Cold Flat Junction

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2002 - Fiction - 448 pages
5 Reviews
Martha Grimes's Hotel Paradise was hailed by Booklist as "superb...beyond genre...one of the year's best." Now, Grimes returns to the same small town, intertwining the threads of one young girl's unexplained death with another young girl's attempt at making sense of her own life.
 

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User Review  - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing

A bit more plot and less atmosphere than Hotel Paradise which I rate as an astonishingly good book, but still terrific. Really difficult to put down towards the end - leaving you with the dilemma of ... Read full review

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

This one starts slowly, the first 50 pages or so sounded like Grimes was starting a new, "Emma Graham" series in the vein of her Richard Jury books, but stay with her, this novel becomes marvelous, ironic, witty, allusive. And one mystery is solved by its conclusion. Read full review

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Contents

A dented
Dervish
Benchsitting
Orphnsinastorm
News
Waitressing
Sorrolowful Places
Pink thinking
Lost girl
A new decor
Their Florida vacation
Sauerkraut
Diner people
Flyback Hollow
Orphans
Tracking poachers

A short history of DoXmachines
Moses in the bullrushes
Moses and Aurora
Falling out with the Sheriff
Uninvited
Bunny and
Last of the Butternuts
Brokedown House
Master mechanic
Tamiami Trail
My real life
Brokedown House revisited
My florida vacation II
Rainbow
Lazy days at the Rony Plaza

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About the author (2002)

Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of eighteen Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Foul Matter, Cold Flat Junction, Hotel Paradise, The End of the Pier, and The Train Now Departing.

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