The Man with a Load of Mischief

The Man with a Load of Mischief

Mass Market Paperback
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451410818
  • 288 Pages
  • NAL
  • Adult


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…
The Man with a Load of Mischief

The Man with a Load of Mischief

Martha Grimes


“For readers who value wit, atmosphere and charm.”—The Washington Post Book World


“Grimes captures the flavor of British village life…Long may she write Richard Jury mysteries.”—Chicago Tribune


“[Grimes’s novel] is cast in the mold of the great British mysteries and comes complete with all the classic elements.”—The San Diego Union


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