Book The Roderick Alleyn Mysteries Volume 1

Download or read The Roderick Alleyn Mysteries Volume 1 PDF, written by Ngaio Marsh and published by FelonyandMayhem+ORM. This book was released on 2021-12-14 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first three Inspector Roderick Alleyn novels from “a peerless practitioner of the slightly surreal, English-village comedy-mystery” (Kirkus Reviews). This volume includes three books in the classic detective series from the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master: A Man Lay Dead: During a country-house party between the two world wars, servants bustle, gin flows, and the host, Sir Hubert Handesley, has invented a new and especially exciting version of that beloved parlor entertainment, The Murder Game . . . Enter a Murderer: A policeman in the audience sees an all-too-real death scene on a London stage in a mystery “good enough to satisfy the most critical reader of detective stories” (The New York Times). The Nursing Home Murder: A Member of Parliament has unexpectedly died on a visit the hospital, and any number of people could be suspects, including a sour surgeon, a besotted nurse, a resentful wife, and a cabinet full of political rivals . . . “It’s time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around.” —New York Magazine

Book Enter a Murderer

    Book Details:
  • Author : Ngaio Marsh
  • Publisher : Felony & Mayhem Press
  • Release : 2012-12-15
  • ISBN : 1937384292
  • Pages : 166 pages

Download or read Enter a Murderer PDF, written by Ngaio Marsh and published by Felony & Mayhem Press. This book was released on 2012-12-15 with total page 166 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A policeman in the audience sees an all-too-real death scene on a London stage: “Good enough to satisfy the most critical reader of detective stories.” —The New York Times Inspector Roderick Alleyn has been invited to an opening night, a new play in which two characters quarrel and then struggle for a gun, with predictably sad results. Even sadder, the gun was not, in fact, loaded with blanks. And when it comes to interviewing witnesses, actors can be a deceptive lot . . . “It’s time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around.” —New York Magazine

Book Mystery Index

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  • Author : Steven Olderr
  • Publisher : Amer Library Assn
  • Release : 1987
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 492 pages

Download or read Mystery Index PDF, written by Steven Olderr and published by Amer Library Assn. This book was released on 1987 with total page 492 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Provides indexes to American and British mystery novels by author, title, subject, setting, and characters.

Book The Roderick Alleyn Mysteries Volume 2

Download or read The Roderick Alleyn Mysteries Volume 2 PDF, written by Ngaio Marsh and published by FelonyandMayhem+ORM. This book was released on 2021-12-14 with total page 912 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Three compelling tales of crime featuring the sharp-witted British police detective: “Any Ngaio Marsh story is certain to be Grade A.” —The New York Times This volume includes three books in the classic detective series from the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master: Death in Ecstasy: Tainted wine sends a member of a religious sect to meet her maker in a witty mystery marked by “quiet, intelligent deduction” (Kirkus Reviews). Vintage Murder: Inspector Alleyn is enjoying his trip to New Zealand—until intrigue among his fellow travelers turns deadly . . . Artists in Crime: An artists’ model is murdered—and among the suspects is a new woman in Inspector Alleyn’s life—in this “first-rate” detective story (Kirkus Reviews).

Book Bowker s Guide to Characters in Fiction 2007

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Book Ngaio Marsh

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  • Author : Bruce Harding
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 2019-06-12
  • ISBN : 0786460326
  • Pages : 217 pages

Download or read Ngaio Marsh PDF, written by Bruce Harding and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2019-06-12 with total page 217 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:  Considered one of the "Queens of Crime"--along with such greats as Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers and Margery Allingham--Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a gifted writer and a celebrated author of classic British detective fiction, as well as a successful theater director. Best known for the 32 detective novels she published between 1934 and 1982, she was appointed a Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) in 1966. Based on years of original research by the curator of the Ngaio Marsh House in Christchurch, New Zealand, this book explores the fascinating literary world of Dame Ngaio.

