From The Booking Desk:
Late last week, the covers for Sophie Hannah’s new book were revealed. For those that missed the memo, Sophie was chosen by the Agatha Christie estate to pen an all-new novel featuring classic sleuth, Hercule Poirot. The title of the novel is The Monogram Murders and it will be released on September 9th (in the US) and September 8th (in the UK).
Here is a look at the covers for both editions:
And here is the back cover copy for the title:
Agatha Christie’s legendary hero Hercule Poirot.
Since the publication of her first novel in 1920, more than two billion copies of Agatha Christie’s books have been sold around the globe. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand new novel featuring Dame Agatha’s most beloved creation, Hercule Poirot.
‘I’m a dead woman, or I shall be soon…’
Hercule Poirot’s quiet supper in a London coffeehouse is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. She is terrified – but begs Poirot not to find and punish her killer. Once she is dead, she insists, justice will have been done.
Later that night, Poirot learns that three guests at a fashionable London Hotel have been murdered, and a cufflink has been placed in each one’s mouth. Could there be a connection with the frightened woman? While Poirot struggles to put together the bizarre pieces of the puzzle, the murderer prepares another hotel bedroom for a fourth victim…