The Cornish Mystery
The village of Polgarwith is not a place where secrets can be kept. When Poirot and Hastings are summoned by Mrs Pengelley, who believes her life to be in danger, the villagers soon close ranks against interfering outsiders.
The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim
Inspector Japp believes he can earn easy money when Poirot accepts his wager to solve the mysterious disappearance of city banker Matthew Davenheim, without ever leaving Whitehaven Mansions. His bet is not so safe as Hastings pursues Poirot's oblique questions with commendable convictions.