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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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J. A. Jance



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Ms. Jance is sponsored by Pizza Hut

J.A. Jance is the top 10 New York Times bestselling author of the Joanna Brady series; the J. P. Beaumont series; three interrelated thrillers featuring the Walker family; and the series featuring Ali Reynolds. Her newest book, to be released at the Tucson Festival of Books, is, "Man Overboard: An Ali Reynolds Novel." Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.

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Scheduled events:
Hot Off the Press
Open to Friends of the Festival - by invitation only. Meet marvelous authors releasing new books the week of the Tucson Book Festival! Authors will sign their books for you inside the Student Union South Ballroom. Please Note: Several of the new titles have publication dates in mid-March. The publishers are working to get the books to Tucson early, for this event!

Student Union South Ballroom (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Multigenre

Panelists: Amy Dickinson, Amy Engel, Glenn Frankel, J. A. Jance, Christina Baker Kline, Victor Lodato, V. E. Schwab, Samantha Shannon, Joel Shurkin, Maggie Stiefvater
J. A. Jance
Man Overboard: Two tech geniuses face off--one intent on saving lives, the other on ending them. This is the latest in the Ali Reynolds series. Downfall: The latest Joanna Brady novel

Mostly Books, Booth #240 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: J. A. Jance
J.A. Jance
Booksigning

Clues Unlimited, Booth #443 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: J. A. Jance
Masters of Mystery
Three world-class mystery writers discuss their latest offerings.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 567)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Foyer (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, J. A. Jance, T. Jefferson Parker
Moderator: Becky Masterman
Arroyo Cafe Old Pueblo Radio Show
Live radio theatre featuring guest authors and Arroyo Café crew of actors, singers and comedians. A bundle of book-related fun and entertainment!

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 567)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Foyer (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: "Fitz", J. A. Jance, Arroyo Cafe Players
Moderator: Tom Beal
Mysterious West
Western mysteries, wild and woolly.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: J. A. Jance, Michael McGarrity, April Smith
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Southwest Mysteries in Fact and Fiction
Two prominent mystery novelists sit down with an outdoors writer and author of a new true crime narrative to discuss murder and mayhem west of the 100th meridian, and the different ways the Southwest inspires and informs their writing.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Anne Hillerman, J. A. Jance, Scott Thybony
Moderator: Christine Wald-Hopkins

Books:
Man Overboard
Mystery / Thrillers
Touchstone - S&S
March 2017
ISBN 9781501110801
Hardcover, 352 pages
$25.99, INSTORE
Buy now

In the latest Ali Reynolds mystery from New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, Ali takes to the high seas with her husband. More/less

Downfall
Mystery / Thrillers
William Morrow - HC
September 2016
ISBN 9780062297716
Hardcover, 368 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
Buy now

Arizona sheriff Joanna Brady returns in this outstanding new mystery set in the beautiful desert country of the Southwest. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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