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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 1,411
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,262

    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
    • Smashing!

    • By steven lawson on 06-11-17

    Regular price: £22.59

    • 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 1,158
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,029
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,030

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As good as David Suchet is on the TV

    • By David T-Rex on 22-11-14

    Regular price: £32.00

    • 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 421
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 371

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great production,

    • By clemsfoldrog on 29-11-17

    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
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    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.... 

    Regular price: £12.99

    • More from Marple's Casebook

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: full cast, June Whitfield
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Original Recording
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    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.  

    Regular price: £31.99

    • 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 137
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113

    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

    • Miss Marple's Final Cases

    • Three new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: June Whitfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    June Whitfield returns as the deceptively mild spinster sleuth in three full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations. Specially broadcast to mark the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, these brand new dramas are based on three of her best short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glad they have done another Marple dramatisation

    • By M. K. on 11-11-15

    Regular price: £12.00

    • 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 655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 521
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524

    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

    • 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 648
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586

    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 Murder of Roger Ackroyd

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    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 blackmailing her. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It

    • By Sue on 22-07-07

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Bodies from the Library

    • Lost Classic Stories by Masters of the Golden Age
    • By: Tony Medawar, Agatha Christie, Georgette Heyer, and others
    • Narrated by: Philip Bretherton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together a selection of rare tales by masters of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Agatha Christie crime story that has not been seen since 1922. At a time when crime and thriller writing has once again overtaken the sales of general and literary fiction, Bodies from the Library unearths lost stories from the Golden Age, that period between the World Wars when detective fiction captured the public’s imagination and saw the emergence of some of the world’s cleverest and most popular storytellers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 24 Carat Golden Age

    • By SuzHam on 29-07-18

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Murder at the Vicarage

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Richard E. Grant
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    A classic Marple mystery, read by the inimitable Richard E. Grant. 'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, ‘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
    • Great performance

    • By Mr. J. Fanning on 19-10-14

    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 246
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    "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

    • 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 376
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Suchet narrating Poirot is a must!

    • By Miss on 19-03-16

    Regular price: £11.99

    • 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 796
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 665

    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

    • The Thirteen Problems

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310

    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

    • A Murder is Announced

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 112

    The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m." A childish practical joke? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Party games...

    • By FictionFan on 06-01-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    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 Big Four

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    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 four, scribbled over and over again on a sheet of paper? Poirot finds himself plunged into a world of international intrigue, risking his life to uncover the truth about "Number Four".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poirot's most exciting adventure!

    • By George on 08-06-11

    Regular price: £8.49

    • A Caribbean Mystery

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    As Jane Marple sat basking in the Caribbean sunshine she felt mildly discontented with life. True, the warmth eased her rheumatism, but here in paradise nothing ever happened.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Addictive and beautifully narrated.

    • By S. Todd on 29-09-16

    Regular price: £8.49

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