Book List:257 titles
  • Poirot is asked by a friend, who is the director of the Northern Union Insurance Company, to investigate the case of a middle-aged man who died of an internal haemorrhage just a few weeks after insuring his life for fifty thousand pounds. There were ...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • The Oglander family was playing bridge in the drawing room of their house in Streatham last night when the French windows burst open and a woman staggered in, blood on her dress. She managed to say, "Murder " and then collapsed. The family fetched bo...


  • 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...


  • An illustrated short story from the Queen of Crime. 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 a...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...






  • With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it ...


  • With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it ...


  • With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it ...


  • With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it ...


  • With Star Over Bethlehem, the beloved Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie shines in a totally unexpected way, offering readers a wondrous collection of poems and holiday short stories.A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it ...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.Jake Levitt can’t believe his luck when, one evening at the theatre, he recognizes the lead actress as Nancy Taylor, a girl he knows a lot about. A story of blackma...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.Claire Halliwell lives a quiet country life with her dogs. A conscientious and popular parish worker, she takes everything in her stride—even when Sir Gerald Lee, t...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.Edward Palgrove has saved up to buy a small car, which he and his fiancée, Dorothy Pratt, are both proud of. But neither one is prepared for the journey it will take them ...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.George Rowland, a bored playboy, disowned for the seventh time by his wealthy uncle, is on the train to London. When a beautiful girl bursts into his compartment, frantical...


  • 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...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.John Seagrove, a young city clerk, awakens early one morning in his London bedsit, desperately clinging to a dream that has just transformed his life. The next day, w...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.Frank Oliver returns to England after years of overseas service only to realize he no longer knows anyone there. On visiting the British Museum, he encounters the “...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.Theodora Darrell is running away with her lover—and her husband's business associate—Vincent Easton, when she learns that her husband, Richard, is facing financial ruin...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.Two cousins, Fenella Mylecharane and Juan Faraker, are engaged. When their eccentric uncle dies, they eagerly return to the Isle of Man for the reading of the will. H...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.Widow Joyce Lambert is poor and out of work. So fond is she of her little half-blind aging terrier, Terry—a gift from her late husband—that she will do just about anyth...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.Famed soprano Paula Nazorkoff is invited to give a private performance at Rustonbury Castle. She accepts, since the castle is close to the home of the world-famous retired ...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.Alan Everard, a successful modernist painter, is married to the beautiful society girl Isobel Loring, who eagerly promotes her husband's work. At one of her tea parti...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.When Mr. Satterthwaite’s chauffeured car breaks down in isolated Kirklington Mallet, he seeks refuge at the local inn. There he finds only one other guest—the mysterious Mr. Quin...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.While staying with the Keeleys at their country house, Mr. Satterthwaite happens to be in the library while the younger guests are holding a séance. Among the nonsensical messages a...


  • Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.Plans for England’s new submarine have been stolen from the aspiring Prime Minister. Hercule Poirot is summoned to crack the case, but none of the witnesses’ accounts are the sa...






  • Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.Reginald Wade goes to Parker Pyne when he learns that his wife has decided to leave him for another man. Reggie’s only hope is that his wife has declared a six-month grace period....


  • Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.Daphne St. John enlists Parker Pyne’s aid. She must return a valuable diamond she stole to pay off gambling debts. Now, repenting her rash act, Daphne needs help to return the dia...


  • Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.Mrs. Abner Rymer needs help from Parker Pyne. She may be a rich widow, but she’s been shunned by her friends and is very lonely. After Pyne takes her to see Dr. Constantine, an Or...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.At Covent Garden for a performance of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Mr. Satterthwaite spots Mr. Quin during the intermission. After the show, they witness a fight outside the o...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.While visiting the rather dull, conventional Denmans, Mr. Satterthwaite unexpectedly meets Mr. Quin on a road called Harlequin's Lane. Even he can't foresee the impact that Quin will...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.Mr. Satterthwaite has moved to a Mediterranean island, where he encounters Anthony Cosden just as Cosden is about to leap to his death. Apparently this was not Cosden’s first attem...


  • "Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates. Parker Pyne is traveling incognito under the name of Mr. Thompson. In Delphi, he learns that someone calling himself Parker Pyne is being consulted by Mrs. Peters, who refers to h...


