How did a woman holding a pistol in her right handmanage to shoot herself in the left temple? Whatwas the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearanceof top secret military plans? How did thebullet that killed Sir Gervase shatter a mirror inanother part of the room? And should the beautifulValentine Chantry flee for her life from the holidayisland of Rhodes?
Hercule Poirot is faced with four mystifying cases each a miniature classic of characterization, incident, and suspense.
“All great characters are capable of entertaining us again and again, but only the very greatest are new every time we read them. Hercule Poirot is a member of this very small club.”
-Timothy Hallinan, author of the Poke Rafferty thrillers
“All four tales are admirable entertainment....Her solutions are unexpected and satisfying.”
-Daily Mail (London)