Mrs. McGinty’s Dead: A Hercule Poirot MysteryÂ – Mrs. McGinty died from a brutal blow to the back of her head. Suspicion falls immediately on her shifty lodger, James Bentley, whose clothes reveal traces of the victimâ€™s blood and hair. Yet something is amiss: Bentley just doesnâ€™t seem like a murderer.
Could the answer lie in an article clipped from a newspaper two days before the death? With a desperate killer still free, Hercule Poirot will have to stay alive long enough to find out. . . .