Monday, April 7, 2014

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Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie

Hercule Poirot Series Book # 24

A famous painter's jealous wife is tried, convicted and sentenced to life for his murder. But did she really do it? Hercule Poirot sets out to find the fatal flaw in the perfect crime.

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The Hollow by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot Series Book # 25

Lady Angkatell, intrigued by the criminal mind, has invited Hercule Poirot to her estate for a weekend house party. The Belgian detective's arrival at the Hollow is met with an elaborate tableau staged for his amusement: a doctor lies in a puddle of red paint, his timid wife stands over his body with a gun while the other guests look suitably shocked. 

But this is no charade. The paint is blood and the corpse real!

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Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie
Superintendent Battle Series Book # 4

On her way to Scotland Yard to report several murders in her village, an elderly woman encounters retired policeman Luke Fitzwilliam. He dismisses her ravings about the murderer finding it easy to kill, as long as no one knows who he is--until two more killings occur, one of which is the old lady's.

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The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith
Isabel Dalhousie Series Book # 1
Sunday Philosophy Club Series # 1

Amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher who also uses her training to solve unusual mysteries. Isabel is Editor of the "Review of Applied Ethics, which addresses such issues as "truth telling in sexual relationships," and she also hosts The Sunday Philosophy Club at her house in Edinburgh. 

In this first book in McCall Smith's new series Isbel investigates how a young man could have fallen to his death from the top balcony of the Usher Hall. She is aided by her beautiful niece Cat, Cat's ex boyfriend Hugo (whose own good looks Isabel is tantalised by), and her strict housekeeper Grace. Isabel is drawn into the heart of Edinburgh's well heeled, if somewhat shady, business community as she sets out to discover the truth.
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Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

Dr. Victor Frankenstein, an ambitious young scientist, is consumed by a fanatic desire to create a living being. He fashions an eight-foot creature and succeeds in animating him but, horrified by his visage, perceives his creation to be a monster and frightens him away.

The monster, wandering in search of human companionship, is spurned and repulsed by all he approaches and learns to hate and to kill. He confronts his maker with a terrible choice: unless Frankenstein creates for him a mate, he will go on a rampage of destruction.

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