Agatha Christie: "Hercule Poiret leaned back in his chair. He joined his fingertips. He studied his host thoughtfully. He murmured, 'It is, then, your opinion that Chistmastime is an unlikely season for crime?
Hercule Poirot's Christmas The tyrannical patriarch of a dysfunctional but wealthy family summons his adult children for a Christmas reunion, but prior to the holiday his throat is slashed by one of them.