“Agatha Christie has surpassed herself.” (New York Times)
“Masterly storytelling.” (Times Literary Supplement (London))
“Agatha Christie set the bar.” (Katherine Hall Page, Agatha award-winning author of the Faith Fairchild Mysteries)
From the Back Cover
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.