The Old Wine Shades by Martha Grimes
A Richard Jury Mystery (Richard Jury Mysteries)

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The latest novel in the Richard Jury mystery series from New York Times-bestselling author Martha Grimes.

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About Martha Grimes

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Martha Grimesis the bestselling author of twenty Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Belle Ruin, Cold Flat Junction, Hotel Paradise, Foul Matter, The End of the Pier, and The Train Now Departing.
 
Published March 1, 2006 by Wheeler Publishing. 536 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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To find out which, Jury sends his amateur sidekick Melrose Plant up to the Lake District, where the wealthy Holdsworth clan resides--headed by irascible Adam, 89, whose beloved poet-grandson (also a suicide) was Jane's husband.

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So Jury must delve into the tangled Crael past--the long-ago death of Sir Titus' wife and son in a car crash, the long-ago drowning of the Crael cook (a supposed suicide)--in conversations with the surviving Craels.

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In a London pub, a stranger named Harry Johnson tells Jury (The Grave Maurice, 2002, etc.) a story that isn’t really a story.

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At the start of bestseller Grimes's compelling 20th Richard Jury mystery, the Scotland Yard detective is on suspension because he decided to save lives rather than wait for a warrant in his pre

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It's been two years since Martha Grimes has treated her readers to a Richard Jury mystery, but the wait is well worth it.

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This riff on the classic ''man walks into a bar'' tale involves the disappearance of a wife and child and the husband's subsequent descent into madness — or does it?

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And he keeps going back to the pub and to Harry Johnson, finding out more and more about Hugh Gault and his bizarre story.

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Quantum physics, chaos theory, and a British murder mystery can go hand-in-hand as Martha Grimes proves in The Old Wine Shades, the twentieth Richard Jury mystery.

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