Chevenix believes he is being cheated by an architect, John Lake... and Mrs Chevenix claims that her spirit guide, an ancient Egyptian called Saphra, has warned her of an imminent death. There is a disputed will, a second unsigned will, the sound of shots behind locked doors, an apparent suicide which Poirot suspects is murder. Whatever you do, do not go out of the room during Dead Man's Mirror, or you will lose the plot!moreless
Poirot is caught up in a coup d'etat in Argentina and arrested as a spy, which hinders him from solving the murder of Iris Russell at a French restaurant owned by an Italian in Buenos Aires.
Two years later, in London, a dinner-party at a restaurant of the same name marks the second anniversary of Iris's death. The atmosphere is so charged that we almost expect the victim to come back from the dead. And, of course, Poirot traps a killer.
Mabelle Sainsbury-Seale meets her old friend Alistair Blunt coming out of Dr Morley's dental surgery. And soon afterwards, Dr Morley (Poirot's dentist) is found dead. Japp thinks it was suicide, but Poirot disagrees.moreless
Poirot falls asleep on a short aeroplane flight from Paris to London, and one of the other passengers, Madame Giselle, is killed by a poison dart while he sleeps. Poirot finds out that she was a money-lender, which may provide a motive for the killing.moreless
Three bodies are found. Beside each lies a copy of the ABC Railway Guide. The police are baffled. But the killer has made one mistake. He has challenged Hercule Poirot to unmask him.moreless
Hastings is a guest at the Inglethorp country manor when Emily Inglethorp is murdered. With the whole household under suspicion, Hastings sends for his old friend Hercule Poirot.
Marie Marvelle, a Belgian film star, receives threatening letters from a chinaman which demand her famous diamond, the Western Star. Marie visits her old friend Hercule Poirot in London, seeking his help, and Poirot tackles the case with relish.