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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (426 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ngaio Marsh Narrator: James Saxo Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Times are good in the Cornish village of Portcarrow, as hundreds of unfortunates flock to taste the miraculous waters of Pixie Falls. Then Miss Emily Pride inherits the celebrated land on which Portcarrow stands and wants to put an end to the villagers' thriving trade in miracle cures, especially Miss Elspeth Cost's gift shop. But someone puts an end to Miss Cost herself, and Miss Pride's guardian angel, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, finds him on the spot in both senses of the word....

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Andrea | 9/12/2013

    " Another Marsh revolving around a spinster who has 'gone wrong' at 'that time of age'. Overall a reasonable mystery, and Miss Emily is a likeable character, but the book leaves a vague sense of dissatisfaction - probably due to the continuing circumstances for the 'femme fatale' of the piece. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kyrie | 7/20/2013

    " The curing of warts - what an odd thing to base a mystery and/or a faith healing on. And how strange for a murder to revolve around how it might have been done. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Lesley | 12/12/2012

    " I did not like this book I found it very dull. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lisa | 10/22/2012

    " A little difficult English dialect but good plot and quirky characters. Interesting setting and mystery. "

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About the Author
Author Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh (1895–1982), born in New Zealand, wrote over thirty detective novels. Many of her stories had theatrical settings, as her real passion was for the theater. She was both an actress and a producer and almost single-handedly revived the New Zealand public’s interest in live theater. In 1966 she was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

About the Narrator

James Saxon’s (1955–2003) long acting career included roles in such television series as Doctor Who, Tales from the Crypt, and Vanity Fair.