Synopses & Reviews
Bound for the Riviera, detective Hercule Poirot has boarded Le Train Bleu, an elegant, leisurely means of travel, free of intrigue. Then he meets Ruth Kettering. The American heiress—bailing out of a doomed marriage—is en route to reconcile with her former lover. But by morning, her private affairs are made public when she is found murdered in her luxury compartment. The rumour of a strange man loitering in the victim's shadow is all Poirot has to go on. Until Mrs. Kettering's secret life begins to unfold...
On the luxurious Blue Train, beautiful American heiress Ruth Kettering's dire predictions come true--she's murdered. With few clues, Hercule Poirot must look into Ruth's startling secret life.
Now in a digest edition, this classic mystery finds American heiress Ruth Kettering on the luxurious Blue Train, where she's mysteriously murdered. Sleuth Hercule Poirot must now peek into Ruth's secret life.
About the Author
Agatha Christie first tried her hand at detective fiction while working in a hospital during World War I, creating the detective Hercule Poirot. She produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Christieand#8217;s play The Mousetrapholds the record for the longest run in theatrical historyand#8212; more than fifty years and counting. Many of her works have been adapted for film and TV. In 1971, she received Britainand#8217;s highest honor when she was named a dame of the British Empire.