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MIDSUMMER MYSTERIES: Secrets and Suspense from the Queen of Crime

An all-new collection of summer-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the holiday season. Summertime – as the temperature rises, so does the potential for evil. From Cornwall to the French Riviera, whether against a background of Delphic temples or English country houses, Agatha Christie’s most famous characters solve even the most devilish of conundrums as the summer sun beats down. Pull up a deckchair and enjoy plot twists and red herrings galore from the bestselling fiction writer of all time. INCLUDES THE STORIES:The Blood-Stained PavementThe Double ClueA Death on the NileHarlequin’s LaneThe Adventure of the Italian NoblemanJane in Search of a Job The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim The Idol House of Astarte The Rajah’s Emerald The Oracle at Delphi The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger The Incredible Theft ‘Without a doubt, the greatest mystery writer of all time’ – Ragnar Jonasson‘A hundred years after her first novel, and we are all still standing in her shadow’ – Andrew Taylor‘Agatha Christie is the gateway drug to crime fiction both for readers and for writers’ – Val McDermid‘She gives us an insight into human nature that few, if any, have surpassed’ – Susan Lewis‘Dame Agatha has sold more books than all besides Shakespeare and the Bible’ – David Baldacci‘All crime fiction writers around the globe owe Agatha Christie a massive debt’ – Peter James‘Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.’ – Tana FrenchAgatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.SUMMER READING: This collection is great for anyone looking to get into the summer spirit or relax on the beach with a seasonal read.A CHRISTIE FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Included are summer and vacation tales that make this collection perfect for the summer period.THE MOST POPULAR NOVELIST OF ALL TIME: Agatha Christie has sold more than two billion copies around the world – outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of the longest-running play in history, and over 150 films have been adapted from her work.MAJOR FILM: Kenneth Branagh's 2017 MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, and its 2022 sequel, DEATH ON THE NILE, have renewed interest in Christie’s work.Competition: death on the nile;the;killings at kingfisher hill;mysterious affair at styles;thursday murder club;thirteen problems;closed casket;the last seance;hercule poirot’s christmas;midwinter murder. by;sophie hannah;val mcdermid;richard osman;mark aldridge;tony medawar;robert galbraith;ian rankin