Second Watch

Second Watch

Book - 2013
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With Second Watch, New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance delivers another thought-provoking novel of suspense starring Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont.

Second Watch shows Beaumont taking some time off to get knee replacement surgery, but instead of taking his mind off work, the operation plunges him into one of the most perplexing mysteries he's ever faced.

His past collides with his present in this complex and thrilling story that explores loss and heartbreak, duty and honor, and, most importantly, the staggering cost of war and the debts we owe those who served in the Vietnam War, and those in uniform today.

ISBN: 9780062134677
Characteristics: 358 pages ;,24 cm.


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Dec 15, 2020

Beaumont is my favorite character. I got all turned around at the end and found it difficult to follow, first time ever for one of theses beloved novels.

Mar 08, 2019

J.P. Beaumont

CHRISTI_14 May 09, 2018

Wonderful to have discovered this writer and the character Beau.
Beau is an interesting character. I like the way he thinks.

The real story about the Vietnam war and how it affects people today is powerful. And the people who sacrificed their lives for their country are honoured.

I am enjoying reading this writer and will read more of her.

madcap378 Jan 03, 2018

Been a while since I have read a J A Jance book but still enjoyable read, despite the different styles that are around in the intervening years.
If you enjoyed her books before, they should still please you!

Mar 12, 2016

Working on a cold case while "on leave" isn't Beaumont's usual, and I enjoyed it. Yes, it started off slowly, but give the guy a break. He's recovering from double knee replacement surgery. In reality, he would be a lot slower than he is shown to be. Knowing what surgery and post-surgery drugs do to one's brain, that part of the plot's not far fetched. I also appreciated his tribute to vets. I enjoy all Jance's series, but Beau's my favorite. They're a quick read, but always have meat and a moral point to them.

Jun 24, 2014

J A Jance is one of my favorite authors-love all her books.

Nov 01, 2013

I used to love zipping through these J.P Beaumont novels, but this drifted off into slow-poke territory. Maybe because I've gravitated toward Daniel Silva, Alex Berenson, Robert Crais, and Micheal Connelly lately, Jance's pacing and characters seem pokey in comparison. It was disappointing because I've enjoyed her books so much in the past.

Sep 18, 2013

can you get the audio book?

Aug 11, 2013

Any word on a release date? Been on order for a long time.

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