Persona (24)

What killed the King ?
Who was the famous playwright poet ?
A murderous plot disguised as suicide ?
The mystery of her disappearance
Was the french emperor poisoned ?
The strange occult roots of the Thule Society
The origin of vampires
The engineer of the future
The discovery of America
The predictions of the greatest clairvoyant
The child who came from none
Premonitorial signs announced his death ?
Has he existed ?
The Scotland Affair
Recent Sightings of the Immortal ?
Vision Before The Battle of Milvian Bridge ?
How Did He Die And What Did He Do Wrong ?
Was She Secret Agent H-21 ?
What Happened To The Nazi ?
The Controversial Seer
Mysteries of Cappella Sansevero
The Supernatural Powers Of A Simple Man
A Life of Travel, Freemasonry & Heresy
The Real Story

Science (18)

The disappearance of the wild man
Can the Red Planet sustain life ?
Who are our ancestors ?
Can animal magnetism cure people's disease ?
The strange case of Prahlad Jani fasting
Are black holes time breaches ?
Where does it come from ?
Do stars dictate our destiny ?
Fabulous treasures buried underground ?
Probability And The Meta Universe
How Did It All Start ?
What Threatens Our Future Planet ?
Summary Case Study
Is Our Planet Doomed to Die ?
Could Mankind be Wiped Out ?
How Did Earth's First Life Forms Appear ?
Can Man Survive Outside of Society ?
Who Were The Aboriginal ?

Ufology (5)

UFO crash in New Mexico ?
What kinda secrets lie inside the military zone ?
Are aliens real ?
Dogons in contact with aliens ?
Invisibility and Instantaneous Displacement ?

Parapsychology (20)

The sixth sense of people ?
The gift of foreseeing the future ?
Human energy field ?
Can hypnotherapy treat medical conditions ?
The meaning of dreams
A premonition 14 years in advance ?
A form of psychokinesis ?
Can the mind move objets ?
And thy fear of nothingness
Can a person be two places at once ?
Pain as offering for Lord Murugan
Walking on Hot Coals Without Injuries ?
Finding Water With Sticks
Forensic and Medical
The Case of Natasha Demkina
And Psychic Surgery
Mystery of Tulpas
The Case of Shankar
Fear of the New Millenium
Egyptian, Roman & Greek Mythology

Mysterious Place (48)

The Moai statues of Rapa Nui
The Lost City of the Incas
City of the cosmos
Inside the mysterious and long lost ancient city
A celestial and sacred place
Magic city and occultism in Italy
The secret fortune of the abbé Saunière
Ayers Rock
A vestige of Lemuria ?
King Solomon's Hidden Treasures
The secret of the Mayan astronaut
In search of the mythical Eldorado
What are menhirs for ?
The work of Mother Nature ?
Conquering Cancuen palace
The Mayan astronomers ?
Ancient Megalithic Ruins
Inside the Burial Tomb
The Stone City
Ancient Stone Circles
Origin of Chinese Civilization
Sculpture or meeting place for UFOs?
Derinkuyu & Kaymakli
Teutoburg Forest
The Mysterious Ruins
History & Sports
Horyuji & Todaiji Buddha
Top of the World
Mysterious Micronesia Ruins
King Solomon's Throne Sacred Fire
Story of the Golem Statue
Stone Ship Settings
Queen Zenobia And The Kingdom of Saba
Patmos, Delphi And Rhodes
Two Cities Lost In The Void
4 Cool Places To Visit
Deities and Heavenly Kings
The Lost Ships Graveyard
Origins of the Roman Empire
The House of Virgin Mary
The German Stonehenge
The Demon City
Ruins of Ancient Mayan City
Kingdom, Obelisks & Stelae
Ancient Incan Fortress
World's Oldest Temple
Interesting Facts and Mystery

Egypt (13)

What killed the young pharaoh ?
What secret hides the legendary monument ?
A monument that defies time
Bitten by a king cobra ?
What has become of the beautiful queen of Egypt ?
Assassinated by his womens ?
The secret books of the ibis headed god
And the mysterious Book of the Dead
The Valley of the Kings abandoned ?
A mythical country of Ancient Egypt ?
Light of Ancient Egypt ?
Ancient Egyptian Story
The First Egyptian Female Pharaoh

Cryptozoology (18)

Mythology and Symbolism
Is It Real ?
The Abominable Snowman
The Goat Sucker
The Deadly Song of the Fish Woman
The Legend of Sasquatch
Are They Simply Tales ?
Voodoo and Golems - Myth ?
Serial Killer of the Eighteenth Century ?
A Mythological Version of Kongamato ?
Legend and Life
West Virginia Winged Creature
A Desert Death Adder ?
Small Dragon or Salamander ?
Manipogo, Ogopogo & Igopogo
De Loys Ape, Orang Pendek, Yeren & Almas
Real Stories of Encounters

Strange Phenomenon (23)

