APL Staff Recommendations: Kathryn’s Pick

Kathryn recommends The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
 
Marie Benedict uses one of the most intriguing moments of Agatha Christie’s life as the basis for her newest novel. On December 6th, 1926, Christie vanished, leaving behind her husband and young daughter. She wasn’t found until 10 days later, staying at a hotel where she had registered under her husband’s mistress’ name. What could have caused the popular mystery writer to disappear? Was it planned as revenge for her husband’s infidelity, or did Christie suffer a nervous breakdown? Benedict reimagines the relationship between Agatha and her enigmatic husband and provides an intriguing explanation of Christie’s actions that rivals the solution to one of Christie’s own novels. This is a compelling mystery that will leave you guessing until the end. 
 
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