Mar 22, 2013

Deadly Stakes: A Novel by J.A. Jance


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*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader  *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you. *Post it. *Add your (url) post in Linky at Freda's Voice.


"That's the problem," Detective Cutter said. "We don't know who the victim is. No identification was found on the body, and so far, no one matching the victim's description has been reported missing anywhere in the Phoenix metropolitan area. We initially thought that finding the owner of the phone would lead us to the victim."

"But I'm not dead," Lynn objected.
Title: Deadly Stakes: A Novel by J.A. Jance
Published February 5, 2013; Touchstone
Description: Ali Reynolds finds herself working against the police to clear two innocent names…with deadly stakes. Police academy-trained former reporter Ali Reynolds investigates the murder of a gold-digging divorcee on behalf of a woman accused of the crime. Lynn Martinson is dating the dead woman’s ex-husband, and she and her boyfriend Chip Ralston have been charged.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very mysterious... sounds like an interesting book.
My 56

Maria D. said...

This sounds really good! I love mystery books and police proceedurals. I'm ashamed to admit that I haven't read a J.A. Jance book yet but I've heard great things about them.

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Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I'm definitely curious now! Thanks for sharing...and here's
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fredamans said...

Whoa, sounds like something really wicked is about to happen!

Vicki said...

Sounds good, I love this type of book!

Suko said...

Fab 56! It sounds like a great mystery in the pages.

The Bookworm said...

This does sound intense.

Jemi Fraser said...

That is an awesome snippet! I'm adding Jance to my wishlist :)

Brian Joseph said...

This passage was neat. It actually could work as quote on the back of a book.

Staci said...

The last line sold it for me!!!!!!!!!! How creepy and scary to have your phone be on a dead person's body!

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