The Secret Adversary (Paperback)
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From the brilliant pen of Agatha Christie comes the first novel in her Tommy and Tuppence mystery series featuring the beloved sleuthing duo.
Tommy and Tuppence are young, in love . . . and flat broke. Restless for excitement, they decide to embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd. willing to do anything, go anywhere. But they get more than they bargained for when their first assignment for the sinister Mr. Whittington draws them into a diabolical conspiracy.
It isn t long before they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever could have imagined a danger that could put an abrupt end to their business . . . and their lives.
Agatha Christie proves that if you really are good enough, you can break all the rules and still come up with a winner. Anne Perry, New York Times bestselling author of the Thomas Pitt and William Monk series of Victorian mysteries.
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976.
“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.”
-Donna Leon, international bestselling author of the Commissario Guido Brunetti novels
-Times Literary Supplement (London)