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What is the connection among a failed suicideattempt, a wrongful accusation oftheft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic lifeof a famous tennis player?
To the casual observer, apparently nothing.But when a house party gathers at Gull’s Point,the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlierevents come to a dramatic head. As SuperintendentBattle discovers, it is all part of a carefullylaid plan—for murder.
Another great mystery with interesting characters. Battle is not perfect, but gets it right in the end...love this about him. Read morePublished 7 months ago by jill forrester
The first half of this book is slow-paced and rather boring. But please be patient and don't throw the book away. Read morePublished on May 22 2004 by APRICOT
Call me dumb, but this is my all-time sentimental favorite that left me gaping the 1st time I read it (waaay back when I was still in mini-skirts & pony-tails). Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2000 by Elera Tempest
"Towards Zero," one of Christie's lesser-known works, is a stunner nonetheless. The plot is not constructed in her usual pattern; the murder comes rather late, and... Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2000 by Scott E Amundsen
Though not as well known as many of Christie's books, _Towards Zero_ is among her finest efforts. The plot is perhaps the most ingenious of all, with misdirection on a grand... Read morePublished on Aug. 7 1998