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The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories

Advantages: Short stories which can be finished quite quickly
Disadvantages: Some of the stories leave you wanting more

I've owned The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories for several years now and have read it from cover to cover on more than one occasion. This is a short story collection and features several of Christie's famous characters including the elderly and ende ...

anonymili 27.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories - Agatha Christie

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Great title shame about the book

Advantages: Well thought out mystery
Disadvantages: Slow paced and seemed outdated

Synopsis of the book: Roland Fox has just moved into a quiet village on the Scottish borders. He has recently been swindled by the women who he believed loved him and he is trying now to rebuild his shattered life in this scenic place. By professio ...

CPTDANIELS 24.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Fingers of One Foot - Gerald Hammond

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Only Genes in this Icelandic Bank

Advantages: Interesting cultural aspect to the plot, different setting
Disadvantages: Cliched detective, starts slowly

A man is found dead in his Reykjavik flat in suspicious circumstances and Detective Erlendur is called in to investigate. He doesn’t have much to go on – just an old photograph he finds hidden in a chest of drawers and a cryptic message left beside the bo ...

fizzytom 07.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Tainted Blood - Arnaldur Indridason

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