Marsh, Ngaio 1895-1982
Most widely held works about Ngaio Marsh
Most widely held works by Ngaio Marsh
Light thickens by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,955 libraries worldwide
Something goes murderously wrong during the final scene of Macbeth when a giant Scottish battle sword is used for the fight scene.
Last ditch by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
49 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
On a beautiful island off the coast of France, Ricky Alleyn finds inspiration for a novel in the death of an equestrienne who rode as recklessly as she lived.
Photo finish by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
38 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,678 libraries worldwide
Roderick Alleyn, Scotland Yard's chief superintendent, accompanies his celebrated artist-wife, Troy, to an exotic New Zealand island where Troy begins an opera star's portrait, only to assist in solving her murder.
Tied up in tinsel by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
63 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,626 libraries worldwide
At a Christmas party full of unusual characters, several of whom are perfectly logical candidates for murderer, the elusive one will be tracked down by the indefatigable Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, whose wife Troy innocently involved him in all these sinister goings-on in the first place.
When in Rome by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
67 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
While vacationing in Rome, Inspector Roderick Alleyn comes face to face with murder when one of the members of his tour group is killed and a shady tour guide mysteriously vanishes.
Grave mistake by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
54 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Sybil Foster of Upper Quintern is terribly proud of her gardener and of her new asparagus beds, but when her unwelcome stepson arrives, she heads for "a chic spa for a rest cure, a liaison with the spa's director ... and an apparent suicide."--Cover.
Clutch of constables by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
63 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
Chief Superintendent Alleyn is called upon to solve a terrible crime committed aboard the M.V. Zodiac.
Dead water by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
74 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
Inspector Roderick Alleyn faces a difficult case in which the two chief murder suspects are his oldest friend and the victim.
Black as he's painted by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
51 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
When the President of Ng'ombwana proposes to dispense with the usual security arrangements on an official visit to London, his old school mate, Chief Superintendent Alleyn, is called in to try to persuade him otherwise. Alleyn performs his mission so successfully that on the night of the Ng'ombwanan Embassy's reception, the house and grounds are stiff with police. However, an assassin does strike, and Alleyn discovers a wealth of suspects in a coterie of ex-colonials residing in the very shadow of the Embassy.
Colour scheme by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
82 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
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, 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, if he wasn't a spy himself.
Hand in glove by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
67 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Story of murder, suspense, and a treasure hunt.
Scales of justice by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
90 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,151 libraries worldwide
"The quiet village of Swevenings seemed an English pastoral paradise, until the savagely beaten body of a lord was found near a tranquil stream. Suddenly, the playground of British blue-bloods has been soiled by murder and the lowest sort of intrigue. But if anyone can clean it up, the famous Inspector Roderick Alleyn of Scotland Yard will"--Container.
A man lay dead by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
87 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
A group of people assembled at Sir Hubert Handesley's estate for a weekend finds a killer in their midst after playing a supposedly make-believe game of murder.
Spinsters in jeopardy by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
71 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
High in mountains stands the magnificent Saracen fortress, home of the mysterious Mr. Oberon, leader of a coven of witches. It is not the historic castle, however, that intrigues Roderick Alleyn, on holiday with his family, but the suspicion that a huge drug ring operates from within its ancient portals. But before the holiday is over, someone else has stumbled upon the secret. And Mr. Oberon decides that his strange and terrible rituals require a human sacrifice.
Artists in crime by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
90 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
When murder upsets the creative tranquillity of an artists' colony, Scotland Yard sends in its most famous investigator. And what begins as a routine case turns out to be the most momentous of Roderick Alleyn's career. For before he can corner the killer, his heart is captured by one of the suspects-the flashing-eyed painter Agatha Troy, who has nothing but scorn for the art of detection.
Singing in the shrouds by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
76 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
The third corpse was found on a wharf in the Pool of London covered with flower petals and pearls. The killer walked away singing and later was safe at sea--with four more potential victims.
Died in the wool by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
84 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
A missing Member of Parliament is found dead, pressed in a bale of wool - and a year later Inspector Roderick Alleyn receives a desperate plea involving him in a gruesome war of espionage where he becomes as much the quarry as the hunter.
Death at the bar by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
86 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
After an evening of friendly darts and vintage brandy, a distinguished, although amorous, barrister is in no condition to drive - or walk. The poor fellow's expired, leaving one less lawyer in the world. Everyone in the cozy pub swears that the untimely death was caused by a dart that punctured the victim's finger. But to Inspector Roderick Alleyn, the "accident" was really a case of murder.
Vintage murder by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
66 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
The theatrical tour is going well and so is the after performance party. One of the many guests is Inspector Alleyn. The guest of honour is leading lady Carolyn Dacres who becomes centre stage again after the death of one man.
Enter a murderer by Ngaio Marsh ( Book )
103 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
The crime is committed onstage at the Unicorn Theatre. The victim himself, blustering thespian Arthur Surbonardier, had loaded the stage prop gun with blanks. But when his rival actor Felix Gardener uses the gun in the play, it turns out to have been loaded with live ammunition. Scotland Yard Inspector Roderick Alleyn arrives to find out who put real bullets in the gun and why.
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