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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 2: Death in Ecstasy, Vintage Murder, Artists in Crime

Ngaio Marsh Swing, Brother, Swing


Another classic Ngaio Marsh novel reissued.The music rises to a climax: Lord Pastern aims his revolver and fires. The figure in the spotlight falls – and the coup-de-théatre has become murder… Has the eccentric peer let hatred of his future son-in-law go too far? Or will a tangle of jealousies and blackmail reveal to Inspector Alleyn an altogether different murderer?

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 11: Photo-Finish, Light Thickens, Black Beech and Honeydew


The final volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.PHOTO-FINISHThe luxury mansion on New Zealand's Lake Waihoe is the ideal place for a world-famous soprano to rest after her triumphant tour. Among the other guests are Chief Superintendent Alleyn and his wife – but theirs is not a social visit. When tragedy strikes, and isolated by one of the lake's sudden storms, Alleyn faces one of his trickiest cases…LIGHT THICKENSPeregrine Jay, owner of the Dolphin Theatre, is putting on a magnificent production of Macbeth, the play that, superstition says, always brings bad luck. But one night the claymore swings and the dummy's head is more than real: murder behind the scene. Luckily, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn is in the audience…BLACK BEECH AND HONEYDEWWith all the insight and style her readers came to expect of her, Ngaio Marsh's autobiography captures all the joys, fears and hopes of a spirited young woman growing up in Christchurch, and charts her theatre and writing careers both in New Zealand and the UK. This sanguine, unpretentious and revealing book has been acclaimed for telling her most distinguished mystery – who was Ngaio Marsh?

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Ngaio Marsh A Man Lay Dead


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the first volume of the 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.Sir Hubert Handesley's extravagant weekend house-parties are deservedly famous for his exciting Murder Game. But when the lights go up this time, there is a real corpse with a real dagger in the back. All seven suspects have skilful alibis – so Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to figure out the whodunit…

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Ngaio Marsh Colour Scheme


Often regarded as her most interesting book and set on New Zealand’s North Island, Ngaio Marsh herself considered this to be her best-written novel.It was a horrible death – Maurice Questing was lured into a pool of boiling mud and left there to die.Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn, far from home on a wartime quest for German agents, knew that any number of people could have killed him: the English exiles he’d hated, the New Zealanders he’d despised or the Maoris he’d insulted. Even the spies he’d thwarted – if he wasn’t a spy himself…

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Ngaio Marsh Final Curtain


A country house murder, artistic insight and the post-war reunion of Alleyn and Troy combine in Ngaio Marsh’s wittiest and most readable novel.Agatha Troy, world famous portrait painter, is inveigled into accepting a commission to paint the 70-year-old Sir Henry Ancred, Bart., the Grand Old Man of the stage. But just as she has completed her portrait, the old actor dies.The dramatic circumstances of his death are such that Scotland Yard is called in – in the person of Troy’s long-absent husband, Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn…

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Ngaio Marsh Death on the Air: and other stories


The only collection of Ngaio Marsh short stories, first published in 1995 to celebrate her centenary, now with two additional stories.A man dies with his hand on a radio dial. A disguised aristocrat finds murder at the opening night of a play. A cryptogram produces death in an English churchyard. These are the short cases of Scotland Yard’s Inspector Roderick Alleyn who, with his lovely wife Agatha Troy, charmed his way through more than thirty novels. The book concludes with a script written for the television series Crown Court, in which the lead was played by Joan Hickson who later became famous as Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple.Death on the Air and Other Stories serves both as the perfect introduction to Ngaio Marsh and as a nostalgic journey for the aficionado, each story echoing the themes explored in her detective novels.

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 3: Death in a White Tie, Overture to Death, Death at the Bar


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the third volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.DEATH IN A WHITE TIEThe season has begun. Débutantes and chaperones are planning their gala dinners – and the blackmailer is planning strategies to stalk his next victim. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn knows that something is up and has already planted his friend Lord Gospell at the dinner. But someone else has got there first…OVERTURE TO DEATHIt was planned as an act of charity: a new piano for the parish hall, and an amusing evening's entertainment to finance the gift. But all is doomed when Miss Campanula sits down to play. A chord is struck, a shot rings out, and Miss Campanula is dead.it seems to be a case of sinister infatuation for Roderick Alleyn…DEATH AT THE BARA midsummer evening – darts night at The Plume of Feathers, a traditional Devonshire public house. A distinguished painter, a celebrated actor, a woman graduate, a plump lady from County Clare and a local farmer all play their parts in a fatal experiment which calls for the investigative expertise of Inspector Alleyn…

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Ngaio Marsh Overture to Death


A classic Ngaio Marsh novel in which she more than lives up to her reputation as a crime writer of intelligence and style.It was planned as an act of charity: a new piano for the parish hall, an amusing play to finance the gift.But its execution was doomed when Miss Campanula sat down to play. A chord was struck, a shot rang out and Miss Campanula was dead.A case of sinister infatuation for the brilliant Chief Detective-Inspector Alleyn.

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Ngaio Marsh Last Ditch


A classic Ngaio Marsh novelYoung Rickie Alleyn had come to the Channel Islands to try to write, but village life was tedious – until he saw the stablehand in the ditch. Dead, it seemed, from an unlucky jump.It might have ended there had Rickie not noticed some strange and puzzling things. But Rickie’s father, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, had been discreetly summoned to the scene, and when Rickie disappeared, it was the last straw…

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Ngaio Marsh – Wikipedia

Serienheld von Ngaio Marsh ist Roderick Alleyn, wie der Prototyp vieler englischer Autoren von adeliger Abstammung, zugleich aber Inspektor bei Scotland Yard. Die Mystery Writers of America (MWA) nominierten Marsh zwei Mal für den Edgar Allan Poe Award . 1978 erhielt Marsh die höchste Auszeichnung der MWA, den Grand Master Award , für ihre Leistung für die Kriminalliteratur.

Ngaio Marsh - Wikipedia

Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh DBE (/ ˈ n aɪ. oʊ /; 23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982) was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1966.. Marsh is known as one of the "Queens of Crime", along with Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Margery Allingham.She is known primarily for her character Inspector Roderick ...

Roderick Alleyn - Wikipedia

Roderick Alleyn is a fictional character who first appeared in 1934. He is the policeman hero of the 32 detective novels of Ngaio Marsh.Marsh and her gentleman detective belong firmly in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, although the last Alleyn novel, Light Thickens, was published in 1982.. Marsh mentions in an introduction that she named her detective Alleyn after the Elizabethan actor ...

Roderick Alleyn – Wikipedia

Ngaio Marsh fand mit ihrem Protagonisten Roderick Alleyn eine davon abweichende Lösung: Ihre der Gentry angehörende Figur schließt sich der Polizei nicht aus Gründen des Broterwerbs an, sondern aus Interesse an detektivischer Arbeit. Diese Grundprämisse der Figur wird bereits im ersten Roman Das Todesspiel festgelegt, indem einer der Mordverdächtigen den ermittelnden Inspektor mit den ...

The Roderick Alleyn Mystery Series in Order by Ngaio Marsh ...

Series list: A Roderick Alleyn Mystery (34 Books) by Ngaio Marsh. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating.

Ngaio Marsh - Book Series In Order

Edith Ngaio Marsh was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on 23rd in the month of April the year 1895. Although that date was the one registered as the date of birth, there has always been some uncertainties due to the fact that her father neglected to register her birth until the year 1900. During her lifetime, her main occupation was writing. Most of the books she wrote were about issues of ...

The Inspector Alleyn mystery series, by Ngaio Marsh ...

Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard, created by Ngaio Marsh, and featured in 32 mysteries published between 1934 and 1982, is one of the most famous and long-lived fictional detectives out there. Ngaio Marsh described her sleuth thus, in a sketch included in her short fiction collection: "I thought that my detective would be a professional policeman but, in some ways, atypical: an ...

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Roderick Alleyn Series by Ngaio Marsh - Goodreads

aka: Inspector Alleyn series English detective series, written from the 1930s to the 1980s. Book 1. A Man Lay Dead. by Ngaio Marsh. 3.81 · 11151 Ratings · 660 Reviews · published 1934 · 54 editions. At Sir Hubert Handesley's country house party, fiv… More. Want to Read. Shelving menu. Shelve A Man Lay Dead. Want to Read; Currently Reading; Read; Add New Shelf; Done. Shelving menu. Want ...

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Ngaio Marsh: A Crime Reader's Guide to the Classics ...

Marsh’s hero, Roderick Alleyn, a detective-inspector who rises through the ranks as the books proceed, can be seen as a transitional figure in British detective fiction. You could draw a straight line from Sayers’s aristocratic amateur Lord Peter Wimsey to Marsh’s well-born but down-to-earth Alleyn to P.D. James’s cerebral poet-policeman Adam Dalgleish. Alleyn is at once authoritative ...

