Month: December 2021

The Thumb Mark of St Peter | The 13 Problems | Miss Marple | Agatha Christie

About The Thumb Mark of St Peter The Thumb Mark of St Peter is a short story in the collection The 13 Problems written by Agatha Christie. The story features an amateur detective Miss Marple, her nephew Raymond West, and her friend Sir Henry Clithering. The victim of rumours The final story to be told …

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Motive v. Opportunity | Miss Marple short story | Agatha Christie

About Motive v. Opportunity Motive v. Opportunity is a part of short story collection The 13 Problems written by Agatha Christie. It features Miss Marple as an amateur detective, along with her nephew Raymond West and her friend Sir Henry Clithering. Petherick’s Story Mr Petherick tells his story, which has a legal background. A client …

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The Blood-Stained Pavement | Miss Marple short story | Agatha Christie

About The Bloodstained Pavement The Bloodstained Pavement is one of the stories in the short story collection  “The 13 Problems” by Agatha Christie.  It features an amateur detective Miss Marple as the leadin character along with her nephew Raymond West, and Sir Henry Clithering. Joyce Lempriere tells the Tuesday Night Club of an incident that …

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The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

A series of hoax calls Tuppence receives a package with an engraved silver cigarette case, which she had bought for General Francis Haviland whom she drove in the First World War. It is her wedding gift to him. Tommy’s disparaging remarks about the General are interrupted by the arrival of the post and the first …

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Blindman’s Buff | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Russian Letters Tommy receives a phone call from Mr Carter warning him and Tuppence that the people connected with the Russian letters on blue paper have become aware that they have taken Blunt’s place, and to expect developments any time soon. Tommy suggests Tuppence waits in the safety of their home but she refuses. Tommy …

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The Sunningdale Mystery | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Sunningdale Mystery Tommy takes Tuppence to lunch at an ABC shop  where he decides to mimic the tastes and habits of the Old Man in the Corner  with Tuppence playing the part of Polly Burton. To test his abilities as this detective, he has brought along a cutting from a newspaper on the recent case …

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The Affair of the Pink Pearl | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery

The Case Tommy sorts out a pile of detective stories to hone his detective skills bsed on the techniques of fictional counterparts. He has also bought a camera to take photos of footprints and other such evidence that may prove beneficial in solving the case. A young woman named Miss Kingston Bruce visits the office. …

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The case of the Missing Lady | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

The case of the missing lady Gabriel Satavansson visits International Detective Agency for a case involving disappearance of his fiancee Hermione Leigh Gordon. Gabriel recently returned from a two-year expedition to North Pole. As Tommy and Tuppence read about him in the newspaper, unware to Gabriel, they manage to impress him with their ingenuity. Hermione’s …

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The Man in the Mist

The Man in the Mist | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Meeting Gilda Glen Tommy in the disguise of a Roman Catholic priest and Tuppence, fresh from a failure in their previous venture, solace themselves at the Adlington Hotel. They are surprised by the arrival of Tommy’s friend Marvyn Estcourt, also called Bulger by friends. Marvyn introduces them to a well known actress Miss Gilda Glen, …

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Finessing the King

Finessing the King | The Gentleman dressed in Newspaper | Partners in Crime | A Tommy & Tuppence Mystery | Agatha Christie

Finessing the King Tuppence wants to go dancing- While reading Daily Leader newspaper, Tuppence decides, she wants to go dancing. Tommy tries to distract her attention by pointing to how dots in the masthead of the newspaper represents the different days on which the paper is produced. Advertisement – Tuppence spots an ad in the …

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