False Scent : Roderick Alleyn

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by James Saxon
  • Series: Roderick Alleyn
  • 7 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a poisonous cloud of spray, the curtain falls on a drama queen. Little did beloved British actress Mary Bellamy know that she would be done in at her own birthday party - choked by toxic mist from the bottle of Slaypest, a deadly insecticide.
Basking in the glow of her most adoring fans - who all happened to be her most duplicitous enemies - Mary would make her final performance.
When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn arrives, he smells a rat amongst the contemptuous collection of theatre types detained at the party, for this case has the unmistakable scent of murder....

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What the Critics Say

"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers." (Times Literary Supplement)
"Miss Marsh triumphs." (Daily Telegraph)
"High-spirited, amusing...neatly contrived from start to finish." (New Statesman)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK