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The killings at Kingfisher Hill : the new Hercule Poirot mystery / Sophie Hannah.

By: Hannah, Sophie, 1971- [author.]Contributor(s): Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 [creator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Hannah, Sophie, Hercule Poirot mysteries: 04.Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]Copyright date: �2020Edition: First U.S. editionDescription: 272 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062792372; 0062792377Subject(s): Nineteen thirties -- Fiction | Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Great Britain. Metropolitan Police Service -- Officials and employees -- Fiction | Private investigators -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Police -- England -- Fiction | Coincidence -- Fiction | Railroad travel -- Fiction | Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction | Fianc�ees -- Fiction | England -- Fiction | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical | FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense | FICTION / CrimeGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92 Summary: "Hercule Poirot is traveling by luxury passenger coach from London to the exclusive Kingfisher Hill estate. Richard Devonport has summoned the renowned detective to prove that his fianc�ee, Helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, Frank. Poirot will have only days to investigate before Helen is hanged, but there is one strange condition attached: he must conceal his true reason for being there from the rest of the Devonport family. The coach is forced to stop when a distressed woman demands to get off, insisting that if she stays in her seat, she will be murdered. Although the rest of the journey passes without anyone being harmed, Poirot's curiosity is aroused, and his fears are later confirmed when a body is discovered with a macabre note attached... Could this new murder and the peculiar incident on the coach be clues to solving the mystery of who killed Frank Devonport? And if Helen is innocent, can Poirot find the true culprit in time to save her from the gallows?"-- Provided by publisher.
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"The new Hercule Poirot mystery."

"Published in the United Kingdom in 2020 by HarperCollins UK"--Title page verso.

Sequel to: The mystery of three quarters.

Based on characters created by Agatha Christie.

"Hercule Poirot is traveling by luxury passenger coach from London to the exclusive Kingfisher Hill estate. Richard Devonport has summoned the renowned detective to prove that his fianc�ee, Helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, Frank. Poirot will have only days to investigate before Helen is hanged, but there is one strange condition attached: he must conceal his true reason for being there from the rest of the Devonport family. The coach is forced to stop when a distressed woman demands to get off, insisting that if she stays in her seat, she will be murdered. Although the rest of the journey passes without anyone being harmed, Poirot's curiosity is aroused, and his fears are later confirmed when a body is discovered with a macabre note attached... Could this new murder and the peculiar incident on the coach be clues to solving the mystery of who killed Frank Devonport? And if Helen is innocent, can Poirot find the true culprit in time to save her from the gallows?"-- Provided by publisher.

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