The Man With a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes audiobook

The Man With a Load of Mischief

By Martha Grimes
Read by Steve West

Simon & Schuster Audio

The Richard Jury Series: Book 1

9.54 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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At the Man with a Load of Mischief, they found the dead body stuck in a keg of beer. At the Jack and Hammer, another body was stuck out on the beam of the pub’s sign, replacing the mechanical man who kept the time. Two pubs. Two murders. One Scotland Yard inspector called in to help. Detective Chief Inspector Richard Jury arrives in Long Piddleton and finds everyone in the postcard village looking outside of town for the killer. Except for one Melrose Plant. A keen observer of human nature, he points Jury in the right direction: into the darkest parts of his neighbors’ hearts…

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Summary

At the Man with a Load of Mischief, they found the dead body stuck in a keg of beer. At the Jack and Hammer, another body was stuck out on the beam of the pub’s sign, replacing the mechanical man who kept the time. Two pubs. Two murders. One Scotland Yard inspector called in to help. Detective Chief Inspector Richard Jury arrives in Long Piddleton and finds everyone in the postcard village looking outside of town for the killer. Except for one Melrose Plant. A keen observer of human nature, he points Jury in the right direction: into the darkest parts of his neighbors’ hearts…

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“For readers who value wit, atmosphere, and charm.” Washington Post Book World
“Grimes captures the flavor of British village life…Long may she write Richard Jury mysteries.” Chicago Tribune
“Grimes’ novel is cast in the mold of the great British mysteries and comes complete with all the classic elements.” San Diego Union

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Author Bio: Martha Grimes

Author Bio: Martha Grimes

Martha Grimes is the author of more than thirty books, twenty-four of them featuring Scotland Yard Inspector Richard Jury. In 1983, she received the Nero Wolfe Award for best mystery of the year for The Anodyne Necklace. She is the winner of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English