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  • Bodies from the Library 4

    This annual anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a short novel by Christianna Brand.Mystery stories have been around for centuries—there are whodunits, whydunits and howdunits, including locked-room puzzles, detective stories without detectives, and crimes with a limited choice of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Bodies from the Library 4

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    This annual anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a short novel by Christianna Brand.Mystery stories have been around for centuries—there are whodunits, whydunits and howdunits, including locked-room puzzles, detective stories without detectives, and crimes with a limited choice of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Bodies from the Library 3

    This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 18 tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including uncollected stories by Ngaio Marsh and John Dickson Carr.The Golden Age of detective fiction had begun inauspiciously with the publication of E.C. Bentley’s schismatic Trent’s Last Case in 1913, but it hit its stride in 1920 when both ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Ngaio Marsh BBC Radio Collection

    Four full-cast Dramatisations

    Unabridged

    3 hours 49 min

    A collection of the BBC’s dramatisations of Ngaio Marsh’s most famous sleuth: Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn.This collection would include the following works by Ngaio Marsh:A Man Lay Dead - The gentleman detective tackles a country house party murder.A Surfeit of Lampreys - Gentleman sleuth Inspector Alleyn probes a grisly death of the head of a spendthrift aristocratic family.Opening Night - ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Money in the Morgue

    series Roderick Alleyn
    This novel of murder and espionage in World War II New Zealand is “an exquisite reminder of the brilliance of Marsh’s London detective” (The Guardian).Inspector Roderick Alleyn just wants to write a letter to his wife, but World War II, for one, keeps intruding. It’s war-work, after all, that has brought Alleyn to this seedy hospital in New Zealand’s hinterlands, and it’s the war that has left the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Money in the Morgue: The New Inspector Alleyn Mystery

    Narrated by Stella Duffy ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 1 min

    Roderick Alleyn is back in this unique crime novel begun by Ngaio Marsh during the Second World War and now completed by Stella Duffy in a way that has delighted reviewers and critics alike.Shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger Award 2018.It’s business as usual for Mr Glossop as he does his regular round delivering wages to government buildings scattered across New Zealand’s lonely Canterbury ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Money in the Morgue: The New Inspector Alleyn Mystery

    Roderick Alleyn is back in this unique crime novel begun by Ngaio Marsh during the Second World War and now completed by Stella Duffy in a way that has delighted reviewers and critics alike.Shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger Award 2018.It’s business as usual for Mr Glossop as he does his regular round delivering wages to government buildings scattered across New Zealand’s lonely Canterbury ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Murder under the Christmas Tree

    Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season

    series Vintage Murders
    Christmas is a time of goodwill to all men ... or is it?As the nights draw in, throw another log on the fire and settle back into your armchair to enjoy this collection of ten classic Christmas mysteries, in which crime's best known sleuths, from Rebus to Holmes and Cadfael to Father Brown, uncover murder and mayhem galore.Whether it's a Christmas goose with a surprising secret cargo, a murdered ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    A Man Lay Dead

    by Ngaio Marsh ...
    Narrated by Philip Franks ...
    Audiobook 1 - Inspector Alleyn

    Unabridged

    5 hours 18 min

    Wealthy Sir Hubert Handesley's original and lively weekend house-parties are deservedly famous. To amuse his guests, he has devised a new form of the fashionable Murder Game, in which a guest is secretly selected to commit a 'murder' in the dark and everyone assembles to solve the crime. But when the lights go up this time there is a real corpse... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Black As He's Painted

    by Ngaio Marsh ...
    Narrated by Philip Franks ...
    Audiobook 28 - Inspector Alleyn

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    When the exuberant president of Ng'ombwana proposes to dispense with the usual security arrangements on an official visit to London, his old school mate, Chief Superintendent Alleyn, is called in to persuade him otherwise.Consequently, on the night of the embassy's reception the house and grounds are stiff with police. Nevertheless, an assassin does strike, and Alleyn finds he has no shortage of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Light Thickens

    by Ngaio Marsh ...
    Narrated by Philip Franks ...
    Audiobook 32 - Inspector Alleyn

    Unabridged

    7 hours 19 min

    Peregrine Jay, owner of the Dolphin Theatre, is putting on a magnificent production of Macbeth, the play that, superstition says, always brings bad luck.But one night the claymore swings and the dummy's head is more than real: murder behind the scene.Luckily, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn is in the audience... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Nursing Home Murder

    by Ngaio Marsh ...
    Narrated by Philip Franks ...
    Audiobook 3 - Inspector Alleyn

    Unabridged

    6 hours 46 min

    Sir John Phillips, the Harley Street surgeon, and his beautiful nurse Jane Harden are almost too nervous to operate. The emergency case on the table before them is the Home Secretary - and they both have very good, personal reasons to wish him dead.Within hours he does die, although the operation itself was a complete success, and Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn must find out why... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial