Volume 26 in the Agatha Christie Collection (1936) Limited edition of 1,000 copies worldwide
Amy Leatheran had never felt the lure of the mysterious East, but when she travels to an ancient site deep in the Iraqi desert to nurse the wife of a celebrated archaeologist, events prove stranger than she could ever have imagined. Her patient’s bizarre visions and nervous terror seem unfounded, but as the oppressive tension in the air thickens, events come to a terrible climax – in murder.
With one spot of blood as his only clue, Hercule Poirot must embark on a journey across the desert to unravel a mystery which taxes even his remarkable powers…
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“Smooth, highly original and completely absorbing”
New York Times
When nurse Amy Leatheran agrees to look after 'Lovely Louise', wife of celebrated archaeologist Dr Leidner, at a dig near Hassanieh she finds herself taking on more than just nursing duties - she also has to help solve murders. Shortly after Louise confides in Amy that she has received anonymous letters and is afraid of being murdered she is found clubbed to death.
Fortunately for Amy, Hercule Poirot is visiting the excavation site, but will the great detective be in time to prevent a multiple murderer from striking again?
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Book Description Collins Crime, 1998. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP91546928
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003355867
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001808074
Book Description Collins Crime, 1998. Bookseller Inventory # 37101