Agatha Christie


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    Mystery

    Nov-2015

    A charming, beautifully designed collection of bite-sized wisdom from Agatha Christie s beloved detective Hercule Poirot delightful, witty, and perceptive quotations and bon mots to stimulate every fan s little grey cells. My name is Hercule Poirot a...

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    Private Investigator

    Jan-2015

    Poirot is called in to investigate the kidnapping of three-year old Johnnie Waverly, the son of Marcus Waverly, from his home, Waverly Court in Surrey. Prior to the kidnapping, the family received anonymous letters that threatened to take the boy unl...

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    Private Investigator

    Aug-2014

    Four young people, two women and two men, are returning after a night out to the home of one of the women - Patricia Garnett. She is annoyed as she cannot find the key to her flat on the fourth floor of her apartment block in her handbag. The porter ...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2014

    The Woman and the Kenite was a little known short story which was published in a little known Italian Magazine in the 1920's. Unusually for Agatha Christie it was a horror short story which is not normally associated with the Great Author. The story ...

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    Private Investigator

    Jun-2014

    This Hercule Poirot short story first appeared in the Sketch Magazine as 'The King of Clubs: 21 March 1923 - Issue 1573 (under the title The Adventure of the King of Clubs)'. The Oglander family was playing bridge in the drawing room of their house i...

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    Suspense

    Jun-2014

    Poirot, as a result of spreading fame, has been overworked and Hastings suggests he rests by accompanying him on a week's holiday to the south Devon coastal resort of Ebermouth. On their fourth day there, Poirot receives a note from the theatrical ag...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2014

    Poirot is called in to investigate the kidnapping of three-year old Johnnie Waverly, the son of Marcus Waverly, from his home, Waverly Court in Surrey. Prior to the kidnapping, the family received anonymous letters that threatened to take the boy unl...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2014

    A young naval officer on the Plymouth express finds the dead body of a woman underneath a seat in his carriage. The woman is identified as the Honourable Mrs Rupert Carrington, nee Flossie Halliday, the daughter of Ebenezer Halliday, an American stee...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born on 15 September 1890 in Torquay, Devon, South West England into a comfortably well off middle class family to an American father and storyteller mother with two older siblings. Agatha was home schooled by her fath...

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    Mystery

    Mar-2014

    When Poirot investigates the rental of an unusually cheap apartment, he finds that two spies attempt to rent their apartment to someone with the same name and similar appearance to avoid retribution from the mafia. Captain Hastings finds out from Ger...

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    Thriller

    Dec-2013

    Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each person of hiding a guilty secret. Th...

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    Dec-2013

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    Dec-2013

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    Dec-2013

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    Dec-2013

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    Dec-2013

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    Mystery

    Dec-2013

    With Star Over Bethlehem, the world’s bestselling author shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories. ...

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    Dec-2013

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    Nov-2013

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    Mystery

    Nov-2013

    Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpected circumsta...

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    Private Investigator

    Nov-2013

    Never before published -- the lost classic, unseen for sixty years! A party game goes dead wrong in this ingenious mystery from the most beloved novelist of all time. Hercule Poirot, the world's favorite detective, has agreed to take part in a moc...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2013

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    Nov-2013

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    Nov-2013

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    Mystery

    Nov-2013

    A party of tourists is traveling from Amman to a camp in Petra. The group includes an American magnate and his daughter Carol. When Carol loses one of her earrings, Jim Hurst, an ex-convict, becomes a prime suspect. But is he really guilty, and can P...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2013

    A diamond merchant and his party step off their yacht to enjoy the festivities at shore. But when the youngest member of the party, Eve Leathern, decides to play a trick with a £30,000 diamond named The Morning Star, the fun suddenly escalates into ...

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    Nov-2013

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    Oct-2013

    Elsie Jeffries, married for eighteen months to successful businessman Edward Jeffries, meets Parker Pyne by chance on the Simplon-Orient Express. She has seen Pyne’s advertisements and feels he may be able to help her. She tells Pyne she has seen a...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Visiting the country, retired Inspector Evans meets Mrs. Marrowdene. Could she be the same woman he once suspected of murdering her husband? And what are her plans for her new spouse?...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    One frosty evening, millionaire hedonist Silas Hamer is gripped with a sudden fear of his own mortality. He encounters a man who he believes has triggered his spiritual awakening....

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    A cleric, a lawyer, and a psychiatrist find themselves together on a train bound for Newcastle. There is a fourth man in the compartment, who apparently pays no attention to his companions' animated conversation. But do they have something to learn f...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Dickie Carpenter has a phobia of gipsies stemming from a terrifying childhood encounter. When his fears come back to haunt him, should he be frightened, or could a gipsy prove to be his salvation?...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Thirty years ago, a house was inhabited by a man and his young son. One day the man traveled to London, was recognized as a criminal, and shot himself. What ever happened to the boy?...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Wealthy Mrs. Harter has a heart condition. Her nephew, Charles, who lives with her, buys her a radio for amusement, but strange messages come from it. Could her dead husband really be sending her messages? And why is he warning that her life is in da...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Raoul Daubreuil insists his fiancée give up her activities as a talented and successful medium when they marry. However, he agrees to attend what is to be her last séance -- with Madame Exe. But even Raoul can't foresee the tragedy ahead....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    While lunching in the chic Gold Room, Tommy masquerades as a blind detective. It is then that the Beresfords are approached by the elegant Duke of Blairgowrie for help in locating his missing daughter....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

    Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are called to duty at an international detective agency. On assignment, they are told to be wary of the number sixteen. If they see it in writing or hear it in conversation with a stranger, that means they are close to fi...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

