So Many Steps to Death Author:Agatha Christie Scientists were disappearing at an astonishing rate... Then Tom Betterton, a brilliant nuclear physicist, vanished. But Scotland Yard, the F.B.I. and the Secret Services of other countries still could not discover the pattern. Betterton's wife possibly knew more than she was telling, but except for a last strange warning, she couldn't te... more »ll any more -- she'd died after a plane crash in Casablanca.
So another woman agreed to impersonate the dead woman. As Mrs. Thomas Betterton she could lead government agents to her missing "husband." The improbably masquerade led her deeper and deeper into the African wastelands and closer and closer to the center of the plot -- and to death! « less