(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)
The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until head of the household, Aristide, was murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.
Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward - fiance of the late millionaire's granddaughter...
Laurence Brown, Edith de Haviland, Mr. Gaitskill, Sir Arthur Hayward, Charles Hayward, Mr. Johnson, Detective Sergeant Lamb, Aristide Leonides, Brenda Leonides, Clemency Leonides, Eustace Leonides, Josephine Leonides, Magda Leonides, Philip Leonides, Roger Leonides, Sophia Leonides, Janet Rowe, Chief Inspector Taverner