Agatha Christie Short Stories

In ACRC: Short Stories, I explained how I'm going to keep records of the reading of Agatha Christie's short stories.

As I read another collection, I'll add the stories to the list that I've created below.

Last updated 27 May 2014

Short Story Collections read so far
  1. Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  2. Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  3. The Mysterious Mr Quin publ. 1930
  4. The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932
  5. The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  6. Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 (also known as Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective in the US) 
  7. The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  8. The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  9. The Under Dog and other stories, 1969  
  10. Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  11. Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  12. While the Light Lasts, publ.1997
  13. 1997 The Harlequin Tea Set (nine short stories - US only)
  14. 1937 Murder in the Mews (four novella-length stories; featuring Hercule Poirot, also known as Dead Man's Mirror in the US)
  15. 1979 Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories (eight short stories - UK only) - most of these stories, except for the "two", appeared in earlier collections
Collections to be read

The updates will show the short stories read, listed in the order in which they were written, and the collection(s) in which they were published.
  1. 1923, The Adventure of the Western Star - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  2. 1923, Tragedy at Marsdon Manor - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  3. 1923, The Adventure of the Cheap Flat - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  4. 1923, The Mystery of Hunters Lodge - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  5. 1923, The Million Dollar Bond Robbery - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  6. 1923, The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  7. 1923, The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  8. 1923, The Kidnapped Prime Minister - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  9. 1923, The Affair at the Victory Ball - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  10. 1923, The Disappearance of Davenheim - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  11. 1923, The King of Clubs  - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  12. 1923, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ.1924
  13. 1923, The Case of the Missing Will - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  14. 1923, The First Wish - Tommy and Tuppence, became The Clergyman's Daughter / The Red House in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  15. The Actress (aka A Trap for the Unwary)  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  16. Christmas Adventure (aka The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding) - Hercule Poirot - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997  
  17. 1924, Publicity - Tommy and Tuppence, became A Fairy in the Flat / A Pot of Tea in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  18. 1924, The Affair of the Pink Pearl - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  19. 1924, Finessing the King - Tommy and Tuppence - became Finessing the King / The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  20. 1924, The Case of the Missing Lady - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  21. 1924, The Case of the Sinister Stranger - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  22. 1924, The Sunninghall Mystery - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Sunningdale Mystery in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  23. 1924, The House of Lurking Death - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  24. 1924, The Matter of the Ambassador's Boots - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Ambassador's Boots in Partners in Crime publ. 1929 
  25. 1924, The Girl on the Train - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  26. 1924, The Affair of the Forged Notes - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Crackler inPartners in Crime publ. 1929
  27. 1924, Blindman's Buff - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  28. 1924, The Man in the Mist - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  29. 1924, The Man who was Number Sixteen - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  30. 1924, The Red Signal - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  31. 1924, The Mystery of the Blue Jar - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  32. 1924, Philomel Cottage - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  33. 1924, Jane in Search of a Job - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  34. 1924, The Manhood of Edward Robinson -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  35. 1924, Mr Eastwood's Advenure - aka The mystery of the Second Cucumber - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  36. 1924, The Plymouth Express - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  37. 1924, While the Light Lasts  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  38. 1925, The Market Basing Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  39. 1925, The Fourth Man - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  40. 1925, The Witness for the Prosecution - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 originally published as Traitor Hands
  41. 1925, The Submarine Plans - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  42. 1925, The Adventure of the Clapham Cook - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  43. 1925, The Cornish Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  44. 1925, The Listerdale Mystery - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  45. 1925, Within a Wall - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  46. 1925, The LeMesurier Inheritance - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  47. 1926, Magnolia Blossom - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  48. 1926, The Under Dog - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  49. 1926, The House of Dreams - romance - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997  also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  50. 1926, SOS - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  51. 1926, The Love Detectives - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  52. 1926, Wireless - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  53. 1926, The Rajah's Emerald - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  54. 1926, Swan Song - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  55. 1926, The Lonely God -  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  56. 1926, The Edge, published in While the Light Lasts and Other Stories and also in The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories in the US  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  57. 1927, The Tuesday Night Club - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  58. 1927, The Last Seance - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  59. 1928, The Idol House of Astarte - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  60. 1928, Ingots of Gold - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  61. 1928, The Bloodstained Pavement - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  62. 1928, Motive & Opportunity - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  63. 1928, A Fruitful Sunday -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  64. 1928, The Unbreakable Alibi - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  65. 1929, The Thumb Mark of St. Peter - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  66. 1929, Next to a Dog - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  67. 1929, Sing a Song of Sixpence -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  68. 1929, Accident - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  69. 1929, The Golden Ball - aka Playing the Innocent - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  70. 1929, The Blue Geranium - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  71. 1929, The Dead Harlequin - a Mr Satterthwaite story, see summary
