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Since the disbanding of the Special Homicide Investigation Team, JP Beaumont's biggest concern is pondering whether he and his wife, Mel, should finally get a dog. But one voicemail from his old friend Ralph Ames is about to change that. Through Ralph, Beau has become involved in an organization called The Last Chance, which enlists a number of retired homicide investigators to tackle long unsolved cold cases. The one that has just landed on Beau's plate is a 30-year-old missing person case.

The facts are muddy at best; Janice Marie Harrison's car was found abandoned near a bridge, and scratched in the dirt nearby was the word "sorry". It's possible her death was a suicide, but her body was never found. And as Beau begins to investigate, he discovers that no one connected to Janice - not her once all-star football player widower, Anders; not her long-grieving, sister, Estelle; not sheriff Gavin Loper, who was deputy sheriff at the time of Janice's disappearance; and not Anders' second wife, Betsy - is exactly what they seem. The question is, which of them knows the truth?

And why have they kept it buried?

©2017 J. A. Jance (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • yesrek
  • 05-02-18

audible rip off

to pay $9.58 for this 80 min book = total rip off. I love ja Jance but this was just not worth it.

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  • Mary Sandell
  • 07-09-17

Not So Hot

Gene Engene nara test much bette r than this guy. He detracts from the story .

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  • Mildred B. Gowen
  • 21-09-17

Great short story.

I always love JP Beaumont and this book was definitely not a disappointment. I loved it!

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  • Polly Mason
  • 11-09-17

Fantastic short story!!

JA Jance has done it again an amazing story keep me glued to the edge of my chair!!

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