From the back of the book: Agatha Christie has saved her best for last. Her final novel features the beloved, uncannily perceptive Miss Jane Marple unraveling the most tantalizing, most macabre case of her career. With this extraordinary novel-pervaded by a very real, very memorable sense of evil-Dame Agatha has ensured her reputation as the world's greatest author of detective fiction and has bequeathed her millions of readers one last delicious surprise.
A cottage by the seaside; a womans sense of de ja vu lead Miss Marple to her last case. Let a sleeping murder lie. Thats the advice of Miss Marple. But, why take it? Lets charge on until there is another murder from which we can peel away the mystery and expose the truth. While Miss Marple diligently tries to guide us to a solution without actually naming the guilty party, we find that one good murder deserves another. How true of Aunt Agatha. Anyway, this one finally leads all to a resolution of the sleeper.