  72. 1930, The Companion - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  73. 1930, The Four Suspects - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  74. 1930, A Christmas Tragedy - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  75. 1930, The Herb of Death - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  76. 1930, The Affair of the Bungalow - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  77. 1930, The Coming of Mr. Quin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  78. 1930, The Shadow on the Glass - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  79. 1930, At the "Bells and Motley" - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  80. 1930, The Sign in the Sky - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  81. 1930, The Soul of the Croupier - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  82. 1930, The Man from the Sea - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  83. 1930, The Voice in the Dark - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  84. 1930, The Face of Helen - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  85. 1930, The Dead Harlequin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  86. 1930, The Bird with the Broken Wing - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  87. 1930, The World's End - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  88. 1930, Harlequin's Lane - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  89. 1930, Manx Gold  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  90. 1931, Death by Drowning - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932
  91. 1932, The Second Gong - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  92. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Soldier - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  93. 1932, The Case of the Distressed Lady - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  94. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Husband - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  95. 1932, The Case of the City Clerk  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  96. 1932, The Case of the Rich Woman - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  97. 1932, The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest - Hercule Poirot - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  98. 1932, The Mystery of the Spanish Chest - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  99. 1933, Have You Got Everything You want?  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  100. 1933, The Gate of Baghdad - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  101. 1933, The House at Shiraz  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  102. 1933, The Pearl of Price - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  103. 1933, Death on the Nile  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  104. 1933, The Oracle of Delphi - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  105. 1933, The Hound of Death - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  106. 1933, The Gypsy - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  107. 1933, The Lamp - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  108. 1933, The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  109. 1933, The Call of Wings - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  110. 1934, The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife -  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  111. 1934, In A Glass Darkly - stand alone short story - two Agatha Christie short stories
  112. 1935, Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  113. 1935, Miss Marple Tells a Story - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  114. 1936, The Regatta Mystery - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  115. 1936, Triangle at Rhodes ( also Poirot and the Triangle at Rhodes) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  116. 1937, Yellow Iris - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  117. 1937,  The Dream - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  118. 1937, Murder in the Mews - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  119. 1937, The Incredible Theft - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  120. 1937, Dead Man's Mirror - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  121. 1937, Triangle at Rhodes - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  122. 1938, The Dream - Hercule Poirot - see summary 
  123. 1939, The Nemean Lion - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  124. 1939, The Lernaen Hydra  - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  125. 1940, The Arcadian Deer - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  126. 1940, The Erymanthian Boar - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  127. 1940, The Augean Stables - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  128. 1940, The Stymphalean Birds - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  129. 1940, The Cretan Bull - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  130. 1940, The Horses of Diomedes - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  131. 1940, The Girdle of Hyppolita - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  132. 1940, The Flock of Geryon - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  133. 1940, The Apples of the Hesperides - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  134. 1940, Four and Twenty Blackbirds (also Poirot and the Regular Customer) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories 
  135. 1941, Strange Jest - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997   
  136. 1941, Tape-Measure Murder - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  137. 1941, The Case of the Caretaker - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  138. 1942, The Case of the Perfect Maid - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  139. 1947, The Capture of  Cerberus - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  140. 1954, Sanctuary - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  141. 1956, Greenshaw's Folly - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  142. 1958, The Dressmaker's Doll - stand alone - two Agatha Christie short stories  
  143. 1971, The Harlequin Tea Set - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997

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