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Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is a tribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of the plots.

If you like Agatha Christie you might also like to read books by Dorothy L Sayers, M. C. Beaton and Vaseem Khan.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Agatha Christie

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. What links these five baffling cases? The little grey cells of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2016
Come, Tell Me How You Live Memories from Archaeological Expeditions in the Mysterious Middle East by Agatha Christie
Come, Tell Me How You Live Memories from Archaeological Expeditions in the Mysterious Middle East
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels. Acclaimed as 'a pure pleasure to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2015
Poirot - After the Funeral by Agatha Christie
Poirot - After the Funeral
Agatha Christie
A 2014 World Book Night selection. The first of a new-look series of Hercule Poirot books for the 21st century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
Curtain Poirot's Last Case by Agatha Christie
Curtain Poirot's Last Case
Agatha Christie
A wheelchair-bound Poirot returns to Styles, the venue of his first investigation, where he knows another murder is going to take place...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
The ABC Murders
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot's Christmas
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
Five Little Pigs
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's ingenious murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's most audacious crime mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's first ever murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover - includes for the first time the original courtroom climax as an alternate ending.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie
With the Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Agatha Christie wanted to write a mystery that the reader couldn't solve. When Roger Ackroyd is murdered following the suicide of his friend Mrs Ferrar, it seems everyone has something to gain from his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2006
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's world-famous mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Agatha Christie was born in Torquay and a number of her books are set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2003
The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie
The Man in the Brown Suit
Agatha Christie
October 2013 Guest Editor Linwood Barclay on The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie... My introduction to the mystery genre was really the Hardy Boys, but my first real, honest-to-God crime novel for grownups (although...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/11/2002
Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie
Sleeping Murder
Agatha Christie
November 2012 Guest Editor Kate Mosse on Sleeping Murder... No list would be complete without the Queen of Crime herself. I first stumbled upon Christie on a wet teenage family holiday. Her characterisation, her neat and slick plotting, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2002
The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie
The Body in the Library
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's world-famous Miss Marple mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Agatha Christie was born in Torquay and a number of her books are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Death on the Nile
Agatha Christie
One of Sister Wendy Beckett's favourite books. The wonderful Hercule Poirot works his magic in this murder mystery set in the exotic location of Egypt. July 2010 Guest Editor Louise Candlish on Agatha Christie... I read this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2001
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie
Maxim Jakubowski's view... The novel that introduced both Christie and her immortal creation Hercule Poirot. Still as ingenious all these years later as we follow the quaint detective display his incomparable powers of detection.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2001
Peril at End House by Agatha Christie
Peril at End House
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's ingenious murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Agatha Christie was born in Torquay and a number of her books are set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970

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