By the Pricking of My Thumbs by Agatha Christie

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When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady.

But when Mrs. Lockett mentions a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs. Lancaster talks about "something behind the fireplace," Tommy and Tuppence find themselves caught up in a spine-chilling adventure that could spell death for either of them . . .


About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
Published February 10, 2010 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 227 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are two of Agatha Christie's often overlooked detectives.

Feb 21 2012 | Read Full Review of By the Pricking of My Thumbs

It is a very entertaining book, the third book is n or m the fourth book isby the pricking of my thumbs and the last book is postern of fate.

Jan 24 2007 | Read Full Review of By the Pricking of My Thumbs

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