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Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie | Book Review

In preparation for the Amazon series based off of this novel (and because I adore Agatha Christie's work), I decided to devour this book. The plot focuses on the Argyle family, whose matriarch was killed two years ago by her troubled son Jack. Or so the family thinks until a man appears who clears Jack's… Continue reading Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie | Book Review

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Crooked House by Agatha Christie | Book Review

I adore Agatha Christie's work, but this is definitely not one of my favorite novels. The story follows Charles Hayward, who is madly in love with Sophia Leonides. After waiting three year, he reunites with Sophia, only to learn that her grandfather has suddenly passed away. Soon, he's caught up in the elderly man's passing,… Continue reading Crooked House by Agatha Christie | Book Review

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Towards Zero by Agatha Christie | Book Review

Towards Zero isn't as strong as some of Christie's other works, but it's still incredibly intriguing and fast-paced. This novel follows a group of people who gather at Gull's Point, the home of a wealthy older woman named Lady Tressilian. Of course, everyone has their own motivations and problems. There's the successful professional tennis player… Continue reading Towards Zero by Agatha Christie | Book Review

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie | Book Review

Another cracking yarn from the Queen of Mystery, And Then There Were None finds ten people drawn to an island by a mysterious figure named U.N. Owen. Once they arrive on the island, though, sinister things start happening and their numbers dwindle... Christie knew how to weave together a mystery, and this is one of… Continue reading And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie | Book Review

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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie | Book Review

WOW. THIS is how you craft a mystery novel. Murder on the Orient Express is the tenth novel in the Hercule Poirot series, but I was able to enjoy this book without having read the previous entries (another sign this is a great yarn). I loved the eclectic cast of characters, and seeing Poirot untangling… Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie | Book Review