Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie also wrote as: Mary Westmacott.

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay, Devon, England on September 15th, 1890 and passed away at the age of 85 on January 12th, 1976.

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Agatha Christie Stats: The highest rated book by Agatha Christie on Book Notification is Mrs. McGinty's Dead / Blood Will Tell, the 27th novel in the Hercule Poirot series. The second-highest rated book is The Thirteen Problems, a Collection .

The most read book by Agatha Christie on Book Notification is And Then There Were None / Ten Little Indians, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is Murder on the Orient Express / Murder in the Calais Coach (Hercule Poirot #11).

Below is a complete list of Agatha Christie books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Agatha Christie is the Hercule Poirot Series.

List of Hercule Poirot Books in Publication Order

Clever mystery books with a smart moustachioed Belgian detective solving tricky crimes.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.5
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
1920
2
7.7
The Murder on the Links
1923
3
8.5
Poirot Investigates
1924
4
8.9
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
1926
5
8
The Big Four
1927
6
8
The Mystery of the Blue Train
1928
7
9.3
Black Coffee
1930
8
8.6
Peril at End House
1932
9
8.2
Lord Edgware Dies / Thirteen at Dinner
1933
10
7.8
Three Act Tragedy / Murder in Three Acts
1934
11
8.4
Murder on the Orient Express / Murder in the Calais Coach
1934
12
8.5
Death in the Clouds / Death in the Air
1935
13
8.9
The A.B.C. Murders
1936
14
8
Murder in Mesopotamia
1936
15
8.7
Cards on the Table
1936
16
8.2
Dumb Witness / Poirot Loses a Client
1937
17
8.5
Death on the Nile
1937
18
9.2
Murder in the Mews / Dead Man's Mirror
1937
19
8.7
Appointment with Death
1938
20
8.5
Hercule Poirot's Christmas / Holiday for Murder / Murder for Christmas
1938
21
8.7
Sad Cypress
1940
22
8.3
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe / Overdose of Death
1940
23
8.6
Evil Under the Sun
1941
24
8.3
Five Little Pigs / Murder in Retrospect
1942
25
7.9
The Hollow / Murder after Hours
1946
26
8.3
Taken at the Flood
1948
27
9.7
Mrs. McGinty's Dead / Blood Will Tell
1952
28
8.5
After the Funeral / Funerals are Fatal
1953
29
8.3
Hickory Dickory Dock
1955
30
8.8
Dead Man's Folly
1956
31
8.9
Cat Among the Pigeons
1959
32
8.5
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
1960
33
7.6
The Clocks
1963
34
8
Third Girl
1966
35
8.2
Hallowe'en Party
1969
36
8
Elephants Can Remember
1972
37
8.4
Curtain
1975
38
7
Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly
2013

List of Hercule Poirot Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

The iconic detective once again solves complex mysteries. Quick easy reads, with lots of twists and turns.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Adventure of the Cheap Flat
1923
2
The King of Clubs
1923
3
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly
1923
4
The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman
1923
5
The Veiled Lady
1923
6
The Kidnapped Prime Minister
1923
7
The Plymouth Express
1923
8
The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan
1923
9
The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor
1923
10
The Affair at the Victory Ball
1923
11
The Adventure of the Western Star
1923
12
10
The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb
1923
13
The Submarine Plans
1923
14
The Adventure of the Clapham Cook
1923
15
The Lost Mine
1923
16
The Lemesurier Inheritance
1923
17
The Chocolate Box
1925
18
Double Sin
1928
19
Wasps' Nest
1929
20
7
The Second Gong
1932
21
The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest
1932
22
How Does Your Garden Grow?
1935
23
8
Poirot and the Regatta Mystery
1936
24
6
Yellow Iris
1937
25
The Incredible Theft
1937
26
The Dream
1937
27
8
The Mystery of the Spanish Chest
1960
28
Afternoon at the Seaside
1962
29
The Patient
1962
30
8.5
The Witness for the Prosecution
1983
31
6
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
1989
32
The Million Dollar Bond Robbery
1998
33
The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim
2012
34
The Market Basing Mystery
2013
35
The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge
2013
36
The Cornish Mystery
2013
37
Problem at Sea
2013
38
The Under Dog
2016
39
The Double Clue
2019
40
The Case of the Missing Will
2019

