The new-look series of Hercule Poirot books for the 21st century. Lucy Angkatell invited Hercule Poirot to lunch. To tease the great detective, her guests stage a mock murder beside the swimming pool. Unfortunately, the victim plays the scene for real. As his blood drips into the water, John Christow gasps one final word: Henrietta. In the confusion, a gun sinks to the bottom of the pool. Poirots enquiries reveal a complex web of romantic attachments. It seems everyone in the drama is a suspect -- and each a victim of love.