- Category : Writers-Detective-Mystery
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (29)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 3
American celebrated writer of mysteries and children's books. Her acclaimed series featuring detective J.B. Beaumont includes "Until Proven Guilty," "Injustice For All" and "Hour of the Hunter," all best-selling favorites.
The daughter of an insurance salesman, she married Jerry Jance on 1/29/1967 and they had two children. She was widowed on 1/01/1983 after 16 years together.
Jance taught in public schools in Tucson in 1967-1968, worked as a school librarian 1968-1973 and tried her hand at insurance sales 1974-1985 before settling into full time writing. By the '90s she was located in Seattle, WA.