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Agatha Christie

Biography

Agatha Christie

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.

Agatha Christie

Books by Agatha Christie

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Mystery, Short Stories

Love can propel us to our greatest heights…and darkest depths. In this new collection of Agatha Christie short stories, witness the dark side of love --- crimes of passion, games of the heart and deadly affairs. This pulse-pounding compendium features beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, master of charades Parker Pyne, the enigmatic Harley Quin, and the adventurous Tommy and Tuppence, all on the ready to solve a tantalizing mystery.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Mystery, Short Stories

There’s a chill in the air, and the days are growing shorter. It’s the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fire with these wintry whodunits from the legendary Agatha Christie. But beware of deadly snowdrifts and dangerous gifts, poisoned meals and mysterious guests. This chilling compendium of short stories --- some featuring beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple --- is an essential omnibus for Christie fans and the perfect holiday gift for mystery lovers.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Christie's first published novel, THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES is notable for introducing many of the character types, plot twists, and red herrings that would become commonplace during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Set in a remote country manor with a small handful of suspects, THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES is the quintessential detective story and remains one of the most significant literary works in the mystery genre.

by Agatha Christie - Autobiography, Nonfiction

From early childhood at the end of the 19th century, through two marriages and two World Wars, and her experiences both as a writer and on archaeological expeditions with her second husband, Max Mallowan, Agatha shares the details of her varied and sometimes complex life with real passion and openness.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

In DEATH COMES AS THE END, Agatha Christie transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C. where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal and serial murder.

by Agatha Christie - Fiction

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 a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death.