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The Best Miss Marple Books 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1k votes 265 voters 12.8k views 23 items

List Rules Books or short story collections featuring the character Miss Marple, written by Agatha Christie

The absolute best book from Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple series, ranked as the best by book lovers everywhere. This list has the most popular Miss Marple books, featuring the plucky detective, and includes the date each book was published. What are the absolute best Miss Marple mysteries of all time?

Agatha Christie is undoubtedly one of the best crime authors of all time. Her stories have been loved by millions and she was so iconic, that in order to publish other types of novels, she wrote under a pen name. One of her most popular series is the Miss Marple series, which has been turned into many films as well.

This list features the best Miss Marple books from the popular mystery series. The titles are listed based on the number of votes cast for each one, and your votes can help determine the ranking! Some of these popular Miss Marple books include The Thirteen Problems, 4.50 from Paddington, The Moving Finger, Murder at the Vicarage, and They Do it With Mirrors.

Vote up the best Miss Marple books and short stories on the list below or add the ones you love if they aren't already on the list.
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A Murder Is Announced is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Murder at the Vicarage ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Body in the Library ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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4.50 from Paddington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Moving Finger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Sleeping Murder is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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A Pocket Full of Rye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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A Caribbean Mystery is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
1971
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The Mirror Crack'd from ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Thirteen Problems is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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At Bertram's Hotel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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They Do It with Mirrors ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Miss Marple's Final Case... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Blue Geranium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Tape Measure Murder ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Regatta Mystery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Double Sin and Other Sto... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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13 [i.e., thirteen] clue... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Miss Marple Meets Murder... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
1954
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Miss Marple Investigates... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books
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The Amazing Miss Marple ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miss Marple Books