Hercule Poirot Series

41 primary works • 46 total works
Mysteries with the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. These can mostly be read as stand-alone in any order, but based on internal chronology The Mysterious Affair at Styles is the first Poirot story and Curtain was written to be the final Poirot story and should be read last. Other points to note are:

1. Lord Edgware Dies should be read before After…

Book 1

The Mysterious Affair at Styles
3.98
· 183206 Ratings · 4968 Reviews ·
published 1920
· 1230 editions
Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe, and h…
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Book 2

The Murder on the Links
3.81
· 29439 Ratings · 1711 Reviews ·
published 1923
· 225 editions
A millionaire dies...

'One can see by his face tha…
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Book 3

Poirot Investigates
4.06
· 34482 Ratings · 1038 Reviews ·
published 1924
· 174 editions
The very first collection of superb short stories…
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Book 4

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
4.22
· 102122 Ratings · 6610 Reviews ·
published 1926
· 21 editions
In the village of King's Abbot, a widow's sudden…
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Book 5

The Big Four
3.60
· 25214 Ratings · 1650 Reviews ·
published 1927
· 159 editions
Framed in the doorway of Poirot's bedroom stood a…
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Book 6

The Mystery of the Blue Train
3.78
· 24996 Ratings · 1322 Reviews ·
published 1928
· 12 editions
An Alternate Cover of this ISBN can be found here…
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Book 7

Black Coffee: A Mystery Play in Three Acts
3.53
· 169 Ratings · 12 Reviews ·
published 1930
· 5 editions
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Book 8

Peril at End House
3.91
· 27691 Ratings · 1406 Reviews ·
published 1932
· 232 editions
An Alternate Cover Edition of this ISBN can be fo…
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Book 9

Lord Edgware Dies
3.89
· 21915 Ratings · 1079 Reviews ·
published 1933
· 40 editions
Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her…
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Book 10

Murder on the Orient Express
4.16
· 258075 Ratings · 16603 Reviews ·
published 1934
· 577 editions
What more can a mystery addict desire than a much…
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Book 11

Three Act Tragedy
3.82
· 15325 Ratings · 830 Reviews ·
published 1934
· 193 editions
At an apparently respectable dinner party, a vica…
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Book 12

Death in the Clouds
3.79
· 24131 Ratings · 1107 Reviews ·
published 1935
· 99 editions
A woman is killed by a poisoned dart in the enclo…
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Book 13

The A.B.C. Murders
3.99
· 67706 Ratings · 2799 Reviews ·
published 1936
· 18 editions
When Alice Ascher is murdered in Andover, Hercule…
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Book 14

Murder in Mesopotamia
3.88
· 28166 Ratings · 1123 Reviews ·
published 1936
· 220 editions
When nurse Amy Leatheran agrees to look after Ame…
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Book 15

Cards on the Table
3.91
· 26395 Ratings · 1256 Reviews ·
published 1936
· 191 editions
It was the match-up of the century: four sleuths-…
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Book 16

Dumb Witness
3.81
· 16106 Ratings · 851 Reviews ·
published 1937
· 170 editions
An elderly spinster has been poisoned in her coun…
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Book 17

Death on the Nile
4.08
· 85919 Ratings · 2943 Reviews ·
published 1937
· 308 editions
The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is sh…
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Book 18

Murder in the Mews
3.76
· 10858 Ratings · 439 Reviews ·
published 1937
· 9 editions
Three novellas comprise this collection of cases…
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Book 19

Appointment with Death
3.85
· 27266 Ratings · 1183 Reviews ·
published 1938
· 224 editions
Among the towering red cliffs of Petra sits the c…
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Book 20

Hercule Poirot's Christmas
3.92
· 27512 Ratings · 1783 Reviews ·
published 1938
· 214 editions
It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is sh…
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Book 21

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories
3.96
· 5700 Ratings · 215 Reviews ·
published 1939
· 53 editions
A diamond worth several fortunes is stolen as a d…
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Book 22

Sad Cypress
3.85
· 17696 Ratings · 915 Reviews ·
published 1940
· 181 editions
Beautiful young Elinor Carlisle stood serenely in…
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Book 23

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
3.74
· 17149 Ratings · 781 Reviews ·
published 1940
· 10 editions
A dentist's suspicious death leads Poirot to dril…
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Book 24

Evil Under the Sun
3.95
· 36221 Ratings · 1188 Reviews ·
published 1941
· 11 editions
Set at the Jolly Roger, a posh vacation resort fo…
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Book 25

Five Little Pigs
3.97
· 29243 Ratings · 1559 Reviews ·
published 1942
· 215 editions
It was an open and shut case. All the evidence sa…
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Book 26

The Hollow
3.78
· 15363 Ratings · 833 Reviews ·
published 1946
· 166 editions
Lady Angkatell, intrigued by the criminal mind, h…
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Book 27

The Labours of Hercules
3.78
· 13116 Ratings · 529 Reviews ·
published 1947
· 9 editions
First published in book form in 1947, The Labours…
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Book 28

Taken at the Flood
3.70
· 10772 Ratings · 657 Reviews ·
published 1948
· 160 editions
A few weeks after marrying an attractive young wi…
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Book 29

The Under Dog and Other Stories
3.74
· 2803 Ratings · 174 Reviews ·
published 1951
· 46 editions
Poirot investigates 9 cases for an heiress, playb…
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Book 30

Mrs. McGinty's Dead
3.82
· 14996 Ratings · 631 Reviews ·
published 1952
· 9 editions
Mrs. McGinty is dead and everyone suspects James…
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Book 31

After the Funeral
3.85
· 19504 Ratings · 950 Reviews ·
published 1953
· 202 editions
Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the mu…
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Book 32

Hickory Dickory Dock
3.74
· 15764 Ratings · 675 Reviews ·
published 1955
· 10 editions
An outbreak of kleptomania at a student hostel wa…
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Book 33

Dead Man's Folly
3.78
· 14961 Ratings · 701 Reviews ·
published 1956
· 11 editions

Ariadne Oliver, Queen of Crime Fiction, has been…

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Book 34

Cat Among the Pigeons
3.83
· 22466 Ratings · 971 Reviews ·
published 1959
· 180 editions
When what looks like an amorous assignation turns…
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Book 35

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
3.73
· 8451 Ratings · 427 Reviews ·
published 1960
· 18 editions
Agatha Christie's seasonal Poirot and Marple shor…
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Book 36

Double Sin and Other Stories
3.83
· 2909 Ratings · 183 Reviews ·
published 1961
· 5 editions
In one of London's most elegant shops, a decorati…
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Book 37

The Clocks
3.71
· 17667 Ratings · 806 Reviews ·
published 1963
· 2 editions
When a young secretary, Sheila Webb, is sent to t…
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Book 38

Third Girl
3.61
· 15377 Ratings · 684 Reviews ·
published 1966
· 166 editions
Poirot is approached by a girl who shared a flat…
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Book 39

Hallowe'en Party
3.66
· 21654 Ratings · 1352 Reviews ·
published 1969
· 189 editions
A teenage murder witness is drowned in a tub of a…
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Book 40

Elephants Can Remember
3.63
· 20756 Ratings · 1060 Reviews ·
published 1972
· 2 editions
Hercule Poirot is determined to solve an old husb…
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Book 41

Poirot's Early Cases: 18 Hercule Poirot Mysteries
3.92
· 7146 Ratings · 332 Reviews ·
published 1974
· 8 editions
The unabridged tales in this Mystery Masters audi…
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Book 42

Curtain
4.07
· 24536 Ratings · 1282 Reviews ·
published 1975
· 189 editions
The house guests at Styles seemed perfectly pleas…
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Book 43

Problem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories
3.56
· 2429 Ratings · 112 Reviews ·
published 1935
· 3 editions
Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne
The Second G…
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Book 44

The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories
3.75
· 2914 Ratings · 186 Reviews ·
published 1997
· 7 editions
A grand treasure for fans of the grande dame of m…
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Book 45

While the Light Lasts
3.63
· 2301 Ratings · 157 Reviews ·
published 1997
· 63 editions
These early short stories showcase Christie's tal…
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Book 45

Black Coffee
3.48
· 10960 Ratings · 691 Reviews ·
published 1998
· 13 editions
Inventor Sir Claude Amory feels a bitter taste in…
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