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On holiday on the Cornish Riviera, Hercule Poirot is alarmed to hear pretty Nick Buckley describe her recent “accidental brushes with death.” First, on a treacherous Cornish hillside, the brakes on her car failed. Then, on a coastal path, a falling boulder missed her by inches. Later, an oil painting fell and almost crushed her in bed.
So when Poirot finds a bullet hole in Nick’s sun hat, he decides that this girl needs his help. Can he find the would-be killer before he hits his target?
The story opens with Poirot and Hastings relaxing at a seaside resort. Poirot has been asked by the Home Secretary to take up a case but, much to Hastings shock, firmly insists... Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2004 by Jeanne Tassotto
Peril at End House is not among the more famous of the Hercule Poirot mysteries but it is still a good example of Agatha Christie's work. Read morePublished on Aug. 27 2003 by Ricky Hunter
One of the best Hercule Poirot mysteries of the early 1930's, Peril at End House has it all- great characters,superb plotting ,and a surprising ending. Classic ChristiePublished on June 9 2003 by Lisa Bahrami
When Christie was on top of her game, no one was better, and this is a prime example of her amazing skills. Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2002 by JR
I enjoyed this book, but didn't really want to read it. One of my friends recommended it to me. It is a mystery that is well written but I've read better. Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2001 by Sarah
I've only read about 11 Agatha Christie books, but this one was one of the worst that I have read so far. Read morePublished on Oct. 17 1999
I think this was a good Agatha Christie book. I agree that the beginning was a bit slow...but it got more interesting. Read morePublished on Sept. 25 1999
This book did not easily catch my attention in the beginning. However, after a few chapters, I finally caught on. Read morePublished on April 9 1999