A winter weekend ends in snowbound disaster in a novel which remains a favourite among Marsh readers. It began as an 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 ended in snowbound disaster. Everyone had an alibi -- and most a motive as well. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, when he finally arrived, knew it all hung on Thomas, the dancing footman…
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Murder Invited for the Weekend
Anton Lesser's performance was wonderful. Nicely articulated characters, a nice flair for the dramatics, and an engaging style.
It's a solid Inspector Alleyn story with plenty of red herrings and surprises. Plus some really colorful characters.
I loved the scene at the pool where a bet was made and the wrong man pushed into the icy water.
Jealousy, revenge, hatred ... just your average weekend with friends.
Not my cup of tea
I haven't the faintest idea!
No - I like mysteries - whodunnits.
The voice annoyed me. It was grating.
Do you want a list?? lol.
I was looking for a mystery with no profanity, and this author was recommended to me. I will look elsewhere.