Mysterious disappearances
The Ghost Ship
Spiritism and Ghosts
The Feeling of Already Seen
Ghosts and Haunted Houses
Exorcism of the Demons by a Shaman Priest
Mysterious Explosion in Siberia
The Route Without Gravity ?
Apparitions Or Hallucinations ?
How Fish Rain Happen
How Are They Made ?
Two Testimonies of the Afterlife
Examples and Theories
The Case of Hasnah Mohamed Meselmani
Mystery of Death Valley
A Mysterious Phenomena
What Causes The Phenomenon ?
Does Faith Healing Work ?
What Is The Meaning of Healing ?
Miracle or Mystification ?
Famous Cases of Spectral Apparitions
Story of the Legendary Ghost Ship
The Case of Urbain Grandier

Bible and Religion (29)

Who Wrote It ?
A Matter of Faith ?
Guardians of the Secret
The Sinner Denigrated by the Church
Fallen Angels
The Marks of Christ
Universal Deluge
The Dead Sea Scrolls
And The Star of Bethlehem
Where Is It ?
The Sources Of The Arcanes
Where is the Ark of the Covenant ?
Will It Ever Be Explained ?
Fact or Fiction ?
The Three Secrets
Secret Messages of the Virgin
Prophecy of Our Lady
Oldest Man in the Bible
What Happened to Them ?
Beheaded, He Walks Carrying His Own Head
Ecstasy of a Nun
Religious Artifacts With Power ?
What Agitated The People of Saint-Médard ?
Where Is It Located ?
A Woman On The Papal Throne ?
Dark Vatican Archives Facts Revealed
Christian Ethiopean Mystery
Mount Megiddo & The Bible

Magic (4)

Grimoire and Rituals
The Book Of Laws Of The Dead
Mediator Between the Spiritual and Material World
Origin of Misfortunes

Monument (10)

Did They Really Exist ?
What Did It Look Like ?
Has It Existed ?
The Mystery of Marian Cult
A Monument Filled With Mystery
The Holy Grail in Italy ?
The Fortress Of Love
Secrets & Mysteries in Scotland
History, Macbeth & Ghost Lores

Legend and Myth (15)

The Lost Continent
A Site of Legend
Just a Myth ?
The Lost City
The Fabulous Land Of Gold
And The Legend of Sherwood
The Modern Prometheus
The Eternal Saga
The Legend of the Treasure Well
Search For The Fountain of Life
Origin of the Scary Legend
Where Is It Located ?
Untold Story of the King of Lydia Wealth
King Minos Labyrinth in Greek Mythology
European legend ?

History (16)

The Book That Lit The Pyres
Historic Reality ?
Vikings - In America Before Columbus?
The Greatest Political Scandal of the United States
The Lost Colony
Who Is This Enigmatic Smiling Woman ?
Marinus Van der Lubbe Guilty ?
The Mystery Lingers
Nicolas Flamel and the Philosopher's Stone
Summary of Custer's Last Stand
Treasures Lost At Sea
Druids Cult of Violence
Did Nero Watch Rome Burning?
End of Crete Minoan Civilization?
Mystical Order

Relic (16)

An Endless Quest
Esoteric Nazism
An Ancient Stellar Computer ?
A Timeless Document
An Unknown Alphabet
The Spy War
Men And Dinosaurs Together ?
Ancient Electricity ?
Where Is It Located ?
Interesting Facts
Theories Debunked
Artifacts or Archaeological Forgery ?
Russian Artifacts or Alien Intelligence ?
An Ancient Egyptian Plane ?

People and Civilization (13)

The Oldest Civilization of Meso America
The Decline of the Mayan Civilization
The People of Amma
The Celtic's Spiritual Elite
A Kingdom Without Men
The Mysterious Destiny of a Tribe
Origin Of Language And Culture
Where Do They Come From ?
Cruel Burial Practices
An Indecipherable Language
Mystery of Shrunken Heads
Adena, Hopewell & Mississippian
Did They Arrive in South America ?

Disappearance (4)

A Great Aviator Missing
What Happened To Him ?
What Happened To Them ?
Did He Die At The Battle of Three Kings ?

Cold Case (4)

Who is Behind The Murders ?
The assassination of John F Kennedy
Who Killed Lady Diana ?
Who Was He ?

Conspiracy Theory (2)

The Conspiracy Theory
A Dreadful Plot ?

France (37)

Has She Risen ?
Eustache Dauger
Ogre or Bluebeard ?
Man or Woman ?
Julius Caesar vs Vercingetorix
Did Clovis Ancestors Come From Troy?
The Merovingians Dynasty
Suicide or Murder ?
Second "New France" to Napoleon III ?
How Did He Die ?
Agobard, Magonia, Tempestarii
Did It Really Exist ?
The Mysterious Cult
The Tragic And Suspicious Delay of Grouchy
Attack or Sham ?
Our Ancestors Cannibals ?
Traitor to the Fatherland ?
Usurpers of the Crown of France ?
How to Justify ?
France Murders
Who Ordered the St. Bartholomew's Day Mayhem ?
A Gigantic Swindle
Birth of a Republican Myth
Cure For The King’s Evil Disease ?
Crossing The Alps ?
Royal Sex Scandal
What Happened To Him ?
Who Betrayed Him ?
Impostor ?
Murder or Suicide ?
What Caused The Incident ?