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1-16 of over 1,000 results for Books: "ngaio marsh" A Man Lay Dead: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #1 (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn) Book 1 of 32: Inspectr Roderick Alleyn | by Ngaio Marsh | Nov 16, 2011. 4.2 out of 5 stars 193. Kindle $9.49 $ 9. 49 $9.99 $9.99. Available instantly . Audible Audiobook $0.00 $ 0. 00 $20.65 $20.65. Free with Audible trial. Paperback $14.95 $ 14. 95. Get it as soon as Wed ...

Scales of Justice: Amazon.de: Marsh, Ngaio: Bücher

This story is well up to Ngaio Marsh's high standard and I found the information about fish very interesting. I liked the characters especially Lady Lacklander and Commander Syce as well as Octavius Danbury-Phinn and his cats. An entertaining mystery well told with some amusing incidents and asides from Alleyn's colleague, Inspector Fox. Lesen Sie weiter. 3 Personen fanden diese Informationen ...

Ngaio Marsh - Autoren - Krimi-Couch.de

Edith Ngaio Marsh wurde am 23. April 1895 in Merivale, Christchurch als Tochter eines Bankangestellten in Neuseeland geboren. Als sie 7 Jahre alt war, zogen ihre Eltern nach Cashmere, wo Ngaio bis zu ihrem Lebensende wohnte. Bereits während ihrer Schulzeit schrieb sie Theaterstücke. Ab 1919 war sie Teilzeitstudentin und verdiente ihren Lebensunterhalt mit Privatunterricht. Sie schrieb ...

Money in the Morgue by Ngaio Marsh

How many of you remember that Ngaio Marsh's Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn trained as a diplomat before joining Scotland Yard? If you do, it won't surprise you that he's working undercover in World War II in New Zealand. Money in the Morgue is an unfinished novel by Marsh, completed by Stella Duffy. Alleyn is sent to Mount Seager Hospital in new Zealand where he is undercover watching for ...

Ngaio Marsh on Inspector Alleyn – crossexaminingcrime

Ngaio Marsh, luxuriating in her artist background paints rather a naïve, optimistic and non-serious beginning for her writing career, suggesting that Inspector Alleyn ‘was born… on a very wet Saturday afternoon in a basement flat off Sloane Square, London. The year was 1931.’ A combination of the weather, being home alone, it ‘being the season, in England, when the Murder Game was ...

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Photo Finish (Inspectr Roderick Alleyn): Marsh, Ngaio ...

As in her previous book, Grave Mistake, Ngaio Marsh offers up a lady of a certain age, high-strung and hyperventilating, two ticks short of neurosis. Photo Finish' s dead diva, the soprano Isabella Sommita, was widely loathed, so much so that the problem is less a lack of plausible suspects than an embarrassment of options. Though the grand country-house – and with it, the country-house ...

A Man Lay Dead: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #1 (Inspectr ...

Ngaio Marsh (1985-1982) was one of the four “Queens of Crime” (the others being Marjorie Allingham, Agatha Christie, and Dorothy L. Sayers) who largely defined the 20th Century English murder mystery. All her mystery novels feature Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard, and the 1934 A MAN LAY DEAD is his first appearance. Most writers go through an apprentice period, and in truth A ...

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If you are interested please Subscribers and comment , like . Thanks for watching. Inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes stories, John Ta...

False Scent (Roderick Alleyn, #21) by Ngaio Marsh

Always love Ngaio Marsh books and this one was no exception. Like most cozy mysteries, this one features a murder victiom you love to hate. I like the way the book begins with an imagined funeral for Mary Bellamy and ends with the actual funeral. Inspector Roderick Alleyn and his Sgt. Fox work together, Alleyn working the upper class while Fox ...

The Ngaio Marsh Collection (32 Book Series)

One of Ngaio Marsh’s most famous murder mysteries, which introduces Inspector Alleyn to his future wife, the irrepressible Agatha Troy. It started as a student exercise, the knife under the drape, the model’s pose chalked in place. But before Agatha Troy, artist and instructor, returns to the class, the pose has been re-enacted in earnest ...

Enter a Murderer: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #2: Marsh ...

