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Miss Marple Mysteries
 
A keen-witted spinster who lives in the sleepy village of St. Mary's Mead, Miss Jane Marple has appeared in twelve books and twenty short stories. She is an icon of 20th century mystery fiction and has fans worldwide.

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  • I think "The Mirror Crack'd" is the best Marple... by Cheryl Neylon - Dec 13, 99 (#1 of 222)
  • Help, I know that there is an Agatha Christie... by Sharon Benson - Aug 3, 97 (#2 of 222)
  • I started reading Agatha Christies when I was... by Chris Ramsay Opp - Aug 24, 97 (#3 of 222)
  • Alex and Maria, Thank you for your suggestions... by Kat - Aug 24, 97 (#4 of 222)
  • My favorite is Miss Marple... by mary raidy - Jun 5, 98 (#5 of 222)
  • I'm new to the line-up... by Leslie Thorsen - Jun 8, 98 (#6 of 222)
  • I'm new on this line and this is my first... by Maryse Lafleur - Jun 8, 98 (#7 of 222)
  • There has never been a greater mystery writer... by Anil A. - Jun 8, 98 (#8 of 222)
  • HAs anyone read the passenger from frankfurt. by shayane - Aug 18, 98 (#9 of 222)
  • Is there anyone out there who had read both... by Christi - Aug 18, 98 (#10 of 222)
  • I read ten little indians first myself another... by Colleen G - Sep 17, 98 (#11 of 222)
  • does anyone have a favorite between Miss Marple... by Dejan Ristanovic - Sep 17, 98 (#12 of 222)
  • I agree with dejan, plus he's alot more funnier... by - Sep 17, 98 (#13 of 222)
  • Miss Marple is also my favorite, although I do... by - Sep 20, 98 (#14 of 222)
  • Are there any Miss Marple fans out there?.. by waletzko m.e. - Nov 5, 98 (#15 of 222)
  • David Matthews, thank you for your response... by Delal Ali - Nov 6, 98 (#16 of 222)
  • Hi!.. by Alvaro Salgado - Jan 5, 99 (#17 of 222)
  • I recently finished reading "13 Clues for Miss... by - Jan 7, 99 (#18 of 222)
  • I love Agatha Chhristie!.. by Angelica Corr - Jan 29, 99 (#19 of 222)
  • Hi Chrissy Oh!.. by - Apr 7, 99 (#20 of 222)
  • has anyone here read Hickory Dickory??? by Kar - Jun 27, 99 (#21 of 222)
  • You know; miss Marples' nephew, Raymond West -... by Lars Smedberg - Aug 6, 99 (#22 of 222)
  • How did it happen that the train was the "4:50... by Dick Sabroff - Sep 17, 99 (#23 of 222)
  • So you wouldn't be late? by Kimisu - Sep 18, 99 (#24 of 222)
  • Ha!.. by margarita - Sep 19, 99 (#25 of 222)
  • SPOILER!!!!!!!!!!!!.. by SpookyBookChick - Oct 2, 99 (#26 of 222)
  • To Keri Kegley : SPOILER !.. by Lars S. - Oct 3, 99 (#27 of 222)
  • Hello, my name is Marta and I'm a fan of AC... by Marta Grimau - Oct 6, 99 (#28 of 222)
  • I haven't read that one, but I recently read Ten... by Susy - Oct 8, 99 (#29 of 222)
  • Could anyone give me 10 clues to the mystery... by cynthia serafini - Oct 31, 99 (#30 of 222)
  • It's been quite awhile since I've read a Miss... by Lisa Sutter - Feb 11, 00 (#31 of 222)
  • I think Miss Marple novels rank among the best of... by PIPINA - Feb 16, 00 (#32 of 222)
  • Can anybody tell me who marries Lucy Eyeslesbarrow... by PIPINA - Feb 24, 00 (#33 of 222)
  • Dear Pipina I've always wondered about that... by Bundle - Feb 24, 00 (#34 of 222)
  • Dear Bundle, I spent my weekend re-reading 4.50... by PIPINA - Feb 28, 00 (#35 of 222)
