In December 1926, renowned crime novelist Agatha Christie disappeared. As the authorities searched for her theories abounded, murder, suicide, even a hoax. After ten days, she was finally found living in a hotel in a hotel in Harrogate under an assumed name. Agatha would never speak of this episode and this time in her life has always been shrouded in mystery. The authors use this period in Agatha’s life as a gateway to explore her real life from her childhood in Torquay through to her amazing success as a crime novelist. A wonderfully entertaining read giving the reader many insights into the real character of Agatha, and revealing her as a complex and thoroughly modern woman.