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  • 1
    The Secret of Chimneys | Agatha Christie

    The Secret of Chimneys

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (101)
    Performance
    (78)
    Story
    (78)

    Little did Anthony Cade suspect that a simple errand on behalf of a friend would make him the centrepiece of a murderous international conspiracy. Someone would stop at nothing to prevent the monarchy being restored in faraway Herzoslovakia. The combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Surete can do no better than go in circles - until the final murder at Chimneys, the great country estate that yields up an amazing secret.

    "Damned chilly things, pyjamas"

    I usually enjoy dramatisations of Agatha Christie's works but the books themselves seem flat and two dimensional so I usually avoid them. But I took a..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 February 2016 by Norma Miles ()
  • 2
    The Seven Dials Mystery | Agatha Christie

    The Seven Dials Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (90)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (61)

    Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper, so the other house guests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight alarm clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6.30 a.m. But when morning arrived, one clock was missing, and the prank had backfired with tragic consequences. For Jimmy Thesiger in particular, the words "seven dials" were to take on a new and chilling significance.

    Audio perfection

    An absolutely excellent reading of an Agatha Christie mystery. Emilia Fox is superb at clear characterisation and the pace is spot on. The audio quali..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 June 2007 by Sue (Verwood, Dorset, United Kingdom)
  • 3
    Cards on the Table | Agatha Christie

    Cards on the Table

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (89)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (62)

    Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered murder an art form, the detective had some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana's private collection.

    Cards on the Table

    An easy to listen to audio book, with all that you'd expect from Agatha Christie.
    Four sleuths & four murderers and one host. At the end of the n..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 March 2015 by Jaye Hardy ()
  • 4
    Murder is Easy | Agatha Christie

    Murder is Easy

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (100)
    Performance
    (71)
    Story
    (72)

    Luke Fitzwilliam could not believe Miss Pinkerton's wild allegation that a multiple murderer was at work in the quiet English village of Wychwood, or her speculation that the local doctor was next in line. But, within hours, Miss Pinkerton had been killed in a hit-and-run car accident. Mere coincidence? Luke was inclined to think so, until he read in The Times of the unexpected demise of Dr Humbleby.

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  • 5
    Towards Zero | Agatha Christie

    Towards Zero

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (80)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (54)

    What is the connection between a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player? To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a houseparty gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. It's all part of a carefully paid plan for murder.

    Towards zero

    Hugh Fraserburgh did a great job narrating this story he actually got you imagining that you were there well worth another listen to in the future.

    Reviewed on 09 February 2015 by Jaye Hardy ()