Death of a Peer by Ngaio Marsh

Death of a Peer

Roderick Alleyn #10

Ngaio Marsh

303 pages first pub 1940 (editions)

fiction crime mystery mysterious fast-paced
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Murder becomes a family affair...The Lampreys were a charming, eccentric happy-go-lucky family, teetering on the edge of financial ruin. Until the gruesome murder of their uncle-and unpleasant Marquis, who met his untimely death while leaving the ...

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