Tag: Mystery / Suspense

At Bertram’s Hotel

At Bertram’s Hotel

Author: Agatha Christie At Bertram’s Hotel (Miss Marple #11): An old-fashioned London Hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out! 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…

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Appointment with Death

Appointment with Death

Author: Agatha Christie Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot #19): Among the towering red cliffs of Petra sits the corpse of Mrs Boynton, a tiny puncture mark on her wrist the only sign of what has killed her. Hercule Poirot has only 24 hours to solve the mystery. A tyrannical old martinet, a mental sadist and…

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Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Author: Agatha Christie Agatha Christie: An Autobiography: When Agatha Christie died on 12 January 1976, she was known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime, unrivalled as the best-selling novelist of all time with two billion books sold in more than 100 languages. Though she kept her private life a mystery, for some years…

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After the Funeral

After the Funeral

Author: Agatha Christie After the Funeral (Hercule Poirot #31): Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister in this classic from the Queen of Mystery. When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the odd remark she made the day before at her brother’s funeral becomes chillingly important: “It’s been hushed…

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A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle A Study in Scarlet: “A Study in Scarlet” is the first published story of one of the most famous literary detectives of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Here Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes for the first time when they become flat-mates at the…

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A Pocket Full of Rye

A Pocket Full of Rye

Author: Agatha Christie A Pocket Full of Rye (Miss Marple #7): A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! 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 pockets of the deceased were…

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A Murder Is Announced

A Murder Is Announced

Author: Agatha Christie A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple #5): A Murder is Announced in a small-town newspaper advertisement—and Miss Marple must unravel the fiendish puzzle when a crime does indeed occur. The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity when the Gazette advertises “A murder is announced and will take place on Friday,…

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4:50 from Paddington

4:50 from Paddington

Author: Agatha Christie 4:50 from Paddington (Miss Marple #8): For an instant the two trains ran together, side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth McGillicuddy witnessed a murder. Helplessly, she stared out of her carriage window as a man remorselessly tightened his grip around a woman’s throat. The body crumpled. Then the other train…

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Deception Point

Deception Point

Author: Dan Brown When a new NASA satellite spots evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory…a victory that has profound implications for U.S. space policy and the impending presidential election. With the Oval Office in the balance, the President dispatches White House…

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes

The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle The Complete Sherlock Holmes: Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. This complete collection contains all the amazing stories of Sherlock Holmes. -goodreads Download The Complete Sherlock Holmes free and read on your PC,…

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