Miss Marple (12 books)

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With her twinkling eyes and white hair, Miss Marple looks sweet and inoffensive. But her keen observation of human nature makes her positively redoubtable when it comes to solving mysteries.

 

They Do It With Mirrors

Miss Marple #6

by Agatha Christie

A sense of danger pervades the rambling Victorian mansion in which Jane Marple's friend Carrie Louise lives—and not only because the building doubles as a rehabilitation centre for criminal youths. One inmate...


The Murder at the Vicarage

Miss Marple #1

by Agatha Christie

The murder of Colonel Protheroe -- shot through the head -- is a shock to everyone in St Mary Mead, though hardly an unpleasant one. Now even the vicar, who had declared that killing the detested Protheroe would...


The Moving Finger

Miss Marple #4

by Agatha Christie

Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secrets -- a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate-mail causes only a minor stir. But all of that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs....


The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Miss Marple #9

by Agatha Christie

The quaint village of St Mary Mead has been glamourized by the presence of screen queen Marina Gregg, who has taken up residence in preparation for her comeback. But when a local fan is poisoned, Marina finds...


The Body in the Library

Miss Marple #3

by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's genius for detective fiction is unparalleled. Her worldwide popularity is phenomenal, her characters engaging, her plots spellbinding. No one knows the human heart—or the dark passions that...


Sleeping Murder

Miss Marple #13

by Agatha Christie

Soon after Gwenda Reed moves into her new home, odd things start to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernize the house, she only succeeds in dredging up its past. Worse, she feels an irrational sense of...


Nemesis

Miss Marple #12

by Agatha Christie

Even the unflappable Miss Marple is astounded as she reads the letter addressed to her on instructions from the recently deceased tycoon Mr. Jason Rafiel, whom she had met on holiday in the West Indies (A Caribbean...


At Bertram's Hotel

Miss Marple #11

by Agatha Christie

When Jane Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's: a restored London hotel with traditional decor, impeccable service -- and an unmistakable atmosphere...


A Pocket Full of Rye: A Miss Marple Mystery

Miss Marple #7

by Agatha Christie

Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sippingtea in his “counting house” when he sufferedan agonizing and sudden death. On later inspection,the pockets of the deceased were found to containtraces...


A Murder Is Announced

Miss Marple #5

by Agatha Christie

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which read: 'A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at...


A Caribbean Mystery

Miss Marple #10

by Agatha Christie

As Jane Marple sat basking in the tropical sunshine she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened. Then a question was put to her by...


4:50 from Paddington

Miss Marple #8

by Agatha Christie

For an instant the two trains ran side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth McGillicuddy stared helplessly out of her carriage window as a man tightened his grip around a woman's throat. The body crumpled....


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