At a Hallowe en party, Joyce a hostile thirteen-year-old boasts 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 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. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.
“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)