Posts tagged J A Jance

Book Review: “Long Time Gone” by J.A. Jance

This book was published in 2005 and is the first novel I’ve read by this author.  She is a giant in the field of mysteries and has written over thirty books. J.P. Beaumont used to be a detective with the Homicide Division of the San Francisco Police Department.  He changed jobs but not occupations and […]


2017 Tucson Festival of Books

Every March, Tucson hosts a festival of books at the University of Arizona campus.  This is the 9th year and is the second or third largest in the country.  Last year was the first year I attended and I made sure to go back this year.  I couldn’t have asked for better weather each time […]


“My Life in Writing” by J A Jance

This essay was in a collection called “How I Got Published,” edited by Ray White and Duane Lindsay, a Writer’s Digest Book.  My intention is to provide comments only on the content of the essay. This essay was taken from the author’s website and reprinted.  She discusses how she became a writer and how all […]