End Of The Pier

Mass Market Paperback | April 24, 1993

byMartha Grimes

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In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three local women -- or his intuition that the killer is still out there. How these lives intertwine reveals a rich and startling story of parents and children and the pain they cause one another.
"Gripping."
CHICAGO SUN TIMES

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Two years ago, the first grisly murder--a woman raped and then mutilated. One year ago, the second. Both women were less than model mothers, both had problems with men, both murders showed the same MO. But the killer is in jail now, and the cases are closed. Except that the wrong man is behind bars. . . . A sophisticated, chilling thri...

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In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three local women -- or his intuition that the killer is still out there. How these lives int...

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In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three local women -- or his intuition that the killer is still out there. How these lives int...

Martha Grimes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1950s. She received a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Maryland. The idea for Martha Grimes' first British detective novel, The Man With a Load of Mischief (1981), was inspired by the name of a British pub she noticed while leafing through a travel book. A longtime Anglop...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.87 × 4.17 × 0.7 inPublished:April 24, 1993

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Two years ago, the first grisly murder--a woman raped and then mutilated. One year ago, the second. Both women were less than model mothers, both had problems with men, both murders showed the same MO. But the killer is in jail now, and the cases are closed. Except that the wrong man is behind bars. . . . A sophisticated, chilling thriller set in New England, from the author of Old Contemptibles.