Postern of Fate
For Hannibal and his master
UK
Collins, London, Oct. 1973
US
Dodd Mead, New York, 1973

Plot

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of The Black Arrow, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings.
However, when she writes down the letters, they spell out a very disturbing message: M-a-r-y- J-o-r-d-a-n-d-i-d-n-o-t-d-i-e-n-a-t-u-r-a-l-l-y...

Characters

Tuppence Beresford, Tommy Beresford, Colonel Atkinson, Albert Batt, Andrew Beresford, Henry Bodlicott, Issac Bodlicott, Miss Collodon, Angus Crispen, Mary Jordan, Iris Mullins, Inspector Norris Colonel Ephraim Pikeawy, Mr. Robinson

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