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The Black Cat (Richard Jury Mysteries)


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ISBN13: 9780451232946
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Richard Jury is still dealing with the guilt of the accident that sent Lu Aquilar into a coma. But then he gets assigned the case of a beautiful woman who was murdered on the grounds of a pub called the Black Cat. And the only witness is a black cat. The woman is unidentifiable-but Jury is going to see that the person responsible is known to all...

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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.

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Laura Rodd, January 24, 2012 (view all comments by Laura Rodd)
I loved this book and read it without pause until I was done. Grimes has an amazing ability to create various "English" settings that transport the reader to an upscale London wine bar where the barkeep is an absolute guru on vintage bottled fermented grapes, a slouchy country pub where there is always a cat sleeping underfoot and regulars that can sit for hours without saying a word, or Jury's own odd living quarters in which his "neighbors" drop in unannounced to causally paint their toes. Grimes characters are wonderful and eccentric. They may appear mad at times but there is always rhyme to their reason. Melrose Plant would make any woman swoon with his outlandish obsessions and his hatred of change from the traditional. Though he is an Earl and does not work he is always busy as Jury's right hand man and the tormentor of his aged and demanding Aunt who steals the silver. A must read. Always a great mystery story plot with dark humor to offset the glum of death.
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Grimes, Martha
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Grimes, Martha
Mystery & Detective - General
Mystery-A to Z
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Richard Jury Mystery
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