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A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme

(2013)
(A book in the Roderick Alleyn Omnibus series)
An omnibus of novels by

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

SURFEIT OF LAMPREYS
The Lampreys were a peculiar family. They entertained their guests with charades - like rich Uncle Gabriel, who was always such a bore. The Lampreys thought if they jollied him up he would bail them out of poverty again. But Uncle Gabriel meets a violent end, and Chief Inspector Alleyn had to work out which of them killed him...

DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMAN
It begins as an entertainment: eight people, many of them adversaries, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. It ends in snowbound disaster. Everyone has an alibi - and a motive as well. But Roderick Alleyn soon realizes that it all hangs on Thomas, the dancing footman...

COLOUR SCHEME
It was a horrible death -lured into a pool of boiling mud and left to die. Roderick Alleyn, far from home on a wartime quest for enemy agents, knows that any number of people could have killed him: the English exiles he'd hated, the New Zealanders he'd despised, or the Maoris he'd insulted. Even the spies he'd thwarted...

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Ngaio Marsh's A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme

Paperback Editions

October 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme (The Ngaio Marsh Collection, Book 4)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
ISBN: 0-00-732872-9 / 978-0-00-732872-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Inspector Alleyn 3-Book Collection 4: A Surfeit of Lampreys, Death and the Dancing Footman, Colour Scheme (The Ngaio Marsh Collection)
Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA