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    • Murder on the Orient Express

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Tom Conti, Jane Asher, Ruta Gedmintas, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,899
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,890

    What begins as a routine journey on the luxurious Orient Express soon unfurls into Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery. This all-star production features lead performances from Tom Conti ( The Dark Knight Rises, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence) as Hercule Poirot, Sophie Okonedo ( After Earth, Hotel Rwanda and Ace Ventura) and Eddie Marsan ( Sherlock Holmes, V for Vendetta and Hancock) plus a full supporting cast.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Audible drama production...

    • By Salter on 02-10-18

    Regular price: £22.59

    • Secret Adversary

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 4

    The second book by Agatha Christie and her first Ty and Tuppence mystery. A thriller as well as a mystery in rollicking good fun, with six impossible things before breakfast, as the English say. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the book this is terrible

    • By Christine on 23-04-19

    Regular price: £4.19

    • Poirot's Finest Cases

    • Eight Full-Cast BBC Radio Dramatisations
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Full Cast, John Moffat
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,399
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,242
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,240

    John Moffatt stars as the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. The ABC Murders: A chilling letter sets the sleuth on the trail of an enigmatic killer. After the Funeral: A wealthy businessman is dead, and his sister thinks it was murder. Death on the Nile: Poirot is in Egypt when a chilling murder takes place. Peril at End House: Whilst on holiday, the sleuth encounters a young woman, a hat and a bullet. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: Mrs Farrars is found dead, one year after the death of her husband.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great but...

    • By Mr. D. A. G. Talbot on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £32.00

    • More from Marple's Casebook

    • Full-Cast BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: full cast, June Whitfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    June Whitfield stars as Miss Marple in seven full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations. The stories included are: 'The Moving Finger', 'They Do It with Mirrors', 'Nemesis', 'Sleeping Murder', 'Tape-Measure Murder', 'The Case of the Perfect Maid' and 'Sanctuary'. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvellous Marple!

    • By Lee on 10-09-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • More of Poirot's Finest Cases

    • Seven Full-Cast BBC Radio Dramatisations
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: full cast, John Moffat
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 596
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 518

    John Moffat stars as the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in seven more BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. The stories in this volume are: Evil Under the Sun, Sad Cypress, Murder in Mesopotamia, Lord Edgware Dies, Halloween Party, Murder on the Links and Five Little Pigs. Based on the original novels by Agatha Christie, these superb adaptations feature a cast of outstanding actors playing an array of likely suspects.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic,but why not compiled in broadcast order?

    • By Nigel on 03-03-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • The Mystery of Three Quarters

    • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
    • By: Sophie Hannah, Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 445

    Returning home after lunch one day, Hercule Poirot finds an angry woman waiting outside his front door. She demands to know why Poirot has sent her a letter accusing her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met. Poirot has also never heard of a Barnabas Pandy and has accused nobody of murder. Shaken, he goes inside, only to find that he has a visitor waiting for him - a man who also claims also to have received a letter from Poirot that morning, accusing him of the murder of Barnabas Pandy.... 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor substitute

    • By Mary Taylor on 10-11-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Agatha Christie: Twelve Radio Mysteries

    • Twelve BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Tom Hollander, full cast, Julia McKenzie, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Twelve BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of short stories by the Queen of Crime. First broadcast in the early 2000s, the stories were adapted and brought up-to-date for a contemporary audience. The stories are 'Philomel Cottage'; 'Swan Song'; 'Magnolia Blossom'; 'Witness for the Prosecution'; 'The Gates of Baghdad'; 'The Hounds of Death'; 'In a Glass Darkly'; 'The Dressmaker's Doll'; 'The Case of the Perfect Carer'; 'The £199 Adventure'; 'The Gypsy'; and 'The Last Seance'. Duration: 6 hours approx.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Repackaged version of 2010 dramatisations

    • By M. K. on 05-02-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Poirot's Early Cases

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser, David Suchet
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612