    During a lull in business, Tommy and Tuppence amuse themselves by perusing the paper’s personal columns. One cryptic ad reads, “Three hearts … 12 tricks … Ace of Spades … finesse the King.” Tommy is certain it is a secret message indicati...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

    A beautiful and bewitching woman wants Hercule Poirot's help to exonerate her lover, accused of murdering her husband. The husband's body was found in a chest -- now the question is: who put it there?...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

    Poirot is undergoing the trial of a sea voyage to Egypt, supposedly as a holiday. Not enjoying one bit the motion of the waves, he joins in the conversations of the other passengers. Among them is a General Forbes who is angrily dismissive of a man w...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    Captain Sessle is found stabbed through the heart with a hatpin, and the only clue is a bit of red wool in his hand. A pretty blonde is charged because she was wearing a bright red wool coat, but the Beresfords aren’t so sure. Was there more behind...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2013

    A woman's body is found in the third-floor flat of Friar Mansions, and who should live on the very same block but the perspicacious Hercule Poirot?...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    A woman wants to prove that she was in two different places at the same time! Tommy and Tuppence are on the case....

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    When little Johnnie Waverly is kidnapped, there is only one man his parents trust with the case -- the inimitable Hercule Poirot!...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Hastings is at a friend's house with several other people when the talk turns to flats and houses. Mrs Robinson tells the party how she and her husband have managed to obtain a flat in Knightsbridge for a very attractive price. Poirot is interested i...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    From the Original Daily Sketch Magazine short story on the 14 November 1923 - Issue 1607. Poirot is not interested in investigating some of the cases which appear in the newspapers and which Hastings tries to bring to his attention. These include a b...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot is consulted by Lady Willard, the widow of the famous Egyptologist, Sir John Willard. He was the archaeologist on the excavation of the tomb of the Pharaoh Men-her-Ra together with the American financier Mr Bleibner. Both men died within a for...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot and Hastings are in their rooms with a near neighbour, Dr Hawker, when the medical man's housekeeper arrives with the message that a client, Count Foscatini, has phoned for the doctor, crying out for help. Poirot, Hastings and Hawker rush to F...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Chief Inspector Japp asks Poirot to assist Scotland Yard in the strange events which took place at a recent costumed Victory Ball. A group of six people, headed by the young Viscount Cronshaw, attended dressed in the costume of the Commedia dell'arte...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot receives an unusual request from Miss Violet Marsh. She was orphaned at fourteen years of age, when she went to live with her Uncle Andrew in Devon. He was recently returned from making his fortune in Australia. He was opposed to his niece bet...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Sitting in front of a fire, Hastings listens as Poirot recounts his greatest failure. When a wealthy French deputy dies, everyone believes it is from natural causes. Poirot is on vacation from the Belgian police when a young lady comes to him convinc...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot receives a visit from a Mrs Pengelley, a middle-aged woman who is afraid that she is being poisoned by her husband, a dentist. She has been ill after eating but her doctor states that she is suffering from acute gastritis. She and her husband ...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot is called in by Marcus Hardman, a collector of various antique precious objects, to investigate a jewel robbery. The theft occurred from his safe when he was holding a small tea party at his house. He showed his guests his collection of mediev...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    A family curse derived from a medieval ancestor of the Lemesurier family - he suspected his wife of being unfaithful and that their son was not his own. As punishment he murdered them both and dying she cursed his family to never have a first-born so...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Hercule Poirot always kept a healthy symmetrical balance in the bank of four hundred forty-four pounds, four and four pence. But what about investments? Hastings proposes he buy shares worth three hundred pounds in oil fields promising a yield of 100...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    At Japp's suggestion Poirot and Hastings joined him for the weekend in the small countryside town of Market Basing. Enjoying Sunday breakfast, the three are interrupted when the local constable requested Japp's help. Walter Protheroe, the reclusive o...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot tasks his friends with solving a murder that is more like a riddle....

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Poirot is summoned urgently by special messenger late at night to 'Sharples', the home of Lord Alloway, head of the Ministry of Defence and a potential future Prime Minister. Travelling there with Hastings, he is introduced by their host to Admiral S...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    A priceless ruby is stolen from a Far Eastern prince while he is in England. The ruby is intended for the prince's bride-to-be, and Hercule Poirot must find it before a scandal erupts....

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Agatha Christie has written a mystery that turns the world of crime upside down, proving there is no honor among thieves, and once again praising the little grey cells of Hercule Poirot. Here's how she proceeds... A beautiful young lady veiled in Spa...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2013

    Sitting on the garden terrace of his large house on a summer evening, John Harrison is delighted to receive an unexpected visit from Hercule Poirot. The detective tells him that he is in the locality to investigate a murder but amazes Harrison by adm...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2013

    A beautiful actress tells a mysterious tale, but Miss Marple has her suspicions about the story’s truth....

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    Mystery

    Jun-2013

    When her maid asks Miss Marple to intervene in the delicate problem of her rather opinionated cousin Gladys, she doesn’t think much can be done. Poor Gladys has been accused of stealing a precious brooch belonging to her employers, the reserved Mis...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2013

    Previously published in the print anthology The Thirteen Problems. A murder-suicide in a small village mimics events that took place years before. ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2013

    A young girl finds out she’s pregnant and throws herself off a bridge, but Miss Marple is not so sure it was suicide....

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    Mystery

    Jun-2013

    The lady of the house at Greenshaw’s Folly is murdered in the midst of drawing up her will....

