Crime Collection.  A Caribbean Mystery: Major Palgrave had been telling Miss Marple about a chap who had almost certainly committed a couple of murders and gotten away with it and he happened to have a snapshot of the blighter in question. But just as he sorted through his photos he was interrupted by the arrival of a group of fellow guests at the Caribbean Hotel, where Miss Marple had gone for a quiet convalescence. The next morning Major Palgrave was dead – unexpectedly but not unnaturally.  But Miss Marple remembered his startled reaction to someone among the group of new arrivals.  And the photo so carefully described by the Major to Miss Marple, is not among his possessions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Taken At The Flood: Gordon Cloade  had been a paragon to his relatives he was not only rich, but helpfully rich, and as a bachelor, had made no secret that his family would be provided for.   His unexpected marriage was not a disaster  – the blow came  in that he died before making a new will. With the old one invalidated by his marriage there was only one legal heir.  Strange events follow, including the murder of a stranger called Enoch Arden, on whose real identity hangs the financial future of the Cloade family.                                                                       The Seven Dials Mystery: Eight strident-toned alarm clocks had been set secretly in the sleeper’s room. It should be enough to wake the dead, let alone a notoriously heavy sleeper. But their discordant chorus in the bedroom at ‘Chimneys’ failed to wake the dead man. The verdict is death by misadventure – an a accident overdose of a sleeping draught. But a letter began by the deceased showed that he had been puzzled by his unusual sleepiness and made a reference to the Seven Dials business being more or less of a joke. And of the eight clocks, seven had been regrouped in a neat line on the mantelpiece…