Synopses & Reviews
When an old friend pulls Richard Jury into the investigation of a wealthy bachelors murder, Jury soon finds himself in over his head with the beautiful chief inspecting officer and the false leads surrounding the once-charismatic dead man, last seen alive in a club named Dust. Available in a Premium Edition.
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"
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