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    Mystery

    Jun-2013

    There's a body in a trunk; a dead girl's reflection is caught in a mirror; and one corpse is back from the grave, while another is envisioned in the recurring nightmare of a terrified eccentric. What's behind such ghastly misdeeds? Try money, revenge...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2012

    These novels show Agatha Christie's detective writing genius began with her first Novel. The reviews of "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" at the time said this: The Times Literary Supplement of February 3, 1921 stated: "The only fault this story has ...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Tommy and Tuppence Beresford wait anxiously for a letter from Russia that may contain information of international importance hidden beneath the stamp. The letter is anticipated by more than just the Beresfords, and they must fight to keep the inform...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Joyce Lempiere tells the Tuesday Night Club of an incident that occurred five years ago when she was vacationing at a small inn on the Cornish coast. She was painting a picture of the front of the inn, including details of wet bathing suits drying on...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    When civilian life proves too dull for Major Wilbrahams, he contacts Parker Pyne to escape his boredom. Pyne's assistant arranges a chance meeting with the beautiful Freda Clegg and the two join forces, but on leaving for Africa they encounter more t...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Maria Packington suspects her husband of having an affair. In an attempt to revitalize her marriage, she responds to an ad from Mr. Parker Pyne--who promises to provide solutions to unhappiness. Maria's life soon undergoes a rapid transformation…...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    On a dark evening, Mr. Harley Quin appears at the door of Royston Hall under the premise that his car has broken down. Once inside, he embarks upon the tragic tale of Royston Hall's former occupants, leading to a dramatic change in the perceptions of...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Mr. Davenheim, a wealthy financier, leaves his home to mail a letter, then fails to return. The story fills the newspapers and intrigues Hercule Poirot, who challenges Inspector Japp with the claim that he can solve the case before the police, and wi...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    A personal advertisement written in code attracts the attention of Tuppence Beresford. When Tuppence suspects that the code involves the Three Arts Ball, she persuades Tommy to attend dressed in costume. Tuppence's suspicions prove to be correct when...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Years ago, a murder was committed on the night of a costume party thrown by Sir Richard Haydon. Sir Richard's estate contained the grove of Astarte, which held a mysterious stone summer house rumored to have been the site of numerous sacred rites in ...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Raymond West approaches the Tuesday Night Club after his visit to John Newman, a friend who is searching for the Spanish ship Otranto which was shipwrecked off the coast of Cornwall. When John Newman disappears for days, upon his return he claims tha...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Jane Cleveland is in desperate need of a job, and when she sees an ad for a woman of her description needed to impersonate a grand duchess, she cannot believe her luck. The royal retainers tell Jane that the job will be dangerous because attempts hav...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings are on holiday at the opulent Grand Metropolitan Hotel in Brighton, where they meet the wife of a wealthy stockbroker. As they discuss the jewels worn by Mrs. Opalsen, the great detective relates his experiences in...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Just as World War I is drawing to an end, the prime minister is kidnapped. It is down to Hercule Poirot to locate him before a crucial conference, to avert an international crisis. ...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Sane and sensible Edward Robinson secretly dreams of fast cars, adventurous women, and danger, but his fiancée, Maud, keeps him grounded in reality. When Edward wins money in a newspaper competition, he immediately buys the sleek red car of his drea...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    At a meeting of the Tuesday Night Club, attorney Mr. Petherick relates an incident involving the late Simon Clode, a wealthy client. Obsessed by his granddaughter's death, Clode turned to spiritualist Eurydice Spragg to contact her in the afterlife, ...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Every morning at the same hour on the golf course, Jack Hartington hears mysterious cries for help coming from a cottage. He speaks to the resident and learns that she has unsettling dreams of a woman with a blue Chinese vase. Believing that the crie...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    Mystery writer Anthony Eastwood is lured to the crime scene of a faked murder, where two individuals masquerading as police officers arrest him and charge him for murder. As the phony police officers escort Mr. Eastwood home, the true goal of the mas...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    When Ebenezer Halliday's daughter's body is found stuffed underneath a train seat, the wealthy American industrialist hires Hercule Poirot to locate the murderer and over one hundred thousand dollars' worth of stolen jewels....

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    At Mr. and Mrs. Unkerton's party in Greenway's House, Mr. Satterthwaite learns of a haunted window: no matter how many times it is replaced, it always contains the image of a gentleman in a plumed hat. When gunshots are heard, Satterthwaite finds tha...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    After a supper of canned lobster and a dessert of canned trifle, three people become ill and Mrs Jones is found dead. Although a bout of botulism is suspected, the Tuesday Night Club is keen to investigate further… ...

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    Mystery

    May-2012

    An aging, heavily-insured country squire whose estate is in financial ruin is thought to have committed suicide. Hercule Poirot investigates, in the guise of a representative of the victim's insurance company, to uncover the identity of the real murd...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2011

