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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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Crime

ISBN:

9781444802894

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01-11-2011

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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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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444802399

Published:

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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Crime

ISBN:

9781444803006

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01-04-2012

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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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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444802368

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01-04-2010

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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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Genre:

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ISBN:

9781444802757

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01-04-2011

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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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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444802511

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01-11-2010

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Towards Zero

Author:

Agatha Christie

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What is the connection between a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player? To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a houseparty gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. As Superintendent Battle discovers, it is all part of a carefully laid plan - for murder...

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ISBN:

9781444802962

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01-04-2012

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While The Light Lasts

Author:

Agatha Christie

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A macabre recurring dream; revenge against a blackmailer; jealousy, infidelity and a tortured conscience; a stolen gemstone; the haunting attraction of an ancient relic; a race against time; a tragic love triangle; a body in a box; an unexpected visitor from beyond the grave... Nine quintessential examples of Agatha Christie's brilliance are contained in this collection of early short stories - including the very first one she ever wrote - providing a unique glimpse of the Queen of Crime in the making.

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444803075

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01-04-2012

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Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

Author:

Agatha Christie

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While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. The man opens his eyes and with his final breath says, 'Why didn't they ask Evans?' Haunted by these words, Bobby and his vivacious companion, Frankie, set out to solve a mystery that will bring them into mortal danger...

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444802924

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01-11-2011

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Black Coffee

Author:

Agatha Christie/Charles Osborne

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Fearing for the security of his revolutionary new formula for a powerful explosive, Sir Claud Amory requests the assistance of Hercule Poirot in transferring it safely to the Ministry of Defence. But when the formula disappears from its safe, Amory must change his plans. Locking his houseguests in the library, he informs them that the thief has precisely one minute of darkness in which to return the formula anonymously - or face the great detective even now on his way. The lights go off; by the time they come on again, Amory is dead in his arm-chair...

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Genre:

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ISBN:

9781444825770

Published:

01-10-2015

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Spider's Web

Author:

Agatha Christie/Charles Osborne

Synopsis:

Clarissa Hailsham-Brown, the wife of a Foreign Office diplomat, is given to daydreaming. SUPPOSING I WERE TO COME DOWN ONE MORNING AND FIND A DEAD BODY IN THE LIBRARY, WHAT SHOULD I DO? She has her chance to find out when she discovers a corpse in the drawing-room of her house in Kent... Desperate to dispose of the body before her husband returns home accompanied by an important foreign politician, Clarissa persuades her three houseguests to become accessories and accomplices. The search begins for the murderer and the motive - all the while trying to persuade a police inspector that there has been no murder at all...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444826128

Published:

01-11-2015

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The Unexpected Guest

Author:

Agatha Christie/Charles Osborne

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Driving through dense Welsh fog, Michael Starkwedder runs his car into a ditch. After making his way to an isolated house, he discovers Laura Warwick standing near the dead body of her wheelchair-bound husband Richard, revolver in hand. She admits to murder, and her unexpected guest offers to help her concoct a cover story. But it is possible that Laura did not commit the crime after all... If so, who is she shielding? The victim's mentally disabled half-brother? Her lover? Perhaps the father of the little boy Richard accidentally killed? The house seems full of possible suspects...

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Genre:

Crime

ISBN:

9781444826487

Published:

01-12-2015

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