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Lying in Wait (J. P. Beaumont Mysteries)

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A Seattle fisherman has died badly—bound, tortured and set ablaze aboard his boat on the Puget Sound. And with his death comes disturbing questions . . . and the key to a Pandora's Box of evil that has remained tightly closed for over half a century.

Else Didriksen is no longer the beautiful, troubled teenager who disappeared from detective J.P. Beaumont's life thirty years earlier. Now she is a homicide victim's widow-frightened, desperate and trapped in a web of murderous greed that reaches out from a time of unrelenting terror. And the dark, deadly secrets that hold Else prisoner threaten to ensnare Beau and new partner Sue Danielson as well-and to rock their world in ways they never dreamed possible.

Synopsis:

The winner of the 1993 American Mystery Award returns with a new blockbuster. When J.P. Beaumont finds a dismembered body on a Seattle fishing boat--then meets an old friend whose husband recently died--he is propelled on a trip down memory lane where two worlds unite . . . waitingnse".--Mostly Murder.

Synopsis:

A Seattle fisherman has died badly-; bound, tortured and set ablaze aboard his boat on the Puget Sound. And with his death comes disturbing questions . . . and the key to a Pandora's Box of evil that has remained tightly closed for over half a century.

Else Didriksen is no longer the beautiful, troubled teenager who disappeared from detective J.P. Beaumont's life thirty years earlier. Now she is a homicide victim's widow-frightened, desperate and trapped in a web of murderous greed that reaches out from a time of unrelenting terror. And the dark, deadly secrets that hold Else prisoner threaten to ensnare Beau and new partner Sue Danielson as well-and to rock their world in ways they never dreamed possible.

About the Author

J.A. Jance is the American Mystery Award-winning author of the popular J.P. Beaumont mystery series as well as eight mysteries featuring Joanna Brady. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380718412
Author:
Jance, J. A.
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
Jance, J. A.
Author:
by J. A Jance
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
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:
Seattle
Subject:
Seattle (Wash.) Fiction.
Subject:
Beaumont, J. P.
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Seattle (Wash.)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
J. P. Beaumont Mysteries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
nr. 76
Publication Date:
19960101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6.88x4.22x1.07 in. .41 lbs.

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Product details 400 pages Avon Books - English 9780380718412 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The winner of the 1993 American Mystery Award returns with a new blockbuster. When J.P. Beaumont finds a dismembered body on a Seattle fishing boat--then meets an old friend whose husband recently died--he is propelled on a trip down memory lane where two worlds unite . . . waitingnse".--Mostly Murder.
"Synopsis" by , A Seattle fisherman has died badly-; bound, tortured and set ablaze aboard his boat on the Puget Sound. And with his death comes disturbing questions . . . and the key to a Pandora's Box of evil that has remained tightly closed for over half a century.

Else Didriksen is no longer the beautiful, troubled teenager who disappeared from detective J.P. Beaumont's life thirty years earlier. Now she is a homicide victim's widow-frightened, desperate and trapped in a web of murderous greed that reaches out from a time of unrelenting terror. And the dark, deadly secrets that hold Else prisoner threaten to ensnare Beau and new partner Sue Danielson as well-and to rock their world in ways they never dreamed possible.

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