    Dying to read Agatha Christie for the first time or to re-read one of her classic mysteries but don’t know where to start? This fully authorized and comprehensive guide to the Queen of Mystery includes an introduction by award-winning Agatha Christ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Doctor Haydock, the resident GP of St. Mary Mead, hopes to cheer up Miss Marple as she recovers from the flu with a little story. The tale revolves around the return of the prodigal son of Major Laxton, the devilishly handsome Harry Laxton. Harry, af...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    When a six-foot-tall tan giant of man comes into Albert Blunt’s International Detective agency, Tommy and Tuppence -- married couple and detective aficionados -- are in for a treat. Not only has Mr. Stavansson emerged after a two-year Arctic advent...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    When Mr. Satterthwaite visits a new exhibit at the Harchester Galleries, there is one painting that bears an unusual likeness to a mysterious acquaintance of his, Mr. Quin. In one bold move he purchases the canvas on the spot, and in another invites ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Hercule Poirot is reluctant to answer a letter demanding his services by the reclusive and eccentric millionaire Benedict Farley. Farley wants him to diagnose his recurring dream of death, in which he shoots himself at precisely 3:28 p.m. Then, a wee...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Just as boredom is setting in on his long trip by motor coach across the desert to Baghdad, Mr. Parker Pyne reads about the case of the missing Mr. Long, the famous defaulting financier who, as the papers would have it, is in South America. Another m...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Mr. Parker Pyne is having trouble trying to get to Beirut, what with his rusty linguistic skills and the less-than-comfortable travelling arrangements. But, with the help of a German pilot, Herr Schlagel, he is soon able to get his bearings. Herr Sch...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Throwing on an almost convincing French accent, Tommy is determined to act the Great Detective Hanaud to his and Tuppence’s latest, lovely client. Miss Hargreaves has recently received a box of chocolates from nobody knows who, and, due to her disl...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    The rather disgruntled pair of Tommy and Tuppence are sequestered in the Grand Adlington Hotel, having made a pig’s ear out of their latest case. But, while mournfully sipping cocktails, with Tommy oddly dressed as a parson, they are gleefully acco...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the mystery of the Spanish Chest, which has been reported in the papers so often that it seems to be an entirely closed case. But, when Hastings persuades Poirot to attend a fabulous party given...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    The recently married Alix Martin is obsessed with a recurring dream of her new husband’s murder. Each time she can see the murderer clearly, and it’s the mild-mannered man she had previously been engaged to, taking his revenge. But, what’s wors...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Available for the first time in the U.S., this retelling of “The Regatta Mystery” features Hercule Poirot at his finest. A diamond merchant and his party step off their yacht to enjoy the festivities at shore. But when the youngest member of the ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    James has found himself at the fashionable resort Kimpton-on-Sea, all due to the persuasion of his girlfriend Grace, who during the last few months of their courtship has become more difficult to deal with. Among the upper echelons of society, includ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    At a séance, Sir Alington, a venerable expert of the mental condition, is pestered by Mrs. Eversleigh about the importance of the sixth sense. Soon, a young man named Dermot is drawn in and tells them both about the sixth sense he experiences, a red...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Bunch, engrossed in her flower arrangements for the church, is placing the chrysanthemums when she sees a man crumpled over on the chancel steps, dying. The man can only utter one word, “sanctuary.” No one at the vicarage understands what he mean...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Lytcham Close, one of the oldest stately homes in England, is owned by the last remaining heir and ruled by his intolerable whims. Old Hubert demands complete silence when he plays music and times dinner exactly by a resounding gong. Rushing down at ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Miss Marple is accosted at a party by a pair of lovebirds who think that a lately deceased uncle has buried their inheritance. The naïve pair expects Miss Marple to instantaneously summon forth where the buried treasure is. But, this careful observe...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    October on the island of Rhodes is a veritable paradise of privacy, beauty, and calm -- or so Hercule Poirot has imagined. The reality is quite different, as the arrival of famed Chanel beauty Valentine Chantry causes a ripple of malice to be felt ac...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    An alarming telephone call, in which the phrases “it’s life and death” and “the table with the yellow irises” are whispered, causes Hercule Poirot to rush to the luxuriant restaurant Jardin des Cygnes, desperate to stop an impending murder ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2006

    Agatha Christie is the world's most popular fiction writer; her works have been outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Best remembered for her classic crime novels such as "Murder on the Orient Express" and "And Then There Were None," her works h...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2003

    Our fifth Christie short story collection stars Hercule Poirot, Parker Pyne and Harley Quin. A great sampling of some of the best detectives This collection of short stories features three of Agatha Christie's top detectives: Hercule Poirot, Harley ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2003

    Some of Agatha Christie's earliest stories - including her very first - which show the Queen of Crime in the making! A macabre recurring dream ...revenge against a blackmailer ...jealousy, infidelity and a tortured conscience ...a stolen gemstone ......

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2002

    Eighteen short mysteries for Poirot: "The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly; The Adventure of the Clapham Cook; The Affair of the Victory Ball; The Chocolate Box; The Cornish Mystery; The Double Clue; Double Sin; How Does Your Garden Grow; The King of Clu...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2000

    Clarissa, the young wife of a foreign office diplomat, delights in tweaking the sensibilities of her more serious friends by playing a game she calls "supposing"--imagining a difficult situation and finding out how people would respond. But Clarissa'...

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    Suspense

    Apr-1997

    Agrand treasure for fans of the grande dame of mystery, The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories brings together nine rare and brilliant Christie tales of murder and detection that span nearly half a century of her storytelling genius.In "The Mystery ...

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    Suspense

    Nov-1994

    A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you've never heard it before. . . . The fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt. . . . The tale of a widow who dislikes people until she meets a stranger. . . . From the most popu...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1985

    This collection gathers together every short storyfeaturing one of Agatha Christie's most famouscreations: Miss Marple. Described by her friendDolly Bantry as the typical old maid of fiction, Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in thesleepy ...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1984

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1983

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1979

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 13

    A collection of Miss Marple mysteries, plus some bonus short stories! First, the mystery man in the church with a bullet-wound! then, the riddle of a dead man's buried treasure! the curious conduct oif a caretaker after a fatal riding accident! the c...

