Nursing Home Murders

Roderick Alleyn #3

Ngaio Marsh

fiction crime mystery
lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

240 pages | first published 1935

For an unlucky member of parliament, a hospital stay is the unkindest cut of all...

When Britain's Home Secretary complained of abdominal pains, it seemed like a simple case of appendicitis. But minutes after his operation, the ill-fated politician lay dead on the table. When Chief Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn arrives to dissect the situation, he finds many a likely suspect, including a vengeful surgeon, a lovelorn nurse, an unhappy wife, and a cabinet full of political foes.

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