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A spellbinding story of life and death, rage and murder in the silent Arizona night from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance
In the desert, a Native American woman is deadan ex-con once jailed for the murder of her husbandand her teenage daughter has vanished into the long shadows of the night-still canyons. A dedicated law officer, Sheriff Joanna Brady of Cochise County has suffered stoically through loss and painyet she has never wavered in her commitment to duty and the pursuit of justice. Now, as she stands on the brink of a new life and new happiness, death is summoning her once more, calling her down a twisted trail of hatred, greed, and devastating consequence to the black heart of the Dragoon Mountains.There is no respite yet for Joanna Bradyonly a terrifying excursion into a world of passion and violence, where long-buried secrets are the best reasons of all to kill . . . or to die.
J. A. Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and four interrelated thrillers about the Walker family. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.