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A Pocket Full Of Rye

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the right-hand jacket pocket of the deceased was found to be full of grain. Yet it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Miss Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme...

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9781444802375

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01-04-2010

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Appointment With Death

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sat the corpse of Mrs Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist was the only sign of the fatal injection that had killed her. With only twenty-four hours available to solve the mystery, Hercule Poirot recalled a chance remark he'd overheard back in Jerusalem: 'You see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?' Mrs Boynton was, indeed, the most detestable woman he'd ever met...

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ISBN:

9781444802597

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01-11-2010

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At Bertram's Hotel

Author:

Agatha Christie

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When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind the highly polished veneer. Yet not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day...

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9781444802313

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By The Pricking Of My Thumbs

Author:

Agatha Christie

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When Tommy and Tuppence go to visit elderly Aunt Ada in her nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady. But when another resident, Mrs Lancaster, starts talking to Tuppence about there being something behind the fireplace, Tuppence is strangely disturbed. And when they return to Sunny Ridge to find that Mrs Lancaster has gone, Tommy and Tuppence find themselves caught up in a spine-chilling adventure which could spell death for either of them...

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ISBN:

9781444802832

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Cards On The Table

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Mr Shaitana is famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he is a man of whom everybody is a little afraid. So, when he boasts to Poirot that he considers murder an art form, the detective has some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana's private collection. Indeed, what begins as an absorbing evening of bridge is to turn into a more dangerous game altogether...

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ISBN:

9781444802559

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Cat Among The Pigeons

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Late one night, two teachers investigate a mysterious flashing light in the sports pavilion, whilst 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 into chaos when the 'cat' strikes again. Unfortunately, schoolgirl Julia Upjohn knows too much. In particular, she knows that without Hercule Poirot's help, she will be the next victim...

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ISBN:

9781444802726

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Crooked House

Author:

Agatha Christie

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The Leonideses are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiance of the late millionaire's granddaughter...

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ISBN:

9781444802993

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01-04-2012

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Curtain: Poirot's Last Case

Author:

Agatha Christie

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The crime-fighting careers of Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings have come full circle - they are back once again in the rambling country house where they solved their first murder together. Both Poirot and Styles Court have seen better days - but despite being crippled with arthritis, there is nothing wrong with the great detective's 'little grey cells'. However, when Poirot brands one of the seemingly harmless guests a five-times murderer, some people have their doubts. But Poirot alone knows he must prevent a sixth murder before the curtain falls...

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9781444802795

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Dead Man's Folly

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fete, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well-known crime writer, agrees to organize their murder hunt. Despite weeks of meticulous planning, Ariadne senses that something untoward is about to happen. Concerned, she summons her friend Hercule Poirot to investigate. She just can't tell him what...

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9781444802719

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Death Comes As The End

Author:

Agatha Christie

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It is Egypt in 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. Young, beautiful and venomous, most agree that it was fate - she deserved to die like a snake! But at her father's house on the banks of the Nile, the priest's daughter Renisenb believes that the woman's death was suspicious. Increasingly, she becomes convinced that the source of evil lurks within their household - and watches helplessly as the family's passions explode in murder...

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9781444802979

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Death In The Clouds

Author:

Agatha Christie

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From seat No.9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers. Over to his right sat a pretty young woman, clearly infatuated with the man opposite; ahead, in seat No.13, sat a Countess with a poorly-concealed cocaine habit; across the gangway in seat No.8, a detective writer was being troubled by an aggressive wasp. What Poirot did not yet realize was that behind him, in seat No.2, sat the slumped, lifeless body of a woman...

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ISBN:

9781444802528

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Death On The Nile

Author:

Agatha Christie

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The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.' Yet in this exotic setting nothing is ever quite what it seems...

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9781444802580

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