Men desired her. Women despised her. But when the tempting Arlena Marshall is found strangled at the Jolly Roger Hotel, only one man can unravel the mystery: Hercule Poirot. The fabulous tourist spot of Leathercombe Bay is the perfect place for spoiled heiress Arlena Marshall to be desired by handsome men, envied by jealous women, doted upon by her slavish husband...and strangled to death on the beach. Pity there are so many suspects.