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Author: Agatha Christie
Nick Buckley was an unusual name for a girl, but then she led an unusal life. Firstly her brakes fail on a treacherous Cornish road, then a falling bolder misses her by inches, later on an oil painting falls and almost crushes her head. Upon discovering a bullet hole in her sun hat, Hercule Poirot d...
Author: Agatha Christie
At a Hallowe'en party, Hercule Poirot aids mystery writer Ariadne Oliver in an investigation into the murder of a young girl-who may have witnessed a murder herself. But unmasking the killer proves more daunting than bobbing for apples....
Author: Agatha Christie
Young, beautiful Elinor Carlisle stood serenely in the dock, accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence was damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity and the means to administer the fatal poison....
Author: Agatha Christie
Six people meet for a seance. Tension rises as the spirits spell out a message: "Captain Trevelyan...dead...murder". Is it magic or a joke? The only way to be sure is to find the Captain, but with his home six miles away, and snow drifts blocking the road, someone will have to go on foot....
Author: Agatha Christie
"For God's sake, come!" Unfortunately, by the time Hercule Poirot received Monsieur Renauld's urgent plea, the millionaire was already dead stabbed in the back, lying in a freshly dug grave on the golf course of his adjoining Merlinville estate. There's no lack of suspects: his wife, whose dagger ...
Author: Agatha Christie
Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fÊte, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well known crime writer, agrees to organise their murder hunt.Despite weeks of meticulous planning, at the last minute Ariadne calls her friend Hercu...
Author: Agatha Christie
Everyone blamed Emily's accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about the fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her....
Author: Agatha Christie
It was not unusual to find the sun-loving Arlena Stuart stretched out on a beach, face down. Only on this occasion there was no sun...her beautiful bronzed body had been strangled to death....
Author: Agatha Christie
Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid' of her estranged husband. Now he is dead and Jane had a cast-iron alibi, she was dining with friends at the time and after all he had granted her a divorce, so what motive did she have?...
Author: Agatha Christie
It was clear to Amy that something sinister was going on at the Hassaneih dig; something associated with the presence of "Lovely Louise", wife of archaeologist, Dr Leidner. But with Louise suffering from terrifying hallucinations, Poirot might just be too late....
Author: Agatha Christie
First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding...then the discovery of a corpse in a chest...next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder...the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits...and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide.

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Author: Agatha Christie
When Cora is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard's funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance.

At the reading of Richard's will, Cora was clearly heard to say: 'It's been hushed up very nicely, hasn't it.But he was...
Author: Agatha Christie
Mr. Shaitana invites Hercule Poirot and six other guests to a dinner and bridge party and then dies during the evening--stabbed through the heart without anyone noticing the actual murder. Poirot launches an investigation, which uncovers secrets the other guests would prefer to keep hidden....
Author: Agatha Christie
Late one night, two teachers investigate a mysterious flashing light in the sports pavilion, while the rest of the school sleeps. There, among the lacrosse sticks, they stumble upon the body of the unpopular games mistress - shot through the heart from point blank range.

The school is thrown ...
Author: Agatha Christie
The house guests at Styles seemed perfectly pleasant to Captain Hastings. Hastings was shocked to learn from Hercule Poirot's declaration that one of them was a five-times murderer. True, the aging detective was crippled with arthritis, but had his deductive instincts finally deserted him?......
Author: Agatha Christie
On a routine flight over the English Channel, a woman is murdered with the venom-dipped dart of a South African blow-gun. How bizarre that the killing should go unnoticed by the plane's other passengers. Most ironic of all, though, is that Hercule Poirot, the brilliant detective, was sitting just 15...
Author: Agatha Christie
Linnett Ridgeway has almost everything: youth, beauty, brains, and money. Then her best friend Jackie brings her handsome fiance, Simon Doyle, to visit and asks Linnett to give him a job. Now Linnett and Simon are on their honeymoon, a cruise up the Nile. When Linnett is killed, Jackie is the obviou...
Author: Agatha Christie
Did General Ravenscroft kill Lady Ravenscroft or was she the one holding the gun? Many years later their daughter would like to know, so her godmother, Ariadne Oliver, asks Hercule Poirot to investigate. Working in tandem, Mrs. Oliver and Poirot identify and interview an ever-increasing list of witn...
Author: Agatha Christie
Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, yet there were five other suspects; the stockbroker who went to market; the amateur herbalist who stayed at home; the three-time divorcee who had roast beef and the devoted governess who had none....
Author: Agatha Christie
It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed. But when Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the village with a friend for Chris...
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