4. The Lady Vanishes
On 3 December 1926, Agatha Christie left her home in the southern English county of Berkshire just after 9.30 in the evening. She drove away, taking a small suitcase and a fur coat with her. The following morning, the car was found 15 miles away on the edge of a lake called Silent Pool. The headlights were still on and her luggage was inside, but the driver was nowhere to be seen. The lady had vanished.
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Books mentioned in order of appearance
—The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
—The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
—The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
—An Autobiography by Agatha Christie
—The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie
—Unnatural Death by Dorothy L Sayers
—Agatha Christie: A Biography by Janet Morgan
—Agatha by Kathleen Tynan
—Agatha Christie and the Missing Eleven Days by Jared Code
—Agatha Christie: The Finished Portrait by Andrew Norman
—A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson
—The Big Four by Agatha Christie
—The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie
—The Seven Dials Mystery by Agatha Christie
—The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
—Giant’s Bread by Mary Westmacott
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