  • 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...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.Mr. Satterthwaite attends the trial of young Martin Wylde, accused of murder. Shortly after the guilty verdict is returned, Satterthwaite runs into his mysterious friend Harley Quin....


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.On his annual trip to Monte Carlo, Mr. Satterthwaite finds himself in the company of Mr. Quin, who is caught up in a mysterious love triangle....


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.Mr. Satterthwaite’s old friend Lady Barbara Stanleigh asks him to investigate her daughter Margery’s claim that the family seat is haunted. He and Mr. Quin set about solving the ...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.Mr. Satterthwaite has come to Corsica with his friend the Duchess of Leith. There they meet the Duchess’s cousin Naomi Carlton-Smith. Distraught that her fiancé has been accused o...


  • 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...


  • 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?...


  • 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....


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.Alicia Coombe manages her very smart dressmaking business with the help of her young assistant, Sybil. One day, a doll appears in the shop—a floppy, long-...


  • 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...


  • 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?...


  • 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?...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories. One rainy night on the Wiltshire Downs, the Dinsmeads' evening meal is interrupted by a stranger. Mortimer Cleveland enters their lives...






  • Great Aunt Lily Crabtree has been brutally murdered. Members of the family are under suspicion -- but who is the guilty party? ...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.When Sir Arthur Carmichael, the young and healthy heir to a large estate, starts behaving strangely, psychiatrist Edward Carstairs is summoned to assess the situation. Sir ...


  • 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...


  • An Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Golden Ball and Other Stories. A young Englishman visiting Cornwall finds himself delving into the legend of a Belgian nun who is living as a refugee in the village. Possessed of supernatural ...


  • 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....


  • Previously published in the print anthology Partners in Crime.The monogrammed kit bag of the American ambassador to England, Randolph Wilmot, is switched with Senator Ralph Westerman’s. Wilmot hires Tommy and Tuppence to find out why. When the sena...


  • 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....


  • Previously published in the print anthology Partners in Crime.Tommy and Tuppence sleuth after a clever counterfeiter who has been flooding both sides of the Channel with phony bills. In a dark alley, Tommy finds chalked Xs over all the doors—but wh...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • Previously published in the print anthology Partners in Crime.The Beresfords finally come face to face with their secret adversary. In order to crack the case, they must ape the techniques of the great Hercule Poirot....


  • Previously published in the print anthology Partners in Crime.The Beresfords meet their first client, a man whose secret affair with a shopgirl goes terribly awry when she disappears. Tommy assures him they will find her within twenty-four hours, tho...


  • 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...


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


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


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • Previously published in the print anthology Murder in the Mews: Four Cases of Hercule Poirot. When the specifications for a new bomber plane are stolen, the Air Marshal enlists Hercule Poirot to help him find the culprit. ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


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


  • 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?...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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....


  • 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?...


  • 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...


  • 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...


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


  • 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...


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Thirteen Problems. At a health resort, Miss Marple becomes suspicious that a man she meets is planning on murdering his wife. ...


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


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


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


  • Previously published in the print anthology The Thirteen Problems. A dinner party takes a deadly turn when somebody poisons the guests. ...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • Agatha Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are Partners in Crime—or rather partners in crime solving—and must demonstrate their deductive skills in a wide range of confounding cases after agreeing to take over Blunt’s International Dete...


  • 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...


  • 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....


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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…...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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. ...


  • A dead heiress on a train, a murdered recluse, a wealthy playboy slain at a costume ball are but a few of the unfortunate victims of confounding crimes committed in the pages of Agatha Christie’s The Under Dog and Other Stories, a superior collec...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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, ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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....


  • 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...


  • A classic Agatha Christie short story, featuring Miss Marple, from the collection Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories. Fifteen years ago, Miss Marple's niece, Mabel Denman, was accused of murdering her abusive...


  • 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… ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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...


  • Miss Politt has been waiting and waiting outside Laburnum Cottage for Mrs. Spenlow, to no avail. She nervously acquires the help of her next-door neighbor, whose gumption and persistence reveal that Mrs. Spenlow is dead on the hearthrug. The whole of...


  • 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 ha...



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