A Man Lay Dead / Enter a Murderer / the Nursing Home Murder, Paperback

A Man Lay Dead / Enter a Murderer / the Nursing Home Murder Paperback

Part of the The Ngaio Marsh Collection series



Commemorating 75 years since the Empress of Crime's first book, the first volume in a set of omnibus editions presenting the complete run of 32 Inspector Alleyn mysteries.

A MAN LAY DEAD Sir Hubert Handesley's extravagant weekend house-parties are deservedly famous for his exciting Murder Game.

But when the lights go up this time, there is a real corpse with a real dagger in the back.

All seven suspects have skilful alibis - so Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn has to figure out the whodunit...ENTER A MURDERER The crime scene was the stage of the Unicorn Theatre, when prop gun fired a very real bullet; the victim was an actor clawing his way to stardom using bribery instead of talent; and the suspects included two unwilling girlfriends and several relieved blackmail victims.

The stage is set for one of Roderick Alleyn's most baffling cases...THE NURSING HOME MURDER A Harley Street surgeon and his attractive nurse are almost too nervous to operate.

Their patient is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good personal reasons to want him dead.

The operation is a complete success - but he dies within hours, and Inspector Alleyn must find out why...


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 672 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: Classic crime
  • ISBN: 9780007328697



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