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The Old Contemptibles (1991)
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The rainy day on which they meet sets the tone for Jury’s romance with a mysteriously troubled widow named Jane Holdsworth. The passionate affair comes to a crashing halt when Jane is found dead. As an investigation ensues—with Jury a suspect—he realizes how little he knew about Jane, her teenage son, and her contentious family. Unable to leave London, Jury sends Melrose Plant to pose as a librarian at the Holdsworths’ Lake District home, where the secrets that rise to the surface threaten to pull the clan under....
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When the lady he had hoped to marry is murdered, Richard Jury becomes a suspect in the investigation and sends his friend, Melrose Plant, to Scotland to probe into the sordid history of the victim's family.
An edition of this book was published by Osprey Publishing.
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