Agatha Christie’s ingenious murder mystery thriller, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
In a quiet English village, a killer is about to strike. Again and again.
Officer Luke Fitzwilliam is on a train to London when he meets a strange woman. She claims there is a serial killer in the quiet village of Wychwood. He has already taken the lives of three people and is about claim his fourth victim.
Fitzwilliam dismisses this as the rambling of an old woman. But within hours she is found dead. Crushed by a passing car.
And then the fourth victim is found.
Each death looks like an accident.
But in Wychwood nothing is as it appears…
‘Suspense, mystery, romance and an agreeable touch of the macabre.’
‘Contains some clever plotting and enough casting of suspicion to keep you guessing like mad.'
'One of Agatha Christie's best mystery novels, a story fascinating in its plot, clever and lively in its characters and brilliant in its technique.'
New York Times
About the author
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign countries. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.