A Richard Jury MysteryBook - 2007
Coming in JanuaryRichard Jury returns to the back streets and back rooms of London in The New York Timesbestselling series When an old friend pulls Richard Jury into the investigation of a wealthy bachelors murder, Jurys not sure whats more perplexing: the circumstances of the fellows death, the conflicted stories of the mans past, or the motivations of the cases lead detectivethe beautiful and forbidding Lu Aguilar. What Jury is sure of is that hes in over his head, both with the inscrutable and challenging Aguilar and the false leads surrounding the once-charismatic Billy Maples, last seen in a club named Dust. A web of clues draws Jury to the trendy Clerkenwell galleries, clubs, and hotels, to the dark stories behind Mapless family, and to the Sussex town of Rye, where Billy had temporarily taken up the tenancy of Lamb House, the charming home where Henry James composed his three masterworks . . . and a place with secrets of its own. With Melrose Plant investigating Lamb House, Aguilar interceding, and the appearance of Mapless mysterious young nephew, Scotland Yards finestand now infamouswill need every bit of his intelligence and quiet charm to crack the case.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007.
Characteristics: 342 p. ;,25 cm.
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