Second Watch

Second Watch

Book - 2013
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When a series of dreams take him back to his days in Vietnam, reminding him of people and events he hasn't thought about in years, J. P. Beaumont, recovering from knee replacement surgery, is plunged into one of the most mind-blowing mysteries he has ever faced.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062134677
Branch Call Number: Mystery Jance
Characteristics: 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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May 09, 2018

Wonderful to have discovered this writer and the character Beau.
Beau is an interesting character. I like the way he thinks.

The real story about the Vietnam war and how it affects people today is powerful. And the people who sacrificed their lives for their country are honoured.

I am enjoying reading this writer and will read more of her.

Jan 03, 2018

Been a while since I have read a J A Jance book but still enjoyable read, despite the different styles that are around in the intervening years.
If you enjoyed her books before, they should still please you!

Mar 12, 2016

Working on a cold case while "on leave" isn't Beaumont's usual, and I enjoyed it. Yes, it started off slowly, but give the guy a break. He's recovering from double knee replacement surgery. In reality, he would be a lot slower than he is shown to be. Knowing what surgery and post-surgery drugs do to one's brain, that part of the plot's not far fetched. I also appreciated his tribute to vets. I enjoy all Jance's series, but Beau's my favorite. They're a quick read, but always have meat and a moral point to them.

Jun 24, 2014

J A Jance is one of my favorite authors-love all her books.

Nov 01, 2013

I used to love zipping through these J.P Beaumont novels, but this drifted off into slow-poke territory. Maybe because I've gravitated toward Daniel Silva, Alex Berenson, Robert Crais, and Micheal Connelly lately, Jance's pacing and characters seem pokey in comparison. It was disappointing because I've enjoyed her books so much in the past.

Sep 18, 2013

can you get the audio book?

Aug 11, 2013

Any word on a release date? Been on order for a long time.


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