The house of lurking death. Tommy and Tuppence are called in to investigate an attempted poisoning in a grim, isolated house, and everyone becomes a suspect. Finessing the king. A peculiar personal column advertisement brings Tommy and Tuppence to the scene of a strange murder involving an unfaithful wife and a jealous husband. The Clergyman's daughter. Tommy and Tuppence investigate the apparant "haunting" of the inherited estate of a poor young woman.