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Author: Louis L'Amour
Hopalong rides into a firestorm of violence and betrayal. On the rain-drenched trail to the lawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong discovers two men -- one dead, the other badly wounded. Returning with medical help, Hopalong finds the wounded man has been shot through the temple. Who would comm
Author: Agatha Christie
An uneasy houseparty gathers for dinner in an old-fashioned English resort - the distinguished solicitor; the frail dowager; the famous sportsman with his vivacious new wife; his unhappy former wife and the man who loves her. All part of a carefully-laid plan for murder.
Author: Agatha Christie
Murder at the Vicaragemarks the debut of Agatha Christie's unflappable and much beloved female detective, Miss Jane Marple. With her gift for sniffing out the malevolent side of human nature, Miss Marple is led on her first case to a crime scene at the local vicarage. Colonel Protheroe, the magistra
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
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.'

A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare
Author: Agatha Christie
Christie delivers a tale of deception and murder in an extended family of upper-caste Egyptians of 2000 BC.
Author: Agatha Christie
The Argyle family is far from pleased to discover one of its number has been posthumously pardoned for murder - if Jacko Argyle didn't kill his mother, who did? The front door of the family home was locked that night, which means one of the family is a murderer.
Author: Agatha Christie
The Mousetrap, the longest-running play in the history of London's West End, begins its 50th year run on 25 November 2001. This new edition of four works show how Agatha Christie's plays are as compulsive as her novels, their colourful characters and ingenious plots providing yet more evidence of he
Author: Agatha Christie
It is World War II, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces an even more sinister threat from 'the enemy within' - Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the Intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their miss
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
When Jane goes to stay with her friend Carrie-Louise at her home she soon begins to realise that all is not well there. Not only is this the family home but it is also a rehabilitation centre for delinquent boys and there are definitely some odd characters living there. Then an attempt is made on th
Author: Agatha Christie
When a priest is murdered on his way home from attending a dying woman, Mark Easterbrook must solve his murder, working with the only clue he has--the list of unrelated names found on the priest's body.
To understand the strange goings on at The Pale Horse Inn, Mark Easterbrook knew he had to beg
Author: Agatha Christie
The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until head of the household, Aristide, was murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.
Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without
Author: Joseph Kanon
This story set during the infamous McCarthy era revolves around the son of an American government official who is discovered to be a Russian spy. Readers follow the father and son over 20 years in an ordeal that involves murder, spies, shocking revelations about the past, and a passionate affair.
Author: Iris Johansen
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan returns in this far-fetched but expertly plotted, eminently entertaining novel. When detective Joe Quinn is called to investigate the murder of a young woman whose skin has been peeled away from her skull, he presses the overloaded Eve to work her grisly magic. Eve is sh
Author: Linda Howard
As a nurse, Karen Whitlaw has seen more than the average person, but even she isn't prepared to identify the body of the father she hasn't seen since she was 13. The local detective on the case, Marc Chastain, informs Karen that her father, who was homeless, has been murdered. Still grief stricken o
Author: Iris Johansen
Melissa Riley arrives at her sister's isolated Virginia country home to find herself plunged into a deadly drama. There the renowned Dr. Jessica Riley is attempting to draw the daughter of the President of the United States out of a severe catatonic trauma. The last thing young Cassie Andreas saw wa
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