An old woman, a hoarder, is dying of emphysema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In cleaning out her house, her daughter, Liza Machett, discovers a fortune in hundred dollar bills hidden in the tall stacks of books and magazines that crowd every corner.
Tracing the money’s origins will take Liza on a journey that will end in Cochise County, where Sheriff Joanna Brady is embroiled in a personal mystery of her own. A man she considers a family friend is found dead at the bottom of a hole in a limestone cavern near Bisbee. And now there is the mystery of Liza and the money. Are the two disparate cases connected? It’s up to Joanna to find out.
This is my first J.A. Jance book and I couldn’t out it down!
Remains of Innocence was perfect for me! It had several mysteries rolled into one. There was constant action the was easily followed. It painted a full picture while staying clean and appropriate. It was completely enthralling and thrilling.
WOW!! I’m going to need to read the rest of her books!
|Source:||Partners In Crime Virtual Book Tours|
|Setting:||Cochise County, Arizona|
|Series:||Joanna Brady Mysteries, 16|
J. A. Jance went on to become the New York Times bestselling author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, three interrelated thrillers featuring the Walker family, and Edge of Evil. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.
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