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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 11 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