Linnet is a spoiled, mean, millionaire. she inherits all of her money from her grandfather. Linnet really wants to go to Egypt on a cruise but her mother doesn't want her to go so far away to an exotic place. She also thinks that she will probably marry Lord Windlesham. Lord Windsleham, Jackie, and Linnet have been close friends for as long as they can remember. Linnet stole Simon from Jackie instead of marrying Lord Winsleham. Linnet got shot by Jackie and Simon because they wanted to get all of heer money and then live happily ever after.
Jacquline De Belfort
Jackie is Linnet's friend. Jackie's mother was an American southerner and her father was a French count. Her mother lost all of her money in the Wall Street Crash and her father went off with some woman and then he found out that she was already married and had 3 children. Jackie is engaged to Simon Doyle. She also did a funny thing..... Once when a boy was teasing a dog she tried to get him to stop and he wouldn't, so she grabbed him and started shaking him and stuck a penknife in his stomach. Jackie is bold and fearless. Jackie had a dream about killing Linnet because she stole Simon Doyle from Jackie. Jackie went crazy and shot Simon Doyle by accident. Jackie is also the one with Simon that killed Linnet Doyle.
Lord Windsleham is a prince. He likes to daydream about life and what he plans to do with it instead of live the dream. His best friends are Jacquline De Belfort and Linnet Ridgeway. He wants to marry Linnet. His full name is Lord Charles Windsleham. He is smart and a planner for the future. Linnet, instead of marrying Lord Windleham, she decides to marry Simon Doyle.
Joanna Southwood is a very rude friend of Linnet's because she said that she will stop being Linnet's friend if she lost all of her money. Joanna is also a long distance cousin of Tim Allerton's and is 27.
Tim Allerton is a very adventurous person. He wants to go to Egypt on a cruise on the Nile. Tim's mother is against the idea because she thinks that it is way too dangerous. Tim ends up going on the cruise with his mother. Tim is the one that stole Linnet's pearls. Tim very dislikes Hercule Poirot because when his mother said that he was sitting with him he got all upset.
Simon Doyle is a mysterious character. He was going to marry Jackie but then he moved over to Linnet. Simon most likely met Linnet because Simon works on Linnet's estate and is head of the grounds. Simon is worried because Linnet is getting stressed out about Linnet and Hercule Poroit and how everyone is getting weird. He is also going to go on the cruise on the Nile. It will be interesting to see because he is ill tempered. Simon got shot in the leg by Jackie. Jackie didn't actually shoot him in the leg, she missed. Simon and Jackie killed Linnet for her money.
Rosalie isn't rich, but you would think that she would be because she is snotty. Rosalie is the daughter of Mrs.Otterbourne and doesn't want to go to Egypt. Rosalie Feels uncomfortable because her mom talks weird. Rosalie sulks a lot so that tells a lot about her personality. Rosalie disrespects her mother by not listening to what she says. She is emotionally scared when she finds out that her mother is dead. Rosalie marry's Mr. Ferguson to help her live and heal and love.
Mrs. Allerton is frustrated that her son wants to go to Egypt to go on a cruise on the Nile. He really wants to go so, she decides to go with him. She admires Hercule Poirot. She is very watchful, smart, cautious, and curious. She is most curious about Linnet Doyle's murderer. Her son, Tim is the one that stole Linnet Doyle's pearls. Her son also married Rosalie Otterbourne.
Mrs. Otterbourne is the mother of Rosalie Otterbourne. She talks very weird and that makes her daughter feel weird. She also acts weird, but Rosalie loves her so and wouldn't trade her for the world. She is so proud of Rosalie and she is very curious about what Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race are doing. Mrs. Otterbourne is killed by Signor Richetti the famous criminal. Her daughter, Rosalie gets married to Tim Allerton after she dies.
Cornelia is very nice even though her older cousin pulled her along to go on the cruise. Her older cousin is Mrs. Van Schuyler and she is terribly rude towards Cornelia. Cornelia witnessed when Jackie shot Simon Doyle. She was also the one to stay with Jackie as she was in her room when Simon was hurt. Cornelia describes herself as always obedient. Cornelia is shy, but sweet and a beautiful girl. She got married to Dr. Bessner.
Mrs. Van Schuyler
Mrs. Van Schulyer is very rude towards Cornelia Robson, her cousin that she pulled along. She is a kleptomatic. A kleptomatic is someone who steals ones belongings. That is why Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race thought that she is the one that stole Linnet Doyle's pearls.
Colonel Race is very curious about the mystery of who killed Linnet Doyle, he wants to help. So, he helps Hercule Poirot find out who the murderer of Linnet Doyle is. He is a big help and finds some amazing clues that really help Hercule Poirot. Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race are friends from many years past that is why they now each other so well.
Andrew Pennington is Linnet's accountant. He had Linnet sign some papers indicating that he ha the right to kill her. That is why Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race thought that he killed her. He was coming on the cruise to go on vacation.
Mrs. Bowers is always very neat. She is the one that stayed with Jackie all night to make sure that she stays put. Mrs. Bowers is also a nurse. She injected Jackie with medicine to keep her calm. Since she was walking with Jackie and staying with her they could of been working together.
Jim is the one that ran to the rescue when Simon was hurt and he was the one that forced Jackie back to bed. Jim likes to be a leader and keep everyone safe. He dose this because when Simon was hurt he sent Jackie to her room with Mrs. Bowers and took care of Simon. He is highly respected.
Hercule Poirot is a detective and is supposed to be on vacation on the Nile. Hercule is small, odd fashioned, and has a black mustache. He spends lot's of time on his fashion sense. He is probably the smartest person on the cruise. He is the one that figured out the murderer for Linnet Doyle, Mrs. Otterbourne, and Louise Bourget. On the cruise he found his old buddy Colonel Race, who helps him with the mysteries at hand.
Dr. Bessner is the Doctor on the boat. He is the one that took care of Simon Doyle when he got shot in the leg. Hercule Poirot thought that he the murderer along with Simon Doyle because he was with him while his leg was shot. It is a good thing that he is on the boat. I the end he gets married to Cornelia.
Mr. Ferguson said "I think that you are very buisiness like". Then he did a little bow and said "Goodbye". That made everyone feel awkward Ferguson hates Linnet. That's why he said "Linnet is a parasite." Hercule Poirot and Colonel Race thought that he was the one that killed Linnet because he called her a parasite. Ferguson likes Cornelia. Cornelia and Mr. Ferguson get married.
Louise is the maid on the cruise. Louise is the one that first saw Linnet when she was dead. Hercule Poirot thought that she was the one that stole the pearls because she was the first one in her room besides the murderer. She was devastated that she was accused because she was the first one to see her.Louise was blackmailing the murderer when Jackie killed her because she didn't want her to find out that she was the one (with Simon) that killed Linnet.
Signor Richetti is a middle aged man. He has a bad reputation of killing people and going against the law. That is why he is the one that committed the murder Mrs. Otterbourne. Signor Richetti is a very curious man and very complex. That is why he is such a very good criminal.