The Clocks: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. Time is ticking away for a assassin in Christie’s vintage, The Clocks, as Poirot investigates the unusual case of a corpse surrounded via various timepieces in a blind woman’s house.

Show description

Quick preview of The Clocks: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) PDF

Similar Mystery books

The Sky Phantom (Nancy Drew Mysteries, Book 53)

Whilst Nancy and her pals holiday on a Midwestern ranch, experience and intrigue abound. A lacking pilot, a stolen horse, and a mysterious magnetic cloud lead Nancy to tackle one more interesting research.

Poirot's Early Cases

Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot's early circumstances from the times prior to he was once well-known. .. Hercule Poirot extremely joyful in telling people who he used to be most likely the simplest detective on the earth. So turning again the clock to track eighteen of the circumstances which helped determine his expert attractiveness was once regularly going to be a desirable adventure.

Three Act Tragedy: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks.

The Big Four: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her complete oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks.

Extra info for The Clocks: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

Show sample text content

I shan’t be lengthy. You’ll be alright. Lean ahead and placed your head among your knees in case you consider queer. ” “I—I imagine I’m o.k. now. ” She was once a bit uncertain approximately it, yet I didn’t are looking to parley. I gave her a reassuring pat at the shoulder and strode off quickly up the trail. I went in throughout the door, hesitated a second within the hallway, appeared into the door at the left, stumbled on an empty eating room, crossed the corridor and entered the sitting room contrary. first thing I observed was once an aged girl with gray hair sitting in a chair.

Lawton’s residence, the lady who had desired to see Sheila Webb. the woman who had famous him as she handed him and had hesitated a second as if doubtful even if to prevent him or now not. She’d had anything on her brain. convinced, that used to be it. anything on her brain. He’d slipped up. He’d no longer been quickly sufficient at the ball. full of his personal objective of checking out a bit extra approximately Sheila Webb’s heritage, he had ignored a important element. the lady were anxious? Why? Now, most likely, they’d by no means be aware of why.

She didn't solution right now then she stated: “Can’t we get on with it? in any case, if it isn’t Harry…. ” He puzzled what precisely she used to be pondering. there has been pressure in her voice, almost certainly emotion? He used to be uncertain. “I can understand,” he acknowledged, “that you’d wish to get it over. We’ll pass now. ” He rose and escorted her out of the room to the ready motor vehicle. Her anxiousness once they received to the place they have been going, was once not more than the anxiousness of different humans he had taken to this comparable position. He acknowledged the standard reassuring issues.

It consisted in basic terms of the phone name she had bought purporting to be from pass over Pebmarsh. ” “Do you suggest that Edna knew that it wasn’t from pass over Pebmarsh? ” “I imagine it was once easier than that. i'm suggesting that there has been no mobile name in any respect. ” He went on: “The heel of Edna’s shoe got here off. The grating used to be particularly as regards to the workplace. She got here again to the bureau. yet pass over Martindale, in her deepest place of work, didn't recognize that Edna had come again. so far as she knew there has been no one yet herself within the bureau.

Bland. “Was he any relation to overlook Pebmarsh? ” requested Mrs. Bland. “No,” acknowledged the inspector, “he used to be rather unknown to her. ” “Very peculiar,” stated Mrs. Bland. “You recognize Mrs. Pebmarsh? ” “Oh convinced, I suggest, we all know her as neighbours, in fact. She asks my husband for recommendation occasionally concerning the backyard. ” “You’re a truly prepared gardener, I assemble? ” acknowledged the inspector. “Not relatively, no longer really,” stated Bland deprecatingly. “Haven’t the time, you recognize. after all, i do know what’s what. yet I’ve obtained an outstanding fellow—comes two times every week.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 10 votes