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Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of 22 Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Foul Matter, Cold Flat Junction, Hotel Paradise, The End of The Pier and The Train Now Departing.

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New book release

Vertigo 42

Inimitable Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury returns in another “literate, lyrical, funny, funky, discursive, bizarre”* mystery, now with a tip of the derby to Alfred Hitchcock’s famous movie, ‘Vertigo’.  Martha Grimes’ greatly anticipated Richard Jury mystery, Vertigo 42, is on sale June 3. Luckily you don’t have to wait until then to read the first chapter.

We are thrilled to giveaway 5 Advance Reader’s Copies of Vertigo 42 –enter now!

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Martha Grimes wins 2012 Grand Master award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Premiere of "The Man With a Load of Mischief"

First screen adaption of Martha's book will premiere on January 16th in Berlin, Germany. Martha Grimes herself and the actors will be attending! We're giving away 10 free tickets.

Oprah Winfrey magazine loves 'Double Double'!

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