The Horse You Came in On

The Horse You Came in On

Book - 1993
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Random House, Inc.
"Intricate and entertaining . . . A delicious puzzle." The Boston Globe
The murder is in America, but the call goes out to Scotland Yard superintendent Richard Jury. Accompanied by his aristocratic friend Melrose Plant and by Sergeant Wiggins, Jury arrives in Baltimore, Maryland, home of zealous Orioles fans, mouth-watering crabs, and Edgar Allan Poe. In his efforts to solve the case, Jury rubs elbows with a delicious and suspicious cast of characters, embarking on a trail that leads to a unique tavern called "The Horse You Came In On" . . .

Baker & Taylor
British sleuth Richard Jury travels to Baltimore to deal with murder, larceny, a tangle of evidence, and a batch of suspicious characters--finding answers and refreshment in a unique drinking establishment called The Horse You Came In On. Reprint.

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& Taylor

Mourning the death of his lover, Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury throws himself into a new case involving three seemingly unrelated murders and a literary forgery in Baltimore, Maryland

Publisher: Toronto, ON : Random House, 1993
ISBN: 9780345387554
0345387554
Characteristics: 371 ; cm

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Jul 05, 2016

But then with her looks and brains I imagine it's too much to expect her to be virtuous too.

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pattypi
Jul 05, 2016

It is not enough that I succeed, but you fail. Gore Vidal.

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Jul 05, 2016

Richard Jury is always up to the murder solving task. Happily this time Melrose Plant assists with great success.

The ending is a little odd.

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