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Cold Flat Junction

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 2001

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006719

ISBN: 0670894915

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted. DJ has edgewear and creasing at spine and flap ends and edgewear along flap edges. A bright, attractive copy. "Twelve-year-old Emma Graham, the heroine of Hotel Paradise, continues her compelling inquiry into the suspicious drowning 40 years ago of another twelve-year-old in Spirit Lake, near the Hotel Paradise, the once-fashionable resort belonging to the Graham family. Emma Graham's quirky, mysterious story is spun out of old secrets and varnished truths. She is determined to find answers to the questions that surround not only the 'accidental' drowning, bu... View more info

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I Am the Only Running Footman (A Richard Jury Mystery)

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 006304

ISBN: 0440139244

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted with one crease, minor edgewear and bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "Not far from a fashionable Mayfair pub called I Am the Only Running Footman lies the body of a blond shopgirl. She has been strangled with her own scarf - a fact that reminds Scotland Yard's Richard Jury of an unsolved murder in Devon, where the irascible local constable Brian Macalvie presides. Macalvie is convinced the two deaths are connected. Jury has nothing to tie them together but the fatal scarves. . . until he visits the stately home of his only suspect. And there, amid marble h... View more info

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Rainbow's End

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1995

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006717

ISBN: 0679441883

Condition: Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, bottom edge of spine folded in. Jacket has a little edge wear, flaps misfolded. "When three women die of 'natural causes' in London and the West Country, there appears to be no connection -- or reason to suspect foul play. But Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury has other ideas, and before long he's following his keen police instincts all the way to Santa Fe, New Mexico. There, in the company of a brooding thirteen-year-old girl and her pet coyote, he mingles with an odd assortment of characters and tangles with ... View more info

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The Blue Last (A Richard Jury Mystery)

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Onyx: 2002

Seller ID: 006293

ISBN: 0451410556

Condition: Very Good


Single crease on spine, minor edgewear and bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury recruits a reluctant Melrose Plant to solve a case of bizarre coincidence - or shocking complicity. . . Mickey Haggerty, a DCI with the City police, has asked for Richard Jury's help. Two skeletons have been unearthed during the excavation of London's last bomb site, where once stood a pub called the Blue Last. The grandchild of brewery magnate Oliver Tynedale supposedly survived that December 1940 bombing. . . but did she? Then the son of the onetime owner of t... View more info

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The Five Bells and Bladebone (A Richard Jury Mystery)

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 006301

ISBN: 0440201330

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat creased, small crease on cover, corners bumped. "Antiques dealer Marshall Trueblood had finally haggled the owner of Watermeadows - a lush country estate near the little village of Long Piddleton - into parting with a beautiful rosewood desk. He hadn't bargained on the corpse stuffed inside. The body belonged to the notorious philanderer Simon Lean. Richard Jury of Scotland Yard and his aristocratic sidekick, Melrose Plant, had no end of suspects. But Jury's best clue led to a London pub, the Five Bells and Bladebone. There he would learn about Lean's liaison with a... View more info

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The Horse You Came In On (A Richard Jury Mystery)

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 006720

ISBN: 0679425233

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Black boards with beige cloth spine and black lettering. Spine very slightly slanted, remainder mark. A bright, attractive copy. "Richard Jury is supposed to be on holiday when the telephone call comes. And in any case, what has sudden death on American soil to do with an English police superintendent? But when the victim turns out to be British by birth, and the have a distant connection with Jury's old acquaintance Lady Cray, he reluctantly pries himself loose from his pint at the Jack and Hammer. Enlisting the aid of aristocratic Melrose Plant, and accompanied by Sergeant Wiggin... View more info

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The Horse You Came In On (A Richard Jury Mystery)

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1993

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006721

ISBN: 0679425233

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with red spine and gold lettering. Spine somewhat slanted, text has some moisture waffling on upper edge. DJ has minor edgewear at spine and flap ends. A nice copy. "Richard Jury is supposed to be on holiday when the telephone call comes. And in any case, what has sudden death on American soil to do with an English police superintendent? But when the victim turns out to be British by birth, and the have a distant connection with Jury's old acquaintance Lady Cray, he reluctantly pries himself loose from his pint at the Jack and Hammer. Enlisting the aid of aristocrat... View more info

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The Old Contemptibles

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Little Brown & Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001435

ISBN: 0316328944

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Gift inscription on ffep, price marked out on jacket, remainder mark on bottom edge. "While the former Earl of Caverness, Melrose Plant, and his antiques-dealer friend Marshall Trueblood are in Venice hatching plots to get Vivian Rivington away from sunny Italy, it's a very rainy day in London's Camden Passage. Here, Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury meets a pretty widow named Jane Holdsworth and is drawn into a love affair both passionate and troubled, for the lady appears to be concealing something -- something about her past, something about her dead husband's family, someth... View more info

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The Old Contemptibles

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006716

ISBN: 0316328944

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light green boards with dark green spine and gold lettering, small spot on pastedown, foxing on edges. DJ has some edgewear, especially at spine and flap ends. A bright, attractive copy. "While the former Earl of Caverness, Melrose Plant, and his antiques-dealer friend Marshall Trueblood are in Venice hatching plots to get Vivian Rivington away from sunny Italy, it's a very rainy day in London's Camden Passage. Here, Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury meets a pretty widow named Jane Holdsworth and is drawn into a love affair both passionate and troubled, for the lady appears t... View more info

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The Old Silent

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002725

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Bottom corners very slightly bumped. DJ has minor edgewear along top and two very tiny tears. A bright attractive copy. "In the tenth murderous case for Richard Jury, the New Scotland Yard superintendent witnesses a killing in a West Yorkshire inn called the Old Silent, while his highborn, amateur colleague, Melrose Plant, wishes he could perform one as he drives his impossible Aunt Agatha to the Old Swan in Harrogate. The regulars return: Sergeant Wiggins (nostrums in hand); Jury's nemesis, Racer; and Racer's own nemesis-the cat Cyril. Caught up in a triple murder, Jury would go t... View more info