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Thirteen at Dinner / Murder on the Orient Express / The ABC Murders / Cards on the Table / Death on the Nile.
Thirteen at Dinner / Murder on the Orient Express / The ABC Murders / Cards on the Table / Death on the Nile Author:Agatha Christie Thirteen at Dinner (Hercule Poirot, Bk 8) (aka Lord Edgware Dies) — Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid of' her estranged husband. Now the monstrous man was dead. And yet the great Belgian detective couldn't help feeling that he was being taken for a ride. After all, how could Jane have s... more »tabbed Lord Edgware to death in his library a exactly the same time she was seen dining with friends? And what could be her motive now that the aristocrat had finally granted her a divorce?
Also published as Lord Edgware Dies.
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, Bk 9) (aka Murder in the Calais Coach)
On the long train ride from Istanbul to Paris, detective Poirot must find the killer of a much-hated millionaire among 13 suspects with reasons to kill.
Also published as Murder in the Calais Coach
The ABC Murders (Hercule Poirot, Bk 12) (aka The Alphabet Murders)
Alice Ascher, a shopkeeper in Andover, is bludgeoned to death at her place of work. Next to die is Miss Bernard in Bexhill, then Mr. Clarke in Churston. More disturbing than the alphabetic sequence of the killings or the ABC Railway guide that the killer leaves at the scene of each crime are the taunting notes Hercule Poirot receives each time the killer is about to strike again. It is one of Poirot's most challenging cases yet.
Also published as The Alphabet Murders.
Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot, Bk 13)
An enjoyable evening of bridge turns into a murder investigation when the flamboyant host Mr. Shaitana is found dead. Can the four invited investigators, Hercule Poirot, Superintendent Battle, Colonel Race and Ariadne Oliver discover which of the other four guests is the killer? Investigations reveal all four had an opportunity -- and something ... more »to hide.
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, Bk 15)
Linnett Ridgeway has almost everything: youth, beauty, brains, and money. Then her best friend Jackie brings her handsome fianc?, Simon Doyle, to visit and asks Linnett to give him a job. Now Linnett and Simon are on their honeymoon, a cruise up the Nile. When Linnett is killed, Jackie is the obvious suspect, but she couldn't have done it. It seems like an insolvable crime, until the famous detective Hercule Poirot starts to investigate.« less