Ngaio Marsh (1985-1982) was one of the four “Queens of Crime” (the others being Marjorie Allingham, Agatha Christie, and Dorothy L. Sayers) who largely defined the 20th Century English murder mystery. All her mystery novels feature Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard, and the 1935 ENTER A MURDERER is his second appearance. The novel also marks the first appearance of a character ...

Order of Ngaio Marsh Books - OrderOfBooks.com

Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a New Zealand author of detective fiction, best known for her Roderick Alleyn series. She is often spoken of in the same breath as the other Queens of Crime, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Margery Allingham.In addition to being a novelist, Marsh was also a theatre director and toured with her student players putting on Shakespearean productions.

Das Todesspiel: Ein Fall für Inspector Alleyn (Inspector ...

Ngaio Marsh hat sich im Verlauf der Serie sogar selbst verewigt. Bei der Figur Agatha Troy, die später für Inspector Alleyn sehr wichtig werden wird, handelt es sich um das Alter Ego der Autorin. Wer Freude an Krimis von Agatha Christie, S.S. van Dine oder Dorothy Sayers hat, der sollte hier unbedingt zugreifen. Zwar wirkt dieses Erstwerk von Ngaio Marsh noch nicht ganz so geschliffen und so ...

Ngaio Marsh | New Zealand author | Britannica

Ngaio Marsh, New Zealand author known especially for her many detective novels featuring Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard and, in later novels, his wife, Troy. Marsh studied painting in art school and was an actress and a theatrical producer in New Zealand before going in 1928 to England,

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Inspector Alleyn continues to charm as the gentleman detective with his faithful hound (Fox) at his side. It evokes an era that is long gone . Ngaio Marsh 's books are a delight to read and I look forward to the next ones. Good value as you get three for one (although the third is usually a short story).

Singing in the Shrouds (Roderick Alleyn, #20) by Ngaio Marsh

Singing in the Shrouds (1958) by Ngaio Marsh finds Inspector Roderick Alleyn pursuing a serial killer who follows his deed with a bit of song. Three young women have been found strangled to death--their cheap necklaces broken and their bodies strewn with flowers. Witnesses in the vicinity of the murders report hearing a high-pitched male voice singing at about the time officials believe the ...

A Surfeit of Lampreys (The Ngaio Marsh Collection) eBook ...

Dame Ngaio Marsh was born in New Zealand in 1895 and died in February 1982. She wrote over 30 detective novels and many of her stories have theatrical settings, for Ngaio Marsh’s real passion was the theatre. She was both actress and producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public’s interest in the theatre. It was for this work that the received what she called her ...

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Ngaio Marsh Mysteries [Mini Reviews] – Olivia's Catastrophe

Today I have three mini reviews for you! I got this bind up edition of crime fiction mysteries by Ngaio Marsh for my crime fiction seminar. I’ve since read all three of them and wanted to share my thoughts about what I read. They’re all part of her Inspector Alleyn series. Title: Surfeit of the Lamphreys. Rating: 4 Stars. Synopsis: N gaio Marsh’s most popular novel begins when a young ...

Das Todesspiel von Ngaio Marsh - Buch | Thalia

Edith Ngaio Marsh, DBE (* 23. 4. 1895 in Merivale; † 18. 2. 1982 in Neuseeland) war eine neuseeländische Schriftstellerin, Schauspielerin und Theaterregisseurin. Marsh gilt als eine der bedeutendsten Verfasserinnen der klassischen Detektivgeschichten, ihr Serienheld Roderick Alleyn - von adeliger Abstammung, zugleich aber Inspektor bei Scotland Yard - als Prototyp vieler Detektivfiguren ...

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Ngaio Marsh (Creator) - TV Tropes

Dame Ngaio Marsh (ca. 1895 - 1982) was a New Zealand crime novelist and theatre director best known for her novels featuring Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn of the CID.. Edith Ngaio Marsh was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in about 1895, the distant descendant of pirates on both sides of her family. Her parents didn't bother to register her birth for five years and by the time ...

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Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to date confined his investigations to England, but Vintage Murder finds him journeying to New Zealand (Ngaio Marsh's homeland). Traveling with Alleyn are the members of the Carolyn Dacres English Comedy Company. The actors' operatic intrigues offer an amusing diversion until, unexpectedly, they turn deadly. And Alleyn learns, not for the last time, that while he ...

