Scales of Justice (Roderick Alleyn Series #18)

Scales of Justice (Roderick Alleyn Series #18)

by Ngaio Marsh


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Of all the books in the Alleyn series, Scales of Justice is most powerfully reminiscent of Agatha Christie, with its setting in an almost unspeakably charming little English village, and its cast of inbred aristocrats. When one of the aristos turns up dead next to the local trout-stream—with a trout at his side—everyone is dreadfully upset, but really, just a tad irritated as well: Murder is so awfully messy. Thank gawd that nice Inspector Alleyn is on hand to clear things up.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937384999
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem, LLC
Publication date: 12/07/2014
Series: Roderick Alleyn Series , #18
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 235,981
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Ngaio Marsh was one of the queens of British mystery. Born in New Zealand, she was the author of 32 titles in the Inspector Roderick Alleyn series.

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Scales of Justice (Roderick Alleyn Series) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
With a Marsh mystery. Always a good English or New Zealand cozy, country house mystery with enough twists and turns to keep you happy. Along the lines of Nero Wolf - intellectual not silly. Reoccurring characters are like old friends. Wish there were more. Newer cozy mysteries have become lowest common denominator drivel. Pity.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hard to believe, fish scales are an important clue in this amusing mystery
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I first read this any years ago and was delighted to be able to do renew my acquaintance with one of the best Marsh has written!