Crooked House (Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection)

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Three generations of the Leonides family live together in a large, if somewhat crooked-looking house. Then the wealthy patriarch of the household, Aristide, is murdered-injected not with insulin for his diabetes but with a killer substance.

Suspicion falls on the whole houselhold, including Aristede's two sons, his widow - fifty years his junior - and even his three grandchildren. Could any member of this seemingly devoted famly have had a hand in his death? Can Charles Hayward, fiance of the late millionare's granddaughter, help the police find the killer?

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The Leonides are one big happy family livingin a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. Thatis until the head of the household, Aristide, ismurdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.

Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s youngwidow, fifty years his junior. But the murdererhas reckoned without the tenacity of CharlesHayward, fiancé of the late millionaire’s granddaughter.

About the Author:

Agatha Christie is the most popular mystery writer of all time. In a career that spans over half a century, her name is synonymous with brilliant deception, ingenious puzzles, and the surprise denouement. By virtually inventing the modern mystery novel, she earned her title as the Queen of Crime.


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