Agatha Christie Read-Alikes

Love a good mystery? Want to read (or hear) titles that capture the magic of the golden age of the whodunnit? Here’s a fun list of Agatha Christie read alikes. Links to the items in our catalog are included, try one today! 

Sophie Hannah’s continuation of the Hurcule Poirot mysteries….the world’s most famous detective is featured in these new novels that immaculately continue the character and series. Check out the first in the series, full of red herrings and circuitous plot developments. The Monogram Murders

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz is a wonderfully meta look at the classic detective novel. A mystery within a mystery that is elegantly plotted with resolutions that twist and turn together. Magpie Murders

Check out the Cormoran Strike novels written by Robert Galbraith. Featuring an ex-military policeman turned private detective, the characters are well-written and the solution to the mysteries satisfyingly intricate. The audiobooks are superbly narrated by Robert Glenister. The Cuckoo's Calling

For something a bit different, I recommend the Magic Men series featuring a master magician and a Brighton police officer drawn into intrigue behind the scenes of the theatre community after WWII. Fun mysteries with suspense, interesting resolutions, and wonderful depictions of life in England in the 1950’s. The Zig Zag Girl