There are plot devices which are recurrent in several of Christie’s mysteries Closed Circle of Suspects – This is Christie’s favorite plot device I guess – close to a dozen of Christie’s mysteries feature this one. Christie only needs to bring a bunch of people together before bumping off one of them and the game […]
Kelly Dowling is found dead in the swimming pool in her house . She had hosted a party the previous night for her classmates before they all left for their respective colleges when her parents were away from home . The guests included Kerry’s Harvard-bound boyfriend Alan Crowley , with whom she had a serious fallout during the evening . Jamie Chapman , Kerry’s next door neighbor was also angry that Kerry had not invited him to her party . Or is there somebody else? Aline , Kerry’s elder sister pitches in to help the police bring the sister’s murderer to justice – She just doesn’t know that Kerry’s killer is ready to kill a second time to save himself .
Claire’s father has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and her mother is finding it increasingly difficult to run the family farm while taking care of her father . While her mother is seriously considering putting up the place for sale , Claire decides to have a reunion with her gang at the farm one last time. She has a firm belief that revisiting old memories would slowdown the progress of the disease for her father .
But she couldn’t have foreseen that her family and friends would be forced to relive the nightmarish days following the disappearance of her sister Eleanor – this time it’s her friend’s teenaged daughter . Claire couldn’t miss out the jarring similarities between both the disappearances….