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Death in a White Tie: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #7 [NOOK Book]

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Ah, the London Debutante Season: Giggles and tea-dances, white dresses and inappropriate romances. And much too much champagne. And, apparently, a blackmailer, which is where Inspector Roderick Alleyn comes in. The social whirl is decidedly not Alleyn’s environment, so he brings in an assistant in the form of Lord “Bunchy” Gospell, everybody’s favorite uncle. Bunchy is more than loveable; he’s also got some serious sleuthing skills. But before he can unmask the blackmailer, a ...
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Death in a White Tie: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #7

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Overview

Ah, the London Debutante Season: Giggles and tea-dances, white dresses and inappropriate romances. And much too much champagne. And, apparently, a blackmailer, which is where Inspector Roderick Alleyn comes in. The social whirl is decidedly not Alleyn’s environment, so he brings in an assistant in the form of Lord “Bunchy” Gospell, everybody’s favorite uncle. Bunchy is more than loveable; he’s also got some serious sleuthing skills. But before he can unmask the blackmailer, a murder is announced. And everyone suddenly stops giggling.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937384319
  • Publisher: Felony & Mayhem Press
  • Publication date: 12/15/2012
  • Series: Inspectr Roderick Alleyn , #7
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 323
  • Sales rank: 141,903
  • File size: 563 KB

Meet the Author

Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was one of the celebrated queens of the Golden Age of detective fiction.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2013

    Recommended

    If you like 1930's style English Murder stories, then read this book. It's fun

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2013

    A great story with an unexpected ending... I've read it at least

    A great story with an unexpected ending... I've read it at least 3 times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2005

    A Real Let-Down

    Well-written, but felt like rug was pulled out from under right from start after Bunchy, who was so wonderful, gets killed and Lord Gospell has to solve his murder. (This is on back cover, so I'm not giving anything away.) Trouble is you like the poor Bunchy so much you get soured when he's bumped off. Also didn't care for sappy love interest. Thought the woman Lord Gospell pines for is unsympathetic. Can't understand what he sees in her. Can't see what all the fuss is about with this writer. Thought tag on cover comparing Ngaio Marsh to Agatha Christie doesn't ring true. Not a thrillilng read, only mildly entertaining at best, but that's a bit of a stretch.

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