Death in a White Tie
Publish date: 2008-08-28
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
, Golden Age Mystery
Series: Roderick Alleyn (#7)
Another good book by Marsh...this one is set during the London season and starts out with Detective Alleyn on the hunt for a blackmailer and winds up looking for a murderer too. By the end, he professes his love to Angela Troy again with an ultimatum that if she doesn't love him back, then he can't ...
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 n...
Despite being disappointed that there weren't more debutantes actually involved (the nefarious activities concerned the chaperones) I was pleasantly surprised.
I would say this is my favourite Marsh mystery so far as it was a quick and delightful read. I think I prefer Marsh to Christie because the story tends to elaborate more on the victim and suspects than around the detective/snoop. Detective Alleyn and his friends and family are central to the stories...
A whodunnit set in the London season. It almost reads like a Regency type of intrigue. Alleyn is investigating the death of a close friend which brings murder, blackmail, deceit and illegal gambling onto the stage instead of debutantes, chaperons and handsome, rich, young gentlemen. The clues are th...