Impostors (3)

Legitimate Heir of Catherine II ?
A Sham ?
Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanova Found Alive ?

Archaeology (9)

Where Is He Buried ?
500 KM of geoglyphs
What Are They For ?
Inca Child Sacrifice ?
Who Was Ötzi The Iceman ?
Aboriginal in the Australian Bush
Chalk Man of Dorset England
Hoax or Reality ?
Tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang ?

The Strange Case of Miss Agatha Christie's Dissapearance

A Publicity Shot ?

Agatha Christie

At the age of 36, everything seems to succeed to the one nicknamed the Queen of Mystery, the successful novelist and creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marples and Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, Lady Agatha Christie. Although she is not yet famous, her books are sold by thousands of copies and she lives in a pretty country house with her husband whom she married at the age of 24, the colonel of the Royal Flying Corps and hero of the Great War Archibald Christie.

Lady Agatha Christie

In appearance, nothing suggests that something is amiss at the Christie's, that a drama is unfolding. In reality, the relationship between the two lovebirds has been on the downside for quite a while; Colonel Archibald is in love with a girl ten years younger than Agatha, Nancy Neele, which Miss Christie is absolutely unable to bear. The crisis is about to burst. Agatha Christie will deliver to all her mystery fans the biggest of her career, one that will make her a world-renowned writer.


It was then that during the night of September 3, 1926, Agatha Christie left the Berkshire mansion and disappeared mysteriously without saying a word to anyone, leaving no trace. Miss Christie's little Morris Cowley is found abandoned in a ditch the next morning at around 11 a.m, the hood sunk into the bushes. The scene seems straight out of a movie. There is no trace of the driver but her fur coat is still in the car. Media seizes the case which generates a wave of interest for her story across the country. Journalists flock to the writer's home and police begin the investigation. It is first believed to be a suicide.

Morris Cowley Agatha Christie

People scour the countryside around Newlands Corner and divers search the nearby Silent Pool Lake. No corpse, no trace of Mrs. Christie. What could have happened at the Christies? Why would someone wanting to take her own life drive her car into a ditch in the middle of the night rather than commit the irreversible act at the family home? The story is nebulous and people are totally unaware that Archibald had just announced to Agatha his intention to divorce and that she, already aggravated by the loss of her mother, was literally on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Research continues and the mystery thickens

Several days pass and no new evidence arise to clarify the case. People are about to give up and theories on miss Christie's misfortune abound. Some newspaper insinuate that Archibald Christie murdered his wife, but he defends himself with a strong alibi: at the time of the tragedy, he participated in a campaign in Surrey. Others advance a publicity shot to further a career that was at a standstill. But relatives of Agatha Christie say that she wanted to expose the relationship between the colonel and young Nancy Neel. The Daily Mirror even offers a reward to anyone with information allowing to find Miss Agatha, but no luck. Rumors spread that women's clothes and a vial of opium were found in an isolated cabin not far from the crime scene.

Publication Daily Mirror Agatha Christie

People begin to lose interest in the affair and it is then that Agatha's brother-in-law receives a letter from her posted the day after her disappearance, judging by the postmark. She is still alive. In an interview with the Daily Mirror the following Sunday, Colonel Archibald Christie admits that his wife had already threatened to simply disappear and that she had also told her sister about her intentions. The investigation seems to have reached a dead-end and that's when ...

Lady Agatha Christie is found!

Old Swan Hotel

Eleven days after the start of the affair, a Butler from North Yorkshire who thought he recognized among his clients the one whose picture was published in all the newspapers of the country contacted the police. Arrived at the Swan Hydropathic Hotel in Harrogate, Archibald Christie was informed that his wife had been staying there for ten days and that she seemed to enjoy herself. She frequently read newspapers, played pool games and chatted with the hotel's guests. She had registered under the name of Teresa Neele and claimed to come from South Africa.

When the colonel approached Agatha, reading the columns about herself, she seemed totally confused as struck by amnesia, which the doctors confirmed some time later. But according to Ritchie-Calder, close to Agatha, it is rather a smoking gun, a completely fabricated story, carefully planned as the intrigues of her crime novels. Her biographer Janet Morgan argues that Agatha Christie suffered a nervous breakdown followed by temporary amnesia. The bottom line of the story will never be known with certainty since Miss Christie categorically refused to talk about the case until her death.


Skyrocketing sales

If it was a publicity shot, it succeeded because the sales of her novels have only continued to increase in the years that followed her disappearance to the point where Agatha Christie became the most popular English author in the world after William Shakespeare. Her new novel published shortly after, The Big Four, sold more than 9,000 copies, twice as much as the previous installment, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. And since that time, Agatha Christie has continued to grow in popularity. The climax of her career was reached in the 1950s when her books are sold at more than 50,000 copies. Curtain, her ultimate opus with Miss Marples published the year of her death, is immediately printed at 60,000 copies.