A killer stalks a group of ten total strangers on an isolated island off the Devon coast, in a suspenseful story of murder and retribution set to a sinister nursery rhyme.
Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her - and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is present on the platform when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance and is electrocuted on the rails.
Six people sit down to dinner at a table laid for seven. In the seventh place is a sprig of rosemary - in memory of one who died at the same table a year previously. No one present would ever forget her face, contorted beyond recognition - or what they remembered about her astonishing life.
A mysterious stranger appears at a New Year's Eve party, becoming the enigmatic sleuthing sidekick to the snobbish Mr Satterthwaite...
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. Within hours Miss Pinkerton is killed in a hit-and-run accident. Mere coincidence!
This is the sequel to "The Secret of Chimneys", the second novel to feature Superintendent Battle and "Bundle" Brent. As a prank, eight alarm clocks are set to wake up champion sleeper, Gerry Wade. But when morning arrives, one clock is missing and the prank backfires, with tragic consequences.
A collection of short stories featuring the 'heart specialist', Parker Pyne.Mrs Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in The Times which read: 'ARE YOU HAPPY? IF NOT, CONSULT MR PARKER PYNE'.Equally adept at putting together the pieces of a marriage or the fragments of a murder mystery, Mr Parker Pyne was possibly the world's most unconventional private eye - and certainly its most charming.
When a government agent dies in Victoria Jones' hotel room in Baghdad, she is caught up in international intrigue involving a sinister cabal and a secret weapon.
Charles Hayward becomes a special assistant to Scotland Yard when his fiancee's grandfather is murdered, and her entire family comes under suspicion.
Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard struggles to find the person who penned the details of a vicious murder.
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. This new "signature edition" is the first to feature Superintendent Battle and "Bundle" Brent.
The Argyle family is far from pleased to discover one of its number has been posthumously pardoned for murder - if Jacko Argyle didn't kill his mother, who did? The front door of the family home was locked that night, which means one of the family is a murderer.
A seance in a snowbound Dartmoor house predicts a grisly murder...In a remote house in the middle of Dartmoor, six shadowy figures huddle around a small table for a seance. Tension rises as the spirits spell out a chilling message: 'Captain Trevelyan... dead... murder.'Is this black magic or simply a macabre joke? The only way to be certain is to locate Captain Trevelyan. Unfortunately, his home is six miles away and, with snow drifts blocking the roads, someone will have to make the journey on foot...