Passenger to Frankfurt

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to William Morrow Paperbacks. Christie's fantastic stand-alone secret, Passenger to Frankfurt, is a real masterwork of shock and suspense, as a diplomat involves the help of a terrified lady in an airport, simply to discover that his id has been stolen and his lifestyles is all at once in critical jeopardy.

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Enable that be adequate for him. His interest used to be unimpaired, yet he did at the least comprehend now that Daphne Theodofanous --alias Mary Ann--was right here in London. there have been probabilities sooner or later of his studying extra of what was once afoot. however the plan of crusade needs to be left to her. He needs to stick to her lead. As be had obeyed her within the airport, so he could obey her now and--let him admit it--life had turn into without notice extra attention-grabbing. This was once higher than the dull meetings of his political lifestyles. Had a motor vehicle fairly attempted to run him down the opposite evening?

What use did she imagine she can make of me? ' 'I do not particularly know--possibly a type of Eminence Grise-- operating at the back of a facade. that may fit you very well. ' 'But she understands not anything no matter what approximately me! ' 'Oh, that 1' without warning Renata went into peals of laughter. 'It's so ridiculous, really--the usual nonsense everywhere back. ' 'I do not comprehend you, Renata. ' 'No--because it is so basic. Mr Robinson might comprehend. ' 'Would you kindly clarify what you're speaking approximately? ' 'It's the usual business--"It's no longer what you're.

The Marshal strode to the door. 'My employees is outdoors. My selected bodyguard. i am going now to talk to those younger rebels, this younger flower of good looks and terror, to inform them the place their responsibility lies. ' He disappeared in the course of the door with the grandeur of a number one actor enjoying his favorite half. 'Bon dieu, he ability it! ' acknowledged Monsieur Poissonier. 'He will threat his life,' acknowledged Signer Vitelli. 'Who is aware? it's courageous, he's a courageous guy. it truly is gallant, sure, yet what wil' take place to him? within the temper les jeunes are in now, they could kill him.

Now not it seems that hugely political and but, quietly might be, affiliated to a few crew. a person who moved approximately from position to put and nation to nation. relocating sixty seven one of the wealthy, among the proficient, concerning the literary global, He considered espionage for a second or . That appeared the main most probably resolution. And but he was once no longer fully chuffed with it. The night drew on. It got here finally to be his flip to be accrued through his hostess. Milly Jean was once excellent at her activity. 'I've been longing to speak to you for a long time.

I do not particularly know--possibly a type of Eminence Grise-- operating in the back of a facade. that will fit your needs very well. ' 'But she is aware not anything no matter what approximately me! ' 'Oh, that 1' by surprise Renata went into peals of laughter. 'It's so ridiculous, really--the standard nonsense in all places back. ' 'I do not comprehend you, Renata. ' 'No--because it is so uncomplicated. Mr Robinson could comprehend. ' 'Would you kindly clarify what you're conversing approximately? ' 'It's the usual business--"It's no longer what you're. it really is who you know".

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