Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling crime fiction writer. Her crime novels have been translated into 34 languages and published in 51 countries. Her psychological thriller The Carrier won the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year in 2013. In 2014 Sophie began writing new Hercule Poirot mysteries with The Monogram Murders, which was an international bestseller. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in more than a hundred foreign languages. Her phenomenal career spanned six decades, until her death in 1976.
What Sophie and Agatha have in common is a rare talent for fiendish unpredictability. They make you see how the impossible might be possible after all. - Sunday Telegraph I was thrilled to see Poirot in such very, very good hands. - Gillian Flynn, bestselling author of Gone Girl Perfect...a pure treat for Agatha Christie fans. - Tana French Does Sophie Hannah's Poirot live up to our expectations? Yes, he does, and markedly so ... Poirot is still Poirot. Poirot is back. - Alexander McCall Smith Sophie Hannah is genuinely Christie's heir. - The Scotsman