If you enjoy a dose of espionage or thriller in the Christie story then here’s our list of recommended reading…these are novels and short stories which feature more international story-lines and plots of national security. Of course many still include a good murder or two though so don’t be put off – plenty to enjoy!

Espionage and Thrillers

Poirot Novels

Arthur Hastings
The Big Four

On the hunt of an international ring of criminals known only as 'The Big Four'...can Poirot and Hastings identify them all before it's too late?

The Clocks

Poirot sets out to prove that you can solve a murder without having to visit the scene of the crime or speak to any witnesses yourself - a crime can be solved using the mind and the little grey cells alone...

One Two Buckle My Shoe

Like many others, Poirot doesn't like going to the dentist and would do anything to get out of going - but he is far from relieved when he discovers his dentist has died! Poirot is soon drawn into an investigation to prove that it was in fact murder and not a suicide.

The Secret Adversary - Beresford's Novel

N or M? - Beresford's Novel

N or M

With spies and espionage this is a great thriller written by Christie - the 3rd of the 5 Beresford novels to enjoy.

The Seven Dials Mystery - Novel

Passenger to Frankfurt - Novel

They Came to Baghdad - Novel

Destination Unknown - Novel