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Murder under the Christmas Tree

Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season · Murder at Christmas

by Cecily Gayford Editor · Arthur Conan Doyle Contributor


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Murder most festive...

A locked room mystery solved with a flourish on Boxing Day.
Blackmail on Christmas Eve.
A missing jewel discovered in a very festive hiding place.
A body slumped in a chair on Christmas morning, still listening to carols.
The midnight theft of a gift intended for a saint.

Crime doesn't take a holiday, so these - and many more - are the puzzles that make up Murder under the Christmas Tree, a collection of festive mysteries featuring fictional sleuths from Lord Peter Wimsey to Sherlock Holmes, Cadfael to Father Brown. This is the very best of Christmas murder and mayhem - so settle into your armchair, put another log on the fire and take a bite of your mince pie. Just make sure it's not poisoned...

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Cecily Gayford (Editor)

Val McDermid has published twenty-eight crime novels, which have sold millions of copies worldwide, been translated into sixteen languages and won multiple awards. Her series featuring criminal profiler Tony Hill was the basis for the TV series Th...

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Contributor :
Val McDermid
Contributor :
Arthur Conan Doyle
Contributor :
Ian Rankin
Contributor :
Ngaio Marsh
Contributor :
Carter Dickson
Contributor :
Margery Allingham
Contributor :
Ellis Peters
Contributor :
G K Chesterton
Contributor :
Edmund Crispin
Contributor :
Dorothy L Sayers
Editor :
Cecily Gayford
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