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…

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…