Posted on 28th Mar, 2018 by Martha Greengrass
Following the success of The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket, Sophie Hannah once more takes on the mantle of Agatha Christie in The Mystery of Three Quarters; a diabolically challenging new puzzle for Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Published on 23 August 2018 and available to pre-order now signed by the author, read an enticing extract from the heart of the mystery.
'I saw my job as bringing new and exciting cases to him for him to solve rather than to change him.'
Posted on 16th Dec, 2016 by Sally Campbell
Sophie Hannah talks about the joy of Golden Age crime fiction storytelling, the literary Christie and the challenge of taking on the master of the ‘little grey cells’, Hercule Poirot, for the second time. Interview by Waterstones Online's Martha Greengrass.
Posted on 26th Aug, 2016
When The Monogram Murders arrived back in 2014, there was a collective sense of relief at Waterstones Towers. Not only had the ever-brilliant Sophie Hannah risen to the challenge of picking up where Agatha Christie left off, in many ways (and we know for some this is heresy itself) she had bettered it. Now Sophie Hannah returns with her follow-up outing for Hercule Poirot, the fiendishly brilliant Closed Casket.
In the third part of our round-up of the year, we take a look at the highlights from September through to December and prepare to turn the page on an excellent 2014. Here’s to leaping into the unknown and dusting off our bookshelves for a new year of brilliant books.
Posted on 5th Nov, 2014 by Dan Lewis Lewis
The shortlists for this year's Specsavers National Book Awards shortlists were announced today - and we're here to guide you through them.
Posted on 16th Sep, 2014 by Sophie Hannah
Read the opening chapter of Sophie Hannah's new Hercule Poirot novel, The Monogram Murders.
Posted on 14th Sep, 2014 by Sophie Hannah
Sophie Hannah found inspiration for the name of Hercule Poirot's sidekick, in her new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders, in a slightly unusual place.
With Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot poised to return in Sophie Hannah's The Monogram Murders we're breaking down the the famous Belgian detective's past adventures in this exclusive infographic. Plus, there's a chance to win tickets to the Agatha Christie Festival in Torquay...
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