Title Profile & Character Information

Second Watch

Annotation

With Second Watch, New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance delivers another thought-provoking novel of suspense starring Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont.
 
Second Watch shows Beaumont taking some time off to get knee replacement surgery, but instead of taking his mind off work, the operation plunges him into one of the most perplexing mysteries he's ever faced.
 
His past collides with his present in this complex and thrilling story that explores loss and heartbreak, duty and honor, and, most importantly, the staggering cost of war and the debts we owe those who served in the Vietnam War, and those in uniform today.



Characters
NameBeaumont, J. P.
GenderMale
OccupationPolice detective
TraitsRecovering alcoholic
Remarried
Father

GenreFiction
Mystery
    --Detective, Professional
Suspense
TopicsSurgery
Vietnam veterans
Loss
Honor
Dreams
Hallucinations
Murder investigations
War memories
Effects of war
SettingSeattle, Washington
Washington