The holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder—and the brilliant Belgian investigator is quickly on the case.
On Christmas Eve at Gorston Hall, the Lee family’s festivities are shattered by a deafening crash of furniture and a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs—in a locked bedroom—the tyrannical patriarch Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed.
When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man, but which one of them turned a special occasion into an occasion for homicide? The suspects will indeed be stirring this Christmas Eve...
- Paperback: 304 pages
- Publisher: William Morrow (November 9, 2011)
- ISBN-13: 978-0063143555