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Martha Grimes Martha Grimes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on May 2, 1931. She is the is the bestselling author of 22 Richard Jury mysteries. She is also a poet and professor.

Grimes earned her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Maryland at College Park. She was an instructor of English at the University of Iowa, as well as an assistant professor of English at Frostburg State College (now University) in Frostburg, Maryland. Her last teaching position was professor of English at Montgomery College in Tacoma Park, Maryland.

Her 1999 book, Biting the Moon, dealt with issues of animal abuse and featured two adolescent heroes. Grimes donated two thirds of her royalty profits to various U.S. animal abuse organizations all over the country.

In 2003, Grimes rocked the publishing world with her send up of the publishing world in her hilarious Foul Matter, which poked fun at editors, agents, and writers alike.

Martha Grimes has one son, a public relations executive in Washington, DC, her daughter-in-law, and two grandsons.

Martha Grimes Book List and Awards
Her website: www.richardmontanari.com
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Vertigo 42
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Vertigo 42 by Martha Grimes

Winds of Change
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The Winds of Change by Martha Grimes

Stargazey
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Stargazey by Martha Grimes

Case has Altered
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The Case has Altered by Martha Grimes

The Old Silent
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The Old Silent by Martha Grimes
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Martha Grimes Bibliography


Richard Jury Series

  1. The Man With a Load of Mischief - 1981
  2. The Old Fox Deceiv’d - 1982
  3. The Anodyne Necklace - 1983
  4. The Dirty Duck - 1984
  5. The Jerusalem Inn - 1984
  6. Help the Poor Struggler - 1985
  7. Deer Leap - 1985
  8. I Am the Only Running Footman - 1986
  9. The Five Bells and Bladebone - 1987
  10. The Old Silent - 1989
  11. The Old Contemptibles - 1991
  12. The Horse You Came In On - 1993
  13. Rainbow’s End - 1995
  14. The Case Has Altered - 1997
  15. The Stargazey - 1998
  16. The Lamorna Wink - 1999
  17. The Blue Last - 2001
  18. The Grave Maurice - 2002
  19. The Winds of Change - 2004
  20. The Old Wine Shades - 2006
  21. Dust - 2007
  22. The Black Cat - 2010
  23. Vertigo 42 - 2014

Andi Oliver Series

  1. Biting the Moon - 1999
  2. Dakota - 2008

Emma Graham Series

  1. Hotel Paradise - 1996
  2. Cold Flat Junction - 2000
  3. Belle Ruin - 2005
  4. Fadeaway Girl - 2011

Featuring Maud Chadwick (who is also a character in the Emma Graham Series)

  • The End of the Pier - 1993

Novels, Short Stories & Poetry

  • Send Bygraves - 1990
  • The Train Now Departing - 2001
  • Foul Matter - 2004
  • The Way of All Fish - 2014

Memoir

  • Double Double - 2013

Martha Grimes Awards

  • 1983 Nero Wolfe Award for Best Mystery of the Year for The Anodyne Necklace

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