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Martha Grimes


Martha Grimes

Bestselling author Martha Grimes is the author of more than 30 books, including 23 Richard Jury mysteries. She is also the author of DOUBLE DOUBLE, a dual memoir of alcoholism written with her son. The winner of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award, Grimes lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Books by Martha Grimes

by Martha Grimes and Ken Grimes - Memoir, Nonfiction

People who suffer from alcoholism as well as their families and friends know that while it is possible to get sober, there is no one “right” way to do this. Now, award-winning mystery writer Martha Grimes and her son, Ken Grimes, offer two points of view on their struggles with alcoholism. In alternating chapters, they share their stories --- stories of drinking, recovery, relapse, friendship, travel, work, success and failure.

by Martha Grimes - Fiction, Mystery

Richard Jury is meeting Tom Williamson at Vertigo 42, a bar on the 42nd floor of an office building in London’s financial district. Despite inconclusive evidence, Tom is convinced that his wife, Tess, was murdered 17 years ago. The inspector in charge of the case was sure Tess’ death was accidental --- a direct result of vertigo --- but the official police inquiry is still an open verdict, and Jury agrees to re-examine the case.

by Martha Grimes - Fiction, Humor

In Martha Grimes's sequel to FOUL MATTER, hitmen Candy and Karl once again venture into the murky Manhattan publishing scene. This time they come to the aid of a writer who is being sued by her unscrupulous literary agent, a man determined to get a 15 percent commission for a book he didn’t sell. The contract killers join forces with a publishing mogul and a mega-bestselling writer to rid the mean streets of the agent, not by shooting him, but by driving him crazy.

by Martha Grimes - Fiction, Mystery

For waitress and cub reporter Emma Graham, tragedy defines where she lives. Spirit Lake, La Porte and Lake Noir have been plagued by intertwined crimes. And with the arrival of an unexpected visitor, it looks like the bad times have only just begun.