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Ngaio Marsh: Das Todesspiel (2019) Info des Lübbe Verlags: ... Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyns erster Fall. Ngaio Marsh: Das Todesspiel. (A Man Lay Dead, 1934). Ein Fall für Inspector Alleyn. Aus dem Englischen neu übersetzt von Holger Hanowell. Köln: Lübbe, 2019 (1. Aufl. - Bern u.a.: Scherz, 1948), Lübbe Taschenbuch Nr. 17891, ca. 240 S., 10.00 Euro (D), eBook 6.99 Euro (D). Ngaio ...

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Scales of Justice (Roderick Alleyn, #18) by Ngaio Marsh

Scales of Justice (1955) is one of Ngaio Marsh's most classically British mysteries. In fact, despite its 1955 printing date, it has a very pre-WWII feel to it. It is set in the standard small charming village with all the familiar figures--former British military types (Colonel Carterette, the murderee, and Commander Syce, an inebriate ex-navy man); the local landed gentry represented by Lady ...

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Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 7: Off With His Head, Singing in the Shrouds, False Scent (The Ngaio Marsh Collection) ... By Ngaio Marsh - Grave Mistake (St. Martin's Minotaur Mysteries) (2000-03-01) [Mass Market Paperback] by Ngaio Marsh | 1 Jan 1900. Mass Market Paperback Currently unavailable. Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 3: Death in a White Tie, Overture to Death, Death at the ...

Ein Schuss im Theater von Ngaio Marsh - eBook | Thalia

Edith Ngaio Marsh, DBE (* 23. 4. 1895 in Merivale; + 18. 2. 1982 in Neuseeland) war eine neuseeländische Schriftstellerin, Schauspielerin und Theaterregisseurin. Marsh gilt als eine der bedeutendsten Verfasserinnen der klassischen Detektivgeschichten, ihr Serienheld Roderick Alleyn - von adeliger Abstammung, zugleich aber Inspektor bei Scotland Yard - als Prototyp vieler Detektivfiguren. weit

Das Todesspiel von Ngaio Marsh - eBook | Thalia

Edith Ngaio Marsh, DBE (* 23. 4. 1895 in Merivale; + 18. 2. 1982 in Neuseeland) war eine neuseeländische Schriftstellerin, Schauspielerin und Theaterregisseurin. Marsh gilt als eine der bedeutendsten Verfasserinnen der klassischen Detektivgeschichten, ihr Serienheld Roderick Alleyn - von adeliger Abstammung, zugleich aber Inspektor bei Scotland Yard - als Prototyp vieler Detektivfiguren.

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Ngaio Marsh Death in Ecstasy


Another classic Ngaio Marsh novel.Who slipped cyanide into the ceremonial wine of ecstasy at the House of the Sacred Flame? The other initiates and the High Priest claim to be above earthly passions. But Roderick Alleyn discovers that the victim had provoked lust and jealousy, and he suspects that more evil still lurks behind the Sign of the Sacred Flame…

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 1: A Man Lay Dead, Enter a Murderer, The Nursing Home Murder


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the first volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.A MAN LAY DEADSir Hubert Handesley's extravagant weekend house-parties are deservedly famous for his exciting Murder Game. But when the lights go up this time, there is a real corpse with a real dagger in the back. All seven suspects have skilful alibis – so Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to figure out the whodunit…ENTER A MURDERERThe crime scene was the stage of the Unicorn Theatre, when prop gun fired a very real bullet; the victim was an actor clawing his way to stardom using bribery instead of talent; and the suspects included two unwilling girlfriends and several relieved blackmail victims. The stage is set for one of Roderick Alleyn's most baffling cases…THE NURSING HOME MURDERA Harley Street surgeon and his attractive nurse are almost too nervous to operate. Their patient is the Home Secretary – and they both have very good personal reasons to want him dead. The operation is a complete success – but he dies within hours, and Inspector Alleyn must find out why…

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 5: Died in the Wool, Final Curtain, Swing Brother Swing


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the second volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.DIED IN THE WOOLOne summer evening in 1942 Flossie Rubrick, MP, one of the most formidable women in New Zealand, goes to her husband's wool shed to rehearse a patriotic speech – and disappears. Three weeks later she turns up at an auction – packed inside one of her own bales of wool and very, very dead…FINAL CURTAINJust as Agatha Troy, the world famous painter, completes her portrait of Sir Henry Ancred, the Grand Old Man of the stage, the old actor dies. The dramatic circumstances of his death are such that Scotland Yard is called in – in the person of Troy's long-absent husband, Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn…SWING, BROTHER, SWINGThe music rises to a climax: Lord Pastern aims his revolver and fires. The figure in the spotlight falls – and the coup-de-théatre has become murder… Has the eccentric peer let hatred of his future son-in-law go too far? Or will a tangle of jealousies and blackmail reveal to Inspector Alleyn an altogether different murderer?

