A Man Lay Dead

Enter A Murderer ; The Nursing Home Murder; and Moonshine

Marsh, Ngaio

Book - 2009
A Man Lay Dead
A man lay dead: Inspector Alleyn has 7 suspects when a real dead body appears during a Murder Game at an extravagant house party -- Enter a murderer: Two unwilling girlfriends and several relieved blackmail victims are among Alleyn's suspects after a prop gun fires a very real bullet during a stage play -- The nursing home murder: The surgical operation on the Home Secretary is a complete success until he dies hours later and Alleyn finds both the surgeon and nurse have good reasons to want him dead -- Moonshine: Little Janey meets the real Father Christmas.

Publisher: London : Harper, 2009
Edition: Omnibus ed
ISBN: 0007328699
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY MARSH 2009
Characteristics: 663 p. ;,20 cm


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Marsh's books contain many key elements -- including an aristocratic series sleuth, enclosed circle of suspects, and an absence of graphic violence and language -- found in mysteries written during the Golden Age of Crime, but Marsh put her own distinct stamp on the genre. -Novelist

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