Jance, J(udith) A(nn)

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JANCE, J(udith) A(nn)

JANCE, J(udith) A(nn). American. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Children's fiction. Career: Pueblo High School, Tucson, AZ, teacher, 1966-68; Indian Oasis Schools, Sells, AZ, librarian, 1968-73; Equitable Life Assurance Society, New York, NY, life insurance salesperson and district manager, 1974-84. Writer, 1985-. Publications: MYSTERY NOVELS. J.P. BEAUMONT SERIES: Until Proven Guilty, 1985; Injustice for All, 1986; Trial by Fury, 1987; Improbable Cause, 1987; A More Perfect Union, 1988; Dismissed with Prejudice, 1989; Minor in Possession, 1990; Payment in Kind, 1991; Without Due Process, 1992; Failure to Appear, 1993; Lying in Wait, 1994; Name Withheld, 1995; Breach of Duty, 1999; Birds of Prey, 2001. JOANNA BRADY SERIES: Desert Heat, 1993; Tombstone Courage, 1994; Shoot/Don't Shoot, 1995; Dead to Rights, 1997; Skeleton Canyon, 1997; Rattlesnake Crossing, 1998; Outlaw Mountain, 1999; Devil's Claw, 2000; Paradise Lost, 2001; Partner in Crime, 2002; Exit Wounds, 2003. FOR CHILDREN: It's Not Your Fault, 1985; Dial Zero for Help: A Story of Parental Kidnapping, 1985; Welcome Home, Stranger: A Child's View of Family Alcoholism, 1986. OTHER: After the Fire (poetry), 1984; Hour of the Hunter (novel), 1991; Kiss of the Bees (novel), 2000.