Get Your Free Audiobook

Non-member price: $18.22

After 30 days, Audible is $16.45/mo. Cancel anytime.

Publisher's Summary

An all-new collection of winter-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the festive period.  

There's a chill in the air, and the days are growing shorter.... It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with this winter-themed collection from legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie. But beware of deadly snowdrifts and dangerous gifts, poisoned meals and mysterious guests. This compendium of short stories, some featuring beloved Detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, is an essential omnibus for Christie fans and the perfect gift for mystery lovers.

Includes the stories:

'The Chocolate Box'

'A Christmas Tragedy'

'The Coming of Mr Quin'

'The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest'

'The Clergyman’s Daughter'

'The Plymouth Express'

'Problem at Pollensa Bay'

'Sanctuary'

'The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge'

'The World’s End'

'The Manhood of Edward Robinson'

'Christmas Adventure'

©2020 Agatha Christie Limited (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"Without a doubt, the greatest mystery writer of all time." (Ragnar Jonasson)

"She gives us an insight into human nature that few, if any, have surpassed." (Susan Lewis)

"All crime fiction writers around the globe owe Agatha Christie a massive debt." (Peter James)

What listeners say about Midwinter Murder

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    4
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    1
  • 4 Stars
    3
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

No Reviews are Available
Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Ian
  • Ian
  • 22-11-2020

Great Stories although Misleading Title

Truly great collection of murder mysteries from
arguably the best golden age detective author.

With Christmas approaching, I love to get into the winter mood with some chilling winter mysteries, but was a little disappointed that this is not really a themed collection. While all are very good, one is set in Palma De Mallorca so not very wintery!

That aside, a truly enjoyable set of short stories and fans of the genre will not be disappointed.

11 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for richard2
  • richard2
  • 28-11-2020

Snore

Good for going to sleep to - drifting off, you never get to find out who dunnit, and you don’t care.

6 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Loocie lou
  • Loocie lou
  • 01-01-2021

🧡

Loved listening to these stories. Well read and easy to listen to. Highly recommended 🧡

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    1 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Amazon Customer
  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-12-2020

Disappointing

Just rather boring stories with an irritating female attempt at a Belgian accent. Couldn't finish it.

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Betty
  • Betty
  • 24-02-2021

Sadly not keen on narration.Spoilt the stories

Sadly not keen on narration.Spoilt the stories . mumbled at times and diction poor . will not get this narrator again

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Susi Moffat
  • Susi Moffat
  • 31-01-2021

Gasp, gasp!

I LOVE the stories, Agatha Christie is an incredibly skilled writer, however, I struggled with the narrator taking big gasps of breath (particularly during stories featuring Poirot) it really distracted me from the story.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for sheila parry
  • sheila parry
  • 23-01-2021

Great

Loved the different stories nice change from just one need more of the same love Agatha christie

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Gill Wiltshire
  • Gill Wiltshire
  • 31-12-2020

Lovely book.

Good selection of stories. Ideal for Agatha Christie fans. Nicely read. Really enjoyed this book.

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for M J DURACK
  • M J DURACK
  • 08-02-2021

Queen of crime

Always good to revisit AC. She never fails her readers with a twist at the end

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Mrs. Slm Drumm
  • Mrs. Slm Drumm
  • 21-02-2021

Enjoyed it from beginning to end, must read!

Fab stories brought to life by Fenella Woolgar, great rendition, loved it! Very atmospheric! Accents & expression thrilling.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.