Betrayal of Trust

Betrayal of Trust

Audiobook CD - 2011
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When a girl is strangled to death and the crime is captured on a grainy cell phone video, suspicion falls on the teenage grandson of Washington State's governor. To get to the truth, the governor calls on J.P. Beaumont to investigate.
Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, p2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062095794
006209579X
Branch Call Number: Mystery Jance CD
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (ca. 9 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Horne, J. R.
Harper Audio (Firm)

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Nov 08, 2016

Book 20 in the J P Beaumont series

Cdnbookworm Feb 17, 2012

This thriller set in Washington state involves many issues. The state governor is shocked when she finds what appears to be a snuff video on her young ward's cellphone. She realizes she needs to know more, but she wants to avoid a media onslaught.
She calls the Attorney General for assistance and he brings in two officers from his Special Homicide Investigation Team, J.P. Beaumont and his partner (and wife) Mel Soames. These two are highly skilled, with lots of experience and work well together.
The first task is identifying the young girl in the video and a hunt is on for missing persons. The trail leads to a more remote part of the state, and back to the capital again. With a focus on young people, bullying and abuse of privilege, this is a story that speaks to an issue that is in the news more and more.
The story is told from Beaumont's point of view, and issues take him back to his own teen years, growing up with a single mother. At the same time as the case is happening, Beaumont is contacted by someone claiming to be his father's sister's daughter. Since his own mother didn't reveal his father's information to him, except to name him after his father's hometown, Beaumont, Texas, Beaumont is unsure about trusting this sudden revelation.
Another case of personal and professional development in the life of a police officer. Interesting mentions of the realities of different police working with each other, and the necessities of facing up to hard facts in order to make true progress.

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