According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. But when Dr. Arthur calgary arrives with the proof that confirms Jacko’s innocence, it is too late—Jacko died behind bars following a bout of pneumonia. Worse still, the doctor’s revelations reopen old wounds in the family, increasing the likelihood that the real murderer will strike again.
Destination Unknown Mr. Jessop series Book 1William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - . But her suicide attempt is about to be interrupted by a man who will offer her an altogether more thrilling way to die. In agatha christie’s gripping international thriller Destination Unknown, a woman at the end of her rope chooses a more exciting way to die when she embarks upon an almost certain suicide mission to find a missing scientist.
When a number of leading scientists disappear without a trace, concern grows within the international intelligence community. And the one woman who appears to hold the key to the mystery is dying from injuries sustained in a plane crash. Meanwhile, in a casablanca hotel room, Hilary Craven prepares to take her own life.
Towards Zero Superintendent Battle Book 5William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - As superintendent battle discovers, it is all part of a carefully laid plan—for murder. But when a house party gathers at Gull’s Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. One of agatha christie’s own ten favorite novels, Towards Zero puts Superintendent Battle and Inspector Leach on the case as they investigate the murder of an elderly widow.
What is the connection among a failed suicide attempt, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player?To the casual observer, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, apparently nothing.
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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.
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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.
The Pale HorseWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Maybe the three women who run the pale horse public house, and who are rumored to practice the “Dark Arts, ” can provide some answers? 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.
Crooked HouseWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - 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. Writing crooked house was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.
Agatha christiedescribed 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.
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A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night, her beautiful face unrecognizable, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, exactly a year ago, 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.
Sparkling Cyanide #ad - . In one case, strong enough to kill.
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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.
The Sittaford Mystery Agatha Christie Mysteries Collection PaperbackWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Dead. Unfortunately, with snowdrifts blocking the roads, his home is six miles away and, someone will have to make the journey on foot. Tension rises as the spirits spell out a chilling message: "Captain Trevelyan. Murder. Is this black magic or simply a macabre joke? The only way to be certain is to locate Captain Trevelyan.
. 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.