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Murder Isn’t Easy

Murder Isn't Easy


Calling all Agatha Christie fans! Murder Isn’t Easy is THE book you need to switch off Poirot and cosy up with now the winter nights have arrived.

Carla Valentine, curator, mortician and self-confessed Christie obsessive, has delved deep into Agatha Christie’s books, finding how through her writing Agatha kept up and even in some cases helped the develop the forensics of the era. From fingerprints to ballistics, Carla identifies the real-life cases that inspired Agatha and the incredible wealth of forensic knowledge she applied in crafting her bestselling and beloved novels.

Featuring real life cases such as the Crumbles murder and the infamous Dr Crippen and applying her expert forensic knowledge, Carla brings Agatha’s stories off the page, showing how she used the science of the time to ensure her stories were meticulously accurate. Featuring much-loved favourite characters, including Miss Marple and Poirot, of course, Murder Isn’t Easy is an absolute must for all crime fans.

Rhiannon Smith