List of Hercule Poirot Collections in Publication Order

The Belgian detective's cases are brought together here in larger omnibus editions.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.8
The Labours of Hercules / The Labors of Hercules
1947
2
9.3
The Witness for the Prosecution
1948
3
10
The Under Dog and Other Stories
1951
4
8
Poirot's Early Cases
1974
5
Hercule Poirot's Casebook (With: Maxim Jakubowski)
Hercule Poirot's Casebook (With: Maxim Jakubowski)
1984
6
9
The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories
1997
7
The Double Clue
2016
8
8
The Early Cases of Hercule Poirot
2019
9
The Grey Cells of Mr. Poirot
2019

List of Miss Marple Books in Publication Order

Classic stories of a smart senior lady solving mysteries in her village of St. Mary Mead.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8.5
The Murder at the Vicarage
1930
2
8.6
The Body in the Library
1942
3
8.4
The Moving Finger
1942
4
8.5
A Murder is Announced
1950
5
8
They Do It With Mirrors
1952
6
8.9
A Pocket Full of Rye
1953
7
8.5
4:50 From Paddington / What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw!
1957
8
9
The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
1962
9
8.2
A Caribbean Mystery
1964
10
9.1
At Bertram's Hotel
1965
11
8.7
Nemesis
1971
12
8.5
Sleeping Murder
1976

List of Miss Marple Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

Quick mysteries from Miss Marple's tales of amateur sleuthing.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Idol House of Astarte
1928
2
Ingots of Gold
1928
3
Motive v. Opportunity
1928
4
The Thumb Mark of St. Peter
1928
5
10
The Blue Geranium
1929
6
The Herb of Death
1930
7
Miss Marple Tells a Story
1934
8
The Case of the Caretaker
1941
9
Strange Jest
1941
10
Tape-Measure Murder
1941
11
6
The Case of the Perfect Maid
1942
12
Sanctuary
1954
13
Greenshaw's Folly
1956
14
8
A Christmas Tragedy
2013

List of Miss Marple Collections in Publication Order

Bringing together the many mysteries of Miss Marple in large omnibus editions.

List of Tommy and Tuppence Books in Publication Order

Features a married couple solving mysteries together. Starting in the Jazz Age, it moves into the 1970s showing them in their old age.

List of Tommy & Tuppence Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

Fast fun detective stories featuring the classic adventurous married couple solving crimes together.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Fairy in the Flat
1929
2
The Affair of the Pink Pearl
1929
3
10
The Man in the Mist
1977
4
The House of Lurking Death
1995
5
The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger
2012
6
Finessing the King
2012
7
Blindman's Buff
2013
8
The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper
2013
9
A Pot of Tea
2013
10
The Crackler
2013
11
The Clergyman's Daughter/The Red House
2013
12
The Ambassador's Boots
2013

List of Superintendent Battle Books in Publication Order

Scotland Yard's Superintendent Battle appears in five mystery novels, solving complex crimes with keen observation and logic.

List of Colonel Race Books in Publication Order

Ex-MI5 agent and Army Colonel Johnnie Race solves mysteries in four books filled with suspense and intrigue. Also features guest appearances from Hercule Poirot.

List of Harley Quin Books in Publication Order

Follows the ever intriguing Mr. Quin, who helps solve mysteries with his friend Mr. Satterthwaite.

List of Harley Quin Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

Features more from the mysterious Mr. Quin, as he solves puzzling crimes, often involving matters of the heart.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7
The Shadow on the Glass
1924
2
7
The Sign in the Sky
1925
3
6
At the 'Bells and Motley'
1926
4
6
The Soul of the Croupier
1927
5
7
The World's End
1927
6
6
The Voice in the Dark
1927
7
7
The Face of Helen
1927
8
7
Harlequin's Lane
1927
9
7
The Dead Harlequin
1929
10
7
The Man from the Sea
1929
11
6
The Bird with the Broken Wing
1930
12
8
The Love Detectives
1993
13
7
The Coming of Mr. Quin
2012

List of Parker Pyne Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

Features a detective who solves personal problems, not just crimes.

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Case of the Discontented Soldier
1932
2
The Case of the City Clerk
1932
3
The Case of the Distressed Lady
1932
4
The Case of the Discontented Husband
1932
5
The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife
1932
6
The House at Shiraz
1933
7
Have You Got Everything You Want?
1933
8
The Gate of Baghdad
1933
9
The Oracle at Delphi
1933
10
The Pearl of Price
1933
11
The Case of the Rich Woman
1934

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
8
Giant Bread ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1930
2
8
The Sittaford Mystery / The Murder at Hazelmoor
1931
3
10
Unfinished Portrait ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1934
4
8.2
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? / The Boomerang Clue
1934
5
8.8
And Then There Were None / Ten Little Indians
1939
6
7.3
Absent in the Spring ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1944
7
8.3
Death Comes as the End
1944
8
10
The Rose And The Yew Tree ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1947
9
8.6
Crooked House
1949
10
8.8
They Came to Baghdad
1951
11
10
A Daughter's a Daughter ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1952
12
9.2
Destination Unknown / So Many Steps to Death
1954
13
10
The Burden ( As: Mary Westmacott)
1956
14
8.3
Ordeal by Innocence
1958
15
8.7
The Pale Horse
1961
16
8.3
Endless Night
1967
17
13 at Dinner
1969
18
5.9
Passenger to Frankfurt
1970
19
8
The Unexpected Guest (With: Charles Osborne)
1999

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
6
Accident
1923
2
The Actress
1923
3
10
The Red Signal
1924
4
8
The Mystery of the Blue Jar
1924
5
The Mystery of the Spanish Shawl
1924
6
10
Philomel Cottage
1924
7
10
Wireless
1925
8
Within a Wall
1925
9
The House of Dreams
1926
10
6
Magnolia Blossom
1926
11
The Lonely God
1926
12
8
The Rajah's Emerald
1926
13
The Edge
1927
14
9
Sing a Song of Sixpence
1929
15
Manx Gold
1930
16
10
The Fourth Man
1933
17
10
The Gipsy
1933
18
10
The Manhood of Edward Robinson
1934
19
8
Three Blind Mice: A Novella
1948
20
10
The Dressmaker's Doll
1958
21
The Water Bus
1965
22
7
Jane in Search of a Job
1974
23
7
The Girl in the Train
1993
24
5
S.O.S.
2013
25
10
The Lamp
2013
26
5
The Call of Wings
2013
27
10
The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael
2013
28
6
A Fruitful Sunday
2013
29
9
Swan Song
2013
30
The Naughty Donkey
2013
31
In the Cool of the Evening
2013
32
The Island
2013

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories
1932
2
8
The Hound of Death
1933
3
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories
1934
4
8.4
Parker Pyne Investigates
1934
5
9
The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories
1948
6
10
Three Blind Mice and Other Stories
1952
7
9
Double Sin and Other Stories
1961
8
Star Over Bethlehem and Other Stories (With: Agatha Christie Mallowan)
Star Over Bethlehem and Other Stories (With: Agatha Christie Mallowan)
1965
9
8
The Golden Ball and Other Stories
1971
10
The Mousetrap and Other Plays
1978
11
8
Problem at Pollensa Bay
1985
12
8.7
The Tuesday Club Murders
1986
13
10
While the Light Lasts
1997
14
Bloodstained Pavement and Other Stories
2003
15
Death by Drowning
2003
16
Murder In Three Stages (With: Charles Osborne)
2004
17
Seven Deadly Sins
2004
18
Masterpieces in Miniature
2005
19
The Detectives - Short Stories
2005
20
The Tuesday Night Club and Other Stories
2005
21
The Red Signal and Other Stories
2005
22
8
The Listerdale Mystery
2005
23
Masterpieces of Mystery and the Unknown
2006
24
The Actress and Other Short Stories
2006
25
A Fruitful Sunday and Other Short Stories
2006
26
Miss Marple and Mystery
2008
27
6
The Last Seance: Tales of the Supernatural
2019
28
8
Midwinter Murder
2020
29
10
Midsummer Mysteries: Tales from the Queen of Mystery
2021
30
A Deadly Affair
2022
31
10
Sinister Spring
2023
32
10
Autumn Chills: Tales of Intrigue from the Queen of Crime
2023

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Come, Tell Me How You Live (With: Agatha Christie Mallowan)
Come, Tell Me How You Live (With: Agatha Christie Mallowan)
1946
2
7.3
Agatha Christie: An Autobiography
1977
3
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery (With: Mathew Prichard)
2012

List of Agatha Christie Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror
1931
2
The Floating Admiral
1931
3
Ask a Policeman
1933
4
Six Against the Yard
1937
5
World's Great Mystery Stories
1943
6
Fifty Famous Detectives of Fiction
1948
7
Nero Wolfe Mystery Magazine Volume 1 Number 1, January 1954
1954
8
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July 1958
1958
9
Nine Detective Stories
1964
10
Daring Detectives
1969
11
Women Writing
1979