Book Review: The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie

Genre: Mystery

Page Count: 213 pages

Publication Date: August 1958

 

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A thriller as well as a puzzler set in a foggy estate in Wales. This mystery opens as a stranger walks away from his ditched car toward a country manor to find a man murdered and his wife standing over him with a gun. But the woman is dazed and her confession unconvincing. The unexpected guest decides to help her and blame the murder on an intruder. Later, a pandora’s box of loves and hates, suspicions and intrigues is opened to the night air.

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Book review: The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie

Genre: Mystery

Page Count: 380 pages

Publication Date: November 1930

 

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Murder at the Vicarage marks 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 magistrate whom everyone in town hates, has been shot through the head. No one heard the shot. There are no leads. Yet, everyone surrounding the vicarage seems to have a reason to want the Colonel dead. It is a race against the clock as Miss Marple sets out on the twisted trail of the mysterious killer without so much as a bit of help from the local police.

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Book Review: The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

Genre: Mystery

Page Count: 224 pages

Publication Date: November 1962

 

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There’s a serial killer on the loose. His macabre calling card? To leave the ABC Railway Guide beside each victim’s body.

Hercule Poirot is intrigued by this murderer’s mind. Something just doesn’t ring true about a psychopath who lays his clues so carefully. Continue reading

Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Genre: Mystery

Page Count: 347 pages

Publication Date: 1934

 

Goodreads summary: 853510

“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 Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.

Isolated by the storm and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer amongst a dozen of the dead man’s enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again…

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