It is clear to Amy Leatheran that something sinisteris going on at the Hassanieh dig in Iraq; somethingassociated with the presence of Lovely Louise, wifeof celebrated archaeologist Dr. Leidner.
In a few days time Hercule Poirot is due to drop inat the excavation site. But with Louise suffering fromterrifying hallucinations, and tension within the groupbecoming almost unbearable, Poirot might justbe too late. . . ."