The Old Wine Shades

The Old Wine Shades

A Richard Jury Mystery

Large Print - 2006
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorOver three successive nights, stranger Harry Johnson sits in the London Pub The Old Wine Shades and tells a story to Richard Jury about a good friend of his whose wife and son (and dog) disappeared one day in Surrey. They've been missing for nine months - no trace, no clue, no lead as to what happened. The dog came back - but how? When Jury investigates, all seems to be just as Harry described it. Until they find the body.Simultaneous Publication with Simon & Schuster's Standard Print edition.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Wheeler, 2006
Edition: Large print ed. --
ISBN: 9781597222037
1597222038
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Grime 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 536 p. --

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george8
Aug 23, 2015

Have enjoyed Jury books in the past, but this was a huge disappointment. Simply dreadfull, boring! Brought the book back after wasting my time reading the first third of it. I DO NOT recommend this book!

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reader0118
Sep 24, 2013

Other Jury books are a treat but not this one. Don't know what Grimes was thinking but whatever it was, it wasn't about this plot. Would not recommend this read.

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TrishOttone
Apr 24, 2013

I think perhaps a little imagination may just lead to good things. These books get significantly better if you give them a chance. "Jury" has depth and the writing is very sound, the mystery surprising, and over all very entertaining, especially if you have a thing for London. Give Grimes the benefit of a least three reads.

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valliereads
Apr 13, 2013

I was enjoying this until the dog started telling the tale! It was all downhill from there. My first and last Martha
Grimes.

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