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Ordeal by Innocence
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007154917
Pages: 320
Year: 2003-04-01
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According To The Courts, Jacko Argyle Bludgeoned His Mother To Death With A Poker. Sentenced To Life Imprisonment, He Died Behind Bars Following A Bout Of Pneumonia. Tragically, It Was Not Until Two Years Later That Dr Arthur Calgary Came Forward With The Testimony That Could Have Acquitted Jacko. Worse, The Doctor S Revelations Were About To Re-Open Old Wounds In The Family, Increasing The Likelihood That The Real Murderer Would Strike Again&
Endless Night
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062073516
Pages: 256
Year: 2011-02-01
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Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night . . . When penniless Michael Rogers discovers the beautiful house at Gypsy’s Acre and then meets the heiress Ellie, it seems that all his dreams have come true at once. But he ignores an old woman’s warning of an ancient curse, and evil begins to stir in paradise. As Michael soon learns: Gypsy’s Acre is the place where fatal “accidents” happen.
1950s Omnibus
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007208650
Pages: 756
Year: 2006
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Brings together the four stand-alone novels Agatha Christie wrote in the 1950s - They Came to Baghdad, Destination Unknown, Ordeal by Innocence, and The Pale Horse.
Towards Zero
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062073540
Pages: 256
Year: 2011-02-01
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What is the connection among 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 house party 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.
Crooked House
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006614
Pages: 256
Year: 2010-02-10
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“Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.” --Agatha Christie Described by the queen of mystery herself as one of her favorites of her published work, Crooked House is a classic Agatha Christie thriller revolving around a devastating family mystery. The Leonides 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 barbiturate 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, fiancé of the late millionaire’s granddaughter.
The Pale Horse
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006703
Pages: 272
Year: 2010-02-10
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In the classic mystery by Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie, an elderly priest is murdered, quite possibly doomed by a woman’s deathbed confession and by the secrets kept safely locked behind closed doors of a mysterious local pub. When an elderly priest is murdered, the killer searches the victim so roughly that his already ragged cassock is torn in the process. What was the killer looking for? And what had a dying woman confided to the priest on her deathbed only hours earlier? Mark Easterbrook and his sidekick Ginger Corrigan are determined to find out. Maybe the three women who run The Pale Horse public house, and who are rumored to practice the “Dark Arts,” can provide some answers?
Agatha Christie Crime Collection
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher:
ISBN: 0600766128
Pages: 510
Year: 1970
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Ordeal
Author: Jorn Lier Horst
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1250111374
Pages: 352
Year: 2017-08-08
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Tense and suspenseful, the only reason to stop racing through the pages of Jorn Lier Horst's Ordeal will be to pause for a quick glance over your shoulder... "The best Scandinavian crime fiction available." - Yrsa Sigurdardottir Frank Mandt died after a fall down his basement steps, the same basement that holds a locked safe bolted to the floor. His granddaughter, Sofie Lund, inherits the house but wants nothing to do with his money. She believes the old man let her mother die in jail and is bitterly resentful. Line Wisting’s journalist instincts lead her into friendship with Sofie, and Line is with her when the safe is opened. What they discover unlocks another case and leads Chief Inspector William Wisting on a trial of murder to an ordeal that will eventually separate the innocent from the damned.
The Seven Dials Mystery
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006746
Pages: 304
Year: 2010-02-10
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A practical joke goes chillingly, murderously wrong in Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie’s classic detective story, The Seven Dials Mystery. Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper, so the other houseguests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight alarm clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6:30 a.m. But when morning arrived, one clock was missing and the prank then backfired, with tragic consequences. For Jimmy Thesiger in particular, the words "Seven Dials" were to take on a new and chilling significance. . . .
Passenger to Frankfurt
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006681
Pages: 304
Year: 2010-02-10
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Christie's superb stand-alone mystery, Passenger to Frankfurt, is a true masterwork of surprise and suspense, as a diplomat comes to the aid of a terrified woman in an airport, only to find that his identity has been stolen and his life is suddenly in serious jeopardy. Sir Stafford Nye's flight home from Malaya takes an unprecedented 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. . . .
The Sittaford Mystery
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061752207
Pages: 288
Year: 2009-03-17
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The Sittaford Mystery is Dame Agatha at her most intriguing, as a séance in a snowbound house predicts a particularly grisly murder. 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 snowdrifts blocking the roads, someone will have to make the journey on foot. . . .
Sparkling Cyanide
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9351367789
Pages: 300
Year: 2014-09-19
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Six people sit down to a sumptuous meal at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary: rosemary for remembrance. A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night exactly a year ago, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, her beautiful face unrecognizable, convulsed with pain and horror. But then Rosemary had always been memorable: she had the ability to arouse strong passions in most people she met. In one such case, strong enough to kill.
They Came to Baghdad
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061753866
Pages: 304
Year: 2003-09-16
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In Agatha Christie’s classic crime adventure novel, They Came to Baghdad, a bright, young adventure seeker in the Middle East finds more excitement than she bargained for when a wounded spy expires in her hotel room. A secret superpower summit is being held in Baghdad, but the word is out, and an underground organization in the Middle East is plotting to sabotage the talks. Into this explosive situation appears Victoria Jones, a young woman 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. . . .
Of A Boy
Author: Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459621212
Pages: 180
Year: 2011-05-24
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The year is 1977, and Adrian is nine. He lives with his gran and his uncle Rory; his best friend is Clinton Tull. He loves to draw and he wants a dog; he's afraid of quicksand and self-combustion. Adrian watches his suburban world, but there is much he cannot understand. He does not, for instance, know why three neighbourhood children might set out to buy ice-cream and never come back home ...
The Secret of Chimneys
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006738
Pages: 336
Year: 2010-02-10
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What is The Secret of Chimneys? A young drifter finds out when a favor for a friend pulls him into the heart of a deadly conspiracy in this captivating classic from Agatha Christie. Little did Anthony Cade suspect that an errand for a friend would place him at the center of a deadly conspiracy. Drawn into a web of intrigue, he begins to realize that the simple favor has placed him in serious danger. As events unfold, the combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Sûreté gradually converge on Chimneys, the great country estate that hides an amazing secret. . . .

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