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Marsh, Ngaio 1895-1982

Works: 749 works in 3,466 publications in 8 languages and 59,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Detective and mystery stories  Christmas stories 
Classifications: PR9639.3.M27, 823
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Publications by Ngaio Marsh, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ngaio Marsh
Scales of justice by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
109 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,244 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
Light thickens by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,238 libraries worldwide
Something goes murderously wrong during the final scene of Macbeth when a giant Scottish battle sword is used for the fight scene
Photo finish by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
32 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, C.I.D., Scotland Yard, must identify "Strix" (a dangerous shutterbug) among the assemblage of luminaries gathered at the New Zealand hideaway of the opera star La Sommita's wealthy patron
Grave mistake by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,837 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
Last ditch by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
34 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 1,823 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
Dead water by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
66 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,680 libraries worldwide
Inspector Roderick Alleyn faces a difficult case in which the two chief murder suspects are his oldest friend and the victim
Tied up in tinsel by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
38 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
When in Rome by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
46 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,587 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
Clutch of constables by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
46 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,510 libraries worldwide
Follows Scotland Yard's Troy Alleyn, on a cruise through England's waterways with his wife, as he tries to unmask "Jampot," a murderous forger disguised as a fellow passenger, before he strikes again
Colour scheme by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
61 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,463 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
Black as he's painted by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
30 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
A man lay dead by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
70 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
"When Sir Hubert Handesley invited his well-to-do friends to his country estate for an amusing weekend, no one suspected it would turn into a deadly ordeal. But one of the participants in the supposedly playful Murder Game turns up dead ... and Scotland Yard's inimitable Roderick Alleyn must find out who spoiled the fun."--BOOK COVER
Hand in glove by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
46 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Story of murder, suspense, and a treasure hunt
Died in the wool by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
70 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Murder on a sheep ranch in New Zealand
Singing in the shrouds by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
55 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY. On a cold February night the police find the third corpse on the quayside in the Pool of London, her body covered with flower petals and pearls. The killer walked away, singing. When the cargo ship, Cape Farewell, sets sail, she carries nine passengers, one of whom is known to be the murderer. Which is why Superintendent Roderick Alleyn joins the ship at Portsmouth on the most difficult assignment of his professional career
Artists in crime by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
62 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,151 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
Vintage murder by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
56 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Caroline made her usual dramatic entrance. 'Darlings!' she exclaimed. 'What's all this? Too exciting - and all for me!' She picked up the scissors. Dimly-lit faces peered at the beautiful woman who stood with one arm raised, while a small fat man bent over the table. Suddenly Alleyn felt intolerably fearful - but at that moment Caroline cut the cord. Something enormous flashed down among them from the hidden heights and Allen's growing sense of horror became reality
Death in a white tie by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
66 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY FICTION. The season had begun. Debutantes and chaperones were planning their luncheons, teas, dinners, balls. And the blackmailer was planning his strategies, stalking his next victim. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn knew that something was up. He had already planted his friend Lord Robert Gospell at the scene. But someone else got there first
Enter a murderer by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
77 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
The script of the Unicorn Theater's new play uncannily echoes a quarrel in the star's dressing room. And the stage drama gets all too real when charming Felix Gardener shoots his blustering rival, Arthur Subonardier, dead--with a gun Arthur himself loaded with blanks. Or did he? How the live bullets got there, and why, make for a convoluted case that pits Inspector Roderick Alleyn against someone who rates an Oscar for a murderously clever performance
Death at the bar by Ngaio Marsh( Book )
66 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
Story of a murder at the bar of the inn in a sleepy English fishing village
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Alternative Names
Marsh, Dame Edith Ngaio
Marsh, Edith 1895-1982
Marsh, Edith Ngaio
Marsh, Edith Ngaio, 1895-1982
Marsh, Naĭo, 1895-1982
Marsh, Neĭo, 1895-1982
Marsh, Ngaio
Ngaio Marsh
English (1,101)
Danish (11)
German (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
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