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Ordeal by Innocence (Paperback)

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Description


According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was life imprisonment. But when Dr. Arthur Calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jackos innocence, it is too lateJacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctors revelations reopen old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer will strike again.

About the Author


Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" (1920). She achieved wide popularity with "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.

Praise For…


“Family tensions and suspicions are adroitly handled, and the solution is characteristically surprising.”
-New York Times

“Agatha Christie is grade A fun.”
-Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Supreme JusticePhillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Supreme JusticePhillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author of Supreme Justice

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073525
ISBN-10: 0062073524
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: February 2011
Pages: 269
Language: English