By Carolyn Hart
A gaggle of Christie buffs. . .In honor of Agatha Christie's 100th birthday, secret book shop proprietor Annie Laurance Darling plans a week-long social gathering of puzzle, treasure hunts, identify clues, and Christie trivialities. but at the same time the champagne is chilling and the satisfied site visitors commence arriving on Broward's Rock Island, Annie feels a niggling experience of doom. however the last item she or her visitors anticipate is that the scheduled enjoyable and mayhem will contain a real-life homicide. The unforeseen arrival of Neil Bledsoe, the main despised booklet critic in the United States, was once certain to elevate a number of hackles. An suggest of hard-boiled detection and gory precise crime, Bledsoe drops a bombshell at the committed Christie assemblage: he is penning a scurrilous biography of the grand dame of suspense herself. prior to the 1st identify clue is solved, a minimum of makes an attempt are made on Bledsoe's existence. Now Annie and her unflappable husband, Max Darling, locate themselves attempting to cease a homicide within the making-only the 1st corpse is not the one they're looking ahead to. . .and it's not the final.