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 17 July 2015

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
  16.  1960 The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (six short stories - UK only)
  17. 1971 The Golden Ball and Other Stories (fifteen short stories - US only)
  18. 1974 Poirot's Early Cases (eighteen short stories, also known as Hercule Poirot's Early Cases in the US)
  19. 1948 The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (eleven short stories - US only) 
  20. 1961, Double Sin and Other Short Stories (8 in all, published in US)
  21. 1974, Poirot Early Cases 
  22. 1939 The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories (nine short stories - US only) - I have read all these stories in other collections 
  23. 1950 Three Blind Mice and Other Stories (nine short stories - US only) 
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 Adventure of Johnnie Waverley, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  11. 1923, The Disappearance of Davenheim - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  12. 1923, The King of Clubs  - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  13. 1923, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ.1924
  14. 1923, The Case of the Missing Will - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  15. 1923, The First Wish - Tommy and Tuppence, became The Clergyman's Daughter / The Red House in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  16. 1923, The Double Clue - Hercule Poirot - Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961
  17. 1923, The Actress (aka A Trap for the Unwary)  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  18. 1923, Christmas Adventure (aka The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding) - Hercule Poirot - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 , see also expanded version published as The Theft of the Royal Ruby, Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961
  19. 1924, Publicity - Tommy and Tuppence, became A Fairy in the Flat / A Pot of Tea in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  20. 1924, The Affair of the Pink Pearl - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  21. 1924, Finessing the King - Tommy and Tuppence - became Finessing the King / The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  22. 1924, The Case of the Missing Lady - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  23. 1924, The Case of the Sinister Stranger - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  24. 1924, The Sunninghall Mystery - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Sunningdale Mystery in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  25. 1924, The House of Lurking Death - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  26. 1924, The Matter of the Ambassador's Boots - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Ambassador's Boots in Partners in Crime publ. 1929 
  27. 1924, The Girl on the Train - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  28. 1924, The Affair of the Forged Notes - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Crackler inPartners in Crime publ. 1929
  29. 1924, Blindman's Buff - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  30. 1924, The Man in the Mist - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  31. 1924, The Man who was Number Sixteen - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  32. 1924, The Red Signal - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  33. 1924, The Mystery of the Blue Jar - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  34. 1924, Philomel Cottage - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  35. 1924, Jane in Search of a Job - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  36. 1924, The Manhood of Edward Robinson -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  37. 1924, Mr Eastwood's Advenure - aka The mystery of the Second Cucumber - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  38. 1924, The Plymouth Express - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  39. 1924, While the Light Lasts  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  40. 1925, The Market Basing Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  41. 1925, The Fourth Man - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  42. 1925, The Witness for the Prosecution - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 originally published as Traitor Hands
  43. 1925, The Submarine Plans - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  44. 1925, The Adventure of the Clapham Cook - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  45. 1925, The Cornish Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  46. 1925, The Chocolate Box, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  47. 1925, The Lost Mine, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  48. 1925, The Veiled Lady, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974 
  49. 1925, The Listerdale Mystery - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  50. 1925, Within a Wall - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  51. 1925, The LeMesurier Inheritance - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  52. 1926, Magnolia Blossom - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  53. 1926, The Under Dog - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  54. 1926, The House of Dreams - romance - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997  also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  55. 1926, SOS - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  56. 1926, The Love Detectives - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  57. 1926, Wireless - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  58. 1926, The Rajah's Emerald - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  59. 1926, Swan Song - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  60. 1926, The Lonely God -  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  61. 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 
  62. 1927, The Tuesday Night Club - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  63. 1927, The Last Seance - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  64. 1928, Double Sin, also published as By Road or Rail - Hercule Poirot, Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961
  65. 1928, Wasps' Nest - Hercule Poirot, Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961 
  66. 1928, The Idol House of Astarte - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  67. 1928, Ingots of Gold - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  68. 1928, The Bloodstained Pavement - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  69. 1928, Motive & Opportunity - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  70. 1928, A Fruitful Sunday -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  71. 1928, The Unbreakable Alibi - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  72. 1929, The Thumb Mark of St. Peter - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  73. 1929, Next to a Dog - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  74. 1929, Sing a Song of Sixpence -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  75. 1929, Accident - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  76. 1929, The Golden Ball - aka Playing the Innocent - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  77. 1929, The Blue Geranium - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  78. 1929, The Dead Harlequin - a Mr Satterthwaite story, see summary 
