A message from a dead acquaintance prompts a bus tour to an unknown crime…In utter disbelief Miss Marple read the letter addressed to her from the recently deceased Mr Rafiel – an acquaintance she had met briefly on her travels.Recognising in Miss Marple a natural flair for justice, Mr Rafiel had left instructions for her to investigate a crime after his death. The only problem was, he had failed to tell her who was involved or where and when the crime had been committed. It was most intriguing.
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Title Page (#u9dbbb1f1-22ea-5e1e-a787-4a79990db3c4)
1. Overture (#ue23035cf-be6b-58b6-b266-386d34d8fc7d)
2. Code Word Nemesis (#ud00b6290-0b79-5fc5-9443-5df789d103a3)
3. Miss Marple Takes Action (#uefa3ab36-c1c6-50b1-873f-f04cc9243830)
4. Esther Walters (#u3c16649f-6c77-5df8-a1e3-7ff0cba36e8c)
5. Instructions From Beyond (#u450a165e-ed50-5e20-b1de-1d45aab7e140)
6. Love (#litres_trial_promo)
7. An Invitation (#litres_trial_promo)
8. The Three Sisters (#litres_trial_promo)
9. Polygonum Baldschuanicum (#litres_trial_promo)
10. ‘Oh! Fond, Oh! Fair, The Days That Were’ (#litres_trial_promo)
11. Accident (#litres_trial_promo)
12. A Consultation (#litres_trial_promo)
13. Black and Red Check (#litres_trial_promo)
14. Mr Broadribb Wonders (#litres_trial_promo)
15. Verity (#litres_trial_promo)
16. The Inquest (#litres_trial_promo)
17. Miss Marple Makes a Visit (#litres_trial_promo)
18. Archdeacon Brabazon (#litres_trial_promo)
19. Goodbyes Are Said (#litres_trial_promo)
20. Miss Marple Has Ideas (#litres_trial_promo)
21. The Clock Strikes Three (#litres_trial_promo)
22. Miss Marple Tells Her Story (#litres_trial_promo)
23. End Pieces (#litres_trial_promo)