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    1976

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 12

    Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, oddthings started to happen. Despite her best efforts tomodernize the house, she only succeeded in dredgingup its past. Worse, she felt an irrational sense ofterror every time she climbed the stairs.In fear,...

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    Private Investigator

    1975

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 37

    The crime-fighting careers of Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings have come full circle--they are back once again in the rambling country house in which they solved their first murder together.Both Poirot and Great Styles have seen better days--but, ...

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    Nov-1973

    A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery - 5

    Mary Jordan did not die naturally. Underlined words in a children's book spell out a chilling message. And a dangerous trail of clues leads inexorably to a long-ago murder in Agatha Christie's renowned thriller. This intriguing mystery is concocted f...

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    Sep-1972

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 35

    Elephants Can Remember signals the return of two of Agatha Christie's greatest creations, Mrs. Ariadne Oliver and Hercule Poirot, as this matchless pair follow a twisting trail of guilt and terror to a shocking crime committed long ago and a diabolic...

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    Suspense

    1971

    Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpected circumsta...

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    1971

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 11

    Nemesis--one who inflicts retribution or justice--seems an odd name for an elderly, rather frail woman. But not if that old lady is the formidable Miss Jane Marple. Soon after the death of financier Rafiel, the man who'd called her by that name, Miss...

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    Suspense

    1970

    Sir Stafford Nye suffered from a somewhat dubious reputation among his colleagues in the upper reaches of the Foreign Office--not from a lack of loyalty but from a lack of seriousness. But only such a man could reist the spell of the charismatic figu...

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    1969

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 34

    "I saw a murder once!" Joyce boasted. "I did, I did!" But who at the Hallowe'en party would believe a thirteen-year-old with a reputation for lying? Later that night Joyce was found kneeling beside a bucket of bobbing apples. Her head had been ...

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    1968

    A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery - 4

    When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady.But when Mrs. Lockett mentions a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs. Lancaster talks ...

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    Suspense

    1967

    Agatha Christie goes Gothic when a young couple runs afoul of a local gypsy and receives a warning to stay off Gipsy's Acre. Love turns to terror and terror to murder most foul in a final, monstrous -twist that will amaze even the most careful reader...

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    1966

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 33

    From her tousled appearance to her perplexed stare, there was so much about the young girl that struck Hercule Poirot as peculiar. But it was her vague confession to a possible murder she's not even sure she committed that really threw the Belgian de...

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    1966

    A Miss Marple Mystery -

    Suddenly...Murder! A sea captain whose brides habitually make him a widower...a last will and testament bound up in a riddle...a beautiful woman with a haunting secret...a brother and sister caught in a web of evil...a proper evening meal where th...

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    1965

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 10

    An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite asreputable as it makes out to be....When Miss Marple comes up from the country fora holiday in London, she finds what she's looking forat Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccableservice, and an unmist...

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    Suspense

    1965

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1964

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 9

    Frail Jane Marple, recovering from a bout of pneumonia, is basking In the warm West Indian sunshine. But she isn't as content as she thinks she ought to be. The scenery is beautiful, yet every day seems the same. Then her new acquaintance, Major Palg...

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    Private Investigator

    1963

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 32

    Sheila Webb expected to find a respectable blind lady waiting for her at 19 Wilbraham Crescent--not the body of a middle-aged man sprawled across the living room floor. But when old Miss Pebmarsh denies sending for her in the first place, or of ownin...

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    1962

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 8

    One minute, silly Heather Babcock had been babblingon at her movie idol, the glamorous MarinaGregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure, poisoned by a deadly cocktail.It seems likely that the cocktail was intended for thebeautiful actress. B...

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    Private Investigator

    1961

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    A BLOOD-RED RUBY... A WASP'S NEST OF FEAR... A MANSION MADE FOR MURDER... confront that suave master sleuth, Hercule Poirot, and the inimitable Miss Jane Marple, as they match wits with as cunning and deadly a killing crew as Agatha Christie has e...

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    Suspense

    1961

    When an elderly priest is murdered, the killer searches the victim so roughly that his already ragged cassock is torn in the process. What was the killer looking for? And what had a dying woman confided to the priest on her deathbed only hours earlie...

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    Suspense

    1961

    LUCK for the avid followers of Miss Christie's quartet of sleuths: the suave Hercule Poirot, the determined Miss Marple, the unflappable Harley Quin and the indomitable Mr. Parker Pyne. LUCK but not good--for the most fascinating collection of m...

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    1960

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatization starring John Moffatt as Hercule PoirotIn this delightful tale, an Eastern Prince arrives in England with some family jewels which he s having reset as a gift for his fiancee. However, the Prince also has a mistr...

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    Private Investigator

    1959

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 31

    When summer term begins at the very exclusive Meadowbank school, its founders know the school has never been more popular and assured success. Then, in the middle of the night the gym mistress is murdered.......

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    Suspense

    1958

    Dr. Arthur Calgary, the one man who could prove Jack Argyle's innocence, came forward at last--too late to save the young man convicted of the brutal murder at Sunny Point. Now Calgary is determined to clear Jack's name .. . But if Jack didn't kil...

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    Suspense

    1958

    Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time with her works outsold only by Shakespeare and the Bible. She is regarded by generations of fans as the greatest mystery writer ever, and her novels are read and cherished the world over...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1957

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 7

    For an instant the two trains ran together, side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnesseda murder. Helplessly, she stared out of hercarriage window as a man remorselessly tightened hisgrip around a woman's throat. The body crumpled.Then the ...

