A brand-new three-in-one Poirot omnibus, featuring the world-renowned detective's adventures in France. Includes 'Death In The Clouds', 'The Mystery Of The Blue Train', 'The Murder On The Links'.
'Death In The Clouds'
From seat No. 9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers. Over to his right sat a pretty young woman, clearly infatuated with the man opposite; ahead, in seat No. 13, sat a Countess with a poorly-concealed cocaine habit; across the gangway in seat No. 8, a detective writer was being troubled by an aggressive wasp.
What Poirot did not yet realise was that behind him, in seat No. 2, sat the slumped, lifeless body of a woman . . .
'The Mystery Of The Blue Train'
When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again - for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost beyond recognition. What is more, her priceless rubies are missing.
The prime suspect is Ruth's estranged husband, Derek. Yet Poirot is not convinced, so he stages an eerie re-enactment of the journey, complete with the murderer . . .
'The Murder On The Links'
An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course.
But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically-murdered corpse . . .
In this mystery, the identity and motive of the murderer remains in doubt to the very last hole.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2003
- 153 x 234mm