A J.P. Beaumont Novella
On Sale: July 21, 2015
Featuring: J.P. Beaumont; Mel Soames
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Mystery | Mystery Woman Sleuth
Life has shifted for J. P. Beaumont. After a tragic
that devastatedâ€”and ultimately disbandedâ€”his Special
Homicide Investigation Team, he accepts that he has left
homicide detection behind at this point, but he has a lot
unanticipated free time on his hands. He's keeping busy
renovations on the new house that he and his wife Mel
Soames, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Bellingham,
Washington, have bought. But new fixtures and paint
can occupy only so much of Beau's daily life, and Mel is
encouraging him to return to where he is needed:
In the meantime, she is struggling to gain control of her
new situation, cast into a department where some are
welcomingâ€”and some are not. It's been a few months, and
tension in the police department is rising, but Beau
realizes Mel has to tackle things in her own way, so he
refrains from advising. But when Beau shows up one
to survey the construction at their new house and finds
Mel's car there but no sign of her, his investigative
instincts kick in. Suddenly he's back in the gameâ€”except
this time, his heart is on the line as well as his
1 comment posted.
Re: Stand Down
My favorite J.A Jance series of all: J.P Beaumont! I've read every one of them, including the collaboration with Stuart Woods. Superlative series.
(Kathleen Bylsma 9:25pm July 20, 2015)
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