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    Private Investigator

    1956

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 30

    Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a villagefete, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mockmurder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, thewell-known crime writer, agrees to organize theirmurder hunt.Despite weeks of meticulous planning, at t...

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    1955

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 29

    Hercule Poirot doesn't need all his detective skillsto realize something is troubling his secretary, MissLemon--she has made three mistakes in a simpleletter. It seems an outbreak of kleptomania at thestudent hostel in which her sister works isdistra...

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    Suspense

    1954

    Lovely red-haired Hilary Craven wanted to die. The sleeping pills were ready on her bedside table, when a knock sounded on the hotel-room door... . With that knock, and the entrance of a cheerful, owlish young man, her plans for self-imposed death...

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    1953

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 28

    BETTER OFF DEAD! Richard Abernethie was dead, but none of his quarrelsome relatives was particularly sorry. They were certainly better off. For Richard's will made them all extremely rich! But at the funeral a strange thing happened. Aunt Cora,...

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    1953

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 6

    The shocking thing about Rex Fortescue's murder was that the contemptible tycoon wasn't knocked off sooner. But when two less-deserving souls fall victim to the killer, Miss Jane Marple is engaged to detect. The only link appears to be buried in a no...

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    1952

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 27

    Train Coming! Hercule Poirot leaned forward to look. Yes, the train was coming at last. Then suddenly he felt a hard purposeful shove in the small of his back... . Hercule Poirot had come too close to a killer. Now he was marked for death. He h...

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    1952

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 5

    Two hundred juvenile delinquents were no problem at all for Miss Jane Marple--at least not compared with the half dozen members of a wealthy family who were intimately connected with murder.......

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    Suspense

    1951

    She fell head over heels for the charming young man one afternoon. And by nightfall, Victoria Jones had conspired to follow him to Baghdad. But no daydream of love could match the real life adventure that unfolded: a stranger was stabbed in her bed, ...

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    1950

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 4

    The date was advertised in the Gazette: A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6 :30 P.m. Friends please accept this, the only intimation. Everyone thought it was a harmless game. And so on th...

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    Private Investigator

    1950

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    Ablinding snowstorm--and a homicidal maniac--traps a small party of friends in an isolated estate. Out of this deceptively simple setup, Agatha Christie fashioned one of her most ingenious puzzlers, which in turn would provide the basis for The Mouse...

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    Suspense

    1949

    The Leonides are one big happy family livingin a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. Thatis until the head of the household, Aristide, ismurdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's youngwidow, fifty years his jun...

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    Suspense

    1949

    On an isolated island, ten people have been brought together to be killed off. An evil old woman has a rendezvous with death in the desert heat of Jerusalem. A scheming wife testifies against her husband in a shocking murder trial. And a homicidal ma...

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    Private Investigator

    1948

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 26

    Warmsley Vale. To all appearances, it was just another sleepy English village shaken up by a series of bizarre coincidences ...or were they cunningly deliberate crimes? A young bride--just two weeks a widow--was made sole heir to an enormous fortune....

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    Suspense

    1948

    A murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand. . . . A woman's sixth sense--and a loaded revolver--signal premonitions of doom. . . . A stranded motorist seeks refuge in a remote mansion and is greeted with a dir...

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    1947

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 25

    In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled an ancient Greek hero. Yet--reasoned the detective--like Hercules he had been responsible for ridding society of some of its most unpleasant monsters. So, in the period leading up to his retirement, Po...

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    Private Investigator

    1946

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 24

    RECIPE FOR MURDER All the ingredients were there. An isolated English country house. A hostess with a taste for staging cruel human dramas. A guest list selected for a perfect blending of love, illicit passion, and burning hate. And as the piece d...

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    Suspense

    1945

    It had all started at Rosemary's birthday party. Six guests saw her take a glass of champagne--and die. At first they said suicide. Then they began to remember things: her passionate letter to a mysterious lover, handsome Anthony Browne's threats, an...

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    Suspense

    1944

    It is Egypt in 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. Young, beautiful, and venomous, most agree that it was fate--she deserved to die like a snake But at ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    1944

    Superintendant Battle - 4

    What is the connection among a failed suicideattempt, a wrongful accusation oftheft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic lifeof a famous tennis player?To the casual observer, apparently nothing.But when a house party gathers at Gull's Point, the se...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1942

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 2

    It's seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to findthe body of a young woman in their library.She is wearing an evening dress and heavy makeup, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But whois she? How did she get there? And what is theconnection wi...

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    Private Investigator

    1942

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 23

    Poirot Perplexed Hercule Poirot had never faced a problem as thorny as this one. He had to find out who savagely hated a man whose work the world loved. He had to prove the innocence of a woman already convicted of murder. He had to make sense of ...

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    1942

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 3

    The placid village of Lymstock seemed the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. Then the poison pen letter arrived, viciously alleging illicit sexual activity between Jerry and Joanna. Ev...

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    1941

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 22

    The beautiful bronzed body of Arlena Stuart layfacedown on the beach. But strangely, there was nosun and Arlena was not sunbathing...she had beenstrangled.Ever since Arlena's arrival the air had been thickwith sexual tension. Each of the guests had a...

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    Private Investigator

    1941

    A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery - 3

    "N OR M?" The final words of a dying man ... the code names of Hitler's most dangerous agents ...the elusive clue that sends that elegant detective team, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, to a fashionable seaside resort on a mission of wartime intelli...

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    Suspense

    1940

    Ten strangers are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts. And one by one, they die... "First, there were ten - a curious assortment of strangers summoned...

