“Agatha Christie was a revolutionary writer; one of the first to make the detective story accessible, with clean, easy prose.” (Kate Mosse, New York Times
bestselling author of Labyrinthe
“A beautifully set trap.” (New York Times)
“First class Christie.” (Sunday Telegraph (London))
From the Back Cover
Three young women share a London flat. The first is a coolly efficient secretary. The second is an artist. The third interrupts Hercule Poirot’s breakfast confessing that she is a murderer—and then promptly disappears.
Slowly, Poirot learns of the rumors surrounding the mysterious third girl, her family, and her disappearance. Yet hard evidence is needed before the great detective can pronounce her guilty, innocent, or insane.…