A Deadly Affair: Unexpected Love Stories from the Queen of Mystery

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  • Collection (14 stories)
  • 2022

From the Queen of Mystery — this all-new collection of stories about love gone horribly wrong will get your heart racing.

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Love can propel us to our greatest heights . . . and darkest depths. In this new collection of Agatha Christie short stories, witness the dark side of love—crimes of passion, games of the heart, and deadly affairs. This pulse-pounding compendium features beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, master of charades Parker Pyne, the enigmatic Harley Quin, and the adventurous Tommy and Tuppence, all at the ready to solve a tantalizing mystery.

In 'The Face of Helen,' a night at the Royal Opera could reach a deadly crescendo for a woman caught in a dicey love triangle; 'Finessing the King' delivers a curious ad in the personals that could mask sinister intentions; who’s in danger of getting stung in 'Wasp’s Nest' depends on rounding up suspects and solving a murder—before it even happens. Those are just a few of the tales in this collection featuring essential reading that Christie fans old and new will simply love.

In this collection

The King of Clubs
Hercule Poirot
The Face of Helen
Harley Quin
Death by Drowning
Miss Marple
The Double Clue
Hercule Poirot
Finessing the King
Tommy & Tuppence
The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper
Tommy & Tuppence
Wasps' Nest
Hercule Poirot
The Case of the Caretaker
Miss Marple
The Man in the Mist
Tommy & Tuppence
The Case of the Rich Woman
Parker Pyne
The Love Detectives
Harley Quin

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