Agatha Christie's second novel, "The Secret Adversary", is the story of the out of work couple Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley who form the partnership "The Young Adventures, Ltd." The two quickly become involved with a mysterious individual by the name of Mr. Whittington and then later because of this involvement, the British intelligence agency. Quickly a mystery is underway. A classic of detective fiction, "The Secret Adversary" will delight all fans of the genre.
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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 mysteriesFrom the Back Cover:
The first Tommy and Tuppence mystery, including an all-new introduction by Agatha Christie expert John Curran
Tommy and Tuppence, two people flat broke and out of work, are restless for excitement. They embark on a daring business scheme—Young Adventurers Ltd.—"willing to do anything, go anywhere." But their first assignment, for the sinister Mr. Whittington, draws them into a diabolical, political conspiracy. Under the eye of the elusive, ruthless Mr. Brown, they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever imagined.
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