The beautiful bronzed body of Arlena Stuart layfacedown on the beach. But strangely, there was nosun and Arlena was not sunbathing she had beenstrangled.
Ever since Arlena's arrival the air had been thickwith sexual tension. Each of the guests had a motiveto kill her, including Arlena's new husband. ButHercule Poirot suspects that this apparent crimeof passion conceals something much more evil.
“Hercule Poirot will live on forever because, like Chaplin’s Little Tramp (that other immortal in moustache and bowler hat) he has the ability to solve the problems of the world.”
-Alan Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce novels
“She springs her secret like a land mine.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)