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Jury, Richard (Fictitious character)

Overview
Works: 71 works in 550 publications in 6 languages and 72,478 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Psychological fiction 
Classifications: PS3557.R48998, 813.54
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Publications about Richard (Fictitious character) Jury
Most widely held works about Richard (Fictitious character) Jury
    Dust : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,695 libraries worldwide
    Richard Jury investigates the death of a wealthy bachelor with a mysterious past who was last seen in a club named Dust
    The Lamorna wink : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    25 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 3,456 libraries worldwide
    Detective Richard Jury solves a string of disappearances and murders in Cornwall, including two grandchildren of an American fast-food magnate, but the leg work is done for him by his aristocratic and eccentric friend, Melrose Plant
    The old silent by Martha Grimes( Book )
    16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,401 libraries worldwide
    Set in West Yorkshire and Cornwall, this story challenges Martha Grimes's major character, Superintendent Richard Jury, to find out the real reason that a perfectly sane and patient wife should murder her husband ten years after their only child has been kidnapped and presumably killed
    The old wine shades : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,396 libraries worldwide
    Jury considers the authenticity of a fantastical tale, told over the course of three nights by a stranger and fellow patron at the Old Wine Shades pub in London, about a string theory scientist's wife, son, and dog, who disappeared without a trace nine months earlier
    The blue last : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    31 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3,316 libraries worldwide
    "London's famous "Square Mile" is home to merchant bandkers and maintains its own police force. As a favor to terminally ill Detective Chief Inspector Michael Haggerty, Richard Jury agrees to prove that the granddaughter of brewing magnate Oliver Tynedale is an impostor."--Page 4 of cover
    The stargazey : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    27 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,314 libraries worldwide
    November. In a bleak month, a bleak Richard Jury takes an aimless ride on one of London's icons--the old double-decker bus, a #14 traveling the Fulham Road. His attention is caught by a woman "with hair so gossamer-pale you could see the moon through it," wearing a fur coat, boarding his bus in front of a pub called the Stargazey
    The Grave Maurice : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 3,252 libraries worldwide
    While flat on his back in a hospital bed, sleuth Richard Jury overhears a story that provokes his next murder investigation
    The black cat : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3,212 libraries worldwide
    Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment's black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl's identity or her killer's
    The horse you came in on by Martha Grimes( Book )
    20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,085 libraries worldwide
    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 to have a distant connection with Jury's old acquaintance Lady Cray, he reluctantly pries himself loose from his pint at the Jack and Hammer
    The five bells and bladebone by Martha Grimes( Book )
    15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 3,038 libraries worldwide
    Superintendent Richard Jury investigates the murder of Simon Lean, greedy nephew of wealthy Lady Summerston, and the list of suspects includes Simon's wife Hannah, beautiful Diane Demorney, bookshop owner Theo Wrenn Brown, and best-selling romance writer
    The winds of change : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and German and held by 3,025 libraries worldwide
    Declan Scott stood inside the room looking at Jury as if he were one more disappointment in a long list of them. Police, private investigators-all had failed to find the child Flora. Brian Macalvie of the Devon and Cornwell police takes this failure especially hard
    The case has altered by Martha Grimes( Book )
    19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,966 libraries worldwide
    Superintendent Richard Jury investigates two murders in the hope of clearing the woman he loves. She is Lady Jennifer Kennington, a suspect in the deaths of an actress and a maid. A British mystery
    I am the only running footman by Martha Grimes( Book )
    14 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,679 libraries worldwide
    Brian Macalvie and Richard Jury are joined by Sergeant Wiggins and Melrose Plant in the investigation of the Porphyria killings
    The dirty duck by Martha Grimes( Book )
    15 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,508 libraries worldwide
    On loan from CTLS
    Rainbow's end : a Richard Jury novel by Martha Grimes( Book )
    12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,505 libraries worldwide
    Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury flies to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where an address links three women murdered in England. One died in Salisbury's Roman ruins, a second in Exeter Cathedral and a third at the Tate Gallery in London. By the author of The Horse You Came in on
    The Old Contemptibles by Martha Grimes( Book )
    15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 2,480 libraries worldwide
    Following a passionate and troubled love affair with a pretty widow named Jane Holdsworth, Jury finds himself, unaccountably, a suspect in a murder investigation. Detained in London, Jury sends his friend Melrose Plant, former Earl of Caverness, to the Holdsworth family?s Lake District home to pose as an eccentric librarian. Plant discovers that his catalogue cards contain less data on Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey than they do on tantalizing questions about the Holdsworths: What happened to Crabbe Holdsworth?s first wife? What happened to his son, Graham? What happened to the cook, Annie? And what might happen to the two children, favorites of rich old Adam Holdworth, who prefers the ambience of a swank retirement home, Castle Howe, where he and the elegant Lady Cray can drive the staff crazy? Jury and Sergeant Wiggins finally join Melrose at the Old Contemptibles pub, where they arrive at a solution that Jury detests, for no matter what he does, innocence will suffer
    The deer leap by Martha Grimes( Book )
    11 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,455 libraries worldwide
    When a series of accidents befalls both animals and humans in the village of Ashdown Dean Superintendent Richard Jury, his aristocratic assistant, Melrose Plant, the local police and a fifteen-year-old animal lover join the search for the murderer
    Help the poor struggler by Martha Grimes( Book )
    10 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 2,373 libraries worldwide
    What connects the unsolved murder of Rose Mulvanney with the gruesome deaths of three young children 20 years later? In a Dartmoor pub, Superintendent Jury meets up with the aristocratic Melrose Plant and tough-talking Brian Macalvie to fit together the puzzle
    Jerusalem Inn by Martha Grimes( Book )
    17 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,372 libraries worldwide
    A white Christmas couldn't make Newcastle any less dreary for Scotland Yard's Superintendent Richard Jury--until he met a beautiful woman in a snow-covered graveyard. Sensual, warm, and a bit mysterious, she could have put some life into his sagging holiday spirit. But the next time Jury saw her, she was cold--and dead. Melrose Plant. Jury's aristocratic sidekick wasn't faring much better. Snow bound at a stately mansion with a group of artists, critics, and idle-but-titled rich, he, too, encountered a lovely lady . . . or rather, stumbled over her corpse. What linked these two yuletide murders was a remote country pub where snooker, a Nativity scene, and an old secret would uncover a killer . . . or yet another death
    The old fox deceiv'd by Martha Grimes( Book )
    18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,022 libraries worldwide
    One chilly Twelfth Night, a murder disturbs the peace of Rackmoor. Inspector Jury of Scotland Yard must travel to the Yorkshire fishing village to solve the mystery
 
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English (325)
French (9)
Polish (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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