The Christie Caper Author:Carolyn G. Hart In honor of the one hundredth anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, her number-one fan, Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand Bookstore, is hosting a spectacular Christie convention. It is to be a week-long celebration, complete with treasure hunt, title clues, and Christie trivia. Yet even as the champagne is chilling and the happy gues... more »ts are arriving, Annie can't help but feel a nagging sense of doom.
It's not that she doesn't expect some excursions into crime during The Christie Caper. After all, the cutthroat competition of a Christie Treasure Hunt can push even law-abiding souls dirty tricks and cheating. But Annie's worst fears pale at the arrival of Neil Bledsoe, the most despised book critic in America. Bledsoe can only have one purpose in crashing Annie's fete: trouble.
Before the first Christie title clue is solved, two vicious attempts are made on Bledsoe's life. The real reason for Bledsoe's appearance at the convention emerges. He's penning a nasty biography of Agatha Christie designed to smear her memory. Amidst a conclave of die-hard Christie fans, Annie finds herself trying to stop a murder in the making...only to find the first corpse isn't the one she expects?and worse yet, the first corpse won't be the last.« less