth can be deadlier than a rattlesnake bite.
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