Magpie Murders

There’s nothing like a good whoddunit to get you out of a reading rut. When it comes to mysteries, no one is better than Anthony Horowitz, who is good enough for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate, which gave him permission to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels, namely, House of Silk and Moriarty.  I have…

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

When an elderly heiress, sleeping alone in her room, is poisoned, it is up to private detective extraordinaire Hercule Poirot to solve the mysterious case and bring the criminal to justice! The small village of Styles St. Mary is shaken up when one of its most prominent, if not wealthiest, residents, namely, Mrs. Inglethorp, suddenly…

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None has been hailed by critics as Agatha Christie‘s masterpiece.  She herself has mentioned that And Then There Were None was one of the most difficult novel to write, owing to the difficulty of the plot. Published in 1939, And Then There Were None, brought forth a new form of mystery thriller, one…