Without Due ProcessBook - 1992
A five-year-old boy becomes J.P. Beaumont's only hope of clearing the name of his friend, Officer Ben Weston, when Weston's murder brings out accusations of the dead man's connection with Seattle's gangs
Top ten New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance brings us another unforgettable mystery featuring Seattle detective J.P. Beaumont, who is fighting to save a frightened child from a brutal murderer.
What kind of monster would break into a man's home at night, then slaughter him and his family? The fact that the dead man was a model cop who was loved and respected by all only intensifies the horror. But the killer missed someone: a five-year-old boy who was hiding in the closet. Now word is being leaked out that the victim was "dirty." But Seattle P.D. Homicide Detective J.P. Beaumont isn't about to let anyone drag a murdered friend's reputation through the muck. And he'll put his own life on the firing line on the gang-ruled streets to save a terrified child who knows too much to live.
After a well-regarded police officer and his family are murdered, the officer's character comes into question, prompting a skeptical J. P. Beaumont to investigate the upper ranks of the Seattle PD and salvage his late friend's reputation. Reissue.