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 23 August 2018

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. 1922, The Wife of the Kenite, published in Australia's Home Magazine Sept 1922
  2. 1923, The Adventure of the Western Star - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  3. 1923, Tragedy at Marsdon Manor - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  4. 1923, The Adventure of the Cheap Flat - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  5. 1923, The Mystery of Hunters Lodge - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  6. 1923, The Million Dollar Bond Robbery - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  7. 1923, The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  8. 1923, The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  9. 1923, The Kidnapped Prime Minister - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  10. 1923, The Affair at the Victory Ball - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  11. 1923, The Adventure of Johnnie Waverley, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  12. 1923, The Disappearance of Davenheim - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  13. 1923, The King of Clubs  - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  14. 1923, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ.1924
  15. 1923, The Case of the Missing Will - Hercule Poirot - Poirot Investigates publ. 1924
  16. 1923, The First Wish - Tommy and Tuppence, became The Clergyman's Daughter / The Red House in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  17. 1923, The Double Clue - Hercule Poirot - Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961
  18. 1923, The Actress (aka A Trap for the Unwary)  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  19. 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
  20. 1924, Publicity - Tommy and Tuppence, became A Fairy in the Flat / A Pot of Tea in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  21. 1924, The Affair of the Pink Pearl - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  22. 1924, Finessing the King - Tommy and Tuppence - became Finessing the King / The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  23. 1924, The Case of the Missing Lady - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  24. 1924, The Case of the Sinister Stranger - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  25. 1924, The Sunninghall Mystery - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Sunningdale Mystery in Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  26. 1924, The House of Lurking Death - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  27. 1924, The Matter of the Ambassador's Boots - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Ambassador's Boots in Partners in Crime publ. 1929 
  28. 1924, The Girl on the Train - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  29. 1924, The Affair of the Forged Notes - Tommy and Tuppence - became The Crackler inPartners in Crime publ. 1929
  30. 1924, Blindman's Buff - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  31. 1924, The Man in the Mist - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  32. 1924, The Man who was Number Sixteen - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  33. 1924, The Red Signal - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  34. 1924, The Mystery of the Blue Jar - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  35. 1924, Philomel Cottage - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  36. 1924, Jane in Search of a Job - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  37. 1924, The Manhood of Edward Robinson -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  38. 1924, Mr Eastwood's Advenure - aka The mystery of the Second Cucumber - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  39. 1924, The Plymouth Express - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  40. 1924, While the Light Lasts  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  41. 1925, The Market Basing Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  42. 1925, The Fourth Man - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  43. 1925, The Witness for the Prosecution - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 originally published as Traitor Hands
  44. 1925, The Submarine Plans - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  45. 1925, The Adventure of the Clapham Cook - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  46. 1925, The Cornish Mystery - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  47. 1925, The Chocolate Box, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  48. 1925, The Lost Mine, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  49. 1925, The Veiled Lady, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974 
  50. 1925, The Listerdale Mystery - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  51. 1925, Within a Wall - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  52. 1925, The LeMesurier Inheritance - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969 
  53. 1926, Magnolia Blossom - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  54. 1926, The Under Dog - Hercule Poirot - The Under Dog and other stories, publ 1969
  55. 1926, The House of Dreams - romance - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997  also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  56. 1926, SOS - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  57. 1926, The Love Detectives - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  58. 1926, Wireless - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  59. 1926, The Rajah's Emerald - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  60. 1926, Swan Song - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  61. 1926, The Lonely God -  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  62. 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 
  63. 1927, The Tuesday Night Club - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  64. 1927, The Last Seance - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  65. 1928, Double Sin, also published as By Road or Rail - Hercule Poirot, Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961
  66. 1928, Wasps' Nest - Hercule Poirot, Double Sin and Other Stories, published 1961 
  67. 1928, The Idol House of Astarte - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  68. 1928, Ingots of Gold - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  69. 1928, The Bloodstained Pavement - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  70. 1928, Motive & Opportunity - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  71. 1928, A Fruitful Sunday -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  72. 1928, The Unbreakable Alibi - Tommy and Tuppence - Partners in Crime publ. 1929
  73. 1929, The Thumb Mark of St. Peter - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  74. 1929, Next to a Dog - romance - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  75. 1929, Sing a Song of Sixpence -  The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  76. 1929, Accident - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  77. 1929, The Golden Ball - aka Playing the Innocent - The Listerdale Mystery, publ.1934
