The A B C Murders

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062073587
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Fiction

There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident—but leaving a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just prove to be the first, and fatal, mistake.

Murder go round

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Dodd Mead
ISBN: 0396065546
Release Date: 1972
Genre: Fiction

A collection of three mysteries, Thirteen at Dinner, A.B.C. Murders, and Funerals are Fatal. Hercule Poirot is once again the detective.

The ABC Murders TV Tie In Edition

Author: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 0008308209
Release Date: 2018-11-19

Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place. Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans...

Peril at End House

Author: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 1444802488
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Detective and mystery stories

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?

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie s The A B C Murders

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781410339218
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Agatha Christie's "The A.B.C. Murders," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Cards on the Table

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062073730
Release Date: 2011-06-14
Genre: Fiction

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 Hercule 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.…

Five Little Pigs

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061743689
Release Date: 2004-11-23
Genre: Fiction

In Agatha Christie’s classic, Five Little Pigs, beloved detective Hercule Poirot races to solve a case from out of the past. Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoning her husband, but just like the nursery rhyme, there were five other “little pigs” who could have done it: Philip Blake (the stockbroker), who went to market; Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist), who stayed at home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcée), who had her roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devoted governess), who had none; and Angela Warren (the disfigured sister), who cried all the way home. Sixteen years later, Caroline’s daughter is determined to prove her mother’s innocence, and Poirot just can’t get that nursery rhyme out of his mind.

Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061753824
Release Date: 2003-10-28
Genre: Fiction

THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT! “The murderer is with us—on the train now . . .” Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man's enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again. “What more . . . can a mystery addict desire?”—New York Times

The Golden Spiders

Author: Rex Stout
Publisher: Crimeline
ISBN: 9780307755971
Release Date: 2010-06-02
Genre: Fiction

Trying to determine why his last two clients were ruthlessly murdered, Nero Wolfe wonders if the answer is linked to a young boy who turns up at his brownstone apartment and finds clues in a gray Cadillac, a mysterious woman, and spider-shaped earrings.

Death on the Nile Death on the Nile

Author: 克里斯蒂
ISBN: 7119016768
Release Date: 1994

本书由英国休格曼出版公司授权外文出版社在中国独家出版发行英文版. -- 据版权页著录.

Agatha Christie s Secret Notebooks

Author: John Curran
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062006523
Release Date: 2010-03-30
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is the fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie’s long hidden notebooks, including illustrations, analyses, and two previously unpublished Hercule Poirot short stories. Not only will Christie’s legions of ardent fans find a treasure chest of new material from the author of such classics as And Then There Were None, Murder on the Orient Express, and Death on the Nile, but Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is also a must-read tutorial for writers who want to learn the intricacies of constructing crime novels.

Death in Ecstasy

Author: Ngaio Marsh
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem Press
ISBN: 9781937384135
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Fiction

Ahhh, prussic acid, that hallmark of classic Golden Age mysteries. Did lovely Cara Quoyne get a whiff of the bitter almonds as she raised the goblet to her lips? We’ll never know: With a single sip she transported herself to the Hereafter. At least, that’s the romantic view. But Inspector Alleyn has little interest in romance; he’s investigating a murder. Cara was a deeply spiritual young woman, a novice with the House of the Sacred Flame. It seems, however, that somebody was operating from very un-spiritual motivations.

The Monogram Murders The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Author: Sophie Hannah
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780007547432
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Fiction

The new Hercule Poirot novel – another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his ‘little grey cells’.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061763403
Release Date: 2009-03-17
Genre: Fiction

Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time" Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Rojer Ackroyd. Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with an apparent drug overdose. However the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information, but before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death. Luckily one of Roger’s friends and the newest resident to retire to this normally quiet village takes over—none other than Monsieur Hercule Poirot.