Richard Jury mysteries, in chronological order

A Listmania! list by Linda Pagliuco "katknit" (CT, United States)
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The Man with a Load of Mischief
1.  The Man with a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes
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  "A dead man is found with his head in a keg of beer. Scotland Yard is called in, and Richard Jury meets the irrepressible Melrose Plant. A great friendship is born in the process of breaking the case."
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The Old Fox Deceiv'd (Richard Jury Mystery)
2.  The Old Fox Deceiv'd (Richard Jury Mystery) by Martha Grimes
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  "The death by stabbing of a costumed young women brings Melrose Plant and Richard Jury together again to find out who she is and who did her in."
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The Anodyne Necklace (Richard Jury Mystery)
3.  The Anodyne Necklace (Richard Jury Mystery) by Martha Grimes
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  "#3, in which misers, birdwatchers, severed fingers, and muggings are plaguing the village of LIttlebourne."
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The Dirty Duck (Richard Jury Mystery)
4.  The Dirty Duck (Richard Jury Mystery) by Martha Grimes
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  "Shakespeare was no stranger to murder, and Jury must go to Stratford to solve one near the theatre."
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Jerusalem Inn (Richard Jury Mystery)
5.  Jerusalem Inn (Richard Jury Mystery) by Martha Grimes
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  "The classic British murder plot - snowbound in a stately home, Jury encounters  the murder of a woman to whom he was very much attracted, and has to discover whodunnit. He does, of course."
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Help the Poor Struggler
6.  Help the Poor Struggler by Martha Grimes
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  "Forbidding Dartmoor (remember The Hound of the Baskervilles? ), 3 dead children, a 10 year old orphaned heiress - Jury teams up with old colleague Brian Macalvie to tackle this one."
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The Deer Leap
7.  The Deer Leap by Martha Grimes
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  "#7 - Polly Praed's cat is missing, and so are many other pets. There's a mysterious lab down the road, and a corpse falls out of a phonebooth. What's going on in Ashdown Dean?"
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I Am The Only Running Footman (Richard Jury Mystery)
8.  I Am The Only Running Footman (Richard Jury Mystery) by Martha Grimes
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  "Two women, strangled with their own scarves a hundred miles apart - witty and stylish as ever, Grimes tells how Jury and Macalvie manage to figure it all out just before another woman becomes a victim"
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The Five Bells and Bladebone
9.  The Five Bells and Bladebone by Martha Grimes
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  "Back in Long Piddleton, antiques dealer Marshall Trueblood discovers a corpse in an old desk. With Melrose Plant and his eccentric friends, a murder and a bad marriage are uncovered."
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The Old Silent
10.  The Old Silent by Martha Grimes
The list author says:
  "It's obvious who shot the vic, since Jury himself saw her do it, but why?? Great characters and the Yorkshire moors help set the atmosphere in this great mystery."
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The Old Contemptibles
11.  The Old Contemptibles by Martha Grimes
The list author says:
  "Jury himself is the prime suspect in this crime, the murder of his new love."
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The Horse You Came In On
12.  The Horse You Came In On by Martha Grimes
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  "#11. Jury and his Sergeant, the hypochondriac yet charming Wiggins, travel to the US. Find out how Edgar Allen Poe figures in this mystery!"
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Rainbow's End
13.  Rainbow's End by Martha Grimes
The list author says:
  "Richard has to cope with several changes in his personal life, as well as murders at Old Sarum, the Tate Gallery, and a remote church."
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The Case Has Altered
14.  The Case Has Altered by Martha Grimes
The list author says:
  "Jury's close friend, Lady Kennington, is accused of murder, and while he investigate, Melrose Plant assists as an undercover agent."
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The Stargazey
15.  The Stargazey by Martha Grimes
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  "Maybe Richard should avoid beautiful women. And what exactly is stargazey pie???"
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The Lamorna Wink
16.  The Lamorna Wink by Martha Grimes
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  "Aristocratic amateur tec Melrose Plant takes center stage as he tries to solve crimes in Cornwall. Doesn't do half bad!!"
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The Blue Last
17.  The Blue Last by Martha Grimes
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  "While retaining her great sense of humor, the author gets a bit darker with numero 17. A WWII bombing site yields surprising evidence."
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The Grave Maurice
18.  The Grave Maurice by Martha Grimes
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  "Jury has been shot on duty, and must solve the disappearance of a young woman from his hospital bed."
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The Winds of Change
19.  The Winds of Change by Martha Grimes
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  "The darkest entry in this series, Jury must deal with the horrendous crime of pedophilia."
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The Old Wine Shades
20.  The Old Wine Shades by Martha Grimes
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  "haven't read yet but look forward to it"
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Dust: A Richard Jury Mystery
21.  Dust: A Richard Jury Mystery by Martha Grimes
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  "the latest - set in modern London, both the grimy parts and the posh."
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