Martha Grimes is an American novelist of detective fiction. She is best known for her Richard Jury character, a chief inspector at Scotland Yard. Her other series feature the characters the Emma Graham and Andi Olivier. She is a self-described Anglophile who sets most of her novels in England.

Martha Grimes made her literary debut in 1981 with The Man With a Load of Mischief, the start of her Richard Jury series. Ever since, she has written at least one novel per year with few exceptions. Below is a list of Martha Grimes’ books in order of when they were originally released (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Richard Jury Books


The Man With a Load of Mischief(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Old Fox Deceiv'd(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Anodyne Necklace(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dirty Duck(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jerusalem Inn(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Help the Poor Struggler(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Deer Leap(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Am The Only Running Footman(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Five Bells and Bladebone(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Old Silent(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Old Contemptibles(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Horse You Came In On(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rainbow's End(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case Has Altered(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stargazey(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lamorna Wink(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Blue Last(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grave Maurice(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winds of Change(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Old Wine Shades(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dust(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Cat(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vertigo 42(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Emma Graham Books


Hotel Paradise(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cold Flat Junction(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Belle Ruin(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fadeaway Girl(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Andi Olivier Books


Biting the Moon(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dakota(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Send Bygraves(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The End of the Pier(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foul Matter(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Way of All Fish(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Double Double: A Dual Memoir of Alcoholism(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The character Maud Chadwick, who appears in the Emma Graham series, is featured in the novel The End of the Pier.

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