Book Review: The Killings at Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah (The New Hercule Poirot, 4)

The Killings at Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah is a thrilling and intriguing novel that follows detective Hercule Poirot as he investigates a murder on a luxury train. The novel is a continuation of Agatha Christie’s famous Poirot series and is the fourth book by Sophie Hannah featuring the detective.

The story begins with Poirot traveling on the luxurious train when he is approached by a woman who is desperate for his help. She believes that her fiancĂ© is about to be murdered and asks Poirot to investigate the matter. Poirot agrees to help, but before he can make any progress, a murder occurs on the train. The victim is the woman’s fiancĂ©, and all the evidence points to her as the killer. Poirot must navigate a web of lies and deceit to find the real killer and bring them to justice.

The characters in the novel are well-drawn and believable, and the plot is fast-paced and full of twists and turns. The writing is engaging and keeps the reader hooked from beginning to end. Sophie Hannah does an excellent job of capturing the essence of Agatha Christie’s writing style, while adding her own unique spin to the story.

One of the novel’s highlights is Hercule Poirot’s character. Sophie Hannah perfectly captures his mannerisms and quirks, making him a delight to read. Fans of the original Poirot series will not be disappointed with this continuation of the beloved detective’s story.

The Killings at Kingfisher Hill is a gripping and enjoyable read, perfect for fans of Agatha Christie and detective fiction. Sophie Hannah has done an excellent job of continuing the Poirot series, and I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a good mystery to solve. You can get a copy of this fun mystery from Amazon here.


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