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When a number of leading scientists disappear without a trace, concern grows within the international intelligence community. And the one woman who appears to hold the key to the mystery is dying from injuries sustained in a plane crash.
Meanwhile, in a Casablanca hotel room, Hilary Craven prepares to take her own life. But her suicide attempt is about to be interrupted by a man who will offer her an altogether more thrilling way to die. . . .
Of all the Christie books I've read, this is my least favorite.
The ending was better than rest of book.
Really enjoyed this book. Not a mystery in Christie's usual style, but similar to "They Came to Baghdad." Enjoyable international intrigue. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tamir Waser
This is a very different book from the usual formula: no mass murderer hiding behind non-obvious clues. The mystery here is who is behind a bunch of scientist disappearing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Philip Machanick
Spectacular Christie fashion. Thrilling, edge of your seat mystery with political undertones! Fabulous!Published 4 months ago by Christina N. Elkins
In his SOE role, "Captain" Selwyn Jepson was recruiting officer for F section, the independent French section. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dwight
A different departure from the Christie style, but very enjoyable storyline.Published 7 months ago by B. Sanders
While best known for her mysteries featuring her famous sleuths Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, Agatha Christie wrote many works that did not involve them and often touched on a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by RCM