  • To Pipina, I have actually read "A murder is... by Kiran Bedyal - Mar 9, 00 (#36 of 222)
  • When I first read A Murder is Announced, I thought... by Mumbo Rumbo - Mar 9, 00 (#37 of 222)
  • Mumbo Rumbo....you sound like my mother... by Christi M - Mar 12, 00 (#38 of 222)
  • Re: Mumbo Rumbo (great name) and A murder is... by mike jones - Mar 18, 00 (#39 of 222)
  • Mike, I'll have to re-read AMIA... by Mumbo Rumbo - Mar 19, 00 (#40 of 222)
  • I think the Bunny only makes the mistake... by Christi M - Mar 23, 00 (#41 of 222)
  • Best Marple book is probably Murder is Announced... by Paul Scott - Apr 5, 00 (#42 of 222)
  • Paul, I agree, Nemesis is an absolutely smashing... by mike jones - Apr 6, 00 (#43 of 222)
  • Mike, I've just bought some trellis this... by Mumbo Rumbo - Apr 9, 00 (#44 of 222)
  • I think "A murder is announced" is the best Agatha... by ENRIQUE SOLER - Apr 12, 00 (#45 of 222)
  • As part of my English lesson I had to read 3 books... by Claudia Gitz - Apr 12, 00 (#46 of 222)
  • Dear Claudia I trid to send an e-mail you but I... by Yoshida Tsubasa - Apr 12, 00 (#47 of 222)
  • I love most of if not all the Miss Marple stories... by vicarageboy - May 22, 00 (#48 of 222)
  • O.K Last message on this site today (I think I'm... by Rubery - May 28, 00 (#49 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, That's certainly an interesting... by mike jones - May 28, 00 (#50 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery follow up, Oh you've done it now, you... by mike jones - May 28, 00 (#51 of 222)
  • PPS Rubery, Hi again, Convention has it that... by mike jones - May 28, 00 (#52 of 222)
  • Thanks for that Mike... by Rubery - May 29, 00 (#53 of 222)
  • O.K Have tried your method but itdoesn't seem to... by Rubery - May 29, 00 (#54 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER Have... by Mumbo Rumbo - May 30, 00 (#55 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, MumboRumbo and myself have been taking... by mike jones - May 30, 00 (#56 of 222)
  • Erm... by Rubery - May 31, 00 (#57 of 222)
  • No Rubery, No money on this one!!, But I won.... by mike jones - May 31, 00 (#58 of 222)
  • Another question from little old me.I'm all... by Rubery - Jun 1, 00 (#59 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, Haven't read Nemesis for a while, but... by Mumbo Rumbo - Jun 1, 00 (#60 of 222)
  • Hi Mumbo, I think you're right on that!!.. by mike jones - Jun 1, 00 (#61 of 222)
  • Don't mean to be rude Mumbo but that doesn't seem... by Rubery - Jun 2, 00 (#62 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, I will have to re-read Nemesis, but I... by Mumbo Rumbo - Jun 2, 00 (#63 of 222)
  • Just finished Nemesis and I think I have the... by Rubery - Jun 3, 00 (#64 of 222)
  • please help, I'm trying to remember in which book... by rags - Jun 8, 00 (#65 of 222)
  • Rags, Welcome!.. by Missy Sweesy - Jun 8, 00 (#66 of 222)
  • Missy, Thank you!.. by rags - Jun 9, 00 (#67 of 222)
  • Hello all, Lyndsey and I are probably going to be... by Rubery - Jun 20, 00 (#68 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery, Marina's baby was born with a... by mike jones - Jun 20, 00 (#69 of 222)
  • I think it died... by Missy Sweesy - Jun 20, 00 (#70 of 222)
