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Jury, Richard (Fictitious character)

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Works: 55 works in 554 publications in 6 languages and 71,300 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 )
    22 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,561 libraries worldwide
    When an old friend pulls Richard Jury into the investigation of a wealthy bachelor's murder, Jury's not sure what's more perplexing: the circumstances of the man's death, the conflicted stories of the man's past, or the motivations of the case's chief inspecting officer, the beautiful and forbidding Lu Aguilar. What Richard 'is' sure of is that he's in over his head, both with Aguilar and the false leads surrounding the once-charismatic Billy Maples, last seen in a club named Dust
    The old wine shades : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 3,352 libraries worldwide
    Richard Jury considers the authenticity of a fantastical tale, told 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 old silent by Martha Grimes( Book )
    14 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 3,322 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 stargazey : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    28 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 3,218 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 Lamorna wink : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    26 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 3,199 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 blue last : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    30 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 3,043 libraries worldwide
    Chief Inspector Michael Haggerty asks his old friend Richard Jury to assist him in proving that the granddaughter of beer magnate Oliver Tynedale is in fact an imposter and that the real heiress died with her mother during the London blitz
    The Grave Maurice : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,013 libraries worldwide
    While flat on his back in a hospital bed, sleuth Richard Jury overhears a story that provokes his next murder investigation
    The horse you came in on by Martha Grimes( Book )
    21 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,997 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. Enlisting the aid of aristocratic Melrose Plant, and accompanied by Sergeant Wiggins (fortified against the unknown and menacing germs of intercontinental travel), Jury crosses the Atlantic
    The five bells and bladebone by Martha Grimes( Book )
    16 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 2,988 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 )
    16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,985 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 black cat : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,969 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 case has altered by Martha Grimes( Book )
    22 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,912 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 )
    15 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,626 libraries worldwide
    Brian Macalvie and Richard Jury are joined by Sergeant Wiggins and Melrose Plant in the investigation of the Porphyria killings
    Rainbow's end : a Richard Jury novel by Martha Grimes( Book )
    16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,463 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 dirty duck by Martha Grimes( Book )
    17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 libraries worldwide
    On loan from CTLS
    The Old Contemptibles by Martha Grimes( Book )
    15 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 2,444 libraries worldwide
    Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury becomes involved in a love affair with a pretty widow and finds himself a suspect in a murder investigation
    The deer leap by Martha Grimes( Book )
    12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,392 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 )
    12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,333 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 )
    16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
    Superintendent Richard Tury of Scotland Yard spends his Christmas holiday at a colorful country inn near a vast estate inhabited by the titled, the rich, the famous, and--suddenly--the deceased
    Vertigo 42 : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,954 libraries worldwide
    "At Vertigo 42, a bar high above London's financial district, Richard Jury meets Tom Williamson - a friend of a friend who is convinced his wife, Tess, was murdered 17 years ago. Tess's death was ruled accidental - a fall caused by vertigo - but Jury agrees to re-examine the case. A young girl's fatal fall at a children's party 22 years ago at Tom and Tess's home may be connected. After an elegantly dressed woman falls from a tower near a pub that Jury and his cronies frequent, and her estranged husband is later found dead, Jury begins to suspect that the now grown "children" from Tess's ill-fated party are the key to solving these interwoven mysteries"--
 
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English (318)
German (14)
French (10)
Italian (3)
Polish (3)
Japanese (1)
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