Clutch of Constables
A classic Ngaio Marsh novel which features blood-curdling murders in the confines of a riverboat, the Zodiac, cruising through Constable country.
He looks upon the murders that...$13.17 $21.95
The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries: A Man Lay Dead & A Surfeit of Lampreys (BBC Radio Crimes)
‘A Man Lay Dead’
A game of murders at Sir Hubert Handesley’s country house party becomes far too realistic for anyone’s liking. First a guest arrives with a dangerously lethal...$7.77 $12.95$12.47 $24.95
Death in Ecstasy
Reader: James Saxon
Who had poisoned Miss Cara Quayne during a religious ceremony?$13.17 $21.95
Times are good in the Cornish village of Portcarrow, as hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of Pixie Falls. Then Miss Emily Pride inherits the celebrated land on which...$13.17 $21.95
Peregrine Jay, owner of the Dolphin Theatre, is putting on a magnificent production of Macbeth, the play that, superstition says, always brings bad luck. But one night the claymore swings and the...$13.17 $21.95
A Wreath for Rivera (AKA Swing, Brother, Swing)
The music rose to a climax. Lord Pastern aimed his revolver and fired. The figure in the spotlight fell and what had been intended as a coup-de-théâtre had become murder...
Enter a Murderer
The crime was committed on stage at the Unicorn Theatre, when an unloaded gun fired a very real bullet. The victim was Arthur Surbanadier, an actor clawing his way to stardom using blackmail...$11.97 $19.95$19.95
Troy Alleyn wasn’t sure why she accepted the commission to paint the portrait of the well-known actor Sir Henry Ancred. She arrived at Ancreton Manor to find Sir Henry in poor health and...$17.97 $29.95
Dreams of stardom had lured Martyn Tarne from far-away New Zealand to make the dreary, soul-destroying round of West End agents and managers in search of work. The Vulcan Theatre had been her last...$13.17 $21.95
Killer Dolphin (AKA Death at the Dolphin)
When the Dolphin Theatre is given to Peregrine Jay by a wealthy but mysterious patron, he is overjoyed – but puzzled. When he is also given a glove that belonged to Shakespeare, Peregrine...$13.17 $21.95
Tied up in Tinsel
When Troy Alleyn is commissioned to paint the portrait of Hilary Bill-Tasman, she finds herself involved in a Christmas country-house party of a most unusual kind. If Hilary herself is eccentric,...$11.97 $19.95
Opening Night & When in Rome
Reader: Full Cast
Two full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of Ngaio Marsh short stories.
In 'Opening Night', a leading actor is found gassed in his dressing room. It looks like suicide, until it...$7.77 $12.95
Mary Bellamy, ageing darling of the London stage, holds a 50th birthday party; a gala where she has assembled everyone who loves her and fears her power. Then someone uses a deadly insect spray on...$13.17 $21.95
Death and the Dancing Footman
It began as entertainment: eight people, many of them enemies, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. They would be the characters in a drama that he would devise.It...$17.97 $29.95
When in Rome
Murder, blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh’s liveliest and most evocative novels.
When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman...$13.17 $21.95
The Nursing Home Murder
Ngaio Marsh’s bestselling and ingenious third novel remains one of the most popular pieces of crime fiction of all time.
Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his...$11.97 $19.95
The theatrical tour is going well, the audiences have been enthusiastic, and so it is hardly surprising that there’s a good atmosphere at the after–performance party. One of the many guests is...$13.17 $21.95
Death at the Bar
A classic Ngaio Marsh novel in which a game of darts in an English pub has gruesome consequences.
At the 'Plume of Feathers' in south Devon one midsummer evening, eight people are...$13.17 $21.95
A Man Lay Dead
To amuse his house guests (and Sir Hubert is famous for his amusing house parties) Sir Hubert Handelsley devises a new form of Murder Game. But when the lights go up there is a real corpse, with a...$11.97 $19.95
At first it looked as if Sybil Foster had intentionally left the world: with two husbands dead, a daughter marrying the wrong man and, it later appeared, a debilitating disease, it was no wonder...$13.17 $21.95
Hand in Glove
The April Fool’s Day had been a roaring success for all, it seemed – except for poor Mr Cartell who had ended up in the ditch – for ever. Then there was the case of Mr Percival Pyke...$11.97 $19.95
Singing in the Shrouds
The police found the third corpse on a wharf in the Pool of London, her body covered with flower petals and pearls. Once again, the killer walked away, singing. Within the hour he was safe at sea...$13.17 $21.95