  • I have absolutly no idea if it's going to be on,... by Rubery - Jun 21, 00 (#71 of 222)
  • That's wonderful!.. by Missy Sweesy - Jun 22, 00 (#72 of 222)
  • Marina's baby was put in a home run by the state by Bobbie Jeffers - Jun 23, 00 (#73 of 222)
  • Thank you Bobbie, I hadn't looked, and it's been... by Missy Sweesy - Jun 24, 00 (#74 of 222)
  • I need a sumary of the 4.50 from paddington... by Jorge Gomez - Jun 25, 00 (#75 of 222)
  • Speaking of 4:50 from Paddington, it has been a... by AngeliqueF - Jun 27, 00 (#76 of 222)
  • Hello... by Bibby - Jul 10, 00 (#77 of 222)
  • Bibby, unfortunately I don't think I've ever seen... by AngeliqueF - Jul 10, 00 (#78 of 222)
  • Oh Angelique, you must!.. by Bibby - Jul 11, 00 (#79 of 222)
  • Bibby, Did you know that Agatha saw Joan Hickson... by Missy Sweesy - Jul 11, 00 (#80 of 222)
  • Bibby, thanks for the suggestions... by AngeliqueF - Jul 12, 00 (#81 of 222)
  • Missy, I believe (and I may be wrong here), that... by Mumbo Rumbo - Jul 13, 00 (#82 of 222)
  • Joan Hickson was in that I think and she was... by Rubery - Jul 13, 00 (#83 of 222)
  • O.K, on a completely different topic, I have just... by Rubery - Jul 13, 00 (#84 of 222)
  • At odds with you on this one Rubery!.. by mike jones - Jul 13, 00 (#85 of 222)
  • The movie was pretty good too. by Missy Sweesy - Jul 13, 00 (#86 of 222)
  • I'll agree with that Missy!!.. by mike jones - Jul 13, 00 (#87 of 222)
  • I have to say I agree with Rubery about... by AngeliqueF - Jul 14, 00 (#88 of 222)
  • Again I have roused people's angers with which... by Rubery - Jul 14, 00 (#89 of 222)
  • Hi Rubery!!.. by mike jones - Jul 14, 00 (#90 of 222)
  • This is an idea, that I've had for some time now... by L. Smedberg - Jul 19, 00 (#91 of 222)
  • Hi L... by Mumbo Rumbo - Jul 19, 00 (#92 of 222)
  • Re@ Raymond West and Miss Marple: Don'y get me... by Rubery - Jul 19, 00 (#93 of 222)
  • Hi L, Although no one could ever give a... by mike jones - Jul 19, 00 (#94 of 222)
  • And she started writing at a time when having an... by Rik Shepherd. - Jul 19, 00 (#95 of 222)
  • My name is Smedberg - not "Smedley" - and, sure,... by L. Smedberg - Jul 20, 00 (#96 of 222)
  • Sorry, what I meant is that it seems unlikely to... by Rik Shepherd. - Jul 20, 00 (#97 of 222)
  • Sorry, forgot you were new here!.. by Rubery - Jul 20, 00 (#98 of 222)
  • Hi there L... by Bundle - Jul 20, 00 (#99 of 222)
  • I've thought for a few years that Vera's son was... by Missy Sweesy - Jul 20, 00 (#100 of 222)
  • If you all really want to know; L... by Lars Smedberg - Jul 21, 00 (#101 of 222)
  • Hi Lars, Apologies for getting your surname... by Mumbo Rumbo - Jul 21, 00 (#102 of 222)
  • Lars, Sorry to hear you can't check in too... by AngeliqueF - Jul 21, 00 (#103 of 222)
  • Just subscribe to all of them, and check messages... by Missy Sweesy - Jul 23, 00 (#104 of 222)
  • To the Vera's Child Discussion: I think it's... by Laura P. - Aug 1, 00 (#105 of 222)
  • To Laura P... by Lars Smedberg - Aug 2, 00 (#106 of 222)
  • Thanks a lot, Lars! by Laura P. - Aug 11, 00 (#107 of 222)
  • Hello!.. by jaynelim - Aug 18, 00 (#108 of 222)
  • Jayne, Welcome!.. by AngeliqueF - Aug 19, 00 (#109 of 222)
  • Hi Jayne, hi Angelique I answered you, didn't I,... by Bundle - Aug 19, 00 (#110 of 222)
  • Welcome Jayne, and everyone else new here... by Missy Sweesy - Aug 19, 00 (#111 of 222)
  • Welcome to all the new names who have joined while... by C Rubery - Aug 20, 00 (#112 of 222)
  • Bundle and Rubery, I think you are both right... by AngeliqueF - Aug 20, 00 (#113 of 222)
  • To everyone wondering about Lucy's pick: I agree... by Mark B - Aug 22, 00 (#114 of 222)
  • Hello everyone I'm new here and I'd like to tell... by vicaragefan - Aug 23, 00 (#115 of 222)
  • Well, she could do a lot worse!!.. by Mark B - Aug 23, 00 (#116 of 222)
  • Hmmm... by C Rubery - Aug 23, 00 (#117 of 222)
  • Yes Chris, I go along with you on... by mike jones - Aug 23, 00 (#118 of 222)
  • Who did Lucy choose; Bryan or Cedric... by Lars Smedberg - Aug 25, 00 (#119 of 222)
  • Definitely think it was Bryan... by Carol Diemer - Aug 28, 00 (#120 of 222)
  • Even though I'm sure Agatha Christie was quite... by vicaragefan1 - Sep 4, 00 (#121 of 222)
  • Vicaragefan, Good insight!.. by AngeliqueF - Sep 5, 00 (#122 of 222)
  • Can anyone tell me from what piece of literature... by Giles Reed - Sep 7, 00 (#123 of 222)
  • Giles, Its a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson,... by Mumbo Rumbo - Sep 8, 00 (#124 of 222)
  • Diva could probably quote the whole poem, Giles. by Rik Shepherd. - Sep 8, 00 (#125 of 222)
  • Angelique, I thought it was Clotilde who was... by C Rubery - Sep 8, 00 (#126 of 222)
  • Rubery, You could be right... by AngeliqueF - Sep 10, 00 (#127 of 222)
  • Angelique and Rubery, Clotilde it was!.. by mike jones - Sep 10, 00 (#128 of 222)
  • Allow me to throw a cat among the pigeons, so to... by Queen Cleo - Sep 12, 00 (#129 of 222)
  • Queen Cleo(Great name) That certainly may be a... by Mark B - Sep 12, 00 (#130 of 222)
  • My favourites amongst other mystery writers are... by C Rubery - Sep 12, 00 (#131 of 222)
  • Yes, I'll agree with Chris re: Marjory Allingham,... by mike jones - Sep 12, 00 (#132 of 222)
  • Some of Ngaio Marsh's mysteries are set in New... by C Rubery - Sep 12, 00 (#133 of 222)
  • Goody!!!.. by Missy Sweesy - Sep 12, 00 (#134 of 222)
  • Thanks, Mark!.. by Queen Cleo - Sep 13, 00 (#135 of 222)
  • Thanks everybody for the suggestions... by Mark B - Sep 13, 00 (#136 of 222)
  • I like Mary Higgins Clark, too; I was wondering if... by Laura P. - Sep 14, 00 (#137 of 222)
  • I've only watched a few of the Brother Cadfael on... by Missy Sweesy - Sep 14, 00 (#138 of 222)
  • I wish I had watched the brother Cadfael... by Queen Cleo - Sep 17, 00 (#139 of 222)
  • HI Queen Cleo... by Mumbo Rumbo - Sep 17, 00 (#140 of 222)
  • Queen Cleo, sounds like you and I have similar... by Bundle - Sep 26, 00 (#141 of 222)
  • Bundle- Snap!.. by Queen Cleo - Sep 28, 00 (#142 of 222)
  • Hi Cleo I haven't come across the Amelia Peabody... by Bundle - Oct 3, 00 (#143 of 222)
  • Bundle_ The Peabody books should be read in... by Queen Cleo - Oct 4, 00 (#144 of 222)
  • I wonder if anyone can remember this....I've just... by Queen Cleo - Oct 14, 00 (#145 of 222)
  • Queen Cleo, The same scene appeares in The Pale... by C Rubery - Oct 14, 00 (#146 of 222)
  • Hi Cleo, Yes I'll confirm Chris's reply, this is... by mike jones - Oct 14, 00 (#147 of 222)
