At a Halloween party, Joycea hostile thirteen-year-oldboasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub.
That night, Hercule Poirot is called in to find the evil presence. But first he must establish whether he is looking for a murderer or a double murderer.
About the Author
Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.
“Agatha Christie needed to create an exceptional detective to outthink every reader and Hercule Poirot is the result.”
-Peter Lovesey, Anthony award-winning author of Stagestruck
“A thundering success….A triumph for Hercule Poirot.”
-Daily Mirror (London)