After the Funeral by Agatha Christie⁠⁠ – Book Review

Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠"It’s been hushed up very nicely, hasn’t it…But he was murdered, wasn’t he?" The master of a Victorian mansion dies suddenly, and his sister Cora is convinced it was murder. Nobody takes her seriously until she is savagely murdered with a hatchet. Will Hercule Poirot unravel the mystery?⁠ ❤️ What I… Continue reading After the Funeral by Agatha Christie⁠⁠ – Book Review

Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie⁠⁠ – Book Review

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Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠Hercule Poirot is travelling back to England on the midday flight from Paris, together with other ten passengers. As the plane is close to landing, a wasp is spotted flying around the rear compartment before a steward finds that Madame Giselle, one of the passengers, was dead. Even if Poirot has… Continue reading Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie⁠⁠ – Book Review

A murder is Announced by Agatha Christie – Book Review

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Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠In Chipping Cleghorn the villagers are astonished by an advertisement published in the local gazette: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’ They all think it's a joke and pay a visit to Letitia Blacklock at Little Paddocks the night… Continue reading A murder is Announced by Agatha Christie – Book Review

The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

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Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠Anne Beddingfeld longs for adventure. After her father's death, she moves to London and witnesses a man falling onto the live track and dying. A doctor pronounces him dead and leaves in a hurry, dropping a note: "17.1 22 Kilmorden Castle". Anne immediately dives into this mystery, hoping it will bring… Continue reading The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

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Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠Jimmy McGrath asks his friend Anthony Cade to deliver a manuscript to London, along with some letters to be returned to a blackmail victim. At the same time, in England, politician George Lomax persuades Lord Caterham to host a house party at Chimneys in a political scheme to restore the monarchy… Continue reading The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

Nemesis by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠It's a morning like any other in St Mary Mead, and Miss Marple is reading the paper when she discovers that Jason Rafiel, a millionaire whom she had met on holiday in the Caribbean, has just died. Imagine her surprise when Mr Rafiel's lawyers reach out to inform her that the… Continue reading Nemesis by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠Poirot is on holiday in the Middle East when he is called to investigate the death of Mrs Boynton. She's described as an evil, sadistic harpy whose abusive behaviour towards her stepchildren is reminiscent of her premarital career as a prison warden. But who killed her and left her body among… Continue reading Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

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Genre Mystery The Plot ⁠Hercule Poirot is on holiday at a secluded hotel in Devon, on an island. Everything seems fine: the hotel guests are quite vivacious, with the pretty Mrs Arlena Marshall flirting with Mr Patrick Redfern, causing the fury of his wife, her husband and her step-daughter. Then, one morning, Arlena heads out… Continue reading Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie⁠ – Book Review

🕵️‍♂️ The Mysterious Mr Quin by Agatha Christie⁠

This is an anthology of short stories featuring Mr Harley Quin and Mr Satterthwaite. Mr Satterthwaite is an observant socialite who solves mysteries with the help of Mr Quin, who appears almost magically at opportune moments. ⁠⁠💙 My favourite stories were:⁠🔖 The Man from the Sea. Here a terminally ill young man tries to leap… Continue reading 🕵️‍♂️ The Mysterious Mr Quin by Agatha Christie⁠

🕵️ The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie⁠

👩🏼‍❤️‍👨🏼Tommy and Tuppence are young and broke. After the war, there are no jobs available and, desperate for money, they decide to embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd. This is how they come to know the existence of Jane Finn, a young American girl that has been missing for five years, with… Continue reading 🕵️ The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie⁠