After more than twenty years of distinguished service with the Seattle Police Department, Jonas Piedmont Beaumont is now working
for the Washington State Attorney's Special Homicide Investigation
Team or, as it's more commonly called, the SHIT squad. But the more
things change, the more they stay the same. An eyewitness to a
fifty-year-old murder has just come forward, and Beau has been
hand-picked to lead the investigation. While undergoing
hypnotherapy, a middle-aged nun unexpectedly recalls the grisly
details of a cold-blooded killing she witnessed when she was five
years old. Though fear has kept these memories repressed for half a
century, they've now risen to the surface to cast a harsh light on a
deadly plot that spans two generations. And Beau's caught in the
glare, facing a ruthless band of coconspirators willing to go to any
lengths to keep their secrets hidden.
Click to the right or left of the sample to turn the page.
(If no book jacket appears in a few seconds, then we don't have an excerpt of this book or your browser is unable to display it)
'While Jance writes without the humor of an Ed McBain or Robert B Parker, fans of those authors will appreciate Beaumont.' - PW
The information about Long Time Gone shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please send us a message with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added.
J.A. Jance (Judith Ann) is the New York Times bestselling author of the Joanna Brady series, the J. P. Beaumont series, three interrelated thrillers featuring the Walker family, and the Ali Reynolds series.
Born in South Dakota in 1944 and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona. Before becoming an author, she worked as a school librarian on a Native American reservation, as a teacher, and selling insurance. She lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.
Members review books pre-publication. Read their opinions in First Impressions
Win 5 books, each week in July!
Solve this clue:
and be entered to win..
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.