The Killings At Kingfisher Hill

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Authors
Agatha Christie, Sophie Hannah
Publisher
HarperCollins
Genres
Crime Fiction, Fiction
Released
06 August, 2020
ISBN
9780008264536

The Killings At Kingfisher Hill

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Synopsis

The world's greatest detective, Hercule Poirot-legendary star of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile- returns to solve a fiendish new mystery.Hercule Poirot is travelling by luxury passenger coach from London to the exclusive Kingfisher Hill estate, where Richard Devonport has summoned him to prove that his fiancée, Helen, is innocent of the murder of his brother, Frank. But there is a strange condition attached to this request: Poirot must conceal his true reason for being there.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?

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Take a Sneak Peek at Sophie Hannah's Charming Mystery, The Killings at Kingfisher Hill

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17 August 2020

Take a Sneak Peek at Sophie Hannah's Charming Mystery, The Killings at Kingfisher Hill

    The Killings At Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah is a Delectably Twisty Mystery

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    17 August 2020

    The Killings At Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah is a Delectably Twisty Mystery

      Agatha Christie
      About the author

      Agatha Christie

      Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the bestselling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of World War I, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.

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      Sophie Hannah
      About the author

      Sophie Hannah

      Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of 8 psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Her novel Kind of Cruel was shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards Crime Thriller of the Year. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. 

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