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The Ngaio Marsh Collection (1) - A Man Lay Dead / Enter a Murderer / The Nursing Home Murder by Ngaio Marsh1
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (2) - Death in Ecstasy / Vintage Murder / Artists in Crime by Ngaio Marsh2
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (3) - Death in a White Tie / Overture to Death / Death at the Bar by Ngaio Marsh3
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (4) - A Surfeit of Lampreys / Death and the Dancing Footman / Colour Scheme by Ngaio Marsh4
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (5) - Died in the Wool / Final Curtain / Swing, Brother, Swing by Ngaio Marsh5
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (6) - Opening Night / Spinsters in Jeopardy / Scales of Justice by Ngaio Marsh6
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (7) - Off With His Head / Singing in the Shrouds / False Scent by Ngaio Marsh7
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (8) - Death at the Dolphin / Hand in Glove / Dead Water by Ngaio Marsh8
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (9) - Clutch of Constables / When in Rome / Tied Up In Tinsel by Ngaio Marsh9
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (10) - Black As He's Painted / Last Ditch / Grave Mistake by Ngaio Marsh10
The Ngaio Marsh Collection (11) - Photo-Finish / Light Thickens / Black Beech and Honeydew by Ngaio Marsh11

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The Inspector Alleyn mysteries, in omnibus editions.

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