  79. 1929, The Third-Floor Flat, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  80. 1930, The Companion - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  81. 1930, The Four Suspects - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  82. 1930, A Christmas Tragedy - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  83. 1930, The Herb of Death - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  84. 1930, The Affair of the Bungalow - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  85. 1930, The Coming of Mr. Quin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  86. 1930, The Shadow on the Glass - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  87. 1930, At the "Bells and Motley" - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  88. 1930, The Sign in the Sky - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  89. 1930, The Soul of the Croupier - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  90. 1930, The Man from the Sea - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  91. 1930, The Voice in the Dark - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  92. 1930, The Face of Helen - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  93. 1930, The Dead Harlequin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  94. 1930, The Bird with the Broken Wing - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  95. 1930, The World's End - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  96. 1930, Harlequin's Lane - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  97. 1930, Manx Gold  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  98. 1931, Death by Drowning - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932
  99. 1932, The Second Gong - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  100. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Soldier - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  101. 1932, How Does Your Garden Grow, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  102. 1932, The Case of the Distressed Lady - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  103. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Husband - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  104. 1932, The Case of the City Clerk  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  105. 1932, The Case of the Rich Woman - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  106. 1932, The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest - Hercule Poirot - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  107. 1932, The Mystery of the Spanish Chest - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  108. 1933, Have You Got Everything You want?  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  109. 1933, The Gate of Baghdad - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  110. 1933, The House at Shiraz  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  111. 1933, The Pearl of Price - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  112. 1933, Death on the Nile  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  113. 1933, The Oracle of Delphi - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  114. 1933, The Hound of Death - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  115. 1933, The Gypsy - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  116. 1933, The Lamp - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  117. 1933, The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  118. 1933, The Call of Wings - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  119. 1934, The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife -  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  120. 1934, In A Glass Darkly - stand alone short story - two Agatha Christie short stories
  121. 1935, Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  122. 1935, Miss Marple Tells a Story - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  123. 1936, The Regatta Mystery - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  124. 1936, Triangle at Rhodes ( also Poirot and the Triangle at Rhodes) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  125. 1936, Problem at Sea, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  126. 1937, Yellow Iris - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  127. 1937,  The Dream - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  128. 1937, Murder in the Mews - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  129. 1937, The Incredible Theft - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  130. 1937, Dead Man's Mirror - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  131. 1937, Triangle at Rhodes - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  132. 1938, The Dream - Hercule Poirot - see summary 
  133. 1939, The Nemean Lion - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  134. 1939, The Lernaen Hydra  - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  135. 1940, The Arcadian Deer - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  136. 1940, The Erymanthian Boar - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  137. 1940, The Augean Stables - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  138. 1940, The Stymphalean Birds - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  139. 1940, The Cretan Bull - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  140. 1940, The Horses of Diomedes - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  141. 1940, The Girdle of Hyppolita - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  142. 1940, The Flock of Geryon - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  143. 1940, The Apples of the Hesperides - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  144. 1940, Four and Twenty Blackbirds (also Poirot and the Regular Customer) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories 
  145. 1941, Strange Jest - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997   
  146. 1941, Tape-Measure Murder - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  147. 1941, The Case of the Caretaker - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  148. 1942, The Case of the Perfect Maid - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  149. 1947, The Capture of  Cerberus - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  150. 1947, Three Blind Mice - the story on which The Mouse Trap is based - Three Blind Mice and Other Stories publ. 1950
  151. 1954, Sanctuary - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  152. 1956, Greenshaw's Folly - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  153. 1958, The Dressmaker's Doll - stand alone - two Agatha Christie short stories  
  154. 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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