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The Old Success

(2019)
(Book 25 in the Richard Jury series)
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When the body of a French woman washes up on a wild inlet off the Cornish coast, Brian Macalvie, the divisional commander with the Devon-Cornwall police, is called in. Who could have killed this beautiful tourist when the only visible footprints nearby belong to the two little girls who found her?

While Macalvie stands stumped in the Scilly Islands, inspector Richard Jury - 20 miles away on Land's End - is at the Old Success pub, sharing a drink with the legendary former CID detective Tom Brownell, a man renowned for solving every case he undertook - well, nearly every case. Bronwell discloses that there was one he once missed. In the days following the mysterious slaying of the Parisian tourist, two other murders are called in to Macalvie and Jury's teams: first, a man is found dead in his Devon estate, then a holy duster turns up murdered at the Exeter Cathedral in Northamptonshire.

When Macalvie and Jury decide to consult Bronwell, the retired detective tells them that the three murders, although very different in execution, are connected. As the trio sets out to solve this puzzle, Jury and Macalvie hope that this doesn't turn out to be Brownell's second ever miss.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

November 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Old Success (A Richard Jury Mystery)
Author(s): Martha Grimes
ISBN: 1-4328-7019-X / 978-1-4328-7019-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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November 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Old Success (A Richard Jury Mystery)
Author(s): Martha Grimes
ISBN: 0-8021-4740-2 / 978-0-8021-4740-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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Paperback Editions

November 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
ISBN: 1-61185-475-X / 978-1-61185-475-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Audio Editions

December 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
ISBN: 1-974958-78-7 / 978-1-974958-78-8
Publisher: Dreamscape Media Llc
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December 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
ISBN: 1-974961-29-X / 978-1-974961-29-0
Publisher: Dreamscape Media Llc
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December 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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December 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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December 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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Kindle Editions

November 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
Publisher: Grove Press
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November 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Old Success
Author(s): Martha Grimes
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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