After a luminous blonde leaves, reboards, then leaves the double-decker bus Richard Jury is on, he follows her to the gates of Fulham Palace…and goes no further. Days later, when he hears of the death in the palace’s walled garden, Jury will wonder if he could have averted it. But is the victim the same woman Jury saw? As he and Melrose Plant follow the complex case from the Crippsian depths of London’s East End to the headier heights of Mayfair’s art scene, Jury will realize that in this captivating woman–dead or alive–he may have finally met his match…
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About Martha Grimes
Martha Grimes is one of the few authors left carrying on the British detective mystery tradition, and doing it well. Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury and sidekick Melrose Plant continue to enthrall readers with their clever, darkly humorous crime-solving careers.
Mass Market Paperback
Published by NAL Oct 02, 1999| 432 Pages| 4-3/16 x 6-3/4| ISBN 9780451408976