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Books in Category: Crime and Mystery
Books in Category : 824
The Mysterious Mr.Quin
It was a typical New Year's Eve house party until a mysterious stranger arrived after midnight. Who was this Mr Quin and why did his presence have such a profound effect on Eleanor Portal, the woman with the dyed-black hair?...
 
Towards zero
An uneasy houseparty gathers for dinner in an old-fashioned English resort - the distinguished solicitor; the frail dowager; the famous sportsman with his vivacious new wife; his unhappy former wife and the man who loves her. All part of a carefully-laid plan for murder....
 
The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
The intrepid Miss Marple is getting on and now has a full-time nurse, but the little grey cells are still working overtime. When celebrity Marina Gregg moves to St. Mary's Mead, it's amazing how many people turn up at her first house party, claiming to be old friends.
One minute, silly Heather B...
 
The murder at the vicarage
Murder at the Vicaragemarks the debut of Agatha Christie's unflappable and much beloved female detective, Miss Jane Marple. With her gift for sniffing out the malevolent side of human nature, Miss Marple is led on her first case to a crime scene at the local vicarage. Colonel Protheroe, the magistra...
 
Peril at End House
Nick Buckley was an unusual name for a girl, but then she led an unusal life. Firstly her brakes fail on a treacherous Cornish road, then a falling bolder misses her by inches, later on an oil painting falls and almost crushes her head. Upon discovering a bullet hole in her sun hat, Hercule Poirot d...
 
Hallowe'en Party
At a Hallowe'en party, Hercule Poirot aids mystery writer Ariadne Oliver in an investigation into the murder of a young girl-who may have witnessed a murder herself. But unmasking the killer proves more daunting than bobbing for apples....
 
Sad cypress
Young, beautiful 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....
 
The Sittaford mystery
Six people meet for a seance. Tension rises as the spirits spell out a message: "Captain Trevelyan...dead...murder". Is it magic or a joke? The only way to be sure is to find the Captain, but with his home six miles away, and snow drifts blocking the road, someone will have to go on foot....
 
The Murder on the Links
"For God's sake, come!" Unfortunately, by the time Hercule Poirot received Monsieur Renauld's urgent plea, the millionaire was already dead stabbed in the back, lying in a freshly dug grave on the golf course of his adjoining Merlinville estate. There's no lack of suspects: his wife, whose dagger ...
 
A Murder Is Announced
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.'

A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare...