The Grave Maurice

The Grave Maurice by Martha Grimes 0670030457 9780670030453
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Chew on this, says Melrose Plant to Richard Jury, whos in the hospital being driven crazy by Hannibal, a nurse who likes to speculate on his chances for survival. Jury could use a good story, preferably one not ending with his own demise. Plant tells Jury of something he overheard in The Grave Maurice, a pub near the hospital. A woman told an intriguing story about a girl named Nell Ryder, granddaughter to the owner of the Ryder Stud Farm in Cambridgeshire, who went missing more than a year before and has never been found. What is especially interesting to Plant is that Nell is also the daughter of Jurys surgeon. But Nells disappearance isnt the only mystery at the Ryder farm. A woman has been found dead on the track-a woman who was a stranger even to the Ryders. But not to Plant. Shes the woman he saw in The Grave Maurice. Together with Jury, Nells family, and the Cambridgeshire police, Plant embarks on a search to find Nell and bring her home. But is there more to their mission than just restoring a fifteen-year-old girl to her family? The Grave Mauriceis the eighteenth entry in the Richard Jury series and, from its pastoral opening to its calamitous end, is full of the same suspense and humor that devoted readers expect from Martha Grimes.

Author: Martha Grimes

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 384

Publisher: Viking Adult

Publication Date: 2002-08-01


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