Agatha Christie+ó+ée+é(tm)s classic short story collection, published to tie-in with a new BBC TV adaptation of the book+ó+ée+é(tm)s most enduring and shocking thriller, The Witness for the Prosecution.
1920s London. A murder, brutal and bloodthirsty, has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The victim is the glamorous and enormously rich Emily French. All the evidence points to Leonard Vole, a young chancer to whom the heiress left her vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her life. At least, this is the story that Emily+ó+ée+é(tm)s dedicated housekeeper Janet Mackenzie stands by in court. Leonard however, is adamant that his partner, the enigmatic chorus girl Romaine, can prove his innocence.