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One minute, silly Heather Babcock had been babblingon at her movie idol, the glamorous MarinaGregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure,poisoned by a deadly cocktail.
It seems likely that the cocktail was intended for thebeautiful actress. But while the police fumble to findclues, Miss Marple begins to ask her own questions,because as she knows—even the most peacefulvillage can hide dark secrets.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Since this novel was loosely based on a true incident, I particularly enjoyed it, so much so that I named my car "INCH" in honor of the cab Jane Marple used. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Veronica Bartley/
I've read over 30 of Christie's works and unfortunately this was one of my least favorites. I am usually completely fooled and awed by the explanation of the mysteries at the end... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Melis S.
Agatha Christie was a great writer. This particular novel is one of her more famous ones, adapted I think several times to screen or T.V. A very good read!Published 3 months ago by sue griffith
Scotland Yard inspectors do all the legwork and interviews. Then they bring the latest to octogenarian Jane Marple who sits at home and works it out. Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Rodeck
A really good yarn. Miss Marple doesn't appear right away, but appear she does, and after a few side tracks, she gets started and solves the case. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Orthodoxy
I'm a huge Agatha Christie fan, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. When I first read through her mysteries I preferred Poirot, but after watching the Miss Marple movies... Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. Zartman
It's good but there are bettert ones. I read these for escape. Love Agatha's books and belong to an Agatha Christie book club. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Barbara L. Boe