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Plant, Melrose (Fictitious character)

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Works: 13 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 374 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction 
Classifications: PS3557, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Melrose (Fictitious character) Plant
    The five bells and bladebone by Martha Grimes( Book )
    2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 184 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 deer leap by Martha Grimes( Book )
    2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
    All roads don't lead to the village of Ashdown Dean. The one that did led writer Polly Praed right to the police station ... to be questioned about a corpse. Poor Polly admitted to opening the phone booth door, but the dead woman had fallen out quite on her own. Now Polly needed to phone again - to call Melrose Plant and Scotland Yard's Richard Jury for help. For something was rotten in Ashdown Dean. Pets were missing. Some had been found dead
    The case has altered by Martha Grimes( Book )
    1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 13 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
    The blue last : a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Book )
    1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 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( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
    Supt. Richard Jury of New Scotland Yard investigates a stud-farm owner's missing granddaughter, a girl with an uncanny affinity for horses
    The winds of change [a Richard Jury mystery] by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
    The murder of an unidentified five-year-old girl in a shabby London street leads Superintendent Richard Jury to suspect well-known financier Viktor Baumann, owner of an iniquitous house on the same street that serves as the hub of a pedophilia ring. When a second unidentified murder victim--this time a woman is found in the gardens of Declan Scott's estate, Commander of the Devon and Cornwall Police, Brian Macalvie, thinks there is a connection. Three years prior, Declan's four-year-old stepdaughter, Flora, was abducted. Jury and Macalvie rake over the present and the past in a pub near Launceston called the Winds of Change. All signs point to the guilt of Viktor Baumann, Flora's biological father. But, when no one in this case is exactly who he seems, how can Jury be sure?
    The Stargazey by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
    In a bleak November, Richard Jury takes an aimless ride on one of London's icons, the old double-decker bus number 14 traveling Fulham Road. His attention is caught by a woman leaving a pub called the Stargazey. Her behavior intrigues him, as she leaves, reboards, and leaves the bus again at Fulham Palace Road. Jury follows her to the gates of Fulham Palace. There he stops. Later, he wonders if the death in the palace's walled garden could have been averted if he had gone in
    The blue last a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
    Mickey Haggerty, an inspector with the City police, has asked for Richard Jury's help. Two skeletons have been unearthed during the excavation of London's last bombsite, where once stood a pub called the Blue Last. Mickey believes a child who survived the bombing has posed for more than fifty years as a child who didn't. Mickey also has a murder to solve. Simon Croft, prosperous broker and son of the one-time owner of the Blue Last, is found shot to death in his home but the book he was writing about London during the German blitzkrieg has disappeared. A stolen book? A stolen life? Is any of this what it seems?
    The Lamorna wink by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 5 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 wine shades by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 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 man with a load of mischief by Martha Grimes( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The peaceful town of Long Piddleton is marred by two murders. Inspector Richard Jury and Melrose Plant try to piece together the clues before the killer strikes again
    The case has altered by Martha Grimes( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    While Melrose Plant impersonates an antiques expert, Richard Jury investigates the scene of the baffling double murder in the Lincolnshire fens, after the bodies of two local women turn up, and Jury's close friend becomes the prime suspect
 
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