Singing in the Shrouds Author:Ngaio Marsh One Foggy London Night — A policeman hears a strange noise and comes across an attractive young girl. Flowers are strewn across her face and chest, pearls are scattered on her body and in her dead hand she clutches a fragment of an embarkation notice for the CAPE FAREWELL. — Superintendent Rodrick Alleyn quietly boards the CAPE FAREWELL in search ... more »of the killer. But with a hardheaded ship's captain, and a most curious group of passengers, Alleyn has to come up with some very ingenuous tactics -- tactics that others may be afraid to use. . . . .