Surfeit of Lampreys

Surfeit of Lampreys

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by Ngaio Marsh
     
 

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The killingly aristocratic Lamprey family exemplifies charm, wit, and a chronic lack of funds. Their only source of hope is the wealthy but unpleasant Lord Wutherwood, and the Lampreys may perhaps be forgiven for doing a little jig when his Lordship is killed and the resulting inheritance saves their bacon. Inspector Roderick Alleyn wouldn’t dream of judging

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The killingly aristocratic Lamprey family exemplifies charm, wit, and a chronic lack of funds. Their only source of hope is the wealthy but unpleasant Lord Wutherwood, and the Lampreys may perhaps be forgiven for doing a little jig when his Lordship is killed and the resulting inheritance saves their bacon. Inspector Roderick Alleyn wouldn’t dream of judging the Lampreys’ joy. But he would like to figure out whether they murdered their benefactor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937384531
Publisher:
Felony & Mayhem, LLC
Publication date:
03/16/2013
Series:
Inspectr Roderick Alleyn Series, #10
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
651,968
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Dame Ngaio Marsh was one of the celebrated queens of the Golden Age of detective fiction. She was born in New Zealand.

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Surfeit of Lampreys (Roderick Alleyn Series) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And how they housed all those servants is beyond me even in a two flat nanny cook butler maid (s) plus six kids and two parents plus a guest but did say nannys room was the kitchen in next door apartment. Mom
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great fun, fantasy world and, of course, murder.