Tommy & Tuppence

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 586 ratings

The Secret Adversary Summary

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.
© Agatha Christie Mallowan 1951, 2004 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK
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  • Book 1

    • The Secret Adversary

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    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 Secret Adversary

    • Tommy & Tuppence, Book 1
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    It's a race against the clock in this tale of danger and intrigue. In the glitzy era of the 1920s, charming armature sleuths, Tommy and Tuppence set out to solve the mysterious disappearance of a client and unravel a mysterious plot involving blackmail, international intrigue, and perhaps even the sinking of the Lusitania. When labor unrest erupts in England, the situation could turn deadly if a state secret falls into the wrong hands, but Tuppence has no qualms in accepting a job offer to stop that from happening.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Truly awful

    • By Kindle Customer on 19-03-17

    Regular price: £19.39

  • Book 2

    • Partners in Crime

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Six short stories from the Queen of Crime, telling, amongst other things, of Pink Pearls and Sinister Strangers.Bonus Feature: Includes an exclusive Q&A session between Hugh Fraser and David Brawn, Publishing Operations Director at HarperCollins.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford were restless for adventure, so when they were asked to take over Blunt’s International Detective Agency, they leapt at the chance

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable escapades

    • By Amir Hussain on 13-09-15

    Regular price: £8.49

  • Book 3

    • N or M?

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    It is World War II, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces an even more sinister threat from "the enemy within": Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the Intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their mission: to seek out a man and a woman from among the colourful guests at Sans Souci, a seaside hotel. But this assignment is no stroll along the promenade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lively tale, excellently read

    • By Kirstine on 18-06-08

    Regular price: £8.49

  • Book 4

    • By the Pricking of My Thumbs

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady. But when Mrs Lockett mentions a poisoned mushroom stew, and Mrs Lancaster talks about "something behind the fireplace", Tommy and Tuppence find themselves caught up in an unexpected adventure involving possible black magic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • By the Pricking of my thumbs

    • By Jaye what if on 16-03-16

    Regular price: £8.49

  • Book 5

    • Postern of Fate

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of The Black Arrow, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By Amazon Customer on 17-01-15

    Regular price: £8.49

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