By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth leave out 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 difficult puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Time is ticking away for a assassin in Christie’s vintage, The Clocks, as Poirot investigates the unusual case of a corpse surrounded by way of a variety of timepieces in a blind woman’s house.
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Rival. You don’t are looking to get into difficulty, you recognize. ” “How do you suggest, get into difficulty? ” “Well,” Inspector Hardcastle spoke nearly apologetically, “perjury. ” “Perjury. Me! ” “Yes. It’s fairly a significant offence in legislation, you recognize. you'll get into hassle, even visit legal. in fact, you’ve now not been on oath in a coroner’s court docket, yet you might have to swear to this proof of yours in a formal court docket someday. Then—well, I’d such as you to imagine it over very rigorously, Mrs. Rival. it can be that somebody—suggested to you for you to let us know this tale in regards to the scar? ” Mrs. Rival received up. She drew herself to her complete peak, her eyes flashed. She used to be at that second nearly really good. “I by no means heard such nonsense in my life,” she stated. “Absolute nonsense. I try to do my responsibility. I come and assist you, I inform you all i will take into accout. If I’ve made a mistake I’m yes it’s ordinary sufficient. in the end I meet an exceptional many—well, gents pals, and one could get issues a bit incorrect occasionally. yet I don’t imagine I did make a mistake. That guy used to be Harry and Harry had a scar in the back of his left ear, I’m rather definite of it. And now, might be, Inspector Hardcastle, you’ll depart rather than coming right here and insinuating that I’ve been telling lies. ” Inspector Hardcastle obtained up briskly. “Good evening, Mrs. Rival,” he acknowledged. “Just imagine it over. That’s all. ” Mrs. Rival tossed her head. Hardcastle went out of the door. along with his departure, Mrs. Rival’s angle altered instantly. The advantageous defiance of her perspective collapsed. She seemed worried and apprehensive. “Getting me into this,” she murmured, “getting me into this. I’ll—I’ll no longer cross on with it. I’ll—I’ll—I’m not likely to get into hassle for anyone. Telling me issues, mendacity to me, deceiving me. It’s significant. rather giant. I shall say so. ” She walked up and down unsteadily, then ultimately making up her brain, she took an umbrella from the nook and went out back. She walked alongside to the tip of the road, hesitated at a call-box, then went directly to a publish workplace. She went in there, requested for swap and went into one of many name packing containers. She dialled listing and requested for a host. She stood there ready until eventually the decision got here via. “Go forward please. Your social gathering is at the line. ” She spoke. “Hallo … oh, it’s you. Flo right here. No, i do know you informed me to not yet I’ve needed to. You’ve no longer been immediately with me. You by no means informed me what i used to be moving into. you simply stated it might be awkward for you if this guy used to be pointed out. I didn’t dream for a second that i might get combined up in a homicide … good, in fact you’d say that, yet at any cost it wasn’t what you instructed me … certain, I do. i feel you're combined up in it in a roundabout way … good, I’m unlikely to face for it, I let you know … There’s whatever approximately being an—ac—well, you recognize the observe I mean—accessory, anything like that. although I regularly idea that used to be gown jewelry. besides, it’s anything like being a whatever after the very fact, and I’m anxious, I let you know … telling me to write down and inform them that bit a couple of scar. Now it sort of feels he’d simply obtained that scar a 12 months or in the past and here’s me swearing he had it whilst he left me years in the past … And that’s perjury and that i may possibly visit legal for it.