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Death in a White Tie / Overture to Death / Death at the Bar (The Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 3)
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Death in a White Tie / Overture to Death / Death at the Bar (The Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 3) (Paperback)

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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 TIE

The season has begun. Debutantes 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 DEATH

It 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 BAR

A 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...

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersClassic crime Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 03/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9780007328710  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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 an 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 `damery' in 1966.

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Three excellent murder mysteries

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