Book Detecting Women 2

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  • Author : Willetta L. Heising
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1996
  • ISBN : 9780964459311
  • Pages : 384 pages

Download or read Detecting Women 2 PDF, written by Willetta L. Heising and published by . This book was released on 1996 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Lists over 3,400 mystery titles written by women in correct series order, as well as more than 600 series detectives created by women and more. Titles are indexed by mystery type and series setting.

Book Twentieth Century Crime   Mystery Writers

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Book Digital Talking Books Plus

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Book Sequels

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  • Author : Janet Husband
  • Publisher : Amer Library Assn
  • Release : 1997
  • ISBN : 9780838906965
  • Pages : 688 pages

Download or read Sequels PDF, written by Janet Husband and published by Amer Library Assn. This book was released on 1997 with total page 688 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sequels, the most popular and long-lasting guide to novels in series, returns with greatly expanded series listings. Mysteries continue to be a mainstay, with fantasy, science fiction, and romance listings, plus non-genre fiction selections from authors such as Edward Abbey and Lawrence Durrell. The authors have carefully sifted through a growing group of series to select those most likely to be available in a medium-sized public library, weeding out esoteric, obscure, and less popular series. This classic reference includes hundreds of annotated series, title and subject indexes, and suggestions for reading order. Library professionals will find Answers to the perennial question, "What should I read next?" Guidance on the chronology of a series Easy-to-use tools to identify novels by character, setting, and author The definitive resource for novels in series Including series started since 1989 and updated through 2007, Sequels will be the most complete resource for general readers and library patrons as well as readers' advisors; public, university, and high school reference librarians; acquisition and collection management librarians; and even bookstore staff and book reviewers. The expanded Sequels, 4th edition, will become the RA and reference librarian's resource of choice

Book Talking Book Topics

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Book The Whole Story

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  • Author : John E. Simkin
  • Publisher : K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
  • Release : 1996
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 1198 pages

Download or read The Whole Story PDF, written by John E. Simkin and published by K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company. This book was released on 1996 with total page 1198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work is the only comprehensive guide to sequels in English, with over 84,000 works by 12,500 authors in 17,000 sequences.

Book Christianity and the Detective Story

Download or read Christianity and the Detective Story PDF, written by Anya Morlan and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2014-08-11 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Christianity and the Detective Story is the first book to gather together academic criticism on this particular connection between religion and popular culture. The articles cover the origin of this relationship in the works of G. K. Chesterton, examine its development through the “Golden Age” of mystery writers such as Dorothy L. Sayers, and include discussions of recent and contemporary television crime dramas. The volume makes a strong case for viewing mystery writing as a valid means of providing both entertainment and religious insight.

Book Modern Mystery Writers

    Book Details:
  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release : 1995
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 201 pages

Download or read Modern Mystery Writers PDF, written by Harold Bloom and published by Chelsea House. This book was released on 1995 with total page 201 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Chronicling the achievements of such authors as Robert Bloch, Shirley Jackson, and H. P. Lovecraft, a collection of profiles provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on noted horror writers from the first half of this century.

Book Ngaio Marsh

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  • Author : Kathryne Slate McDorman
  • Publisher : Twayne Pub
  • Release : 1991
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 192 pages

Download or read Ngaio Marsh PDF, written by Kathryne Slate McDorman and published by Twayne Pub. This book was released on 1991 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Examines Marsh's thirty-two detective novels, providing a biographical analysis of her work and a detailed assessment of her relationship to the form and style of classic detective fiction of the 1920s and 1930s

Book Words on Cassette

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  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2000
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : pages

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Book Fiction Catalog

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  • Author : H.W. Wilson Company
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1976
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : pages

Download or read Fiction Catalog PDF, written by H.W. Wilson Company and published by . This book was released on 1976 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes an abridged edition of 1908 catalog issued under title: English prose fiction ... list of about 800 title.