  • Well, thanks Chris and Mike.I think it was "By the... by Queen Cleo - Oct 15, 00 (#148 of 222)
  • Perhaps something like that happened to her, when... by Missy Sweesy - Oct 15, 00 (#149 of 222)
  • There quite a few 'duplicates' in Agatha's... by Dejan Ristanovic - Oct 16, 00 (#150 of 222)
  • Annother one is at the end of a chapter in "At... by C Rubery - Oct 17, 00 (#151 of 222)
  • I just thought I'd say what I think of the Miss... by Valerie O. - Dec 3, 00 (#152 of 222)
  • Hi Valerie, I hope you stick with Miss Marple,... by Mark B - Dec 4, 00 (#153 of 222)
  • Valerie, If you don't like big words, avoid "The... by C Rubery - Dec 4, 00 (#154 of 222)
  • LOL, Rubery!.. by AngeliqueF - Dec 7, 00 (#155 of 222)
  • I'd say that I'd learnt quite a lot about the... by C Rubery - Dec 7, 00 (#156 of 222)
  • Hi Angelique, Tontine is a good one, and how... by mike jones - Dec 7, 00 (#157 of 222)
  • Angelique, Good question... by Mark B - Dec 8, 00 (#158 of 222)
  • Angelique: Tontine was definately an intriguing... by Flora Robison - Dec 8, 00 (#159 of 222)
  • Flora, a heavy quern was an integral part of... by C Rubery - Dec 8, 00 (#160 of 222)
  • I too learned all the French I know from Poirot's... by Missy Sweesy - Dec 8, 00 (#161 of 222)
  • Two other things we all learned are that people... by AngeliqueF - Dec 13, 00 (#162 of 222)
  • All I can say Angelique is :-D by Missy Sweesy - Dec 15, 00 (#163 of 222)
  • Well,I guess I was just in a :-D kind of mood when... by AngeliqueF - Dec 26, 00 (#164 of 222)
  • Hi I'm new to this part of the web site, but I've... by rpetre32 - Feb 22, 01 (#165 of 222)
  • Oh my, she's got quite a few!.. by Missy Sweesy - Feb 27, 01 (#166 of 222)
  • Hello, everyone... by Sherlaw Kombs - Mar 2, 01 (#167 of 222)
  • Hello, Kombs... by Flora Robison - Mar 5, 01 (#168 of 222)
  • To Sherlaw Kombs (# 167) : I don't know much... by Lars Smedberg - Mar 9, 01 (#169 of 222)
  • My theory is this; Raymond West (whose parents... by Dejan Ristanovic - Apr 10, 01 (#170 of 222)
  • I really can't picture Miss Marple having an... by Missy Sweesy - Apr 12, 01 (#171 of 222)
  • I live in a small English village myself... by DeeGee - Apr 17, 01 (#172 of 222)
  • Hello everyone Regarding message #169 If Dorothy... by williamsinclair - Apr 19, 01 (#173 of 222)
  • William, Very well reasoned, and I agree entirely... by mike jones - Apr 19, 01 (#174 of 222)
  • Thanks Mike I just have one more comment... by williamsinclair - Apr 20, 01 (#175 of 222)
  • Say, I was wondering if anyone else is a Dorothy... by Maureen McA. - Jun 15, 01 (#176 of 222)
  • Hi everyone.I was wondering if anyone disliked... by Mariam Hijjawi - Aug 8, 01 (#177 of 222)
  • Mariam, I didn't like it either... by AngeliqueF - Aug 8, 01 (#178 of 222)
  • Angelique, ...I agree with you but it wasn't just... by Mariam Hijjawi - Aug 9, 01 (#179 of 222)
  • Well, I know people like Carrie Louise, so that... by Missy Sweesy - Aug 10, 01 (#180 of 222)
  • Agatha wrote Curtain and Sleeping Murder as the... by Mumbo Rumbo - Apr 7, 02 (#181 of 222)
  • Mumbo, She liked Jane too much to "do her in"... by Missy Sweesy - Apr 7, 02 (#182 of 222)
  • Ok, forgive my ignorance, but does Miss Marple... by Missy Sweesy - May 28, 02 (#183 of 222)
  • On plan 'a' it's just simply called Miss Marples... by DeeGee - May 29, 02 (#184 of 222)
