Friday, February 10, 2012

Poirot Investigates

From the book cover
First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond...then came the 'suicide' that was murder... the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun-room...a million dollar bond robbery...the curse of a pharaoh's tomb... a jewel robbery by the sea...the abduction of a Prime Minister... the disappearance of a banker...a phone call from a dying man...and, finally, the mystery of the missing will. 

What links these fascinating cases? Only the brilliant deductive powers of Hercule Poirot!
The Adventure of 'The Western Star'
Poirot orchestrates a jewellery theft to uncover the real criminal. Captain Hastings unwittingly gives the other side inside information.

The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor
Poirot exposes the 'grieving' widow by proving that she murdered her much older husband to get her hands on his life insurance.

The Adventure of the Cheap Flat
Poirot solves the mystery but leaves one important question unanswered.

The Mystery of the Hunter's Lodge
Poirot cracks a case of double identity and in the process proves that no murder has been committed.

The Million Dollar Bond Robbery
In discovering the thief, Poirot  proves that there are criminals in high places.

The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb
Poirot disproves a superstition by solving a double murder.

The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan
Poirot is working even when he's on a getaway! This time Poirot helps capture two of England's most notorious jewellery thieves.

The Kidnapped Prime Minister
Poirot rescues the kidnapped prime minister of England in less than 24 hours.

The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim
Poirot accepts a bet from his friend, Inspector Japp. How superior are his grey cells, can he solve the mystery of the missing financier without leaving his room?

The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman
Poirot see through an attempted frame-up to nab the true murderer.

The Case of the Missing Will
Intelligence is knowing when to leave it to the experts. A niece hires Poirot to discover where her uncle hid his final will that names her his sole heir.

Sherlock Holmes vs. Hercule Poirot: Who's your favourite fictional detective?


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