Rex Fortescue was enjoying his morning cup of tea when he met his untimely end.
Suspicions naturally turn to his wife. He was filthy rich, after all.
Then she too is found dead.
Strange clues have Scotland Yard’s finest minds scratching their heads. Poisoned marmalade. Dead blackbirds. A victim found with a pocketful of rye.
It’s up to Jane Marple to put the pieces of this strange puzzle together…
Never underestimate Miss Marple
‘Without a doubt, the greatest mystery writer of all time’ – Ragnar Jonasson
‘A hundred years after her first novel, and we are all still standing in her shadow’ – Andrew Taylor
‘She gives us an insight into human nature that few, if any, have surpassed’ – Susan Lewis
‘Dame Agatha has sold more books than all besides Shakespeare and the Bible’ – David Baldacci
‘All crime fiction writers around the globe owe Agatha Christie a massive debt’ – Peter James
‘Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.’ – Tana French
About the Author
Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.