Synopses & Reviews
Fifty years ago, when she was five, Sister Mary Katherine witnessed something terrible . . .
A former Seattle policeman now working for the Washington State Attorney's Special Homicide Investigation Team, J.P. Beaumont has been hand-picked to lead the investigation into a half-century-old murder. An eyewitness to the crime, a middle-aged nun, has now recalled grisly, forgotten details while undergoing hypnotherapy.
It's a case as cold as the grave, and it's running headlong into another that's tearing at Beau's heart: the vicious slaying of his former partner's ex-wife. What's worse, his rapidly unraveling friend is the prime suspect.
Caught in the middle of a lethal conspiracy that spans two generations and a killing that hits too close to home -- targeted by a vengeful adversary and tempted by a potential romance that threatens to reawaken his personal demons -- Beaumont may suddenly have more on his plate than he can handle, and far too much to survive.
“J.A. Jance knows suspense. Her latest thriller shines. . . .Jance is addictive.” Statesman Journal (Oregon)
“J.A. Jance does not disappoint her fans.” Washington Times
“Credible and entertaining.” Orlando Sentinel
“Suspenseful, action-packed.” Dallas Morning News
“Taut . . . entertaining.” Entertainment Weekly
Praise for J.A. Jance:“Jance delivers a devilish page-turner.” People
“Taut, colorful...The clever and complex plot line...shows Jance at her best.” Publishers Weekly
“Crisply written and filled with suspense.” Tucson Citizen
When a nun recalls the grisly details of an unsolved murder she witnessed as a child 50 years ago, Seattle Special Homicide Investigation Team member J.P. Beaumont struggles to solve one of his most baffling and dangerous cases yet in this "New York Times" bestseller.
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 five 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.