Dead Water (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)

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9780006164654: Dead Water (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)

An Inspector Alleyn mystery. Hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of the Cornish village of Portcarrow. Miss Pride wants to put an end to the villagers' trade in miracle cures, especially Miss Elspeth Cost's gift shop. But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself.

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‘A beauty… Miss Marsh is a fine, sly, comic writer.’
The Sun

‘A brilliant traditional detective story.’
Evening Standard

‘Reading a Ngaio Marsh mystery is like being in the company of a gracious, spirited raconteur.’
Newsweek

‘The finest writer in the English language of the pure, classical puzzle whodunit. Among the crime queens, Ngaio Marsh stands out as an Empress.’
The Sun

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THE ALLEYN MYSTERIES

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 Portcarrow and wants to put an end to the villagers' thriving trade in miracle cures especially Miss Elspeth Cost's gift shop.

But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself…

"A beauty…Miss Marsh is a fine, sly, comic writer."
THE SUN

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NGAIO MARSH
Published by HARPERCOLLINS (1996)
ISBN 10: 000616465X ISBN 13: 9780006164654
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000616465X

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