Hannah is also the author of a book for children and several psychological crime novels. Her first novel, Little Face, was published in 2006 and has sold more than 100,000 copies. Her fifth crime novel, Lasting Damage, was published in the UK on 17 February 2011.Kind of Cruel, her seventh psychological thriller to feature the characters Simon Waterhouse and Charlie Zailer, was published in 2012.
Christie’s first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, was published in 1920 and introduced the detective Hercule Poirot, who became a long-running character in Christie’s works, appearing in 33 novels and 54 short stories.
Miss Jane Marple,introduced in the short-story collection The Thirteen Problems in 1927, was based on Christie’s grandmother and her “Ealing cronies”. Both Jane and Gran “always expected the worst of everyone and everything, and were, with almost frightening accuracy, usually proved right.Marple appeared in 12 novels and 20 stories
Hercule Poirot returns home after lunch only to find a angry woman Sylvia Rule waiting for him. She has been accused of murder of Barnabas Pandy and received a letter for the same from a person disguising Hercule. There were three other people who did get a similar letter of accusing them of murder. One is John Mcrodden , Hugo and Annabel who is the granddaughter of Barnabas Pandy.
Who has sent this letters? Was Barnabas Pandy death a murder or accidental? Who is the mastermind behind? Why send these letter under Hercule signature?
The four people in the story were directly or indirectly linked to the family of Barnabas Pandy or have in contact with them. Lenore lavington is the sister of the Annabel and has two kids Ivy and Timothy. Lenore had visited Mrs rule regarding abortion of her second child. John and Lenore has short romantic relationship and still in their heart have love for each other. Timothy was studying in school where Hugo was the housemaster.This establishes the relationship of the people with Lenore.
Lenore is mastermind behind this work. The reason for her to set and work on this plan make the story a great read…