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J.A. Jance Book Signing - Sunday, March 9, 2014
In the Street Series #2
Join us as we close 4th Avenue down in front of the store to welcome J.A. Jance to Mount Dora. Ms. Jance will discuss her career, talk about her writing and present her newest(and 50th) novel, Moving Target, the ninth book in her Ali Reynolds series. Purchase of Moving Target is required to attend this event. With each book purchased you will receive two(2) tickets to hear the presentation. Event begins at 4pm.
Immediately following the presentation you will have the opportunity to meet J.A. Jance and have your book signed. If you reserve your copy by clicking the link below you may pick up your book and tickets any time after February 18th(release date). If you are attending the event please use the promo code: PICKUP at checkout so you won't be charged for shipping. If you cannot make the event but would like a signed copy please call the store to reserve a copy or purchase by clicking the link below and we'll ship it to you right after the event.
Perennially on the NY Times bestseller list and with millions of books in print, J.A. Jance was born in South Dakota and grew up in Bisbee, Arizona. She was a voracious reader who knew she wanted to be a writer from the moment she read her first Wizard of Oz book in second grade. Always drawn to mysteries, from Nancy Drew right through John D. McDonald's Travis Magee, it was only natural that when she tried her hand at writing her first book, it would be a mystery as well.
Ms. Jance graduated from the University of Arizona with a BA in English and Secondary education and an M.Ed in Library
Science. In 2000, she was awarded an honorary doctorate of
After teaching in high school English in Tucson for two years and working as a K-12 librarian on an Indian reservation for five, she went on to spend the next ten years in the life insurance industry before finally turning her hand to writing full time in the early 1980s.
She's the author of 50 published mysteries.
She and her husband split their times between homes in
Washington State and Arizona.