Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise. Each woman hides her past from the others, ferociously guarding her secrets. But as the train bound for the Middle East speeds down the track, the parallel courses of their lives shift to intersect—with lasting repercussions.
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