When a number of leading scientists disappear without trace, concern grows within the international intelligence community. And the one woman who appears to hold the key to the mystery is dying from injuries sustained in a plane crash.
Meanwhile, in a Casablanca hotel room, Hilary Craven prepares to take her own life. But her suicide attempt is about to be interrupted by a man who will offer her an altogether more thrilling way to die…
“Agatha Christie gives us one of her rare thrillers – just to show that she can.’
“Nothing should be taken for granted.’