Detective Fiction > Cozy Detective

"The whole point of a good detective story was that it must be somebody obvious but at the same time, for some reason, you would then find that it was not obvious, that he could not possibly have done it. Though really, of course, he had done it. " -- Agatha Christie

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    The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

It’s seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing evening dress and heavy make-up, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later discovered in an abandoned quarry?

Year: 1942
Genre: Cozy Detective

    The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie

A spate of poison pen letters wreaks havoc on an English village. Once a place of trust, now all inhabitants are full of accusations. Who could be writing the letters and why?

Year: 1942
Genre: Cozy Detective

    A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’ A childish practical joke? A crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…

Year: 1950
Genre: Cozy Detective

    A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie

A series of murders disguised within a nursery rhyme, Miss Marple’s on the case with two of Agatha Christie’s favourite themes, this time following the rhyme 'Sing a Song of Sixpence'. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme…

Year: 1953
Genre: Cozy Detective

 

 

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1930Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1942The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1942The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1950A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1953A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Miss Marple
1976Sleeping Murder: Miss Marple's Last Case by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Haunted House, Miss Marple
1977Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories by Agatha Christie Cozy Detective , Hercule Poirot

 

 

 


 

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