J.A. Jance takes a brave leap by bringing her two popular protagonists, separated by geography and writing styles, together for the first time in PARTNER IN CRIME. Jance's fans often break into two categories --- ones who like the curt, no-nonsense style of Seattle detective J. P. Beaumont, her original series mystery hero, and those who prefer the more sensitive, often searching-for-self style of the first female sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona, widow and mother Joanna Brady.
Sheriff Brady is confronted with a confounding mystery when a promising young artist dies suddenly and mysteriously the day before her grand opening in a Bisbee, Arizona art gallery. Shortly the