In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, girlsown-
>There's a memory nagging at me which perhaps someone could  identify?  A book 
>(Christie?) where an elderly lady is a murderess,  possibly a multiple 
>murderess, so that she can get the funds to set up a  teashop.  At the end, 
>comments how creepy (my word) it is to have a  'ladylike murderer'.

This is After the Funeral, indeed by Christie.  The murderer, Miss
Gilchrist, wants a teashop with tiny camel-shaped menu holders and

Diane Purkiss
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