UNIVERSITY PLACE – Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. meet New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance at University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W. Jance will talk and sign books in the atrium of the University Place Civic and Library Building.
“Pierce County Library System is delighted to host a book signing and talk with Ms. Jance,” said Neel Parikh, executive director for Pierce County Library. “Community members have asked the Library System to offer author talks and book signings at the new library. Since opening in our new location two years ago, University Place Library has hosted more than 30 authors.”
To attend the free event: visit University Place Library for a free ticket. Limit two per person, while supplies last. Friends of the University Place Library are sponsoring this free event.
Jance’s newest book in the J.P. Beaumont series—“Second Watch”—is scheduled to be released Sept. 10, and will be available for purchase at the event. The 21st book in the series that features Beaumont, “Second Watch” introduces a new character: Lennie Davis, J.P. Beaumont’s commanding officer in Vietnam. Jance wrote the book as a literary thank you note to the people who served in that era, and to their loved ones.
Readers may find Jance’s books at University Place Library and throughout Pierce County Library System.
Jance is the New York Times best-selling author of the Ali Reynolds series, J.P. Beaumont series, Joanna Brady series and four thrillers about the Walker family.
She was born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Ariz. Jance lives in Seattle, Wash. and Tucson, Ariz.