If you want to read the books in publication order before you discuss them this is the list for you. For the books the year indicates the first publication, whether in the US or UK, and where possible we have given the alternative US/UK titles. The collections listed are those that feature the first book appearance of one or more stories:

THE NOVELS:

  1. 1920 The Mysterious Affair at Styles
  2. 1922 The Secret Adversary
  3. 1923 Murder on the Links
  4. 1924 The Man in the Brown Suit
  5. 1925 The Secret of Chimneys
  6. 1926 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
  7. 1927 The Big Four
  8. 1928 The Mystery of the Blue Train
  9. 1929 The Seven Dials Mystery
  10. 1930 The Murder at the Vicarage
  11. 1931 The Sittaford Mystery
  12. 1932 Peril at End House
  13. 1933 Lord Edgware Dies
  14. 1934 Murder on the Orient Express
  15. 1934 Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?
  16. 1934 Three-Act Tragedy
  17. 1935 Death in the Clouds
  18. 1936 The ABC Murders
  19. 1936 Murder in Mesopotamia
  20. 1936 Cards on the Table
  21. 1937 Dumb Witness
  22. 1937 Death on the Nile
  23. 1939 Easy to Kill
  24. 1939 And Then There Were None
  25. 1940 Sad Cypress
  26. 1940 One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
  27. 1941 Evil Under the Sun
  28. 1941 N or M?
  29. 1942 The Body in the Library
  30. 1942 Five Little Pigs
  31. 1942 The Moving Finger
  32. 1944 Towards Zero
  33. 1944 Death Comes as the End
  34. 1945 Sparkling Cyanide: post
  35. 1946 The Hollow
  36. 1948 Taken at the Flood
  37. 1949 Crooked House
  38. 1950 A Murder is Announced
  39. 1951 They Came to Baghdad
  40. 1952 Mrs McGinty’s Dead
  41. 1952 They Do It with Mirrors
  42. 1953 After the Funeral
  43. 1953 A Pocket Full of Rye
  44. 1954 Destination Unknown
  45. 1955 Hickory Dickory Dock
  46. 1956 Dead Man’s Folly
  47. 1957 4.50 from Paddington
  48. 1958 Ordeal by Innocence
  49. 1959 Cat Among the Pigeons
  50. 1961 The Pale Horse
  51. 1962 The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side
  52. 1963 The Clocks
  53. 1964 A Caribbean Mystery
  54. 1965 At Bertram’s Hotel
  55. 1966 Third Girl
  56. 1967 Endless Night : post
  57. 1968 By the Pricking of My Thumbs
  58. 1969 Hallowe’en Party
  59. 1970 Passenger to Frankfurt
  60. 1971 Nemesis
  61. 1972 Elephants Can Remember
  62. 1973 Postern of Fate
  63. 1975 Curtain
  64. 1976 Sleeping Murder

THE COLLECTIONS/SHORT STORIES


1924 Poirot Investigates:
The Adventure of the ‘Western Star’
The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor
The Adventure of the Cheap Flat
The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge
The Million Dollar Bond Robbery
The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb
The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan
The Kidnapped Prime Minister
The Disappearance of Mr Davenheim
The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman
The Case of the Missing Will


1929 Partners in Crime:
A Fairy in the Flat
A Pot of Tea
The Affair of the Pink Pearl
The Adventure of the Sinister Stranger
Finessing the King/The Gentleman Dressed in Newspaper
The Case of the Missing Lady
Blindman’s Buff
The Man in the Mist
The Crackler
The Sunningdale Mystery
The House of Lurking Death
The Unbreakable Alibi
The Clergyman’s Daughter/The Red House
The Ambassador’s Boots
The Man Who Was No.16


1930 The Mysterious Mr Quin:
The Coming of Mr Quin
The Shadow on the Glass
At the ‘Bells and Motley’
The Sign in the Sky
The Soul of the Croupier
The Man from the Sea
The Voice in the Dark
The Face of Helen
The Dead Harlequin
The Bird with the Broken Wing
The World’s End
Harlequin’s Lane


1932 The Thirteen Problems (The Tuesday Club Murders):
The Tuesday Night Club
The Idol House of Astarte
Ingots of Gold
The Bloodstained Pavement
Motive v Opportunity
The Thumb Mark of St Peter
The Blue Geranium
The Companion
The Four Suspects
A Christmas Tragedy
The Herb of Death
The Affair at the Bungalow
Death by Drowning