  • Not sure if it's ever mentioned, but I got an... by Missy Sweesy - May 29, 02 (#185 of 222)
  • Me nether... by DeeGee - May 30, 02 (#186 of 222)
  • What's the name of the hotel where Miss Marple had... by Richard Louise - Jun 2, 02 (#187 of 222)
  • Correct!! by Missy Sweesy - Jun 2, 02 (#188 of 222)
  • I'm pretty sure that the name of Miss Marple's... by Mark B - Jun 3, 02 (#189 of 222)
  • That's what I thought Mark, thanks. by Missy Sweesy - Jun 4, 02 (#190 of 222)
  • Missy Haid, why did u say that Christie hated... by Prairie - Oct 17, 02 (#191 of 222)
  • Perhaps I can answer for Missy--Yes, Christie did... by Mark B - Oct 18, 02 (#192 of 222)
  • Thank you Mark... by Missy Sweesy - Oct 18, 02 (#193 of 222)
  • Personaly I like Miss Marple better, i dont know... by Paul S. - Apr 13, 03 (#194 of 222)
  • hiya my name is caroline sinclair from glasgow... by caroline sinclair - Apr 14, 03 (#195 of 222)
  • Hi all... by Andrew McLennan - Sep 9, 03 (#196 of 222)
  • Its a good one... by Mark B - Sep 11, 03 (#197 of 222)
  • I just finished a short story, Strange Jest... by Andrew McLennan - Sep 29, 03 (#198 of 222)
  • Ah, but isn't the fun of it, how you're taken... by DeeGee - Sep 30, 03 (#199 of 222)
  • Next month our book discussion group will be... by T Tahtinen - Oct 17, 03 (#200 of 222)
  • T, Perhaps you could start from the point of view... by Missy Sweesy - Oct 17, 03 (#201 of 222)
  • A good question would be one we have discussed... by Mark B - Oct 20, 03 (#202 of 222)
  • I'm glad you mentioned that Mark... by Andrew McLennan - Oct 22, 03 (#203 of 222)
  • I love the atmosphere of this book - the old... by Jerry Burton - Oct 24, 03 (#204 of 222)
  • They Do It With Mirrors / Murder With Mirrors:... by Andrew McLennan - Dec 22, 03 (#205 of 222)
  • Very good Andrew!.. by Missy Sweesy - Dec 22, 03 (#206 of 222)
  • UK Drama is doing a Christmas with Miss Marple... by DeeGee - Dec 23, 03 (#207 of 222)
  • Boo - no cable at my house! by Dramaticat - Dec 24, 03 (#208 of 222)
  • I found A Pocketful Of Rye to be a good, even... by Andrew McLennan - Feb 3, 04 (#209 of 222)
  • A Caribbean Mystery (or Murder In The Caribbean -... by Andrew McLennan - Mar 24, 04 (#210 of 222)
  • Andrew, I agree with you about the 60's Marples... by Mark B - Mar 26, 04 (#211 of 222)
  • Hi Andrew I am re-reading "A Pocketful of Rye" at... by John Spender - Mar 26, 04 (#212 of 222)
  • Now there's something interesting... by Missy Sweesy - Mar 26, 04 (#213 of 222)
  • Mark, I agree with everything you say... by Andrew McLennan - Mar 28, 04 (#214 of 222)
  • For some reason, every time I read Third Girl, I... by Mark B - Mar 29, 04 (#215 of 222)
  • LOL Mark :-) by Missy Sweesy - Mar 29, 04 (#216 of 222)
  • LOL!.. by DeeGee - Mar 30, 04 (#217 of 222)
  • You may be right on this--I don't think her age... by Mark B - Mar 30, 04 (#218 of 222)
  • Ah!.. by DeeGee - Mar 30, 04 (#219 of 222)
  • John, I had a flick through APoR and without... by Andrew McLennan - Apr 14, 04 (#220 of 222)
  • Thanks for that Andrew SPOILER I think I found... by John Spender - Apr 17, 04 (#221 of 222)
  • John.....Bingo!.. by Andrew McLennan - Apr 19, 04 (#222 of 222)

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