“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))
From the Back Cover
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.…