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The Mysterious Mr Quin

Author:

Agatha Christie

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It has been a typical New Year's Eve party. But since his arrival at the house, Mr Satterthwaite - a keen observer of human nature - has had a sense that the real drama of the evening is yet to unfold. And so it proves when a mysterious stranger knocks on the door. Who is this Mr Quin? Mr Satterthwaite's new friend is an enigma. He seems to appear and disappear almost like a trick of the light. In fact, the only consistent thing about him is that his presence is always an omen - sometimes good, but sometimes deadly...

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9781444802887

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The Mystery Of The Blue Train

Author:

Agatha Christie

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When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again - for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost beyond recognition. What is more, her precious rubies are missing. The prime suspect is Ruth's estranged husband, Derek. Yet Poirot is not convinced, so he stages an eerie re-enactment of the journey, complete with the murderer on board...

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9781444802474

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The Pale Horse

Author:

Agatha Christie

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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 death bed not even an hour before? Mark Easterbrook and his sidekick Ginger are determined to find out. Maybe the three women who live at the Pale Horse, and who are rumoured to practise the 'Dark Arts', can provide some answers?

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ISBN:

9781444803037

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01-04-2012

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The Secret Adversary

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Tommy and Tuppence, two young people flat broke and out of work, are restless for excitement. They embark on a daring business scheme - Young Adventurers, Ltd. - 'Willing to do anything, go anywhere'. But their first assignment, for the shady Mr Whittington, draws them into a sinister political conspiracy, and under the eye of the elusive, ruthless Mr Brown, they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever imagined...

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9781444802801

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The Secret Of Chimneys

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Little did Anthony Cade suspect that an errand for a friend would place him at the centre of a deadly conspiracy. Drawn into a web of intrigue, he begins to realize that the simple favour has placed him in serious danger. As events unfold, the combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Sūreté gradually converge on Chimneys, the great country estate that hides an amazing secret...

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9781444802863

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The Seven Dials Mystery

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper; so the other house guests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight alarum clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6.30 a.m. But when morning arrived, one clock was missing and the prank had backfired with tragic consequences. For Jimmy Thesiger in particular, the words 'Seven Dials' were to take on a new and chilling significance...

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9781444802870

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The Sittaford Mystery

Author:

Agatha Christie

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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? The only way to be certain is to locate Captain Trevelyan. Unfortunately, his home is six miles away and, with snow drifts blocking the road, someone will have to make the journey on foot...

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9781444802894

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The Thirteen Problems

Author:

Agatha Christie

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One Tuesday evening a group gathers at Miss Marple's house and the conversation turns to unsolved crimes... As each of her guests is mystified by the sinister tales they tell one another, the company is inclined to forget their elderly host. But there is a ruthless precision in Miss Marple's pursuit of the killers in each tale...and a few surprises in store for 'The Tuesday Night Club'.

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ISBN:

9781444802399

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01-04-2010

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They Came To Baghdad

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Baghdad is holding a secret superpower summit, but the word is out, and an underground organisation in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a girl with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded spy dies in her hotel room. The only man who can save the summit is dead. Can Victoria make sense of his dying words: '...Lucifer...Basrah...Lefarge...'?

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ISBN:

9781444803006

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They Do It With Mirrors

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Miss Marple senses danger when she visits a friend living in a Victorian mansion which doubles as a rehabilitation centre for delinquents. Her fears are confirmed when a youth fires a revolver at the administrator, Lewis Serrocold. Neither is injured. But unexpected visitor Mr Gulbrandsen is less fortunate - shot dead simultaneously in another part of the building. Pure coincidence? Miss Marple thinks not, and vows to discover the real reason for Mr Gulbrandsen's visit.

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9781444802368

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Third Girl

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Three young women share a London flat. The first is a coolly efficient secretary. The second is an artist. The third interrupts Hercule Poirot's breakfast of BRIOCHE and CHOCOLAT confessing that she may be a murderer - and then promptly disappears. Slowly, Poirot learns of the rumour surrounding the mysterious third girl, her family - and her disappearance. Yet hard evidence is needed before the great detective can pronounce her guilty, innocent or insane...

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ISBN:

9781444802757

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Three Act Tragedy

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Sir Charles Cartwright should have known better than to allow thirteen guests to sit down for dinner. For at the end of the evening one of them is dead - choked by a cocktail which contained no trace of poison. Predictable, says Hercule Poirot, the great detective. But entirely unpredictable is that he can find absolutely no motive for murder...

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444802511

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