Hallowe’en Party

Shortly after confessing she had once witnessed a murder, thirteen year old Joyce is found having drowned in an apple-bobbing tub during a Halloween Party.  Famed investigator Hercule Poirot is brought in to uncover the killer. I’m not going to lie, for a book that seems to be heavily marketed as a Halloween-centric novel, I…

Murder on the Orient Express

A man is murdered on a train stranded in a snowstorm.  The conditions and timing of the murder suggest that one of the twelve passengers must be the killer.  Can the great Hercule Poirot identify the executioner or has he witnessed “the perfect crime”? Murder on the Orient Express is now my third experience with…

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

“Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth.  The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to the seeker after it.” – Hercule Poirot. A small English village is rocked by the sudden suicide of Mrs. Ferrars, a widow long-rumoured to have poisoned her husband.  Less than a day later, her…

And Then There Were None

A group of ten strangers receive correspondence summoning them to a small island off the coast of Devon for a weekend retreat.  Upon arrival, their host is nowhere to be found.  Once settled, a recording plays accusing each individual member of the party of a past murder.  As time passes, guests begin dropping like flies.…