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Martha Grimes (born May 2, 1931) is an American author of detective fiction.

She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to William Dermit Grimes, Pittsburgh's city solicitor, and to June Dunnington, who owned the Mountain Lake Hotel in Western Maryland where Martha and her brother spent much of their childhood. Grimes earned her B.A. and M.A. at the University of Maryland. She has taught at the University of Iowa, Frostburg State University, and Montgomery College.

Grimes is best known for her series of novels featuring Richard Jury, an inspector with Scotland Yard, and his friend Melrose Plant, a British aristocrat who has given up his titles. Each of the Jury mysteries is named after a pub. Her page-turning, character-driven tales fall into the mystery subdivision of "cozies." In 1983, Grimes received the Nero Wolfe Award for best mystery of the year for The Anodyne Necklace.

The background to Hotel Paradise is drawn on the experiences she enjoyed spending summers at her mother's hotel in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland. One of the characters, Mr Britten, is drawn on Britten Leo Martin, Sr, who then ran Martin's Store which he owned with his father and brother. Martin's Store is accessible by a short walkway from the Mountain Lake Hotel, the site of the former Hotel, which was torn down in 1967.

She splits her time between homes in Washington, D.C., and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Total Books: 379
The Old Success
2020 - The Old Success [Richard Jury Mystery] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780802148995
ISBN-10: 0802148999
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Knowledge
2019 - The Knowledge (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781786497550
ISBN-10: 1786497557
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Knowledge
2019 - The Knowledge [Richard Jury, Bk 24] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780802129253
ISBN-10: 0802129250
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 5

The Knowledge A Richard Jury Mystery
2018 - The Knowledge a Richard Jury Mystery [Richard Jury Mysteries] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780802128010
ISBN-10: 0802128017
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 5

Double Double A Dual Memoir of Alcoholism
Vertigo 42
2015 - Vertigo 42 [Richard Jury, Bk 23] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781476724058
ISBN-10: 1476724059
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 13

The Way of All Fish
2014 - The Way of All Fish (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781476723976
ISBN-10: 1476723974
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 3

Vertigo 42
2014 - Vertigo 42 [Richard Jury, Bk 23 - Unabridged - Audio CD] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781442369801
ISBN-10: 1442369809
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Vertigo 42
2014 - Vertigo 42 [Richard Jury, Bk 23] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781476724027
ISBN-10: 1476724024
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 18

All die schnen Toten
2012 - All Die Schnen Toten (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442477241
ISBN-10: 3442477247
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Fadeaway Girl
2012 - Fadeaway Girl (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780451235640
ISBN-10: 0451235649
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 8

Die Ruine am See
2011 - Die Ruine Am See (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442475421
ISBN-10: 3442475422
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The Black Cat
2011 - The Black Cat [Richard Jury, Bk 22] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451232946
ISBN-10: 0451232941
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 35

Fadeaway Girl
2011 - Fadeaway Girl [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780142429143
ISBN-10: 0142429147
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 5

Biting the Moon
2009 - Biting the Moon (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439562628
ISBN-10: 1439562628
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

Dakota
2009 - Dakota (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780451225894
ISBN-10: 0451225899
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 12

Dakota
2008 - Dakota [Andi Oliver, Bk 2] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670018697
ISBN-10: 0670018694
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 21

Dakota
2008 - Dakota [Andi Oliver, Bk 2 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780143143017
ISBN-10: 0143143018
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 9

Inspektor Jury gert unter Verdacht
2007 - Inspektor Jury Gert Unter Verdacht (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783442465934
ISBN-10: 3442465931
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Dust
2007 - Dust [Richard Jury Mystery] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781594132384
ISBN-10: 1594132380
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Dust
2007 - Dust [Richard Jury, Bk 21] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451222664
ISBN-10: 0451222660
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 82

2007 - The Man with a Load of Mischief [Richard Jury, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - The Man with a Load of Mischief [Richard Jury, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - The Old Wine Shades a Richard Jury Mystery [Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers] (Paperback)
2007 - Dust [Richard Jury, Bk 21 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2007 - Dust [Richard Jury, Bk 21] (Hardcover)Paperback
2007 - The Old Wine Shades [Richard Jury, Bk 20] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Belle Ruin [Emma Graham, Bk 3] (Paperback)Hardcover
 
