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Publisher Description

A young friend pulls Scotland Yard’s Richard Jury into the life—and death—of a wealthy bachelor…

The once-charismatic Billy Maples was last seen in a club named Dust, before his murder in a trendy London hotel. Proving as inscrutable—and challenging—to Jury as the case is the beautiful chief inspecting officer...

Before his death, Maples was a patron of London’s finest art galleries and caretaker of author Henry James’s house in Rye. It’s there where Jury installs Melrose Plant, who takes his job to heart, as Jury closes in on the dark secrets behind Maples’s friends and family…

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2007
January 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.1
MB

Customer Reviews

oldbutfine ,

Non-ending = frustrating

What is with the ambiguous ending? I couldn't believe that any mystery writer would leave the reader hanging. I even went online to see if anyone could figure out the ending. I was thrilled to learn I was not alone in my disappointment. This book is a disappointment.

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