The holidays can be murderand just in time for yuletide 2008 comes this holiday edition of one of Agatha Christie's most popular and confounding mysteries. The wealthy Simeon Lee has demanded that all four of his sonsone faithful, one prodigal, one impecunious, one sensitiveand their wives return home for Christmas. But a heartwarming family holiday is not exactly what he has in mind. He bedevils each of his sons with barbed insults and finally announces that he is cutting off their allowances and changing his will. So when the old man is found lying in a pool of blood on Christmas Eve, there is no lack of suspects. Did Lee's taunts push one of the boys to a desperate act? And how did the murderer escape from the locked room? Intrepid Belgian detective Hercule Poirot suspends his own holiday festivities to sift through the motives and evidence surrounding the crime.
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