Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sits the corpse of Mrs. Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist is the only sign of the fatal injection that killed her.
With only twenty-four hours available to solve the mystery, Hercule Poirot recalled a chance remark hed overheard back in Jerusalem: You see, dont you, that shes got to be killed? Mrs. Boynton was, indeed, the most detestable woman hed ever met. . . .
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in one hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
Praise for Appointment with Death: A Hercule Poirot Mystery…
“The quickness of Christie’s hand still continues to deceive our eyes.”
-Val McDermid, New York Times bestselling author
“Twice as brilliant as Death on the Nile, which was entirely brilliant.”
-The Observer (UK)