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Agatha Christie wrote 79 novels in a career that spanned from 1920 until 1976, and is probably the world's best-known mystery writer, with titles published in 46 languages. More than two billion copies of her novels have been sold, featuring her famous crime sleuths, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple, of St. Mary Mead.

1. And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None
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Considered a masterpiece, this is one of Agatha Christie's most popular mysteries. Ten house guests on an isolated island are all accused of murder and begin disappearing one by one until no one is remaining.
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2. Evil Under the Sun

Evil Under the Sun
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A beautiful flirt, who makes as many enemies as she has suitors at a hotel resort in southern England, is found strangled to death on the beach. Detective Hercule Poirot gathers all the suspects to try to solve the case in what many believe is one of Agatha Christie's best mysteries.
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3. Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express
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Hercule Poirot must sort through 13 suspects, all with a motive to kill a hated millionaire, on the train from Istanbul to Paris. One of Christie's classics.
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4. The Seven Dials Mystery

The Seven Dials Mystery
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In one of her early novels, Christie introduces Lady Eileen Brent, also known as "Bundle," who tries to solve a murder involving a secret society at the home of a reclusive tycoon.
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5. N or M?

N or M
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In a novel set during World War II, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, now in middle-age, go undercover at a seaside resort to set a cunning trap to capture two of Hilter's right-hand men.
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6. Murder in Mesopotamia

Murder in Mesopotamia
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Hercule Poirot travels to Iraq to investigate after the warnings of an archaeologist's wife go unheeded, after receiving letters from her first husband who is supposed to be dead, and she is later found murdered in a locked room.
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7. A Murder Is Announced

Murder Is Announced
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Guests believe that a notice in the newspaper that "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29, at Little Paddocks" is an announcement of a mystery party, but it turns out not to be a game at all. Christie's Miss Jane Marple is called to solve the mystery.
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8. Murder at the Vicarage

Murder at the Vicarage
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No one is surprised when the universally unliked Colonel Protheroe turns up shot to death and the entire village is suspect. In Christie's first introduction of Miss Jane Marple in this 1930 novel, she sets a clever trap for the real killer.
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9. Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock
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Clever twists abound in this Hercule Poirot mystery which is launched when the detective is alerted when his flawless secretary, Miss Lemon, makes three mistakes in one letter. He ends up investigating a culprit who has stolen a stethoscope, a tube of lipstick, and a cookbook.
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10. Death On The Nile

Death on the Nile
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In another Christie classic, Hercule Poirot investigates the death of beautiful young woman, vacationing on a steamer on the Nile, who seemingly is an unlikely target for murder.
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