The 2nd title in the revival of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot gathers with all of the usual suspects for a reading of a new will. Hannah follows adroitly in Dame Christie's footsteps as Poirot seeks to stop a murder before it happens. — James, Warwick's
The world’s most famous detective – and Agatha Christie’s most famous creation – returns in this new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Monogram Murders: a diabolically clever mystery soaked in period atmosphere and loaded with clues, suspense, and danger.
Praise for the New York Times bestseller THE MONOGRAM MURDERS:
“I was thrilled to see Hercule Poirot in such very, very good hands.” –Gillian Flynn
“Perfect . . . a pure treat.” –Tana French
“As tricky as anything written by Agatha Christie.” –Alexander McCall Smith
“Terrific . . . uncanny. Bravo!” –The Boston Globe
“Sharply written and rigorously plotted, this Poirot mystery rivals many of Christie’s own.” –NPR
Sophie Hannah is the New York Times-bestselling author of numerous psychological thrillers, which have been published in 49 countries and adapted for television. She also wrote The Monogram Murders, the first Hercule Poirot novel authorized by the estate of Agatha Christie, and its sequels Closed Casket and The Mystery of Three Quarters.
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976.