Horse You Came In On

Mass Market Paperback | July 2, 1994

byMartha Grimes

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"Intricate and entertaining . . . A delicious puzzle." The Boston Globe
The murder is in America, but the call goes out to Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury. Accompanied by his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and by Sergeant Wiggins, Jury arrives in Baltimore, Maryland, home of zealous Orioles fans, mouth-watering crabs, and Edgar Allan Poe. In his efforts to solve the case, Jury rubs elbows with a delicious and suspicious cast of characters, embarking on a trail that leads to a unique tavern called "The Horse You Came In On" . . .

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Mourning his ended affair from The Old Contemptibles, Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury finds himself in Baltimore with his friend Melrose Plant. The two unravel clues involving three seemingly unrelated murders, varieties of literary skullduggery, and complexities of genealogy among the descendants of Lord Baltimore.

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"Intricate and entertaining . . . A delicious puzzle." The Boston GlobeThe murder is in America, but the call goes out to Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury. Accompanied by his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and by Sergeant Wiggins, Jury arrives in Baltimore, Maryland, home of zealous Orioles fans, mouth-watering crabs, and E...

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"Intricate and entertaining . . . A delicious puzzle." The Boston GlobeThe murder is in America, but the call goes out to Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury. Accompanied by his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and by Sergeant Wiggins, Jury arrives in Baltimore, Maryland, home of zealous Orioles fans, mouth-watering crabs, and E...

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:384 pages, 6.86 × 4.16 × 1.01 inPublished:July 2, 1994Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345387554

ISBN - 13:9780345387554

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Mourning his ended affair from The Old Contemptibles, Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury finds himself in Baltimore with his friend Melrose Plant. The two unravel clues involving three seemingly unrelated murders, varieties of literary skullduggery, and complexities of genealogy among the descendants of Lord Baltimore.