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The Nursery Rhyme Murders: A Pocket Full of Rye / Hickory Dickory Death / The Crooked House
The Nursery Rhyme Murders A Pocket Full of Rye / Hickory Dickory Death / The Crooked House Author:Agatha Christie A Pocket Full Of Rye (Miss Marple, Bk 6) — When two less-deserving souls fall victim to the killer, Miss Marple is engaged to detect. The only link appears to be buried in a not-so-innocent verse. — Hickory Dickory Death (Hercule Poirot, Bk 31) (aka Hickory Dickory Dock) — At a youth hostel on Hickory Road, Detective Poirot thinks it odd that... more » a thief has taken a diamond ring, a tube of lipstick, a stethoscope, and a cookbook. What starts out looking like small-time mischief turns into a murder mystery on Hickory Road.
The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is 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, fiancÉ of the late millionaire’s granddaughter.« less