They Came to Baghdad
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They Came to Baghdad

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In Agatha Christie's classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her hotel room. A secret superpower summit is being held in Baghdad, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room. The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer...Basrah...Lefarge. . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 283 pages
  • 175.26 x 177.8 x 7.62mm | 22.68g
  • HarperTorch
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0062073788
  • 9780062073785
  • 718,241

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A very human heroine, whose powers of invention, just like those of her creator, never fail her. --Times Literary Supplement (London)"show more

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Baghdad is holding a secret superpower summit, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room. The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: Lucifer...Basrah...Lefarge....show more

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