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Marple : twelve new stories / Naomi Alderman, Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Nathalie Haynes, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware.

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 (creator.). Foley, Lucy (Novelist). Container of (work): Evil in small places. (Added Author). McDermid, Val. Container of (work): Second murder at the vicarage. (Added Author). Cole, Alyssa. Container of (work): Miss Marple takes Manhattan. (Added Author). Haynes, Natalie. Container of (work): Unravelling. (Added Author). Ware, Ruth. Container of (work): Miss Marple's Christmas. (Added Author). Alderman, Naomi. Container of (work): Open mind. (Added Author). Kwok, Jean. Container of (work): Jade empress. (Added Author). Mitchell, Dreda Say. Container of (work): Deadly wedding day. (Added Author). Griffiths, Ella, 1978- Container of (work): Murder at the Villa Rosa. (Added Author). McManus, Karen M. Container of (work): Murdering sort. (Added Author). Mosse, Kate, 1961- Container of (work): Mystery of the acid soil. (Added Author). Bardugo, Leigh. Container of (work): Disappearance. (Added Author).
Series: Miss Marple

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library LARGE PRINT M MAR (Text) 33500013736244 New Checked out 02/14/2023
Moorhead Public Library LARGE PRINT M MAR (Text) 33500013736251 New On holds shelf -
Thief River Falls Public Library lp CHR (Text) 35500006612566 Main Checked out 02/10/2023

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063266056
  • ISBN: 0063266059
  • Physical Description: 463 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Harper large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as Marple in the United Kingdom in 2022 by HarperCollins." -- From title page verso.
"One doesn't stop at one murder..." -- From back cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Evil in small places / Lucy Foley -- The second murder at the vicarage / Val McDermid -- Miss Marple takes Manhattan / Alyssa Cole -- The unravelling / Natalie Haynes -- Miss Marple's Christmas / Ruth Ware -- The open mind / Naomi Alderman -- The jade empress / Jean Kwok -- A deadly wedding day / Dreda Say Mitchell -- Murder at the Villa Rosa / Ella Griffiths -- The murdering sort / Karen M. McManus -- The mystery of the acid soil / Kate Mosse -- The disappearance / Leigh Bardugo -- About the authors.
Summary, etc.:
"For the first time in forty-five years, Agatha Christie's legendary sleuth Jane Marple returns to solve twelve baffling cases penned by a host of acclaimed authors skilled in the fine art of mystery and murder. In St. Mary Mead, a Christmas dinner is interrupted by unexpected guests; the Broadway stage in New York City is set for a dangerous improvisation; bad omens surround an untimely death aboard a cruise ship to Hong Kong; and a bestselling writer on holiday in Italy is caught in a nefarious plot. These and other crimes committed in the name of love, jealousy, blackmail, and revenge are ones that only the indomitable Jane Marple can solve. A triumphant celebration of Christie's legacy and essential reading for crime lovers, Marple is a timely reminder of why Jane Marple remains one of the most famous detectives of all time." -- From publisher's description.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 August #1
    *Starred Review* Twelve contemporary authors, all acclaimed crime writers, bring Agatha Christie's beloved Miss Jane Marple to print for the first time in 45 years, beautifully reinvigorating one of mystery fiction's most enduring sleuths. As Alyssa Cole puts it in Miss Marple Takes Manhattan, one of the volume's highlights, Miss Marple was always supposed to be in one place, as if she were a candlestick or a sofa cushion; however, she has the oddest habit of ending up exactly where she wanted to be instead. And so it is here, with Marple in New York in the 1950s, attending the dress rehearsal of a play based on a novel by her nephew, Raymond, who is appalled to learn that the play will be staged not on Broadway but on West Broadway, in a production directed by a blacklisted director. Aunt Jane is fine with all that but quickly senses that something is rotten in the wilds of downtown. So it is as well when she cruises to Hong Kong (The Jade Empress, by Jean Kwok) and shrewdly susses out two shipboard murders. The stories set in Marple's beloved St. Mary Mead—Val McDermid's The Second Murder at the Vicarage and Ruth Ware's Miss Marple's Christmas among them—are equally attuned to our heroine's wry sagacity and to her ability to detect evil intent wherever it lurks, including under the mistletoe. A thoroughly entertaining collection for all Christie devotees.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: Combining the enduring appeal of Miss Marple with some of today's most popular mystery writers could hardly go wrong, and it doesn't here. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women detectives > England > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.

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