Sad Cypress - Hercule Poirot, Bk 20 Author:Agatha Christie Elinor Carlisle and Roddy Welman are the model English couple, perfect companions set for a life of ease when they inherit Aunt Laura's considerable fortune. But a poison pen letter begins a chain of events which is to end in tragedy. Convinced that Mary Gerrard, a childhood playmate of Elinor's, is attempting to ingratiate herself with ... more »Aunt Laura for financial gain, the pair go to investigate. They find no evidence to support the anonymous letter, but Roddy falls desperately in love with Mary, little realising Elinor's obsessive passion for him. When Mary is murdered, there can only be one suspect.« less
The story concerns Elinor Carlisle, accused of murdering another young woman while in a jealous rage. The evidence against Elinor is overwhelming, and she seems destined for prison until a friend and admirer engages Poirot. What follows is the usual Christie puzzle, which listeners are invited to help solve. This book is from a smoke-free home.