Midwinter Murder

Fireside Tales from the Queen of Mystery

by Agatha Christie

On Sale: 10/20/2020

Midwinter Murder

Fireside Tales from the Queen of Mystery

by Agatha Christie

On Sale: 10/20/2020

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About the Book


An all-new collection of winter-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the holidays.



“Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.”—Tana French, New York Times Bestselling Author

There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter... It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with this winter-themed collection from legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie. But beware of deadly snowdrifts and dangerous gifts, poisoned meals and mysterious guests. This compendium of short stories, some featuring beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, is an essential omnibus for Christie fans and the perfect holiday gift for mystery lovers.

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Critical Praise

“Agatha Christie’s books are both wonderful crime novels and studies in contrast and duality, and I adore them still. Underestimate them at your peril.”

- Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache novels

“Agatha Christie is the reigning Queen of Suspense, her tales always the perfect addition to any list of books to read for Halloween. ” - Women.com

The Last Seance shows that Christie could pull off stories of supernatural suggestion, and that she was fantastic at creating atmosphere.” - New York Journal of Books

“This collection overall gets that balance between horror and mystery exactly right...That’s part of Dame Christie’s spooky brilliance, knowing when to satisfy readers with the mundane monstrosity of a human murderer and when to leave us with the chilling touch of the unknowable.” - Criminal Element

“What better way to pre-game for Halloween than with a compilation of spooky stories from none other than Agatha Christie?” - InStyle

“Agatha Christie taught me many important lessons about the inner workings of the mystery novel before it ever occurred to me that I might one day be writing mysteries myself.”

- Sue Grafton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Kinsey Millhone novels

“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.” - Donna Leon, New York Times bestselling author of the Commissario Brunetti novels

“Agatha Christie’s indelibly etched characters have entertained millions across the years and a love of her work has brought together generations of readers—a singular achievement for any author and an inspiration to writers across the literary landscape.”

- Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs novels

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063030367
  • ISBN 10: 0063030365
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 10/20/2020
  • Pages: 368
  • List Price:21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Crime

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