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    Private Investigator

    1940

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 20

    It was shortly after his 12:30 appointment that Dr. Morley was found with a bullet through his right temple. The gun was on the floor beside him. The authorities were satisfied that the amiable old dentist had shot himself. Hercule Poirot was not. Bu...

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    1940

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 21

    Cousins by marriage and lovers by inclination, Roddy and Elinor were the ideal match. He loathed any display of emotion, while she was composed at all times. Then they got an anonymous letter warning that their rich Aunt Laura was thinking of cutting...

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    1940

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    A beautiful heiress has been found dead on a train. A playboy has been stabbed through the heart during a costume ball. An elderly woman suspects that she is being slowly poisoned to death. A prince fears for his reputation when his fiancee is embroi...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    1939

    Superintendant Battle - 3

    Luke Fitzwilliam does not believe Miss Pinkerton's wild allegation that a multiple murderer is at work in the quiet English village of Wychwood and that her local doctor is next in line.But within hours, Miss Pinkerton has been killed in a hit-and-ru...

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    Private Investigator

    1939

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    There's a body in a trunk, a dead girl's reflection caught in a mirror, one corpse back from the grave, and another envisioned in the recurring nightmare of a terrified eccentric. What's behind such ghastly misdeeds? Try money, revenge, passion, and ...

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    1938

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 18

    You do see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?" Ominous words for Hercule Poirot to overhear on his first night of vacation in the Holy Land. They come true when a tourist is murdered in full view of her fellow sightseers. And not surprising....

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    Private Investigator

    1938

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 19

    On the night before Christmas, cruel, tyrannical, filthy rich Simeon Lee is found in his locked bedroom with his throat cut Now Hercule Poirot must put his deductive powers to the test to solve one of his most chilling cases--and to prevent a clever ...

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    1937

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    Three On A Match ...is never lucky, especially when Hercule Poirot is involved. And this time the indomitable master sleuth is involved with a terrifying trio of deaths. There is the bizarre aristocrat found dead in the locked study of his isolated ...

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    1937

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 15

    Linnet Doyle is young, beautiful, and rich. She's the girl who has everything--including the man her best friend loves. Linnet and her new husband take a cruise on the Nile, where they meet the brilliant detective Hercule Poirot It should be an idyll...

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    1937

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 16

    Everyone blamed Emily Arundell's accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her....On April 17th she wrote he...

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    1937

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 17

    How did a woman holding a pistol in her right handmanage to shoot herself in the left temple? Whatwas the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearanceof top secret military plans? How did thebullet that killed Sir Gervase shatter a mirror inan...

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    Private Investigator

    1936

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 12

    "Mr. Hercule Poirot -- you fancy yourself, don't you, at solving mysteries that are too difficult for our poor thick-headed British police? Let us see, Mr. Clever Poirot, just how clever you can be." Was the anonymous note a brilliant challenge or a ...

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    1936

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 13

    DEATH HELD THE TRUMPS A game of bridge in which all four players were successful murderers . . . a corpse that sat by the fireplace while the game went on . . . a score card that might contain the only clue to a cunning killer .. . And Hercule ...

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    1936

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 14

    At the request of archaeologist Dr. Eric Leidner, Amy Leatheran has accepted a position as companion to his wife, Louise, a woman prone to "nervous terrors"--and in need of a confidante. She's found one in Amy. But what is the young nurse to make of ...

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    1935

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 11

    It was a most extraordinary case. A woman murdered with the venom-dipped dart of a South African blow-gun on a routine flight over the English Channel. More bizarre still: that the killing could go completely unnoticed by the plane's other passengers...

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    in Garden of Deadly Delights

    Mystery

    1935

    A DAZZLING BOUQUET OF MYSTERY AND MURDER Here, amid the lush, heady beauty of a garden setting, everything's coming up roses...or turning up corpses. Focusing on crime that flourishes amid the flora, this blooming collection of 19 tales provides m...

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    Mystery

    1934

    A selection of mysteries, some light-hearted, some romantic, some very deadly! Twelve tantalizing cases! the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale; a newlywed's fear of her ex-fiance; a strange encounter on a train; a domestic murder investigation...

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    Suspense

    1934

    The personal ad posed a simple question: Are you happy? If not, consult Mr. Parker Pyne. The answer is a resounding no for a jealous wife who suspects her husband of infidelity...for a lonely widow driven to assume a new identity...for a distraught m...

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    Private Investigator

    1934

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 9

    En route to Paris, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot has booked winter passage on the fabled Orient Express. Among the curious assortment of fellow passengers, one wealthy American holds a unique distinction: He has been found dead of multiple stab wo...

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    1934

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 10

    The Reverend Stephen Babbington seldom imbibed, but for the glittering soiree given by renowned actor Sir Charles Cartwright, he indulged in a cocktail .. .and fell over dead. Since there was no trace of poison and no motive for murder, the case was ...

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    Suspense

    1934

    It started when a false step from a misty footpath sent a mysterious stranger plummeting to his death. How was Bobby Jones to know that witnessing the dying man's last words--"Why didn't they ask Evans?"--would send him on a death-defying chase? Bobb...

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    1933

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 8

    Jane Wilkinson was once America's darling of the stage. Today she is better known as the unfaithful wife of eccentric Lord Edgware. Unfortunately, her confidential admission to Hercule Poirot that she'd do anything to escape her miserable marriage co...

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    1932

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 7

    The Majestic Hotel seems the ideal retreat for Hercule Poirot--until he meets lovely Nick Buckley. She's the last of a long line of Buckleys inhabiting End House, an imposing estate perched in isolation on the rocky cliffs of St. Loo. And a lucky Buc...

