Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.
One of Agatha Christie's most famous detective novels, this story was based on headlines the author read with the rest of the world about a real kidnapping and murder. With the amazing skill of this author, you will find yourself guessing to the end as you work to figure out the answers with the classic Poirot in order to bring justice and protect others!