The Secret of Chimneys

The Secret of Chimneys

by Agatha Christie

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What is The Secret of Chimneys? A young drifter finds out when a favor for a friend pulls him into the heart of a deadly conspiracy in this captivating classic from Agatha Christie.

Little did Anthony Cade suspect that an errand for a friend would place him at the center of a deadly conspiracy. Drawn into a web of intrigue, he begins to realize that the simple favor has placed him in serious danger.

As events unfold, the combined forces of Scotland Yard and the French Sûreté gradually converge on Chimneys, the great country estate that hides an amazing secret. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062006738
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 52,592
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England


Home schooling

Table of Contents

Anthony Cade Signs On

A Lady in Distress

Anxiety in High Places

Introducing a Very Charming Lady

First Night in London

The Gentle Art of Blackmail

Mr Mcgrath Refuses an Invitation

A Dead Man

Anthony Disposes of a Body


Superintendent Battle Arrives

Anthony Tells His Story

The American Visitor

Mainly Political and Financial

The French Stranger

Tea in the Schoolroom

A Midnight Adventure

Second Midnight Adventure

Secret History

Battle and Anthony Confer

Mr Isaacstein’s Suitcase

The Red Signal

Encounter in the Rose Garden

The House at Dover

Tuesday Night at Chimneys

The 13th of October

The 13th of October (Continued)

King Victor

Further Explanations

Anthony Signs on for a New Job

Sundry Details

What People are Saying About This

Kate Mosse

“Agatha Christie was a revolutionary writer, one of the first to make the detective story accessible, with clean, easy prose.”

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