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One minute, silly Heather Babcock had been babbling on at her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure, poisoned by a deadly cocktail.
It seems likely that the cocktail was intended for the beautiful actress. But while the police fumble to find clues, Miss Marple begins to ask her own questions, because as she knows...even the most peaceful village can hide dark secrets.
©1962 Agatha Christie Limited (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers
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By RueRue on 08-21-14

Excellent Agatha Christie

Emilia Fox is an excellent narrator, and she does a great job voicing the multiple characters in this charming British mystery.

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By Steve S on 01-09-18

Slow action

I am a big Agatha C fan, but some of her novels take too long to develop. This story is one of my less favorite. Everything of significance could easily have been told in 3 hours, rather than 8.

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