Without Due Process

Without Due Process

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
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

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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.



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& Taylor

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.

Publisher: New York : W. Morrow : Avon Books, c1992
ISBN: 9780688114596
0688114598
9780380758371
0380758377
Branch Call Number: MYS JAN
Characteristics: 302 p. ; 24 cm

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DorisWaggoner
Apr 11, 2016

Beau has to juggle lots of subplots here that come together in the end--everything from gang warfare to dirty cops to keeping alive a five-year old witness who's the only one who saw the killer. Beau's own emotions swing back and forth in this one, making him more human as we come to know him better. His relationships with Peters and Ames mature in this book, as well.

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soanil
Dec 15, 2010

She can write focusing on only one topic and not jumbo-mumbo like most of other authors------good job and becoming her fan

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