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Midsummer Mysteries: Tales from the Queen of Mystery

Midsummer Mysteries: Tales from the Queen of Mystery

Current price: $18.99
Publication Date: May 9th, 2023
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN:
9780063310957
Pages:
272
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Description

Agatha Christie’s most famous characters—including Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple—solve even the most devilish of conundrums as the sun beats down in this all-new summer themed collection from the Queen of Mystery.

Summertime—as the temperature rises, so does the potential for evil. From Cornwall to the French Riviera, whether against a background of Delphic temples or English country houses, Agatha Christie’s most famous characters solve complicated puzzles as the stakes heat up. Pull up a deckchair and enjoy plot twists and red herrings galore from the bestselling fiction writer of all time.

Includes the stories:

  • The Blood-Stained Pavement
  • The Double Clue
  • A Death on the Nile
  • Harlequin’s Lane
  • The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman
  • Jane in Search of a Job
  • The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim
  • The Idol House of Astarte
  • The Rajah’s Emerald
  • The Oracle at Delphi
  • The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger
  • The Incredible Theft

About the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.

Praise for Midsummer Mysteries: Tales from the Queen of Mystery

"Whether a moustachioed dandy or a seemingly harmless spinster, the villains never see Christie’s sleuths coming—and that's half the fun." — Leigh Bardugo, New York Times bestselling author of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy

"Captivating and addictive, Agatha Christie's work never fails to delight." — Jean Kwok, New York Times bestselling author of Searching for Sylvie Lee

"The queen of jaw-dropping, heart-stopping twists." — Karen M. McManus, New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying

"Billions of readers can’t be wrong." — Dreda Say Mitchell

"Agatha Christie is the gateway drug to crime fiction both for readers and for writers" — Val McDermid

"Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction." — Tana French, New York Times bestselling author of the Dublin Murder Squad novels

"Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction." — Peter James

"Christie's ingenious plots and fiendish twists set the bar for all of us who follow in her footsteps." — Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10

"There’s no such thing as a disappointing Agatha Christie: there are only good ones and better ones." — Naomi Alderman, New York Times bestselling author of The Power