Jerusalem Inn Characters

Martha Grimes
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Referred to simply as "Jury" throughout the story, he is a superintendent with Scotland Yard. He is single, handsome, six-foot-two, and serious. He lives alone and seems to be reaching a point of dissatisfaction on this point. His caring nature is obvious in his attention to a female neighbor who fears an imaginary pursuer and to an elderly lady, Miss Dunsany, who he meets at Margate Hotel. Jury also has a soft spot for children. He notes that he goes to visit family and that the children know he has a soft spot and that they tap him for gifts. He also brings candy to a child at the Bonaventure School and spends some time with Robbie Lyte.

Jury is a clever detective and there's little doubt from the beginning of the story that he'll be the one to solve the murder of Helen Minton. Though he...

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