Inspired by Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz series, J. A. Jance knew that she wanted to be a writer since she was in the second grade.
J. A. Jance is the New York Times best-selling author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and five interrelated thrillers about the Walker family, as well as a volume of poetry. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.
Author of numerous best-sellers, Jance is a festival favorite. Her newest book is "The A List."