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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,349 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: J. A. Jance Narrator: Karen Ziemba Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Ali Reynolds Series Release Date:
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New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance crafts a thrilling novel of suspense that realizes every parent's worst nightmare.

With his hand trapped in the door of a speeding car, a man struggles to remain upright as he's dragged along a deserted stretch of San Juan Road in Phoenix's South Mountain Preserve. It's the perfect place to drive a man to his grave -- literally. Starting with a crime so gruesome even prowling coyotes keep their distance from the remains, a killer begins crisscrossing the Southwest on a spree of grisly murders.

A hundred miles away, Ali Reynolds is grieving. The newscasting job she once delighted in is gone and so is the philandering husband she loved and thought she knew. When a member of the family who gave Ali a generous scholarship for her education decades earlier suddenly asks her for a meeting, Ali wonders what it can mean. Before she can satisfy her curiosity, though, Ali receives another startling call: a friend's teenage daughter has disappeared. Ali offers to help, but in doing so, she unknowingly begins a quest that will reveal a deadly ring of secrets, at the heart of which lie two undiscriminating killers....

Hand of Evil is Jance at her best; weaving a masterful story of suspense that travels over generations, revealing two very different women with the same horrifying secret. Will Ali become a victim herself, or will she escape from a deadly deceit that no amount of security -- financial or emotional -- can cover up? Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Jance delivers a devilish page-turner.”


  • Jance starts her books fast...and keeps things moving with cinematic panache...engaging and entertaining. Los Angeles Times
  • Jance delivers a devilish page-turner. People
  • “Jance starts her books fast…and keeps things moving with cinematic panache…engaging and entertaining.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “Chilling…an expert in the tricks of her trade.”

    Tennessean (Nashville)

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Paula Smuts | 2/17/2014

    " This was a no put down book. I read in a day. Easy read. Kept my interest. I will read more of her books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nick Duretta | 2/13/2014

    " J.A. Jance certainly isn't a writer with dazzling technique. Her characters are mostly one-dimensional and appear in all her books under different names. Yet...she tells a good story, with intriguing themes, and keeps you hooked until the end. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kani | 2/10/2014

    " A topical novel dealing with the difficult issues of incest and pedophilia. Suspense, murder, parenting and the past all lend layers to the fabric of this tapestry. where the present is but mirroring a past so horrific, and so secreted, makes me wonder what has changed. maybe it wasn't so great back then, maybe we're just more out with it about the under belly of our society. maybe it's part of our acceptance of our dark side to speak out about these more disgusting behaviors. does it foster the behavior or debride it?! interesting read on difficult subject matter. not overly sentimentalized but a bit intellectualized. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Carolyn | 2/7/2014

    " Glad I don't have to choose my favorite between Ali Reynolds and Joanna Brady -- it would be a difficult choice. J.A. Jance continues to spin an entertaining tale, with twists enough to keep me on my toes and enlightening new depths to the main characters. There are several more in this series and I'm looking forward to reading them all. "

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