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The Great Escape Book Club: Crooked House

The Great Escape Book Club

Wednesday, May 27th | 6:00pm – 7:00pm | Zoom 

Are you looking for a break from our turbulent times? Get lost in a gripping mystery and meet fellow readers for a fun and friendly chat. At the first meeting, we will discuss Agatha Christie’s Crooked House and members will choose what they want to read next. 

Register here. Registrants will be sent a Zoom link for this virtual meeting. 

Crooked House is available in eBook format on Hoopla.

If you have any questions, email nmccall@cityofmillvalley.org.


Crooked House by Agatha Christie

In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be carrying on with a strapping young tutor comfortably ensconced in the family estate. But criminologist Charles Hayward is casting his own doubts on the innocence of the entire Leonides brood. He knows them intimately. And he's certain that in a crooked house such as Three Gables, no one's on the level...