    Still in the formative years of his career, Hercule Poirot faces a most taxing case: who killed Lord Cronshaw? Was Coco Courtenay's death on the same night a mere coincidence? And did she deliberately take an overdose of cocaine?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poriot Early Cases <br />

    • By Jaye what if on 21-06-16

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Dumb Witness

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Everyone blamed Emily's accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An entertaining mystery from the 1930's

    • By Mark H on 16-10-12

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Secret Adversary

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Tommy and Tuppence embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd. Their advertisement says they are "willing to do anything, go anywhere". But their first assignment, for the sinister Mr Whittington, plunges them into more danger than they ever imagined.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A nice thriller with delightful detectives

    • By Sheryl Mason on 15-05-14

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Murder at the Vicarage

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    "Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe," declared the parson, "would be doing the world at large a service!" It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Joan Hickson the consumate Miss Marple

    • By JPH on 15-09-17

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    Recently, there had been some strange goings on at Styles St Mary. Evelyn, constant companion to old Mrs Inglethorp, had stormed out of the house muttering something about "a lot of sharks". And with her, something indefinable had gone from the atmosphere. Her presence had spelt security; now the air seemed rife with suspicion and impending evil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous audiobook

    • By david llewellyn on 17-08-17

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Thirteen Problems

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367

    When her friends from the Tuesday Night Club visit Miss Marple's house, the conversation often turns to unsolved crimes. Trying to solve these 13 mysteries are Raymond West, a young writer; the artist Joyce Lemprière; Dr Pender, the clergyman, who claims to know the hidden side of human character; Mr Petherick, a lawyer who is only interested in the logical approach; and Sir Henry Clithering, whose experience as commissioner of Scotland Yard speaks for itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good

    • By Miss on 28-03-13

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Murder on the Orient Express

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 878
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 739
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 740

    Just after midnight, a snowdrift stopped the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train was surprisingly full for the time of the year. But by the morning there was one passenger fewer. An American lay dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Natsume on 15-12-15

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Death on the Nile

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 365

    The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish, and beautiful. A girl who had everything...until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalled an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: "I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger." Yet in this exotic setting nothing was ever quite what it seemed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story, let down by narration

    • By Tab on 22-05-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Poirot Investigates

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond...then came the "suicide" that was murder...the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun-room...a million dollar bond robbery...the curse of a pharoah's tomb...a jewel robbery by the sea...the abduction of a Prime Minister...the disappearance of a banker...a phone call from a dying man...and, finally, the mystery of the missing will.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Suchet IS Hercule Poirot

    • By Mr. P. Hoggan on 15-06-16

    Regular price: £8.49

    • And Then There Were None

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 678
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 673

    Agatha Christie's world-famous mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are lured to an island mansion off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N. Owen. Over dinner, a record begins to play, and the voice of an unseen host accuses each person of hiding a guilty secret. That evening, former reckless driver Tony Marston is found murdered by a deadly dose of cyanide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still a superb read!

    • By Mr on 15-11-15

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Hollow

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    Lucy Angkatell invited Hercule Poirot to lunch. To tease the great detective, her guests stage a mock murder beside the swimming pool. Unfortunately, the victim plays the scene for real. As his blood drips into the water, John Christow gasps one final word: "Henrietta". In the confusion, a gun sinks to the bottom of the pool. Poirot's enquiries reveal a complex web of romantic attachments. It seems everyone in the drama is a suspect, and each a victim of love.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • So Slow

    • By Alexandra Allan on 24-08-11

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The ABC Murders

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book for Agatha Christie lovers

    • By kat on 10-04-13

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Mysterious Mr. Quin

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    So far, it had been a typical New Year's Eve house party. But Mr. Satterthwaite, a keen observer of human nature, sensed that the real drama of the evening was yet to unfold. So it proved when a mysterious stranger arrived after midnight. Who was this Mr. Quin? And why did his presence have such a pronounced effect on Eleanor Portal, the woman with the dyed-black hair?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen

    • By melanie on 02-02-13

    Regular price: £12.99

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