Martha Grimes Dust (Richard Jury Mysteries)

ISBN 13: 9781594132384

Dust (Richard Jury Mysteries)

3.63 avg rating
( 2,589 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781594132384: Dust (Richard Jury Mysteries)

A young friend pulls Scotland Yard’s Richard Jury into the life—and death—of a wealthy bachelor.
 
The once-charismatic Billy Maples was last seen in a club named Dust, before his murder in a trendy London hotel. Proving as inscrutable, and challenging, to Jury as the case is the beautiful chief inspecting officer.
 
Before his death, Maples was a patron of London’s finest art galleries and caretaker of author Henry James’s house in Rye. It’s there where Jury installs Melrose Plant, who takes his job to heart, as Jury closes in on the dark secrets behind Maples’s friends and family.
 
“Delightful, surprising, even magical.”—The Washington Post
 
“A clever story with a profound twist...the latest hypnotically compelling work of an author who continues to surprise with every book.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of eighteen Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Foul Matter, Cold Flat Junction, Hotel Paradise, The End of the Pier, and The Train Now Departing.

From AudioFile:

When Billy Maples is found murdered in a hotel room, Richard Jury and the case's lead detective show up at the same time. As they grapple with an investigation that takes them from Billy's favorite club, Dust, to trendy London galleries and a small town in Sussex, they also grapple with each other. The case's detective, you see, is named Lu Aguilar, and she is drop-dead gorgeous. The normally stellar John Lee catches Grimes's round-about approach to plotting in his relaxed narration. Yet it's too relaxed, with strangely long pauses between phrases. Also, Lee often emphasizes inconsequential words, hinting at significance where there is none. Martha Grimes addicts may be content with the meandering length of this rendition; casual listeners will not. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Grimes, Martha
Published by Large Print Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1594132380 ISBN 13: 9781594132384
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Large Print Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111594132380

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
33.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.47
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds