Tucson Festival of Books

J. A. Jance



Mary Ann Halpin

J.A. Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 60 books. Born in South Dakota and raised in Bisbee, Ariz., she and her husband live in the Seattle area with their two long-haired dachshunds, Mary and Jojo.

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Awards: TFOB Founders Award 2016, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, University of Arizona, 2000

Communities: Arizona Author


Scheduled events:
Hot Off The Press!
Book launch party exclusively for Sponsors and Friends of the Festival!

Student Union South Ballroom (Seats 200, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Panelists: Cara Black, Laura Cathcart Robbins, Alexis Daria, Sean Doolittle, J. A. Jance, Alex Prud'homme, Alan K. Rode, Will Schwalbe, Joanna Schwartz, Ari Tison
High Stakes, High Thrills
J.A. Jance, Laurie King and Isabella Maldonado all write books featuring tough-minded women who get things done. Why did they choose women as their protagonists? What advantages does that give the story line? So many questions!

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: J. A. Jance, Laurie King, Isabella Maldonado
Moderator: Tracy Clark
J. A. Jance
"Collateral Damage": In the next thrilling installment in J.A. Jance's New York Times bestselling series, Ali Reynolds and High Noon Enterprises faces the dangerous consequences of one man's desperate search for revenge.

Mostly Books, Booth #241 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: J. A. Jance
Dog Day Afternoon
Man's best friend can be an author's best friend, too! W. Bruce Cameron, J.A. Jance and David Rosenfelt all have featured dogs in their books. Today they will discuss what these characters bring to a story.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: W. Bruce Cameron, J. A. Jance, David Rosenfelt
Moderator: Margaret Mizushima
A Long and Winding Road
Even our most accomplished authors know it's not easy to take a story from a home office to the nearest bookstore. In this session, three of the very best -- John Sandford, J.A. Jance and S.A. Cosby -- will take us down the long, winding road from concept to publication.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, S. A. Cosby, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Anne Hillerman

Books:
Collateral Damage
Mystery / Thrillers
Gallery Books
March 2023
ISBN 9781982189150
320 pages

Nothing to Lose
A J. P. Beaumont Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins Publishers
August 2022
ISBN 9780063022669
432 pages