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The Mirror Crack’d From Side To Side by Agatha Christie

Time has moved on in St Mary Mead. Gossington Hall, once home to Colonel and Dolly Bantry (and once having a Body in its Library) has been sold to Marina Gregg, the much-married movie star. While hosting a drinks party … Continue reading

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Death On The Nile by Agatha Christie

Egypt in the 1930s, the Nile cruise boat Karnak. Newlyweds Simon and Linnet Doyle are honeymooning on the boat, but are being stalked by Simon’s ex-girlfriend Jacqueline De Bellefort, who is determined to extract some measure of justice for being … Continue reading

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The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

The Bloxham Hotel, London. Three bodies are found in three separate rooms, laid out almost ceremonially. When the bodies are examined, a cufflink with the initials PJI is found inserted into each of their mouths. Across town, in a coffee … Continue reading

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The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie

Jerry and Joanna Burton have relocated to the village of Lymstock to recover, he from injuries received in a plane crash, she from a failed relationship. Unfortunately, they don’t realise that they’re in an Agatha Christie novel, and that the … Continue reading

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Nemesis by Agatha Christie

Miss Marple met the millionaire Jason Rafiel on her trip to the Caribbean and, after reading of his death, is astounded to receive a message from beyond the grave asking her to look into an unspecified injustice. After receiving directions … Continue reading

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The Body In The Library by Agatha Christie

And we’re back… Gossington Hall, home of Dolly and Colonel Arthur Bantry, is disturbed one morning when the body of a young, platinum blonde girl is discovered in, yes, the library. No apparent connection is made between the location and … Continue reading

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They Do It With Mirrors by Agatha Christie

When Miss Marple meets with her old friend Ruth, she is persuaded to look in on Ruth’s sister, Carrie Louise. Currently living in a mansion with her extended family at Stonygates, which has been converted into a home for delinquent … Continue reading

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