Death in Ecstasy : Roderick Alleyn

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by James Saxon
  • Series: Roderick Alleyn
  • 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The poison was cyanide, slipped into the sacred wine of ecstasy just before it was presented to Miss Cara Quayne at the House of the Sacred Flame.
The victim was a deeply religious initiate who had trained for a month for her last ceremony. She was also a very beautiful woman.... The suspects were the other initiates and the high priest. All claimed they were above earthly passions. But Cara Quayne had provoked lust, jealousy - and murder.
Roderick Alleyn suspected that more evil still lurked behind the Sign of the Sacred Flame....


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Tedious narrator

I know this gentleman is hired quite often to read in this series.....
However,... Someone needs to tell him to swallow his saliva regularly and more often... He waits until he's almost drowning in it , then gulps it away...
Ugh... Shudder... Most distressing..
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- John

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK