After seeing a suspicious coded message in the newspaper, Tuppence and Tommy attend a masked ball and find a costumed woman dying from a knife wound.

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Sir Arthur Merivale
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Widow
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Lady Vere Merivale
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Tommy and Tuppence decide to go to a fancy dress ball after reading what they interpret as a coded message in the personals column of the newspaper. What they find is a dead woman, stabbed in the chest. The woman is identified as Lady Vere Merivale, a well-known socialite. Inspector Marriott arrests Captain Bingo Hale, Lady Merivale's lover, but the Beresfords believe him to be innocent. Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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23 October 1983 (UK)  »

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Tuppence Beresford: Something is wrong somewhere, but I'm damned if I know where.
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