The End of the Pier

The End of the Pier

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In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three local women -- or his intuition that the killer is still out there. How these lives intertwine reveals a rich and startling story of parents and children and the pain they cause one another. "Gripping." CHICAGO SUN TIMESshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 10 pages
  • 106.68 x 172.72 x 17.78mm | 136.08g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Ballantine Books Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0345376579
  • 9780345376572
  • 665,090

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In a sleepy resort town, Maud Chadwick waits tables at the Rainbow Cafe. Her confidant is Sheriff Sam DeGheyn and what they have in common is obsession. Maude doesn't want her son to leave home, and Sam cannot let go of the unsolved murders of three local women -- or his intuition that the killer is still out there. How these lives intertwine reveals a rich and startling story of parents and children and the pain they cause one another."Gripping."CHICAGO SUN TIMESshow more

About Martha Grimes

Martha Grimes is one of the few authors left carrying on the British detective mystery tradition, and doing it well. Scotland Yard Superintendent Richard Jury and sidekick Melrose Plant continue to enthrall readers with their clever, darkly humorous crime-solving careers.show more

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2 12% (116)
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