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Ngaio Marsh False Scent


Another classic Ngaio Marsh novel reissued.Mary Bellamy, darling of the London stage, holds a 50th birthday party, a gala for everyone who loves her and fears her power. Then someone uses a deadly insect spray on Mary instead of the azaleas. The suspects, all very theatrically, are playing the part of mourners. Superintendent Alleyn has to find out which one played the murderer…

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 4: A Surfeit of Lampreys, Death and the Dancing Footman, Colour Scheme


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the fourth volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteriesSURFEIT OF LAMPREYSThe Lampreys were a peculiar family. They entertained their guests with charades – like rich Uncle Gabriel, who was always such a bore. The Lampreys thought if they jollied him up he would bail them out of poverty again. But Uncle Gabriel meets a violent end, and Chief Inspector Alleyn had to work out which of them killed him…DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMANIt begins as an entertainment: eight people, many of them adversaries, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. It ends in snowbound disaster. Everyone has an alibi – and a motive as well. But Roderick Alleyn soon realizes that it all hangs on Thomas, the dancing footman…COLOUR SCHEMEIt was a horrible death -lured into a pool of boiling mud and left to die. Roderick Alleyn, far from home on a wartime quest for enemy agents, knows that any number of people could have killed him: the English exiles he'd hated, the New Zealanders he'd despised, or the Maoris he'd insulted. Even the spies he'd thwarted…

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Ngaio Marsh Artists in Crime


One of Ngaio Marsh’s most famous murder mysteries, which introduces Inspector Alleyn to his future wife, the irrepressible Agatha Troy.It started as a student exercise, the knife under the drape, the model’s pose chalked in place. But before Agatha Troy, artist and instructor, returns to the class, the pose has been re-enacted in earnest: the model is dead, fixed for ever in one of the most dramatic poses Troy has ever seen.It’s a difficult case for Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn. How can he believe that the woman he loves is a murderess? And yet no one can be above suspicion…

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Ngaio Marsh The Nursing Home Murder


Ngaio Marsh’s bestselling and ingenious third novel remains one of the most popular pieces of crime fiction of all time.Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse Jane Harden are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary – and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead.Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why…

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 10: Last Ditch, Black As He’s Painted, Grave Mistake


The tenth volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.BLACK AS HE'S PAINTEDCalled in to help with security arrangements for a presidential reception at a London embassy, Chief Superintendent Alleyn ensures the house and grounds are stiff with police. Nevertheless, an assassin strikes, and Alleyn finds no shortage of help, from Special Branch to a tribal court – and a small black cat named Lucy Lockett…LAST DITCHYoung Rickie Alleyn has come to the Channel Islands to write, but village life seems tedious – until he finds the stablehand in a ditch, dead from an unlucky jump. But Rickie notices something strange and his father, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, is discreetly summoned to the scene, when Rickie disappears…GRAVE MISTAKEWith two husbands dead, a daughter marrying the wrong man and a debilitating disease, it is no wonder that Sybil Foster took her own life. But Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn doesn't believe she was the type to kill herself – and he thinks someone else has made a very grave mistake…

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Ngaio Marsh Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 7: Off With His Head, Singing in the Shrouds, False Scent


Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime’s first book, the seventh volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteriesOFF WITH HIS HEADWhen the pesky Anna Bünz arrives at Mardian to investigate local folk-dancing, she quickly antagonizes the villagers. But Mrs Bünz is not the only source of friction. When the sword dancers' traditional mock beheading of the Winter Solstice becomes horribly real, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn finds himself faced with a complex case of gruesome proportions…SINGING IN THE SHROUDSOn a cold February London night, the police find a corpse on the quayside, her body covered with flower petals and pearls. The killer, who walked away singing, is known to be one of nine passengers on the cargo ship, Cape Farewell. Superintendent Roderick Alleyn joins the ship on the most difficult assignment of his career…FALSE SCENT Mary Bellamy, darling of the London stage, holds a 50th birthday party, a gala for everyone who loves her and fears her power. Then someone uses a deadly insect spray on Mary instead of the azaleas. The suspects, all very theatrically, are playing the part of mourners. Superintendent Alleyn has to find out which one played the murderer…

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