Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was an English novelist who is best known for her detective novels featuring characters such as Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She has sold four billion novels altogether, making her the best-selling novelist of all time according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Agatha Christie has been dubbed “The Queen of Crime,” having written 66 detective novels along with 14 short stories. Also to her credit are numerous West End Plays, television plays and radioplays. She also wrote six romance novels under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott. Her work has been adapted into just about every medium imaginable – film, television, plays, video games and graphic novels. Without a doubt, Agatha Christie’s legacy lives on.

Below is a list of Agatha Christie’s novels in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Hercule Poirot Books

The Mysterious Affair At Styles (1920)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder on the Links (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Big Four (1927)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of the Blue Train (1928)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black Coffee (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Peril at End House (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord Edgware Dies (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder on the Orient Express (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Act Tragedy (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Clouds (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The A.B.C. Murders (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Mesopotamia (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cards on the Table (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dumb Witness (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Nile (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Appointment with Death (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sad Cypress (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Evil Under the Sun (1941)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Five Little Pigs (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hollow (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Taken at the Flood (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mrs. McGinty's Dead (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After the Funeral (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hickory Dickory Dock (1955)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Man's Folly (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cat Among the Pigeons (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Clocks (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Third Girl (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hallowe'en Party (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elephants Can Remember (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Curtain (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Monogram Murders (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hercule Poirot Collections

The Labors of Hercules (1947)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness for the Prosecution (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Under Dog and Other Stories (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poirot's Early Cases (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hercule Poirot's Casebook (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Double Clue (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grey Cells of Mr. Poirot (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hercule Poirot Short Stories Books

The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Affair at the Victory Ball (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Adventure of the Western Star (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (1923)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Afternoon At The Seaside (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Patient (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness for the Prosecution (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four and Twenty Blackbirds (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Million Dollar Bond Robbery (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Market Basing Mystery, The (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cornish Mystery (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Problem at Sea (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Under Dog (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Missing Will (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Miss Marple Books

The Murder at the Vicarage (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body in the Library (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Moving Finger (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Murder is Announced (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They Do It With Mirrors (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Pocket Full of Rye (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
4:50 From Paddington (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Caribbean Mystery (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
At Bertram's Hotel (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nemesis (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sleeping Murder (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Miss Marple Collections

The Thirteen Problems (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
13 Clues for Miss Marple (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Marple's Final Cases (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Marple Short Stories (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tommy and Tuppence Books

The Secret Adversary (1922)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder is Easy (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
N or M? (1941)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Postern of Fate (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tommy and Tuppence Collections

Partners in Crime (1929)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tommy & Tuppence Short Stories Books

The Affair of the Pink Pearl (1929)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The House of Lurking Death (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Superintendent Battle Books

The Secret of Chimneys (1925)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seven Dials Mystery (1929)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cards on the Table (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder is Easy (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Towards Zero (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Plays

The Mousetrap (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spider's Web (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Verdict (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rats (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Colonel Race Books

The Man in the Brown Suit (1924)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man in the Brown Suit & 4 (1924)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man in the Brown Suit & 4 (1924)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cards On the Table (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Nile (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sparkling Cyanide (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Harley Quin Books

The Mysterious Mr.Quin (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Love Detectives (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Coming of Mr. Quin (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Man in the Brown Suit (1924)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Giant Bread (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sittaford Mystery (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unfinished Portrait (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And Then There Were None (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Absent in the Spring (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Comes as the End (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sparkling Cyanide (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rose And The Yew Tree (1947)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crooked House (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They Came to Baghdad (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destination Unknown (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burden (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ordeal by Innocence (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pale Horse (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Endless Night (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
13 at Dinner (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Passenger to Frankfurt (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder at Hazelmoor (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hound of Death (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Parker Pyne Investigates (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three Blind Mice and Other Stories (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double Sin and other stories (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star over Bethlehem, and other stories (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Ball and Other Stories (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mousetrap and Other Plays (1978)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witness for the Prosecution (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Problem at Pollensa Bay (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
While the Light Lasts (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodstained Pavement and Other Stories (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death by Drowning (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Deadly Sins (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Masterpieces in Miniature (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Detectives - Short Stories (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tuesday Night Club and Other Stories (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Red Signal and Other Stories (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Listerdale Mystery (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Masterpieces of Mystery and the Unknown (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Actress and Other Short Stories (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Fruitful Sunday and Other Short Stories (2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miss Marple and Mystery (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Witness for the Prosecution, and Other Stories (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Come, Tell Me How You Live (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Agatha Christie: An Autobiography (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

A Century of British Mystery and Suspense(2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Agatha Christie novels have often been released under one or two other titles. For the most part, we have listed the original title (also the title the book is being sold under).

The novels Giant’s Bread, Unfinished Portrait, Absent in the Spring, The Rose and the Yew Tree, A Daughter’s a Daughter and The Burden are romance novels that Christie wrote under the pen name of Mary Westmacott. We have included them in the publication order along with Christie’s other standalone novels. Star Over Bethlehem and Other Stories is published as by Agatha Christie Mallowan.

The Monogram Murders is an authorized Hercule Poirot novel, written by Sophie Hannah.

When multiple recurring characters appear in an Agatha Christie novel, we have listed them under both characters.

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Agatha Christie Synopsis: In And Then There Were None, ten people are tricked into coming to an island. Despite the fact that nobody other than the ten are on the island, they are all picked off and murdered one by one. The novel has been adapted countless times as Ten Little Indians.

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