Murder After Hours Author:Agatha Christie Recipe for Murder: All the ingredients were there. An isolated English country house. A hostess with a taste for staging cruel human dramas. A guest list selected for a perfect blending of love, illicit passion, and burning hate. And as the piece de resistance, a corpse served up by the blook-tinged water of a swimming pool. — Here was a hom... more »icide to tantalize that gourmet of crime, Hercule Poirot. And a cunning murderer only he could unmask.