False Scent

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False Scent
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First edition
Author Ngaio Marsh
Language English
Series Roderick Alleyn
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher The Crime Club
Publication date
1960
Media type Print ()
Preceded by Singing in the Shrouds
Followed by Hand in Glove

False Scent is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-first novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1960. The plot concerns the murder of an aging stage actress, and continues Marsh's fascination with the theater and with acting.