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Hercule Poirot Series

Hercule Poirot books in order

Mysteries with the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. These can mostly be read as stand-alone in any order, but based on internal chronology The Mysterious Affair at Styles is the first Poirot story and Curtain was written to be the final Poirot story and should be read last. Other points to note are:1. Lord Edgware Dies should be read before After …
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Book 1
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Agatha Christie - Jul 01, 2018 (first published in 1920)
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Agatha Christie's debut novel was the first to feature Hercule Poirot, her famously eccentric Belgian detective. A refugee of the Great War, Poirot is settling in England near Styles Court, the country estate of his wealthy benefactress, the elderly Emily Inglethorp. When Emily is poisoned and the authorities are baffled, Poirot puts his prodigious...
Book 2
The Murder on the Links
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Jun 14, 2011 (first published in 1923)
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Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is summoned to France after receiving a distressing letter with a urgent cry for help. Upon his arrival in Merlinville-sur-Mer, the investigator finds the man who penned the letter, the South American millionaire Monsieur Renauld, stabbed to death and his body flung into a freshly dug open grave on the golf course a...
Book 3
Poirot Investigates
Agatha Christie - May 12, 2021 (first published in 1924)
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Here is a sparkling collection of mystery gems, polished puzzlers from the pen of Agatha Christie starring the vain, eccentric and utterly brilliant Hercule Poirot.Hercule Poirot grapples with a chain of mysteries that challenge his ingenuity and display the author's wide-ranging imagination to fine effect. Herein the detective deals with the theft...
Book 4
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Feb 01, 2011 (first published in 1926)
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Voted by the British Crime Writers Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christies ten favorite novels, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailin...
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Book 5
Agatha Christie - Dec 01, 2016 (first published in 1927)
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Framed in the doorway of Poirot’s bedroom stood an uninvited guest, coated from head to foot in dust. The man’s gaunt face stared for a moment, then he swayed and fell. Who was he? Was he suffering from shock or just exhaustion? Above all, what was the significance of the figure 4, scribbled over and over again on a sheet of paper? Poirot finds him...
Book 6
The Mystery of the Blue Train
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Sep 27, 2011 (first published in 1928)
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An Alternate Cover of this ISBN can be found here.A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the French riviera -- ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? When the train stops, the jewel is missing, and the woman is found dead in her compartment. It's the perfect mystery, filled with passion, greed, deceit....
Book 7
Black Coffee
A Hercule Poirot Novel (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Charles Osborne - Sep 15, 1999 (first published in 1998)
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Inventor Sir Claude Amory feels a bitter taste in the mouth, when the new formula for explosive material stolen by someone in the household.In order to quickly remedy the situation, Sir Claude locks the door and turns off the light, giving the thief a chance to return the formula without being detected. But darkness brings death and Hercule Poirot ...
Book 8
Peril at End House
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Oct 25, 2011 (first published in 1932)
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An Alternate Cover Edition of this ISBN can be found here.Hercule Poirot is vacationing on the Cornish coast when he meets Nick Buckly. Nick is the young and reckless mistress of End House, an imposing structure perched on the rocky cliffs of St. Loo.Poirot has taken a particular interest in the young woman who has recently narrowly escaped a serie...
Book 9
Lord Edgware Dies
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Aug 30, 2011 (first published in 1933)
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An Agatha Christie mystery story. Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to ‘get rid of’ her estranged husband. Now the monstrous man was dead. And yet the great Belgian detective couldn’t help feeling that he was being taken for a ride. After all, how could Jane have stabbed Lord Edgware to death in his library at exactly the same t...
Book 10
Murder on the Orient Express
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Agatha Christie - Oct 24, 2017 (first published in 1934)
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Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule...
Book 11
Three Act Tragedy
A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries, 11)
Agatha Christie - Jun 14, 2011 (first published in 1934)
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Sir Charles Cartwright should have known better than to allow thirteen guests to sit down for dinner. For at the end of the evening one of them is dead—choked by a cocktail that contained no trace of poison. Predictable, says Hercule Poirot, the great detective. But entirely unpredictable is that he can find absolutely no motive for murder....
Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie
The A. B. C. Murders by Agatha Christie
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie
Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie
Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Dead Man's Mirror - a Hercule Poirot Short Story (Hercule Poirot) by Agatha Christie
Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
The Regatta Mystery And Other Stories by Agatha Christie
Sad Cypress by Agatha Christie
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie
Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie
Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
The Hollow by Agatha Christie
The Labors of Hercules by Agatha Christie
Taken at the Flood by Agatha Christie
The Under Dog and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
Mrs. McGinty's Dead by Agatha Christie
After the Funeral by Agatha Christie
Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie
Dead Man's Folly by Agatha Christie
Cat Among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding - a Hercule Poirot Short Story by Agatha Christie
Double Sin and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
The Clocks by Agatha Christie
Third Girl by Agatha Christie
Hallowe'en Party by Agatha Christie
Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie
Poirot's Early Cases by Agatha Christie
Curtain by Agatha Christie
Problem at Pollensa Bay by Agatha Christie
The Harlequin Tea Set by Agatha Christie
While the Light Lasts by Agatha Christie