Died in the Wool (Roderick Alleyn Series #13)

Died in the Wool (Roderick Alleyn Series #13)

by Ngaio Marsh

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Died in the Wool (Roderick Alleyn Series #13) by Ngaio Marsh

World War II rages on, and Inspector Alleyn continues as the Special Branch’s eyes and ears in New Zealand. While his primary brief is spy-catching, he’s also happy to help with old-fashioned policing. Flossie Rubrick, an influential Member of Parliament and the wife of a sheep farmer, is murdered. Had she made political enemies? Had a mysterious legacy prompted her death? Or could the shadowy world of international espionage have intruded on this quiet farm?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937384562
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem, LLC
Publication date: 07/07/2014
Series: Roderick Alleyn Series , #13
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 323,216
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ngaio Marsh, born Edith Ngaio Marsh in 1895, grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand. She wrote 32 mystery novels between 1934 and 1982, earning her widespread acclaim and comparisons to Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers, and Margery Allingham. In addition to writing, she pursued her passion for theater and directed a number of plays as a member of the University of Canterbury Drama Society. Her Shakespearian productions were highly praised, and many of her mystery novels reflect her interest in theater, with drama-centered plots and characters. She also wrote plays, essays, and an autobiography titled Black Beech and Honeydew. In 1966 she was named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her accomplishments in the arts, and in 1978 she was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. Dame Ngaio Marsh split her time between New Zealand and the UK, and died in Christchurch in 1982. Her home there is now a museum

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Died in the Wool 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I haven't ever had an issue with Marsh's Inspector Alleyn.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And need to replace a few tattered ones. Are being reissued i trade size but slowly those books set in new zealand are a favorite for place but the rural death of a fool and overture to death and dead water classic english