1933 The Hound of Death:
The Hound of Death
The Red Signal
The Fourth Man
The Gipsy
The Lamp
Wireless
The Witness for the Prosecution
The Mystery of the Blue Jar
The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael
The Call of Wings
The Last Séance
S O S


1934 The Listerdale Mystery:
The Listerdale Mystery
Philomel Cottage
The Girl in the Train
Sing a Song of Sixpence
The Manhood of Edward Robinson
Accident
Jane in Search of a Job
A Fruitful Sunday
Mr Eastwood’s Adventure
The Golden Ball
The Rajah’s Emerald
Swan Song


1934 Parker Pyne Investigates:
The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife
The Case of the Discontented Soldier
The Case of the Distressed Lady
The Case of the Discontented Husband
The Case of the City Clerk
The Case of the Rich Woman
Have You Got Everything You Want?
The Gate of Baghdad
The House of Shiraz
The Pearl of Price
Death on the Nile
The Oracle at Delphi


1937 Murder in the Mews:
Murder in the Mews
The Incredible Theft
Dead Man’s Mirror
Triangle at Rhodes
1938 Appointment with Death
1938 Hercule Poirot’s Christmas
US also as Murder for Christmas,
A Holiday for Murder


1939 The Regatta Mystery (not UK):
The Regatta Mystery
The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Problem at Pollensa Bay
Yellow Iris
Miss Marple Tells a Story
The Dream
In a Glass Darkly
Problem at Sea


1947 The Labours of Hercules:
The Nemean Lion
The Lernean Hydra
The Arcadian Deer
The Erymanthian Boar
The Augean Stables
The Stymphalean Birds
The Cretan Bull
The Horses of Diomedes
The Girdle of Hyppolita
The Flock of Geryon
The Apples of the Hesperides
The Capture of Cerberus


1948 Witness for the Prosecution (not UK):
The Witness for the Prosecution
The Red Signal
The Fourth Man
S O S
Where There’s a Will
The Mystery of the Blue Jar
Sing a Song of Sixpence
The Mystery of the Spanish Shawl
Philomel Cottage
Accident
Second Gong


1950 Three Blind Mice (not UK):
Three Blind Mice
Strange Jest
Tape-Measure Murder
The Case of the Perfect Maid
The Case of the Caretaker
The Third-Floor Flat
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
The Love Detectives


1951 The Under Dog (not UK):
The Under Dog
The Plymouth Express
The Affair at the Victory Ball
The Market Basing Mystery
The Lemesurier Inheritance
The Cornish Mystery
The King of Clubs
The Submarine Plans
The Adventure of the Clapham Cook


1960 The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (not US):
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
The Mystery of the Spanish Chest
The Under Dog
Four and Twenty Blackbirds
The Dream
Greenshaw’s Folly


1961 Double Sin (not UK):
Double Sin
Wasps’ Nest
The Theft of the Royal Ruby
The Dressmaker’s Doll
Greenshaw’s Folly
The Double Clue
The Last Séance
Sanctuary


1971 The Golden Ball (not UK):
The Listerdale Mystery
The Girl in the Train
The Manhood of Edward Robinson
Jane in Search of a Job
A Fruitful Sunday
The Golden Ball
The Rajah’s Emerald
Swan Song
The Hound of Death
The Gipsy
The Lamp
The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael
The Call of Wings
Magnolia Blossom
Next to a Dog


1974 Poirot’s Early Cases:
The Affair of the Victory Ball
The Adventure of the Clapham Cook
The Cornish Mystery
The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly
The Double Clue
The King of Clubs
The Lemesurier Inheritance
The Lost Mine
The Plymouth Express
The Chocolate Box
The Submarine Plans
The Third-Floor Flat
Double Sin
The Market Basing Mystery
Wasps’ Nest
The Veiled Lady
Problem at Sea
How Does Your Garden Grow?


1979 Miss Marple’s Final Cases (not US):
Sanctuary
Strange Jest
Tape-Measure Murder
The Case of the Caretaker
The Case of the Perfect Maid
Miss Marple Tells a Story
The Dressmaker’s Doll
In A Glass Darkly


1991 Problem at Pollensa Bay (not US):
Problem at Pollensa Bay
The Second Gong
Yellow Iris
The Harlequin Tea Set
The Regatta Mystery
The Love Detectives
Next to a Dog
Magnolia Blossom


1997 The Harlequin Tea Set (not UK):
The Edge
The Actress
While the Light Lasts
House of Dreams