Poirot #23: The Patriotic Murders by Agatha Christie (Pocket, 1943)

Title: The Patriotic Murders Author: Agatha Christie Imprint & Number: Pocket 249 Cover price: none Publication date: 11/1943 Cover artist: H Lawrence Hoffman Originally published as One, Two, Buckle My Shoe. From the back cover: Death At The Dentist’s The … Continue reading

Superintendent Battle #1: The Secret Of Chimneys by Agatha Christie (Dell, 1959)

Title: The Secret Of Chimneys Author: Agatha Christie Imprint & Number: Dell D262 Cover price: .35 Publication date: 2/1959 Cover artist: William Teason (identified as “Tesson” on back cover) First in the Superintendent Battle series. Also introduces Christies’ “Bundle” Brent … Continue reading

Miss Marple #5 – Murder With Mirrors by Agatha Christie (Pocket 1021 – 1954)

“I haven’t done badly out of marriage,” said Ruth Van Rydock, “take it by and large.” Miss Jane Marple thought Ruth was putting it mildly. Ruth had been married three times, each time to an extremely wealthy man, and the … Continue reading

The Mysterious World Of Agatha Christie by Jeffrey Feinman (Award AR1489 – 1975)

An intimate backstage look at the working methods of the greatest puzzle weaver of all time – including a complete bibliography of her work. A paperback original first edition bio of Agatha Christie. Title: The Mysterious World Of Agatha Christie … Continue reading