Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friend living in Stoneygates, a rehabilitation center for delinquents. Her fears are confirmed when someone shoots at the administrator. Although he is not injured, a mysterious visitor is less fortunateshot dead simultaneously in another part of the building.
Pure coincidence? Miss Marple thinks not, and must use all her cunning to solve the riddle of the strangers visit and his murder.
About the Author
The Guinness Book of World Records lists Christie as the best-selling novelist of all time. Her novels have sold roughly 2 billion copies, and her estate claims that her works come third in the rankings of the world's most-widely published books, behind Shakespeare's works and the Bible.
“I’ve always preferred her Jane Marple books, and find them infinitely rereadable; it hardly matters if I remember who did it.”
-Lawrence Block, New York Times bestselling author
“No one on either side of the Atlantic does it better.”
-New York Times