Overture to Death: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #8

Overture to Death: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #8

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by Ngaio Marsh
     
 

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It’s murder in the little English village, but the two local spinsters, Miss Campanula, the victim, and Miss Prentice, her friend who may have been the intended victim, are not exactly the beloved little old ladies of song and story. They were (and are) waspish, gossiping snobs, passionate only about their own narrowly defined religion….and, perhaps,

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It’s murder in the little English village, but the two local spinsters, Miss Campanula, the victim, and Miss Prentice, her friend who may have been the intended victim, are not exactly the beloved little old ladies of song and story. They were (and are) waspish, gossiping snobs, passionate only about their own narrowly defined religion….and, perhaps, about the local vicar. But could they have been sufficiently unpleasant to provoke a murderer?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937384326
Publisher:
Felony & Mayhem, LLC
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Series:
Inspectr Roderick Alleyn Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
246,247
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Ngaio Marsh was born and educated in New Zealand. Along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham, and Dorothy L. Sayers, she was classed as one of the four original "Queens of Crime"—female British crime writers who dominated the crime fiction genre in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Overture to Death: Inspector Roderick Alleyn #8 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Everyone acts in a suspicious fashion!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And a rather better description of a murderer than most with the clues right there to see. the story will continue well a little in another book death and the dancing footman. Wonderful series being reissed in trade paper backs. Mom