Lymstock is a town with more than its share ofshameful secrets a town where even a suddenoutbreak of anonymous hate mail causes only aminor stir.
But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs. Symmington, commits suicide. Her final notesays I can t go on, but Miss Marple questions thecoroner s verdict of suicide. Soon nobody is sure ofanyone as secrets stop being shameful and startbecoming deadly."e;