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The House of Lurking Death: A Short Tory (Tommy and Tuppence Series Short)

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Throwing on an almost convincing French accent, Tommy is determined to act the Great Detective Hanaud to his and Tuppence’s latest, lovely client. Miss Hargreaves has recently received a box of chocolates from nobody knows who, and, due to her dislike of chocolates, was the only one to not fall afoul of the arsenic-spiked treats. But, Miss Hargreaves is not the first recip ...more
ebook, 100 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published December 1995)
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Short story previously published in Partners in Crime.

Tommy & Tuppence are not my favourite of Christie's detectives. This was OK.
I do enjoy Agatha Christie novels, perhaps more than is necessary. That's a given, since the genre is mystery; however, this particular book just didn't appeal to me as much as her other books. Maybe because it was a short read? I think so. I'd still recommend it to people who like books on the shorter side.
Andrea Hickman Walker
A fairly standard Tommy & Tuppence mystery, despite being so short. I particularly like the way that Tuppence takes the lead and solves the mystery.
Love Tommy and Tuppence - love the references to famous detectives - love Christie's writing style and the sheer fun of her stories. A good, short read.
Lori Henrich
This was the first time I have read anything with Tommy and Tuppence. I enjoy Agatha Christie, so I am not surprised that I liked this.
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Agatha Christie also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott, and was occasionally published under the name Agatha Christie Mallowan.

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, England, U.K., as the youngest of three. The Millers had two other children: Margaret Frary Miller (1879–1950), called Madge, who was eleven years Agatha's senior, and Louis Montant Miller (1880
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Tommy and Tuppence Series (7 books)
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  • N or M? (Tommy and Tuppence, #3)
  • By the Pricking of My Thumbs
  • Postern of Fate
  • The Case of the Missing Lady (Tommy & Tuppence Series Short)
And Then There Were None Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10) The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) Murder at the Vicarage (Miss Marple, #1) The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)

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