An Agatha Award 2010 Winner

& Anthony* and Macavity Awards** Nominee

Let me guide you through the works of my favorite mystery author, AGATHA CHRISTIE, in

An Agatha Christie Short Story Companion

 by Elena Santangelo

Find out..

- what was the most exciting event in Christie's life outside of dining with the Queen.

- who Miss Lemon, detective Hercule Poirot's secretary, listed 
as a former employer on her resume.

- which 3 short stories inspired the novel Evil Under The Sun.

- what was Ariadne Oliver's sideline before she became a 
famous novelist.

- what inspired Christie first story, and possibly her whole
writing career?

- why you should read, or re-read, Agatha Christie's short 

Buy this book:


Book: Dame Agatha's Shorts

  To learn more about Agatha Christie, click here   

Read more about the Agatha Awards 

*The Anthony Awards are literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for Anthony Boucher (1911-1968), one of the founders of the Mystery Writers of America. The Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the world of mystery writers and have helped boost the careers of numerous recipients.

**The Macavity Award, given by Mysteries Readers International, the largest mystery fan/reader organization in the world, is open to all readers, fans, critics, editors, publishers, and writers. Started by Janet A. Rudolph in Berkeley, California, it now has members in all 50 of the United States and 18 foreign countries. The Award is named for the "mystery cat" of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats). Each year the members of Mystery Readers International nominate and vote for their favorite mysteries in four categories.

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