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Death in a White Tie (Roderick Alleyn #7) by Ngaio Marsh

Death in a White Tie - Ngaio Marsh
bookshelves: moidahrous-march-2016, spring-2016, film-only, mystery-thriller, published-1938
Read from March 14 to 16, 2016


Description: The season had begun. Debutantes and chaperones were planning their luncheons, teas and balls. And the blackmailer was planning his strategies, stalking his next victim. But Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn knew that something was up."


Sometimes a Golden Age whodunnit is my only weakness.

3* A Man Lay Dead (Roderick Alleyn, #1)
2* Enter a Murderer (Roderick Alleyn, #2)
3* The Nursing Home Murder (Roderick Alleyn, #3)
WL Death in Ecstasy (Roderick Alleyn, #4)
WL Vintage Murder (Roderick Alleyn, #5)
WL Artists in Crime (Roderick Alleyn, #6)
3* Death in a White Tie (Roderick Alleyn, #7)
4* Overture to Death (Roderick Alleyn, #8)
3* Death at the Bar (Roderick Alleyn, #9)
4* Death of a Peer (Roderick Alleyn, #10)
WL Death and the Dancing Footman (Roderick Alleyn, #11)
WL Colour Scheme (Roderick Alleyn, #12)
WL Died in the Wool (Roderick Alleyn, #13)
2* Final Curtain (Roderick Alleyn, #14)
WL A Wreath for Rivera (Roderick Alleyn, #15)
3* Night at the Vulcan (Roderick Alleyn, #16)
WL Spinsters in Jeopardy (Roderick Alleyn, #17)
TR Scales of Justice (Roderick Alleyn, #18)
3* Hand in Glove (Roderick Alleyn, #22)
3* Dead Water (Roderick Alleyn, #23)
3* When in Rome (Roderick Alleyn, #26)
3* A Grave Mistake (Roderick Alleyn, #30)
WL Clutch of Constables (Roderick Alleyn, #25)