MISS MARPLE - 4.50 FROM PADDINGTON

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Elspeth McGillicuddy was not a woman usually given to hallucinations. But when she witnesses what appears to be a woman being strangled on a train and no one else sees it, no one else reports it and no corpse is found, she turns to her old friend Jane Marple to help solve the puzzle.

Miss Marple asks her highly efficient and intelligent young acquaintance, Lucy Eyelesbarrow, to infiltrate the Crackenthorpe family, who seem to be at the heart of the mystery, and help unmask a murderer.

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For an instant the two trains ran together,side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnesseda murder. Helplessly, she stared out of hercarriage window as a man remorselessly tightened hisgrip around a woman’s throat. The body crumpled.Then the other train drew away.

But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take herstory seriously? After all, there were no suspects,no other witnesses . . . and no corpse.

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.

Joanna David is well known for her many screen credits, which include 4:50 From Paddington, Inspector Morse, A Touch of Frost, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Darling Buds of May. She is also an experienced radio broadcaster and has read many audio books.

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