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Insolito e crudele

Mentre Ronnie Joe Waddell sta per salire sulla sedia elettrica, la dottoressa Kay Scarpetta, capo dell’ufficio di medicina legale della Virginia, è intenta ai preparativi necessari per eseguirne l’autopsia. Ma la morte dell’uomo non è il solo evento di cui Kay debba occuparsi in quella fredda notte di dicembre. Poche ore prima è stato ritrovato …

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Death in Ecstasy

Death in Ecstasy (Roderick Alleyn Series #4) by Ngaio Marsh **The Ritual Wine Taste of Evil** When lovely Cara Quayne dropped dead to the floor after drinking the ritual wine at the House of the Sacred Flame, she was having a religious experience of a sort unsuspected by the other initiates. Discovering how the fatal …

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Death in a white tie

A body in the back of a taxi begins an elegantly constructed mystery, perhaps the finest of Marsh’s 1930s novels. 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 …

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Death at the Dolphin

The restoration of a bombed-out London theatre ends in violent death – and one of Marsh’s most vivid and dramatic novels When the bombed-out Dolphin Theatre is given to Peregrine Jay by a mysterious wealthy patron, he is overjoyed. And when the mysterious oil millionaire also gives him a glove that belonged to Shakespeare, Peregrine …

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Death at the Bar

Death at the Bar (Roderick Alleyn Series #9) by Ngaio Marsh A local pub serves up a curious brew-of murder… Settling in for a cozy night of brandy and darts at the pub, an inebriated lawyer suffers a seemingly harmless dart puncture. But within moments of his injury, the unlucky barrister loses more than a …

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Dead Water

Dead Water (Roderick Alleyn Series #23) by Ngaio Marsh Faith healing can be fatal When intrepid octogenarian Emily Pride inherits an island, and the miraculous properties of its “Pixie Falls” healing spring, she is shocked by all the vulgarity. The admission fee, the Gifte Shoppe, the folksy Festival, the neon sign on the pub, all …

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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 …

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Clutch of Constables

A classic Ngaio Marsh novel which features blood-curdling murders in the confines of a riverboat, the Zodiac, cruising through Constable country. ‘He looks upon the murders that he did in fact perform as tiresome and regrettable necessities,’ reflected Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn on the international crook known as the Jampot’. But it was Alleyn’s wife …

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Black as He’s Painted

One of Ngaio Marsh’s most popular novels, this time featuring one of her best creations – Lucy Lockett, the crime-solving cat. When the exuberant 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 persuade him otherwise. …

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Web of Lies

In the midst of a struggle for control of his pack, eighteen-year-old werewolf enforcer-to-be Luke Stanton meets the one girl who will destroy everything…or complete him. TANGLED Eighteen-year-old Luke Stanton is focused, strong, and intimidating as hell. He has to be. As the future enforcer of Red Ridge, it will be his job to keep …

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