By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. In The reflect Crack’d from part to Side, a deadly dose of poison intended for a glamorous celeb fells her ardent admirer instead—and leave out Marple is there to unmask a murderer.
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