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Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Vol. 53, No. 12, December 2008

Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Vol. 53, No. 12, December 2008


Agatha Christie
James Van Pelt
Linda Landrigan
Gilbert M Stack
Alice A Brown
Ernest B Brown
Sherry Decker
R T Lawton
Chris Rogers

ISBN: 00025224
Year of publication: 2008

Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine. Vol. 53, No. 12, December 2008 Editors Notes: Banquet of Suspense by Linda Landrigan The end of the year is the season of surfeit of candy and turkey, of gifts and fruitcake so treat yourself to the helping of crime and mayhem in AHMM. With this issue, as by now youve noticed, were introducing a new trim size for the magazine and a spruced-up interior design. Weve also made our newish feature The Lineup more prominent: See below for details on this months ...

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Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. No. 75, April 1959, British Edition

Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. No. 75, April 1959, British Edition


Agatha Christie
John Steinbeck
Cornell Woolrich
Ellery Queen
Wenzell Brown
Lee Sheridan Cox
Rufus King
Theodore Mathieson

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Year of publication: 1959

Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine. No. 75, April 1959, British Edition Agatha Christie The Blue Geranium From The Tuesday Club Murders, 1928, 1929, 1939, 1933, by Agatha Christie Zarida, Reader of the Future, predicted that a blue primrose would mean warning, a blue hollyhock would foretell DANCER, and a blue geranium DEATH... When I was down here last year said Sir Henry Clithering, and stopped. His hostess, Mrs. Bantry, looked at him curiously. The Ex-Commissioner of Scotland Yard was staying ...

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Double Sin and Other Stories

Double Sin and Other Stories


Agatha Christie

ISBN: 0062074415
Year of publication: 2012

Double Sin and Other Stories Contents Cover Title Page 1Double Sin 2Wasps Nest 3The Theft of the Royal Ruby 4The Dressmakers Doll 5Greenshaws Folly 6The Double Clue 7The Last Sance 8Sanctuary About the Author The Agatha Christie Collection Related Products Copyright About the Publisher One DOUBLE SIN Double Sin was first published as By Road or Rail in the Sunday Dispatch, 23 September 1928. I had called in at my friend Poirots rooms to find him sadly overworked. So much had he become the rage ...

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Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and other stories

Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and other stories


Agatha Christie

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Year of publication: 2010

Contents: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding The Mystery of the Spanish Chest The Under Dog Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds The Dream Greenshaws Folly FOREWORD BY AGATHA CHRISTIE This book of Christmas fare may be described as The Chefs Selection. I am the Chef There are two main courses: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and The Mystery of the Spanish Chest a selection of Entres: Greenshaws Folly, The Dream, and The Under Dog and a Sorbet: Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds. The Mystery of the ...

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Cat Among the Pigeons

Cat Among the Pigeons


Agatha Christie

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Year of publication: 101

Cat Among the Pigeons For Stella and Larry Kirwan Prologue Summer Term It was the opening day of the summer term at Meadowbank school. The late afternoon sun shone down on the broad gravel sweep in front of the house. The front door was flung hospitably wide, and just within it, admirably suited to its Georgian proportions, stood Miss Vansittart, every hair in place, wearing an impeccably cut coat and skirt. Some parents who knew no better had taken her for the great Miss Bulstrode herself, not ...

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Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971

Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971


Edward D Hoch
Agatha Christie
John D MacDonald
Ellery Queen
Jon L Breen
Michael Gilbert
James Powell
Erie Stanley Gardner
McGarry Morley
Nedra Tyre

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Year of publication: 1971

Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine, Vol. 57, No. 3. Whole No. 328, March 1971 The Gobineau Necklace by James Powell1 A new story by James Powell Another of James Powells absolutely charming stories of San Sebastiano... and sharpen your wits: clever, crafty, cunning, this Louis Tabarin, diamond merchant extraordinaire when Tabarin wanted a diamond necklace for his antique-jewelry collection even if it was the last of a familys heirlooms and with a potent legend to protect it he left no stone no pun ...

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Short Stories

Short Stories


Agatha Christie

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Year of publication: 0

Short Stories Poirot Investigates 1924 The Adventure of the Western Star I was standing at the window of Poirots rooms looking out idly on the street below. Thats queer, I ejaculated suddenly beneath my breath. What is, mon ami asked Poirot placidly, from the depths of his comfortable chair. Deduce, Poirot, from the following facts Here is a young lady, richly dressed - fashionable hat, magnificent furs. She is coming along slowly, looking up at the houses as she goes. Unknown to her, she is ...

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The Mysterious Mr. Quin

The Mysterious Mr. Quin


Agatha Christie

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Year of publication: 0

Agatha Christie The Mysterious Mr. Quin CHAPTER ONE THE COMING OF MR. QUIN IT was New Years Eve. The elder members of the house party at Royston were assembled in the big hall. Mr. Satterthwaite was glad that the young people had gone to bed. He was not fond of young people in herds. He thought them uninteresting and crude. They lacked subtlety and as life went he had become increasingly fond of subtleties Mr. Satterthwaite was sixty-two a little bent, dried-up man with a peering face oddly ...

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The Listerdale Mystery

The Listerdale Mystery


Agatha Christie

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The Listerdale Mystery The Listerdale Mystery I Mrs. St. Vincent was adding up figures. Once or twice she sighed, and her hand stole to her aching forehead. She had always disliked arithmetic. It was unfortunate that nowadays her life should seem to be composed entirely of one particular kind of sum, the ceaseless adding together of small necessary items of expenditure making a total that never failed to surprise and alarm her. Surely it couldnt come to that She went back over the figures. She ...

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The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories


Agatha Christie

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THE HARLEQUIN TEA SET THE EDGE Clare Halliwell walked down the short path that led from her cottage door to the gate. On her arm was a basket, and in the basket was a bottle of soup, some home-made jelly, and a few grapes. There were not many poor people in the small village of Daymers End, but such as there were were assiduously looked after, and Clare was one of the most efficient of the parish workers. Clare Halliwell was thirty-two. She had an upright carriage, a healthy color, and nice ...

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Spider's Web

Spider's Web


Agatha Christie

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Year of publication: 0

CHAPTER ONE COPPLESTONE COURT, the elegant, eighteenth-century country home of Henry and Clarissa Hailsham-Brown, set in gently undulating hilly country in Kent, looked especially attractive in the moonlight which illuminated its facade on a clear, chilly evening in March. Inside the house, in a tastefully furnished ground-floor drawing-room whose French windows overlooked the garden, two men stood near a console table on which there was a tray with three glasses of port, each marked with a ...

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While the light lasts

While the light lasts


Agatha Christie

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THE HOUSE OF DREAMS This is the story of John Segrave - of his life, which was unsatisfactory of his love, which was unsatisfied of his dreams, and of his death and if in the two latter he found what was denied in the two former, then his life may, after all, be taken as a success. Who knows John Segrave came of a family which had been slowly going down the hill for the last century. They had been landowners since the days of Elizabeth, but their last piece of property was sold. It was thought ...

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The hound of death

The hound of death


Agatha Christie

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THE RED SIGNAL No, but how too thrilling, said pretty Mrs Eversleigh, opening her lovely, but slightly vacant, blue eyes very wide. They always say women have a sixth sense do you think its true, Sir Alington The famous alienist smiled sardonically. He had an unbounded contempt for the foolish pretty type, such as his fellow guest. Alington West was the supreme authority on mental disease, and he was fully alive to his own position and importance. A slightly pompous man of full figure. A great ...

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The Thirteen Problems

The Thirteen Problems


Agatha Christie

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The Tuesday Night Club Unsolved mysteries. Raymond West blew out a cloud of smoke and repeated the words with a kind of deliberate self-conscious pleasure. Unsolved mysteries. He looked round him with satisfaction. The room was an old one with broad black beams across the ceiling and it was furnished with good old furniture that belonged to it. Hence Raymond Wests approving glance. By profession he was a writer and he liked the atmosphere to be flawless. His Aunt Janes house always pleased him ...

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Towards Zero

Towards Zero


Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie Towards Zero Prologue: November 19th The group round the fireplace was nearly all composed of lawyers or those who had an interest in the law. There was Martindale the solicitor, Rufus Lord, K.C., young Daniels who had made a name for himself in the Carstairs case, a sprinkling of other barristers, Mr. Justice Cleaver, Lewis of Lewis and Trench and old Mr. Treves. Mr. Treves was close on eighty, a very ripe and experienced eighty. He was a member of a famous firm of solicitors, ...

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