Mini Review – A Pocket Full of Rye

Title: A Pocket full of RyeAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #7 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Let us explain. Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' office when he suffered a sudden and agonising death.…

Mini Review – Dumb Witness

Title: Dumb WitnessAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #17 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Everyone blamed Emily Arundell’s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs at her home in Market Basing by her frisky terrier, Bob. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives…

Mini Review – Death on the Nile

Title: Death on the NileAuthor: Agatha Christie Series: Hercule Poirot #18 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Agatha Christie's most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery…

Mini Review – The ABC Murders

Title: The ABC MurdersAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #13 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir…

Mini Review – A Murder is Announced

Title: A Murder is Announced Author: Agatha ChrsiteSeries: Ms Marple #5 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’…

Audio ARC review – The Christie Affair

Title: The Christie AffairAuthor: Nina De GramontNarrator: Lucy ScottRelease Date: 20/1/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 30(see below for breakdown) 3 stars ★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Macmillian Audio UK and Mantle Books ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days.…

Agatha Christie Project Update 2022

In 2021 I relaunched my Agatha Christie Project aiming to read all 66 of Christie's Mysteries. I also aimed to mini review them all and compile them all on my Agatha Christie Project page to track progress. I decided to restart this project in 2021 as I joined a Poirot buddy read that aimed to…

Mini Review – Moving Finger

Title: The Moving Finger Author: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #4 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village’s quiet charm, eventually causing one…

Mini Review – Death in the Clouds

Title: Death in the CloudsAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #12 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: From seat No. 9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers on the short flight from Paris to London. Over to his right sat a pretty young woman, clearly infatuated with the man opposite; ahead, in…