Patrick J. Parrelli attended the Boston Latin School which was founded in 1635 by the Pilgrims as a Prep School for Harvard College. Part of the daily curriculum at the Latin School was to translate the works of Julius Caesar, Cicero, and others. It was here where his love of history was first fostered. He later graduated from Northeastern University. Pat and his wife, Joyce, currently live in Atlanta, Georgia.
“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”
Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer.
Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.
“What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—New York Times