The Witness for the Prosecution, and Other Stories (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
Here are eleven tantalizing short stories from the Queen of Mystery, tales of murder and other criminal pursuits, including the classic title story, basis for an Oscar-nominated film.
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 audio.
Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits — including the classic title story, basis for the 1957 Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.
In the title story, a murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand.
A woman’s sixth sense — and a loaded revolver — signal premonitions of doom
A stranded motorist seeks refuge in a remote mansion and is greeted with a dire warning
Detective Hercule Poirot faces his greatest challenge when his services are enlisted — by the victim — in a bizarre locked-room murder.
From the stunning title story to the rarest gems in detective fiction, these eleven tales of baffling crime and brilliant deduction showcase Agatha Christie at her dazzling best.
Included in this collection are:
- The Witness for the Prosecution
- The Red Signal
- The Fourth Man
- The Mystery of the Blue jar
- Sing a Song of Sixpence
- Mr. Eastwood’s Adventure
- Philomel Cottage
- The Second Gong