Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Motive v. Opportunity: A Short Story” as Want to Read:
Motive v. Opportunity: A Short Story
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Motive v. Opportunity: A Short Story

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  50 ratings  ·  4 reviews
At a meeting of the Tuesday Night Club, attorney Mr. Petherick relates an incident involving the late Simon Clode, a wealthy client. Obsessed by his granddaughter's death, Clode turned to spiritualist Eurydice Spragg to contact her in the afterlife, and then decided to write a new will leaving Eurydice as the benefactor and excluding his family. To everyone's surprise, whe ...more
ebook, 100 pages
Published May 8th 2012 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published April 12th 2012)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Motive v. Opportunity, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Motive v. Opportunity

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 86)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Linda Slates
I actually figured this one out myself! Fun.
Denisa C
This is one interesting story of how something may not be what it seems. I am not familiar with Miss Marple, but I will for sure check some of the work on her out.
Kristin
A case of mistaken identity of an inanimate object rather than murder.
Caroline
Short story previously published in The Thirteen Problems.

Have read but don't really remember it. To be re-read.
Kylie
Kylie marked it as to-read
May 22, 2015
Anca  Ciochina
Anca Ciochina marked it as to-read
May 08, 2015
Ahmed Ibrahim
Ahmed Ibrahim marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2015
Nikita
Nikita added it
Mar 31, 2015
Meem
Meem marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2015
Kira Spade
Kira Spade marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2015
Robocop
Robocop marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2015
Pamela
Pamela marked it as to-read
Feb 10, 2015
Allison
Allison marked it as to-read
Jan 18, 2015
BalajiMadrewar Madrewar
BalajiMadrewar Madrewar marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
123715
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
...more
More about Agatha Christie...
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)

Share This Book