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Death Comes as the End

Death Comes as the End

Author: Agatha Christie Death Comes as the End: In this startling historical mystery, unique in the author’s canon, Agatha Christie investigates a deadly mystery at the heart of a dissonant family in ancient Egypt. Imhotep, wealthy landowner and priest of Thebes, has outraged his sons and daughters by bringing a beautiful concubine into their fold.…

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Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

Author: Agatha Christie Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17): 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…

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Death in the Clouds

Death in the Clouds

Author: Agatha Christie Death in the Clouds (Hercule Poirot #12): A woman is killed by a poisoned dart in the enclosed confines of a commercial passenger plane… 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…

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Dead Man’s Folly

Dead Man’s Folly

Author: Agatha Christie Dead Man’s Folly (Hercule Poirot #33): Whilst organising a mock murder hunt for the village fete hosted by Sir George and Lady Stubbs, a feeling of dread settles on the famous crime novelist Adriane Oliver. Call it instinct, but it’s a feeling she just can’t explain…or get away from. In desperation she…

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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens David Copperfield: David Copperfield is the story of a young man’s adventures on his journey from an unhappy and impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist. Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather, Mr Murdstone; his brilliant, but ultimately unworthy school-friend…

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Curtain

Curtain

Author: Agatha Christie Curtain (Hercule Poirot #42): Arthritic and immobilized, Poirot calls on his old friend Captain Hastings to join him at Styles to be the eyes and ears that will feed observations to Poirot’s still razor sharp mind. Though aware of the criminal’s identity, Poirot will not reveal it to the frustrated Hastings, and…

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Crooked House

Crooked House

Author: Agatha Christie Crooked House: In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be…

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Cat Among the Pigeons

Cat Among the Pigeons

Author: Agatha Christie Cat Among the Pigeons (Hercule Poirot #34): Unpleasant things are going on in an exclusive school for girls – things like murder… Late one night, two teachers investigate a mysterious flashing light in the sports pavilion, while the rest of the school sleeps. There, among the lacrosse sticks, they stumble upon the…

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Cards on the Table

Cards on the Table

Author: Agatha Christie Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot #15): A flamboyant party host is murdered in full view of a roomful of bridge players… Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered…

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By the Pricking of My Thumbs

By the Pricking of My Thumbs

Author: Agatha Christie By the Pricking of My Thumbs (Tommy & Tuppence #4): While visiting Tommy’s Aunt Ada at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home, Tuppence encounters some odd residents including Mrs. Lancaster who mystifies her with talk about “your poor child” and “something behind the fireplace”. When Aunt Ada dies a few weeks later, she leaves…

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