Jerry Burton en zijn zus Joanna verhuizen naar Lymstock. De rust in het kleine Engelse dorp wordt op wrede wijze verstoord door een aantal anonieme brieven, gevolgd door moord. Miss Marple wordt gevraagd een en ander te onderzoeken. Ook in dit verhaal weet Agatha Christie (1890-1976) de spanning perfect op te bouwen.
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.
Christie was born into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon, and was largely home-schooled. She was initially an unsuccessful writer with six consecutive rejections, but this changed in 1920 when The Mysterious Affair at Styles, f…Read more on Wikipedia