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    1932

    A Miss Marple Mystery -

    BANQUET OF FEAR They all came together in the old mansion on a dark winter night . . . the brilliant Scotland Yard detective . . . the honored old clergyman . . . the dazzling woman artist . . . the celebrated lawyer ... the handsome young writer ...

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    Suspense

    1931

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    Mystery

    1931

    In a remote house in the middle of Dartmoor, six shadowy figures huddle around a table for a seance. Tension rises as the spirits spell out a chilling message: "Captain Trevelyan . . . dead . . . murder."Is this black magic or simply a macabre joke? ...

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    Mystery

    1930

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery -

    Nearly a quarter-century after her death, Agatha Christie remains the most popular mystery writer of all time. Now, in a celebrated publishing event, fans and newcomers alike are treated to another Christie novel. Created in 1930 as a stage play and ...

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    1930

    A Miss Marple Mystery - 1

    KILL AND TELL It came as no great shock when Colonel Protheroe was found shot to death. The Colonel had earned the hatred of almost everyone in the village. The question was: Who had gotten to him first? The police relaxed when their first susp...

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    Suspense

    1930

    A conjurer of skill with an instinct for detection, Mr. Harley Quin has an almost magical flair for appearing at the scene of the most remarkable crimes. But is it just a trick of light that haunts his shadow with a ghostly apparition? Is it fate tha...

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    Private Investigator

    1929

    A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery - 2

    Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance.Their first case is a success--the triumphant recovery of a pink pearl. Other cases soon foll...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    1929

    Superintendant Battle - 2

    Seven clocks ticking ominously in a suicide's room and a dying friend whose last words are 'seven dials' lead dapper Jimmy Thesiger and his irrepressible girlfriend to a Soho club. There they learn of the Seven Dials Society: seven masked conspira...

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    1928

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 6

    Bound for the Riviera, detective Hercule Poirot has boarded Le Train Bleu, an elegant, leisurely means of travel, free of intrigue. Then he meets Ruth Kettering. The lovely American heiress--bailing out of a doomed marriage--is en route to reconcile ...

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    in Murderous Schemes

    Mystery

    1928

    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.s, including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, and the mistaken identity. Now, in Murderous Sc...

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    Private Investigator

    1927

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 5

    Hercule Poirot has had his share of intruders--yet none more peculiar than the emaciated stranger covered in mud who stumbles into the detective's apartment, shouts half-crazed warnings about "the Big Four," and dies. But not before plunging Poirot i...

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    1926

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 4

    In the quiet village of King Abbot a widow's suicide has stirred suspicion--and dreadful gossip. There are rumors she murdered her first husband, rumors that she was being blackmailed, rumors that her secret lover was Roger Ackroyd, who was stabbed t...

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    1925

    Superintendant Battle - 1
    Harlequin Romance - 377

    Little did Anthony Cade suspect that a simple errand on behalf of a friend would make him the centerpiece of a murderous international conspiracy. Someone would stop at nothing to prevent the monarchy being restored in faraway Herzoslovakia. The comb...

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    1924

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 3

    What do a movie star, an archaeologist, a French maid, a prime minister, a wealthy dowager, and an Italian count have in common? Half of them have fallen victim to a terrible crime. The others have fallen under suspicion. Leave the deductions to Herc...

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    Suspense

    1924

    Harlequin Romance - 337

    Anne Beddingfeld is a nice English girl looking for a bit of adventure. But she stumbles upon more than she bargained for! A beautiful ballet dancer is brutally murdered in a London mansion. A fabulous fortune in diamonds has vanished. And now, aboar...

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    1923

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 2
    Harlequin Romance - 441

    "For God's sake, come!"... The appeal for help arrived too late. Monsieur Renauld lay dead on the golf course just days after Hercule Poirot had received his letter. There was no lack of suspects: Renauld had possessed a plundered fortune, both a wif...

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    1922

    A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery - 1
    Harlequin Romance - 359

    Where Is Jane Finn? The mere mention of her name produced a very strange reaction all over London. So strange, in fact, that Tommy and Tuppence decided to find this mysterious missing lady. And once those two determined sleuths made up their minds, ...

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    Private Investigator

    1920

    A Hercule Poirot Mystery - 1

    Introducing Hercule Poirot, the brilliant--and eccentric--detective who, at a friend's request, steps out of retirement--and into the shadows of a classic mystery on the outskirts of Essex. The victim is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court, found in...

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    Suspense

    While staying with the Kingston Bruce family, Mrs. Hamilton Betts discovers that her valuable pink pearl is missing. Presuming it to have been stolen by another houseguest, the concerned host contacts the Beresfords for help....

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    Suspense

    Agatha Christie's ingenious murder mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Luke Fitzwilliam could not believe Miss Pinkerton's wild allegation that a mu...

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    Suspense

    Hercule Poirot is about to tuck into a very traditional English supper with his old friend Bonnington when a lone diner sparks his interest. Like clockwork, the man has eaten at the restaurant on Thursdays and Tuesdays for the last ten years, but no ...

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    Suspense

    Mr. Satterthwaite and Colonel Melrose are comfortably ensconced in the Colonel’s study when the phone suddenly rings. Someone has been murdered, and, as the county chief constable, the Colonel lets Satterthwaite accompany him to the scene of the cr...

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    Suspense

    The fiancee of Philip Ridgeway asks Poirot to prove his innocence. Ridgeway is the nephew of Mr Vavasour, the joint general manager of the London and Scottish Bank and a million dollars of bonds have gone missing whilst in his care. Poirot meets Ridg...

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