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Martha Grimes


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Martha Grimes is one of the few authors left carrying on the British detective mystery tradition, and doing it well. Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury and sidekick Melrose Plant are in the third decade of their clever, darkly humorous crime-solving careers.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Richard Jury
   1. The Man with a Load of Mischief (1981)
   2. The Old Fox Deceiv'd (1982)
   3. The Anodyne Necklace (1983)
   4. The Dirty Duck (1984)
   5. Jerusalem Inn (1984)
   6. The Deer Leap (1985)
   7. Help the Poor Struggler (1985)
   8. I Am the Only Running Footman (1986)
   9. The Five Bells and Bladebone (1987)
   10. The Old Silent (1989)
   11. The Old Contemptibles (1991)
   12. The Horse You Came in On (1993)
   13. Rainbow's End (1995)
   14. The Case Has Altered (1997)
   15. The Stargazey (1998)
   16. The Lamorna Wink (1999)
   17. The Blue Last (2001)
   18. The Grave Maurice (2002)
   19. The Winds of Change (2004)
   20. The Old Wine Shades (2006)
   21. Dust (2007)
   22. The Black Cat (2010)
   23. Vertigo 42 (2014)
   24. The Knowledge (2018)
   25. The Old Success (2019)
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Emma Graham
   1. Hotel Paradise (1996)
   2. Cold Flat Junction (2001)
   3. Belle Ruin (2005)
   4. Fadeaway Girl (2011)
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Andi Oliver
   1. Biting the Moon (1999)
   2. Dakota (2008)
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Novels
   Send Bygraves (1989)
   The End of the Pier (1992)
   Foul Matter (2003)
   The Way of All Fish (2014)
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Collections
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Martha Grimes recommends
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AfterImage (2000)
(Chris Sinclair, book 2)
Jay Brandon
"Taut and intense, After-Image is also a novel about loss and reclamation written with a complexity and subtlety and depth of feeling that raises it far above other novels of its kind."

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