Ngaio Marsh

All Ngaio Marsh Books In Order (Complete List)

Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982) was a pioneering New Zealand crime writer. She is best known for her novels featuring Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn, as well as her work in the theatre. Marsh wrote more than 30 novels and several plays throughout her career and was known for her creative and complex plots. She was the recipient of several awards, including a CBE and a lifetime achievement award from the Detection Club. Marsh was the first female writer to be elected to the British Detection Club. She served as an inspiration to many writers.

Explore all 37 books written by Ngaio Marsh, all arranged in the order they were published.

All Ngaio Marsh Books in Order with their release dates.

A Man Lay Dead
1

A Man Lay Dead

Roderick Alleyn, Book 1

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1934

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Enter a Murderer
2

Enter a Murderer

Roderick Alleyn, Book 2

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1935

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The Nursing Home Murder
3

The Nursing Home Murder

Roderick Alleyn, Book 3

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1935

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Death in Ecstasy
4

Death in Ecstasy

Roderick Alleyn, Book 4

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1936

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Vintage Murder
5

Vintage Murder

Roderick Alleyn, Book 5

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1937

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Artists in Crime
6

Artists in Crime

Roderick Alleyn, Book 6

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1938

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Death in a White Tie
7

Death in a White Tie

Roderick Alleyn, Book 7

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1938

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Overture to Death
8

Overture to Death

Roderick Alleyn, Book 8

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1939

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Death at the Bar
9

Death at the Bar

Roderick Alleyn, Book 9

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1940

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A Surfeit of Lampreys
10

A Surfeit of Lampreys

Roderick Alleyn, Book 10

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1940

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Death and the Dancing Footman
11

Death and the Dancing Footman

Roderick Alleyn, Book 11

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1941

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Colour Scheme
12

Colour Scheme

Roderick Alleyn, Book 12

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1943

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Died in the Wool
13

Died in the Wool

Roderick Alleyn, Book 13

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1945

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Final Curtain
14

Final Curtain

Roderick Alleyn, Book 14

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1947

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Swing, Brother, Swing
15

Swing, Brother, Swing

Roderick Alleyn, Book 15

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1949

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Opening Night
16

Opening Night

Roderick Alleyn, Book 16

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1951

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Spinsters in Jeopardy
17

Spinsters in Jeopardy

Roderick Alleyn, Book 17

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1953

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Scales of Justice
18

Scales of Justice

Roderick Alleyn, Book 18

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1955

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Off With His Head
19

Off With His Head

Roderick Alleyn, Book 19

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1956

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Singing in the Shrouds
20

Singing in the Shrouds

Roderick Alleyn, Book 20

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1958

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False Scent
21

False Scent

Roderick Alleyn, Book 21

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1959

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Hand in Glove
22

Hand in Glove

Roderick Alleyn, Book 22

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1962

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Dead Water
23

Dead Water

Roderick Alleyn, Book 23

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1963

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Black Beech and Honeydew
24

Black Beech and Honeydew

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1965

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Death at the Dolphin
25

Death at the Dolphin

Roderick Alleyn, Book 24

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1966

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Clutch of Constables
26

Clutch of Constables

Roderick Alleyn, Book 25

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1968

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When in Rome
27

When in Rome

Roderick Alleyn, Book 26

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1970

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Tied Up in Tinsel
28

Tied Up in Tinsel

Roderick Alleyn, Book 27

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1971

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Black As He's Painted
29

Black As He's Painted

Roderick Alleyn, Book 28

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1973

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Last Ditch
30

Last Ditch

Roderick Alleyn, Book 29

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1976

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A Grave Mistake
31

A Grave Mistake

Roderick Alleyn, Book 30

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1978

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Photo Finish
32

Photo Finish

Roderick Alleyn, Book 31

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1980

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Light Thickens
33

Light Thickens

Roderick Alleyn, Book 32

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1982

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New Zealand
34

New Zealand

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1989

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Alleyn and Others
35

Alleyn and Others

The Collected Short Fiction of Ngaio Marsh

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1989

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Death on the Air
36

Death on the Air

And Other Stories

Author:Ngaio Marsh

Publish Year : 1995

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Money in the Morgue
37

Money in the Morgue

Roderick Alleyn, Book 35

Author:Stella Duffy

Publish Year : 2018

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