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…

Mini Review – Three Act Tragedy

Title: Three Act TragedyAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #11 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: Sir Charles Cartwright should have known better than to allow thirteen guests to sit down for dinner. For at the end of the evening one of them is dead—choked by a cocktail that contained no trace of poison. Predictable, says Hercule…

Mini Review – The Body in the Library

Title: The Body in the LibraryAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #2 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing evening dress and heavy make-up, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How…

Mini Review – The 13 Problems

Title: The 13 ProblemsAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #1.5 4.5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: The Tuesday Night Club is the name for a varied group of guests who challenge each other to solve recent, and not so recent, crimes. It begins one evening when the group gathers at Miss Marple’s house and the conversation turns…

Mini Review – Man in the Brown Suit

Title: The Man in the Brown Suit Author: Agatha ChristieSeries: Mysteries #1, Colonel Race #1 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: Newly-orphaned Anne Beddingfeld is a nice English girl looking for a bit of adventure in London. But she stumbles upon more than she bargained for! Anne is on the platform at Hyde Park Corner tube…

Mini Review – Lord Edgeware Dies

Title: Lord Edgeware DiesAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #9 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: 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…

Mini Review – Murder at the Vicarage.

Title: The Murder at the VicarageAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #1 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Murder at the Vicarage marks the debut of Agatha Christie’s unflappable and much beloved female detective, Miss Jane Marple. With her gift for sniffing out the malevolent side of human nature, Miss Marple is led on her first case…

Mini Review – Peril at end House

Title: Peril at end HouseAuthor: Agatha ChristieSeries: Hercule Poirot #8 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: *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. Nick Buckley was an unusual name for a pretty young woman. But then she had…

Mini Review – Black Coffee

Title: Black CoffeeAuthor: Agatha Christie, Adapted by Charles OsborneSeries: Hercule Poirot #7 2.5 stars ★★★ I read this is part of my Agatha Christie Blog Project - you can read about my progress and reviews of other books in the Poirot series Here! From Goodreads: Inventor Sir Claude Amory feels a bitter taste in the…

Mini review – The Mystery of the Blue train

Title: The Mystery of the Blue TrainAuthor: Agatha Christie Series: Hercule Poirot #6 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the French riviera -- ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? When the train stops, the jewel is missing, and the woman is…