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The Double Clue (Quick Reads 2016): And Other Hercule Poirot Stories

by Agatha Christie, John Curran & Sophie Hannah HarperCollins (February 04, 2016)

A perfect introduction to Agatha Christie - four of the best Hercule Poirot stories, chosen for their readability and sense of adventure.

A man is found shot through the head in a locked room. A wealthy banker...


The Ambleside Alibi

by Rebecca Tope Witness Impulse (March 10, 2015)

Simmy has been adjusting to life in Windermere, running her florist shop, Persimmon's Petals, and trying to put her tragic past behind her. But just when she thinks her life is quietly coming together, it starts...


The Windermere Witness

by Rebecca Tope Witness Impulse (January 06, 2015)

Following a personal tragedy, florist Persimmon "Simmy" Brown has moved to the beautiful Lake District region to be closer to her charismatic parents. Things are going well, and Simmy is happy to lose herself...


Taken at the Flood: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #27

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

In Agatha Christie’s classic puzzler Taken at the Flood, the indefatigable Hercule Poiroit investigates the troubling case of a twice-widowed woman.

A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade...


The Three Monarchs

by Anthony Horowitz Harper (November 04, 2014)

The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his...


Moriarty

by Anthony Horowitz Harper (December 09, 2014)

The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his...


In the Dark Places

Inspector Banks #22

by Peter Robinson William Morrow (August 11, 2015)

Published in the United Kingdom and Canada as Abattoir Blues

Louise Penny calls In the Dark Places "brilliant." Tess Gerritsen says it's "thrilling." And Michael Connelly describes Peter Robinson as "amazing."...


A Dangerous Place

Maisie Dobbs #11

by Jacqueline Winspear Harper (March 17, 2015)

Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . .  

In Jacqueline Winspear‘s  powerful story...


One, Two, Buckle my Shoe

Hercule Poirot #22

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 23, 2004)

The meticulous detective Hercule Poirot suspects the worst of the death of a dentist in this classic mystery by Queen of Whodunits, Agatha Christie.

Even the great detective Hercule Poirot harbored a deep and...


Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 12, 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,...


The Complete Tommy & Tuppence Collection

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 26, 2013)

The complete eBook collection of all five Tommy & Tuppence mysteries by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie, including The Secret Adversary, Partners in Crime, N or M?, By the Pricking of My Thumbs...


The Complete Miss Marple Collection

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 26, 2013)

The complete eBook collection of all thirteen Miss Marple mysteries including the short stories by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie, including The Murder at the Vicarage, The Body in the Library...


Appointment With Death: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #19

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

Hercule Poirot may be on vacation, but a killer isn't. The victim's a hateful tourist despised even by her own children. For the guests at the resort hotel, sympathies are with the murderer, which means a tough...


At Bertram's Hotel

Miss Marple #11

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 28, 2003)

At Bertram’s Hotel the intrepid Miss Marple, on holiday in London, must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events.

An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes...


Parker Pyne Investigates

Mr. Parker Pyne #1

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (February 10, 2010)

Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates—short stories of crime and detection featuring Parker Pyne, certainly one of the most unconventional...


Evil Under the Sun

Hercule Poirot #23

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

The classic Evil Under the Sun, one of the most famous of Agatha Christie’s Poirot investigations, has the fastidious sleuth on the trail of the killer of a sun-bronzed beauty whose death brings some rather...


Hercule Poirot's Christmas

Hercule Poirot #20

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (December 15, 2003)

In Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, the holidays are anything but merry when a family reunion is marred by murder—and the notoriously fastidious investigator is quickly on the case.

Christmas Eve, and the Lee...


Dumb Witness

Hercule Poirot #16

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (January 25, 2005)

In Agatha Christie’s Dumb Witness, Hercule Poirot investigates the very suspicious death of an elderly spinster who, fearing the very worst, had written to the great detective prior to her demise.

Everyone...


Dead Man's Folly: Hercule Poirot Investigates

Hercule Poirot #31

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (July 05, 2005)

When a mock murder game staged for charity threatens to turn into the real thing, the intrepid Hercule Poirot is called in to take part in this Dead Man’s Folly, a classic from the queen of suspense, Agatha...


The Hollow

Hercule Poirot #25

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

Agatha Christie’s classic, The Hollow, finds Poirot entangled in a nasty web of family secrets when he comes across a fresh murder at an English country manor.

A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirot...


Five Little Pigs

Hercule Poirot #24

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 23, 2004)

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Five Little Pigs, beloved detective Hercule Poirot races to solve a case from out of the past.

Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, but just like the...


Gentlemen and Players

by Joanne Harris HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The New York Times bestselling author takes a riveting new direction with this richly textured, multi-layered novel of friendship, murder, revenge, and class conflict set in an upper-crust English school—as...


Hallowe'en Party

Hercule Poirot #36

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

When a Halloween Party turns deadly, it falls to Hercule Poirots to unmask a murderer in Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, Hallowe’en Party.

At a Halloween party, Joyce—a hostile thirteen-year-old—boasts...


Death on the Nile

Hercule Poirot #17

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (July 05, 2005)

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture from Twentieth Century Fox

Following the success of Murder on the Orient Express directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Twentieth Century Fox will next adapt this classic...


Now May You Weep

Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James #9

by Deborah Crombie William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Newly appointed Detective Inspector Gemma James has never thought to question her friend Hazel Cavendish about her past. So it is quite a shock when Gemma learns that their holiday retreat to a hotel in the...


Murder on the Orient Express

Hercule Poirot #10

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 28, 2003)

THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIMENOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT!

 

“The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .”

 

Just after midnight, the...


Three Act Tragedy

Hercule Poirot #11

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 03, 2006)

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Three Act Tragedy, the normally unflappable Hercule Poirot faces his most baffling investigation: the seemingly motiveless murder of the thirteenth guest at dinner party, who...


The Actress

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 19, 2013)

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...


Harlequin's Lane

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

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...


The World's End

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

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...


The Bird with the Broken Wing

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 15, 2013)

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...


The Lamp

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

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,...


The Gipsy

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Dickie Carpenter has a phobia of gipsies stemming from a terrifying childhood encounter. When his fears come back to haunt him, should...


The Fourth Man

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

A cleric, a lawyer, and a psychiatrist find themselves together on a train bound for Newcastle. There is a fourth...


The Hound of Death

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

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...


They Came to Baghdad

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (September 16, 2003)

In Agatha Christie’s classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her...


The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Miss Marple #9

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (June 15, 2004)

The quaint village of St Mary Mead has been glamourized by the presence of screen queen Marina Gregg, who has taken up residence in preparation for her comeback. But when a local fan is poisoned, Marina finds...


Miss Marple Bundle

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (December 28, 2010)

The Murder at the Vicarage is Agatha Christie’s first mystery to feature the beloved investigator Miss Marple—as a dead body in a clergyman’s study proves to the indomitable sleuth that no place, holy...


The Mousetrap and Other Plays

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (October 30, 2012)

Agatha Christie created magnificent works of suspense for the theater, and eight of her riveting stage dramas are collected in The Mousetrap and Other Plays—including the title piece, the longest running play...


The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (February 11, 2020)

“Agatha Christie’s indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brought together generations of readers—a singular achievement for any author and an...


A Divided Loyalty

Inspector Ian Rutledge #22

by Charles Todd William Morrow (February 04, 2020)

Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge is assigned one of the most baffling investigations of his career—a cold murder case with an unidentified victim and a cold trail with few clues to follow.

Chief Inspector...


Death in Avignon

Penelope Kite #2

by Serena Kent Harper Paperbacks (March 03, 2020)

Set amidst the gorgeous backdrop of Provence, Serena Kent’s second book in the deliciously entertaining Penelope Kite series finds the amateur sleuth romantically linked with the mayor of St. Merlot and dashing...


Bodies from the Library 2: Forgotten Stories of Mystery and Suspense by the Queens of Crime and other Masters of Golden Age Detection

by Tony Medawar Collins Crime Club (July 11, 2019)

This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 15 tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Gervase Fen novella by Edmund...


Till Death Do Us Part

by Stephen Edger One More Chapter (May 17, 2019)

The wedding vows are exchanged, then the nightmare begins…

‘A heart-in-the-mouth, tense and incredibly gripping read that kept me awake until the small hours’ Carol Wyer, author of The Birthday

‘Edger...


The Middle Temple Murder (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by J. S. Fletcher & Nigel Moss Collins Crime Club (January 10, 2019)

A special 100th anniversary edition of J.S. Fletcher’s best detective novel, recognised as one of the Golden Age’s earliest and most successful classic stories.

An unidentified elderly gentleman is found...


Murder in the Bookshop (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by Carolyn Wells & Curtis Evans Collins Crime Club (November 29, 2018)

Book 50 in the Detective Club Crime Classics series is Carolyn Wells’ Murder in the Bookshop, a classic locked room murder mystery which will have a special resonance for lovers and collectors of Golden Age...


The Shop Window Murders (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by Vernon Loder & Nigel Moss Collins Crime Club (October 18, 2018)

The delight of Christmas shoppers at the unveiling of a London department store’s famous window display turns to horror when one of the mannequins is discovered to be a dead body…

Mander’s Department Store...


The Bravo of London: And ‘The Bunch of Violets’ (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by Ernest Bramah & Tony Medawar Collins Crime Club (September 20, 2018)

The classic crime novel featuring blind detective Max Carrados, whose popularity rivalled that of Sherlock Holmes, complete with a new introduction and an extra short story.

In his dark little curio shop Julian...


The Dead Secret

by Wilkie Collins Alicia Éditions (August 24, 2018)

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Mrs. Treverton is dying. She gives to her servant Sarah a letter for her husband. Exhausted, she doesn’t...


Bodies from the Library: Lost Tales of Mystery and Suspense by Agatha Christie and other Masters of the Golden Age

by Agatha Christie, Georgette Heyer, A. A. Milne & Christianna Brand et al. Collins Crime Club (July 26, 2018)

This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 16 tales by masters of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Agatha Christie crime...