By Agatha Christie
The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. whilst a Hallowe’en Party turns lethal, it falls to Hercule Poirot to unmask a murderer.
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Convinced. unhappy company to grasp you’re a cripple for all times. ” “You have been additionally, i feel, in command of the felony affairs of Mrs. Llewellyn-Smythe? ” “The aunt, definite. notable girl particularly. She got here the following to dwell after her healthiness broke down, on the way to be close to her nephew and his spouse. received that white elephant of a spot, Quarry residence. Paid excess of it used to be worth—but cash was once no item to her. She used to be rather well off. She can have discovered a extra appealing residence, however it used to be the quarry itself that involved her. received a panorama gardener directly to it, fellow really excessive up in his career, i think. a kind of good-looking, long-haired chaps, yet he had skill alright. He did good for himself during this quarry backyard paintings. bought himself particularly a name over it, illustrated in houses and Gardens and all of the remainder of it. certain, Mrs. Llewellyn-Smythe knew the best way to decide humans. It wasn’t only a query of a good-looking younger guy as a protégé. a few aged ladies are silly that means, yet this chap had brains and used to be on the best of his career. yet I’m wandering on a section. Mrs. Llewellyn-Smythe died approximately years in the past. ” “Quite all of sudden. ” Fullerton checked out Poirot sharply. “Well, no, I wouldn’t say that. She had a center and medical professionals attempted to maintain her from doing an excessive amount of, yet she was once this kind of girl that you simply couldn’t dictate to. She wasn’t a hypochondriac variety. ” He coughed and acknowledged, “But I anticipate we're getting clear of the topic approximately that you got here to speak to me. ” “Not really,” stated Poirot, “although i want, if i'll, to invite you a number of questions about a totally assorted topic. a few information regarding one among your staff, by means of identify Lesley Ferrier. ” Mr. Fullerton appeared a bit shocked. “Lesley Ferrier? ” he acknowledged. “Lesley Ferrier. allow me see. relatively you recognize, I’d approximately forgotten his identify. certain, definite, after all. received himself knifed, didn’t he? ” “That is the fellow I suggest. ” “Well, I don’t quite recognize that i will be able to inform you a lot approximately him. It happened a few years in the past. Knifed close to the fairway Swan one evening. No arrest used to be ever made. I daresay the police had a few thought who used to be liable, however it used to be regularly, i believe, a question of having facts. ” “The intent used to be emotional? ” inquired Poirot. “Oh sure, I may still imagine definitely so. Jealousy, you recognize. He’d been going regular with a married girl. Her husband had a pub. the fairway Swan at Woodleigh universal. Unpretentious position. Then it kind of feels younger Lesley begun fooling around with one other younger woman—or multiple, it was once acknowledged. rather a one for the ladies, he used to be. there has been a little difficulty a few times. ” “You have been chuffed with him as an worker? ” “I could particularly describe it as no longer disillusioned. He had his issues. He dealt with consumers good and was once learning for his articles, and if merely he’d paid extra recognition to his place and maintaining a great common of behaviour, it'll were larger rather than blending himself up with one woman after one other, such a lot of whom i'm apt in my outdated option to examine as significantly underneath him in station. there has been a row one evening on the eco-friendly Swan, and Lesley Ferrier was once knifed on his approach domestic.