N or M

N or M
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2010-02-10
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780062006660

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Set during the dark days of World War II, Agatha Christie’s N or M? puts two most unlikely espionage agents, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, on the trail of a pair of Nazi spies who have murdered Britain’s top agent. World War II is raging, and while the RAF struggles to keep the Luftwaffe at bay, Britain faces a sinister threat from “the enemy within”—Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the intelligence service appoints two improbable spies, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Their mission: to seek out a man and a woman from among the colorful guests at Sans Souci, a seaside hotel. But this assignment is far from an easy stroll along the promenade—N and M have just murdered Britain’s finest agent and no one can be trusted.

The Complete Tommy Tuppence Collection

The Complete Tommy   Tuppence Collection
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 1536
Release: 2013-11-26
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780062332837

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The complete eBook collection of all five Tommy & Tuppence mysteries by the Queen of Mystery herself, Agatha Christie, including The Secret Adversary, Partners in Crime, N or M?, By the Pricking of My Thumbs, and Postern of Fate.

Partners in Crime

Partners in Crime
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 13
Release: 2001
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780007111503

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The Famous Volume Of Tommy & Tuppence Linked Short Stories, Reissued In A New Look To Coincide With The Brand New Series Of Tommy & Tuppence Bbc Movies. Tommy And Tuppence Beresford Were Restless For Adventure, So When They Were Asked To Take Over Blunt S International Detective Agency, They Leapt At The Chance. After Their Triumphant Recovery Of A Pink Pearl, Intriguing Cases Kept On Coming Their Way: A Stabbing On Sunningdale Golf Course; Cryptic Messages In The Personal Columns Of Newspapers; And Even A Box Of Poisoned Chocolates.

The Secret Adversary N or M Bundle

The Secret Adversary   N or M  Bundle
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 585
Release: 2022-01-25
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780063225763

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The Secret Adversary

The Secret Adversary
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2020-02-03
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9798608733185

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford are the protagonists of a series of novels and short stories by Agatha Christie, and mark the few ventures that Christie made into espionage tales rather than the whodunits she's known for. 'The Secret Adversary' introduces Tommy and Tuppence who feature in three other Christie novels and one collection of short stories; the five Tommy and Tuppence books span Agatha Christie's writing career.Thomas Beresford and Prudence "Tuppence" Cowley started out as friends in post-World War I Britain. Jobless and penniless, they place an ad in the paper marketing themselves as adventurers, leading to an encounter that starts their career as spies for an unnamed British intelligence agency.Interestingly, the dedications of two Tommy and Tuppence books ('The Secret Adversary' and 'By the Pricking of My Thumbs') are the only times Christie ever dedicated a book directly to her readers.The Tommy and Tuppence books are: 'The Secret Adversary' (1922);'Partners in Crime' (short story collection) (1929)'N or M?' (1941)'By the Pricking of My Thumbs' (1968)'Postern of Fate' (1973)Upon publication of the first book edition it was reviewed by The Times Literary Supplement in its edition of 26 January, 1922, which described it as "a whirl of thrilling adventures". The critic for The New York Times Book Review (11 June 1922) was also impressed: "It is safe to assert that unless the reader peers into the last chapter or so of the tale, he will not know who this secret adversary is until the author chooses to reveal him." The review gave something of a backhanded compliment when it said that Christie "gives a sense of plausibility to the most preposterous situations and developments."Robert Barnard described the novel as "The first and best (no extravagant compliment this) of the Tommy and Tuppence stories. It tells how the dauntless pair foils a plot to foment labour unrest and red revolution in Britain, masterminded by the man behind the Bolshevists. Good reactionary fun, if you're in that mood".Some additional blurbs regarding the book, and used by The Bodley Head for advertising subsequent print runs, are as follows: "It's an excellent yarn and the reader will find it as impossible as we did to put it aside until the mystery has been fathomed." - Daily Chronicle"We promise our readers an exciting story of adventure, full of hairbreadth escapes, and many disappointments if they try to guess the riddle before the author is ready to give them the clue. An excellent story." - Saturday Review."The atmosphere of the book is admirable and the story will be read with avidity by all. Undoubtedly the book is a success." - East Anglian Daily Times."A book of thrilling adventure. Sensational adventures which make thrilling and gripping reading. Mrs Christie has certainly succeeded in writing a story not only entertaining, but ingenious and amazingly clever." - Irish Independent.Like its predecessor, 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles, ' 'The Secret Adversary' was first published as a serialization in The Times weekly edition (aka The Weekly Times) as a complete and unabridged text in seventeen installments from 12 August (Issue 2328) to 2 December 1921 (Issue 2343). Christie was paid £50 for the serialization rights (£1,545 in 2003 currency).

Agatha Christie Early Novels the Mysterious Affair at Styles and Secret Adversary

Agatha Christie   Early Novels  the Mysterious Affair at Styles and Secret Adversary
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Oxford City Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2012-09
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1781392927

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(Secret adversary): Investigating the case of a woman who has been missing for five years, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford uncover just enough information to solve the mystery and put their own lives in jeopardy.

The Adversary

The Adversary
Author: Erin M. Evans
Publsiher: Wizards of the Coast
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2013-12-03
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780786964376

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In this third book of the Sundering series kicked off by R.A. Salvatore and the dark elf Drizzt, SCRIBE award-winning author Erin M. Evans thrusts her signature character Farideh into a maelstrom of devilish politics and magical intrigue that will have far-reaching implications for the future of the Forgotten Realms. As the chaos of the Sundering rages around her, young warlock Farideh faces a more personal turmoil wrought by a deal she made with a devil years ago. Hoping to protect her twin sister, she leaves everything she holds dear to assist a wizard in a scheme that pits the devils of the Nine Hells against the gods above. But when Farideh casts the spell to enter the wizard’s remote mountaintop fortress, she picks up a stowaway—a Harper agent named Dahl who isn’t so inclined to follow devilish demands. Dahl attempts to escape only to run into a village of odd people, lurking behind an impenetrable wall. Forced to gaze into the villagers’ souls, Farideh points out the ones who seem different, only to watch as the wizard’s guard carts them off to fates unknown. Are these villagers or prisoners? Are they blessed or doomed by the gods? As the wizard’s guessing game proves more and more diabolical, Farideh resolves to unravel his secrets—even if it means she’ll lose her own soul to the Nine Hells. From the Hardcover edition.

The Secret Adversary Illustrated and Annotated

The Secret Adversary  Illustrated and Annotated
Author: Agatha Christie
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2017-12-03
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 197345484X

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This is an annotated and illustrated version of the book1.contains an updated biography of the author at the end of the book for a better understanding of the text.2.It also contains new and unique illustrations to give a better documentation and realism to the book3.This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errorsIT was 2 p.m. on the afternoon of May 7, 1915. The _Lusitania_ had beenstruck by two torpedoes in succession and was sinking rapidly, whilethe boats were being launched with all possible speed. The women andchildren were being lined up awaiting their turn. Some still clungdesperately to husbands and fathers; others clutched their childrenclosely to their breasts. One girl stood alone, slightly apart fromthe rest. She was quite young, not more than eighteen. She did not seemafraid, and her grave, steadfast eyes looked straight ahead."I beg your pardon."A man's voice beside her made her start and turn. She had noticed thespeaker more than once amongst the first-class passengers. There hadbeen a hint of mystery about him which had appealed to her imagination.He spoke to no one. If anyone spoke to him he was quick to rebuff theoverture. Also he had a nervous way of looking over his shoulder with aswift, suspicious glance.She noticed now that he was greatly agitated. There were beads ofperspiration on his brow. He was evidently in a state of overmasteringfear. And yet he did not strike her as the kind of man who would beafraid to meet death!"Yes?" Her grave eyes met his inquiringly.He stood looking at her with a kind of desperate irresolution."It must be!" he muttered to himself. "Yes--it is the only way." Thenaloud he said abruptly: "You are an American?""Yes.""A patriotic one?"The girl flushed."I guess you've no right to ask such a thing! Of course I am!""Don't be offended. You wouldn't be if you knew how much there was atstake. But I've got to trust some one--and it must be a woman.""Why?""Because of 'women and children first.'" He looked round and lowered hisvoice. "I'm carrying papers--vitally important papers. They may make allthe difference to the Allies in the war. You understand? These papershave _got_ to be saved! They've more chance with you than with me. Willyou take them?"