A new "signature edition" of Agatha Christie's sequel to 'The Secret Of Chimneys', the second novel to feature Superintendent Battle and "Bundle" Brent.
Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper; so the other house guests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight alarm clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6.30am But when morning arrived, one clock was missing and the prank had backfired with tragic consequences.
For Jimmy Thesiger in particular, the words "Seven Dials" were to take on a new and chilling significance . . .