""Poirot Investigates is a short story anthology written by English author Agatha Christie in March 1924. In the eleven stories, famed strange detective Hercule Poirot cracks a variety of mysteries concerning greed, jealousy, and revenge. First, there was the secret of the film star and the diamond... Then came the 'suicide' that was murder... The mystery of the absurdly cheap flat... Suspicious death in a locked gun room... A million-dollar bond robbery... The curse of a pharaoh's tomb... A jewel robbery by the sea... The abduction of a Prime Minister... The disappearance of a banker... A phone call from a dying man... And, finally, the mystery of the lost will.