A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's Mary Westmacott novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a soldier who returns from the grave. Vernon Deyre is a sensitive and brilliant musician, even a genius. But there is a high price to be paid for his talent, especially by his family and the two women in his life. His sheltered childhood in the home he loves has not prepared Vernon for the harsh reality of his adult years, and in order to write the great masterpiece of his life, he has to make a crucial decision with no time left to count the cost!
©2009 Agatha Christie (Mary Westmacott); 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited