Bestselling mystery/crime author J.A. Jance is heading back to Spokane this Saturday to celebrate the release of her newest book, the 23rd installment in her popular J.P. Beaumont detective series, titled Proof of Life. Set in the author’s part-time residence of Seattle, this new mystery in the series that Jance first began in the mid-1980s finds our hero tasked with a strange request from his longtime nemesis, a retired crime reporter who’s now dead after an accidental fire. Jance heads to Spokane Valley to read from and talk about this latest page-turner just days after its release; local fans of the prolific author won’t want to miss this special reading hosted by the Friends of the Spokane County Library District.
Sat, Sept. 9 at 7 pm • Mirabeau Park Hotel • 1100 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane Valley • scld.org
— Chey Scott