  78. 1929, The Blue Geranium - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  79. 1929, The Dead Harlequin - a Mr Satterthwaite story, see summary 
  80. 1929, The Third-Floor Flat, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  81. 1930, The Companion - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  82. 1930, The Four Suspects - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  83. 1930, A Christmas Tragedy - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  84. 1930, The Herb of Death - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  85. 1930, The Affair of the Bungalow - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932  Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  86. 1930, The Coming of Mr. Quin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  87. 1930, The Shadow on the Glass - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  88. 1930, At the "Bells and Motley" - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  89. 1930, The Sign in the Sky - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  90. 1930, The Soul of the Croupier - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  91. 1930, The Man from the Sea - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  92. 1930, The Voice in the Dark - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  93. 1930, The Face of Helen - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  94. 1930, The Dead Harlequin - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  95. 1930, The Bird with the Broken Wing - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  96. 1930, The World's End - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  97. 1930, Harlequin's Lane - Mr Satterthwaite & Harley Quin - The Mysterious Mr Quin
  98. 1930, Manx Gold  - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997 
  99. 1931, Death by Drowning - Miss Marple - The Thirteen Problems publ. 1932
  100. 1932, The Second Gong - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  101. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Soldier - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  102. 1932, How Does Your Garden Grow, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  103. 1932, The Case of the Distressed Lady - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  104. 1932, The Case of the Discontented Husband - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  105. 1932, The Case of the City Clerk  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  106. 1932, The Case of the Rich Woman - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  107. 1932, The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest - Hercule Poirot - While the Light Lasts, publ.1997 also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  108. 1932, The Mystery of the Spanish Chest - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  109. 1933, Have You Got Everything You want?  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  110. 1933, The Gate of Baghdad - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  111. 1933, The House at Shiraz  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  112. 1933, The Pearl of Price - - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  113. 1933, Death on the Nile  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934 
  114. 1933, The Oracle of Delphi - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  115. 1933, The Hound of Death - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  116. 1933, The Gypsy - The Hound of Death publ. 1933 
  117. 1933, The Lamp - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  118. 1933, The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael - The Hound of Death publ. 1933  
  119. 1933, The Call of Wings - The Hound of Death publ. 1933
  120. 1934, The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife -  - Mr Parker Pyne - Parker Pyne Investigates publ.1934
  121. 1934, In A Glass Darkly - stand alone short story - two Agatha Christie short stories
  122. 1935, Problem at Pollensa Bay - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991
  123. 1935, Miss Marple Tells a Story - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  124. 1936, The Regatta Mystery - Parker Pyne - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  125. 1936, Triangle at Rhodes ( also Poirot and the Triangle at Rhodes) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories
  126. 1936, Problem at Sea, Poirot Early Cases publ 1974
  127. 1937, Yellow Iris - Hercule Poirot - Problem at Pollensa Bay publ. 1991 
  128. 1937,  The Dream - Hercule Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories also in The Harlequin Tea Set publ. 1997
  129. 1937, Murder in the Mews - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  130. 1937, The Incredible Theft - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  131. 1937, Dead Man's Mirror - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  132. 1937, Triangle at Rhodes - Hercule Poirot - Murder in the Mews publ 1937 
  133. 1938, The Dream - Hercule Poirot - see summary 
  134. 1939, The Nemean Lion - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  135. 1939, The Lernaen Hydra  - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  136. 1940, The Arcadian Deer - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  137. 1940, The Erymanthian Boar - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  138. 1940, The Augean Stables - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  139. 1940, The Stymphalean Birds - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  140. 1940, The Cretan Bull - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  141. 1940, The Horses of Diomedes - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  142. 1940, The Girdle of Hyppolita - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  143. 1940, The Flock of Geryon - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  144. 1940, The Apples of the Hesperides - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947
  145. 1940, Four and Twenty Blackbirds (also Poirot and the Regular Customer) - Poirot - Some Agatha Christie short stories 
  146. 1941, Strange Jest - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997   
  147. 1941, Tape-Measure Murder - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  148. 1941, The Case of the Caretaker - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  149. 1942, The Case of the Perfect Maid - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997 
  150. 1947, The Capture of  Cerberus - Hercule Poirot - The Labours of Hercules, publ. 1947 
  151. 1947, Three Blind Mice - the story on which The Mouse Trap is based - Three Blind Mice and Other Stories publ. 1950
  152. 1954, Sanctuary - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  153. 1956, Greenshaw's Folly - Miss Marple - Miss Marple: complete short stories publ. 1997
  154. 1958, The Dressmaker's Doll - stand alone - two Agatha Christie short stories  
  155. 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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