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One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

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Agatha Christie

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Even the great detective Hercule Poirot harboured a deep and abiding fear of the dentist, so it was with some trepidation that he arrived at the celebrated Mr Morley's surgery for a dental examination. But what neither of them knew was that, only hours later, Poirot would be back to examine the dentist - found dead in his own surgery. Turning to the other patients for answers, all Poirot finds are darker questions...

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Crime

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9781444802627

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01-04-2011

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Ordeal By Innocence

Author:

Agatha Christie

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According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was life imprisonment. But when Dr Arthur Calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jacko's innocence, it is too late - Jacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctor's revelations re-open old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer could strike again...

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444803020

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Parker Pyne Investigates

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Mrs Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in THE TIMES which read: 'Are you happy? If not, consult Mr Parker Pyne'... Equally adept at putting together the fragments of a murder mystery or the pieces of a broken marriage, Mr Parker Pyne is possibly the world's most unconventional private investigator. Armed with just an intuitive knowledge of human nature, he is an Englishman abroad, travelling the globe to solve and undo crime and misdemeanour...

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444802931

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01-11-2011

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Partners In Crime

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are restless for adventure, so when they are asked to take over Blunt's International Detective Agency, they leap at the chance. Their first case is a success - the triumphant recovery of a pink pearl. Other cases soon follow - a stabbing on Sunningdale golf course; cryptic messages in the personal columns of newspapers; and even a box of poisoned chocolates. But can they live up to their promise of 'any case solved in twenty-four hours'?

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Crime

ISBN:

9781444802818

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Passenger To Frankfurt

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Sir Stafford Nye's flight home from Malaya takes an unexpected twist when a young woman confides in him that someone is trying to kill her. In a moment of weakness, he agrees to lend her his passport. Unwittingly, the diplomat has put his own life on the line. When he meets the mystery woman again, she is a different person, and he finds himself drawn into a battle against an invisible - and altogether more dangerous - enemy...

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9781444803051

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Peril At End House

Author:

Agatha Christie

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On holiday on the Cornish Riviera, Hercule Poirot is alarmed to hear pretty Nick Buckley describe her recent 'accidental brushes with death': First, an oil painting fell and almost crushed her in bed. Then, on a coastal path, a falling boulder missed her by inches. Later, on a treacherous Cornish hillside, the brakes on her car failed. So when Poirot finds a bullet hole in Nick's sun hat, he decides that this girl needs his help. Can he find the would-be killer before he hits his target?

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ISBN:

9781444802481

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Poirot Investigates

Author:

Agatha Christie

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First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond...then came the 'suicide' that was murder...the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun-room...a million dollar bond robbery...the curse of a pharoah's tomb...a jewel robbery by the sea...the abduction of a Prime Minister...the disappearance of a banker...a phone call from a dying man...and, finally, the mystery of the missing will. What links these fascinating cases? Only the brilliant deductive powers of Hercule Poirot!

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ISBN:

9781444802443

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Poirot's Early Cases

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Hercule Poirot delighted in telling people that he was probably the best detective in the world. So turning back the clock to trace eighteen of the cases which helped establish his professional reputation was always going to be a fascinating experience. With his career still in its formative years, the panache with which Hercule Poirot could solve even the most puzzling mystery is obvious. Chronicled by his friend Captain Hastings, these eighteen early cases - from theft and robbery to kidnapping and murder - were all guaranteed to test Poirot's soon-to-be-famous 'little grey cells' to their absolute limit.

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ISBN:

9781444802788

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Postern Of Fate

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of THE BLACK ARROW, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings. However, when she writes down the letters, they spell out a very disturbing message: M a r y - J o r d a n - d i d - n o t - d i e - n a t u r a l l y... And sixty years after their first murder, Mary Jordan's enemies are still ready to kill...

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ISBN:

9781444802849

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Problem At Pollensa Bay

Author:

Agatha Christie

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All great crime writers have their favourite creations. Similarly, every great sleuth has his, or her, own preferred method of deduction. Take the charming Parker Pyne, who relies upon his intuitive knowledge of human nature to solve the PROBLEM AT POLLENSA BAY. Or Mr Satterthwaite, who seeks inspiration through his collaboration with the enigmatic Mr Quin in THE HARLEQUIN TEA SET mystery. Then, of course, there's Poirot, whose measured analysis of motive and opportunity is tested to the full in YELLOW IRIS, when he receives an anonymous call about a matter of life or death...

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Crime

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9781444803068

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Sad Cypress

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Beautiful young 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. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumed Elinor to be innocent until proven guilty: Hercule Poirot was all that stood between her and the gallows...

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ISBN:

9781444802610

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Sleeping Murder

Author:

Agatha Christie

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Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernise the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past. Worse, she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs... In fear, Gwenda turned to Miss Marple to exorcise her ghosts. Between them, they were to solve a 'perfect' crime committed many years before.

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ISBN:

9781444802337

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