Most widely held works by James Saxon
Twelfth night, or, What you will ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
Murder at the vicarage a Miss Marple mystery by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Time-tested mystery writer Agatha Christie presents her classic 1930 novel, Murder at the Vicarage. Here, Miss Marple must solve the murder of Colonel Protheroe, the stuffy magistrate with a long list of enemies.
A man lay dead by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A group of people assembled at Sir Hubert Handesley's estate for a weekend finds a killer in their midst after playing a supposedly make-believe game of murder.
False scent by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Little did beloved British actress Mary Bellamy know that she would be done in at her own birthday party--choked by toxic mist from a bottle of deadly insecticide. When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn arrives, he smells a rat amongst the contemptuous collection of theatre types detained at the party, for this case has the unmistakable scent of murder.
Vintage murder by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
The theatrical tour is going well and so is the after performance party. One of the many guests is Inspector Alleyn. The guest of honour is leading lady Carolyn Dacres who becomes centre stage again after the death of one man.
Light thickens by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Murder behind the scenes of the "Scottish play."
Death and the dancing footman by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
It began as an entertainment, eight people, many of them enemies, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. They would be the characters in a drama tht he would devise. It ended in snowbound disaster. Everyone had an alibi, and most a motive as well. But Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, when he finally arrived, knew it all hung on Thomas, the dancing footman.
Enter a murderer by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
The crime is committed onstage at the Unicorn Theatre. The victim himself, blustering thespian Arthur Surbonardier, had loaded the stage prop gun with blanks. But when his rival actor Felix Gardener uses the gun in the play, it turns out to have been loaded with live ammunition. Scotland Yard Inspector Roderick Alleyn arrives to find out who put real bullets in the gun and why.
Blandings Castle by P. G Wodehouse ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"Here are a dozen stories to delight all Wodehouse addicts ... A Crooning Tenor is attempting to captivate the affections of the Rev. Rupert Bingham's fiancée; Lord Emsworth is striving to remove a pumpkin-shaped blot on the family escutcheon; the Hon. Freddie Threepwood is making a last-ditch attempt to convert Lady Alcester to the beneficial quality of Donaldson's Dog-Joy; and in the bar-parlour of the Anglers' Rest, Mr. Mulliner fascinates everyone with the secret history of old Hollywood."--Container.
McCallum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
"From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories"--Container.
Twelfth night ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it live happily ever after.
Final curtain by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Troy Alleyn wasn't sure why she accepted the commission to paint the portrait of the well-known actor Sir Henry Ancred. She arrived at Ancreton Manor to find Sir Henry in poor health and suffering a series of merciless practical jokes from his grandchildren. Then death visits the manor, and the family in mourning constitutes a formidable assembly: the self-important Pauline, the egregious Cedric, acquisitive Sonia, and Milly who laughs perpetually at nothing ...
Singing in the shrouds by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The third corpse was found on a wharf in the Pool of London covered with flower petals and pearls. The killer walked away singing and later was safe at sea--with four more potential victims.
Death in ecstasy by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Who had poisoned Miss Cara Quayne during a religious ceremony?
Swing, brother, swing by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Lord Pastern aimed his revolver and fired. The figure in the spotlight fell and what had been intended as a coup-de-théâtre had become murder. Could Inspector Alleyn believe that the eccentric peer had let hatred of his future son-in-law go too far? Or would the tangle of jealousies and blackmail among the party guests reveal another murderer?
Clutch of constables by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Chief Superintendent Alleyn is called upon to solve a terrible crime committed aboard the M.V. Zodiac.
Night at the Vulcan by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard inspector Alleyn must solve the mysterious death of a play's leading man.
The nursing home murder by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Ngaio Marsh's bestselling and ingenious third novel remains one of the most popular pieces of crime fiction of all time. 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...
Dead water by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
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 himself on the spot in both senses of the word...
Died in the wool by Ngaio Marsh ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
One summer evening in 1942 Flossie Rubrick, MP, one of the most formidable women in New Zealand, goes to her husband's wool shed to rehearse a patriotic speech - and disappears.
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