Synopses & Reviews
The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including one of her own ten favorite novels, the classic thriller Endless Night.
“One of the best things Agatha Christie has ever done.” Sunday Times (London)
“I suffer nostalgia for the world of Agatha Christie as I remember it.” Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked
Some are born to sweet delight,Some are born to endless night . . .
When penniless Michael Rogers discovers the beautiful house at Gypsys Acre and then meets the heiress Ellie, it seems that all his dreams have come true at once. But he ignores an old womans warning of an ancient curse, and evil begins to stir in paradise. As Michael soon learns: Gypsys Acre is the place where fatal “accidents” happen.
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the world's best known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 79 novels and short story collections, as well as 14 plays, one of which, The Mousetrap,is the longest-running play in history. Two of the characters she created, the brilliant little Belgian Hercule Poirot and the irrepressible and relentless Miss Marple, went on to become world-famous detectives. Both have been widely dramatized in feature films and made-for-TV movies.
Agatha Christie also wrote six romantic novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. As well, she wrote four nonfiction books including an autobiography and an entertaining account of the many expeditions she shared with her archaeologist husband Sir Max Mallowan.
Agatha Christie died in 1976.