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On holiday on the Cornish Riviera, Hercule Poirot is alarmed to hear pretty Nick Buckley describe her recent “accidental brushes with death.” First, on a treacherous Cornish hillside, the brakes on her car failed. Then, on a coastal path, a falling boulder missed her by inches. Later, an oil painting fell and almost crushed her in bed.
So when Poirot finds a bullet hole in Nick’s sun hat, he decides that this girl needs his help. Can he find the would-be killer before he hits his target?
Agatha Christie is the queen of the English mystery, and this is a great example. Set in Cornwall, she weaves together the place, the characters and the details so well that I... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Mystery Emma
Recommended for all. It is good reading. Nothing like the good old classics. You will not regret the time spent.Published 18 days ago by Tina Johnson
It was a beautiful addition to the Hercule Poirot mysteries. To be honest, I wasn't entirely sure I would like this book. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Ching-yi Hu
Not the ending I expected, but then, that is to be expected with Agatha Christie.Published 1 month ago by BNA
I really enjoyed this mystery. I never would have guessed that that was who killed her and that she played into his hands to get him to help her! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Heidi E Lushko