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Agatha Christie Favs

Not just a famous author of British mysteries, Agatha Christie has sold over two billion copies. With over 60 mystery novels, 14 short story collections, and multiple character storylines to chose from - where do you start?! Here's some of our favorites for you - which titles would you add that we skipped? What's your top 5?

Playlist Tags: Macdonald Bookshop genre: Mystery & Thriller topic: mystery mystery staff pick audience: mystery fans

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And Then There Were None

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Dan Stevens
Length: 6 hours 1 minutes

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

One of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie.

"Ten . . ."
Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U. N. Owen."

"Nine . . ."
At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a... Read more »

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Hercule Poirot Mysteries: Book #1

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 5 hours 57 minutes

Hercule Poirot solves his first case in the Agatha Christie novel that started it all, now in a fully restored edition that features a “missing chapter” along with commentary from Christie expert John Curran.

Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorp and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? Suspects abound in the... Read more »

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A Murder Is Announced

A Miss Marple Mystery
Miss Marple Mysteries: Book #5

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Emilia Fox
Length: 8 hours 56 minutes

A Murder is Announced in a small-town newspaper advertisement—and Miss Marple must unravel the fiendish puzzle when a crime does indeed occur.

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity when the Gazette advertises “A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.”

A childish... Read more »

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Endless Night

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 6 hours 13 minutes

One of Agatha Christie’s personal favorites, Endless Night is a critically acclaimed classic crime thriller from the beloved queen of mystery.

When penniless Michael Rogers discovers the beautiful house at Gypsy’s Acre and then meets the heiress Ellie, it seems that all his dreams have come true at once. But he ignores an old woman’s warning o Read more »f...
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Crooked House

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 5 hours 45 minutes

“Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.” --Agatha Christie

Described 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... Read more »

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The ABC Murders

Hercule Poirot Mysteries: Book #13

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 6 hours

Now an Amazon Prime original limited series!

Agatha Christie’s beloved classic The A.B.C. Murders sets Hercule Poirot on the trail of a serial killer.

There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic.

A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for... Read more »

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Murder on the Orient Express

A Hercule Poirot Mystery

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: David Suchet
Length: 6 hours 49 minutes

FROM THE INCOMPARABLE AGATHA CHRISTIE, THE MOST WIDELY READ MYSTERY OF ALL TIME—NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY KENNETH BRANAGH AND PRODUCED BY RIDLEY SCOTT!

“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 Edward... Read more »

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Hercule Poirot Mysteries: Book #4

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes

Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"

Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

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... Read more »

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Death on the Nile

A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Hercule Poirot Mysteries: Book #17

By Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
Length: 8 hours 14 minutes

Soon to be a major motion picture sequel to Murder on the Orient Express with a screenplay by Michael Green, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh alongside Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer—coming September 17, 2021!

Beloved detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a journey to Egypt in one of Agatha Christie’s most famous mysteries.

The tranquility of a... Read more »

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