2006 - The Old Silent [Richard Jury, Bk 10] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - The Old Contemptibles [Richard Jury, Bk 11] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - The Old Wine Shades Audio [Richard Jury] (Audio CD)
2006 - The Old Wine Shades [Richard Jury, Bk 20] (Hardcover)Paperback
2005 - The Winds of Change Bestseller's Choice [Richard Jury Mysteries] (Audio Cassette)
2005 - The Winds of Change [Richard Jury, Bk 19] (Paperback)Hardcover
2005 - Belle Ruin [Emma Graham, Bk 3] (Hardcover)Paperback
2005 - The Deer Leap [Richard Jury, Bk 7] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2005 - Help the Poor Struggler [Richard Jury, Bk 7] (Paperback)
2004 - Jerusalem Inn [Richard Jury, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Foul Matter [Foul Matter, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2004 - The Winds of Change [Richard Jury, Bk 19] (Hardcover)Paperback
2004 - The Dirty Duck [Richard Jury, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2004 - The Anodyne Necklace [Richard Jury, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2004 - The Grave Maurice [Richard Jury, Bk 18] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2003 - The Grave Maurice [Richard Jury, Bk 18] (Paperback)Hardcover
2003 - The Man with a Load of Mischief [Richard Jury, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2003 - Die Treppe Zum Meer Roman [German Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - The Grave Maurice Large Print [Richard Jury] (Hardcover)
2003 - The Old Fox Deceiv'd [Richard Jury, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - The Grave Maurice [Richard Jury, Bk 18] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - Blue Last [Om] (Paperback)
2002 - The Five Bells and Bladebone [Richard Jury, Bk 9] (Paperback)Paperback
2002 - Freier Eintritt Cbt [Ab 12 J.] (Paperback)
2002 - Cold Flat Junction [Emma Graham, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
 
2002 - The Blue Last [Richard Jury, Bk 17 - Large Print] (Hardcover)
2002 - The Lamorna Wink Audio [Richard Jury] (Audio CD)
2002 - The Blue Last [Richard Jury, Bk 17] (Paperback)Hardcover
2001 - I Am the Only Running Footman [Richard Jury, Bk 8] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - The Blue Last [Richard Jury, Bk 17] (Hardcover)Paperback
2001 - The Case Has Altered [Richard Jury, Bk 14 - Abridged Audio Cassette] (Audio Cassette)
2001 - Cold Flat Junction [Emma Graham, Bk 2] (Hardcover)Paperback
2000 - The Lamorna Wink [Richard Jury, Bk 16] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - The Stargazey Large Print [Richard Jury] (Paperback)Hardcover
2000 - The Lamorna Wink Large Print [Richard Jury] (Hardcover)
1999 - The Stargazey [Richard Jury, Bk 15] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - The Lamorna Wink [Richard Jury, Bk 16] (Hardcover)Paperback
1999 - Biting the Moon [Andi Oliver, Bk 1] (Hardcover)
1999 - Hotel Paradise [Emma Graham, Bk 1] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Fremde Federin [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Gewagtes Spiel [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Inspektor Jury Kuesst Die Muse [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Inspektor Jury Bricht Das Eis [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - The Stargazey [Richard Jury, Bk 15] (Hardcover)Paperback
1998 - The Case Has Altered [Richard Jury, Bk 14] (Paperback)Hardcover
1997 - The Case Has Altered [Richard Jury, Bk 14] (Hardcover)Paperback
1996 - Rainbow's End [Richard Jury] (Hardcover)
1996 - Rainbow's End [Richard Jury, Bk 13] (Paperback)Hardcover
1996 - Hotel Paradise Audio [Emma Graham] (Audio Cassette)
1995 - Rainbow's End Large Print [Richard Jury] (Paperback)
1995 - Rainbow's End [Richard Jury, Bk 13] (Hardcover)Paperback
1995 - The Horse You Came in On [Richard Jury] (Hardcover)
1994 - The Horse You Came in On [Richard Jury, Bk 12] (Paperback)Hardcover
1993 - The Horse You Came in On [Richard Jury, Bk 12] (Hardcover)Paperback
1993 - Horse You Came in On [Richard Jury, Bk 12 - Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1992 - The Five Bells and Bladebone [Richard Jury] (Hardcover)
1992 - The Old Contemptibles [Richard Jury, Bk 11] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - The Old Fox Deceiv'd [Richard Jury, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - The Old Contemptibles [Richard Jury, Bk 11] (Hardcover)Paperback
1990 - The Anodyne Necklace [Richard Jury, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - Jerusalem Inn [Richard Jury, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback
1990 - Help the Poor Struggler [Richard Jury, Bk 6] (Paperback)Hardcover
1990 - The Dirty Duck [Richard Jury, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1990 - The Old Silent [Richard Jury, Bk 10] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1989 - The Old Silent [Richard Jury, Bk 10] (Hardcover)Paperback
1988 - The Five Bells and Bladebone [Richard Jury, Bk 9] (Paperback)Paperback
1987 - I Am the Only Running Footman [Richard Jury, Bk 8] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1986 - The Deer Leap [Richard Jury, Bk 7] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1985 - The Man with a Load of Mischief [Richard Jury, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1983 - The Anodyne Necklace [Richard Jury, Bk 3] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1983 - The Anodyne Necklace Large Print [Richard Jury Mysteries] (Hardcover)
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