A Man Lay Dead / Enter a Murderer / the Nursing Home Murder (the Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 1) : WITH Enter a Murderer AND The Nursing Home Murder Paperback
by Ngaio Marsh
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
- Publication Date: 03/09/2009
- Category: Classic crime
- ISBN: 9780007328697