Murder Most Festive

Murder Most Festive

A Christmas Mystery Ada Moncrieff. A CHRISTMAS MYSTERY х + MURDER MOST FESTIVE HD ADA MONCRIEFF VINTAGE Ada Moncrieff MURDER MOST FESTIVE. Front Cover.

Author: Ada Moncrieff

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473580893

Category: Fiction

Page: 223

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It's Christmas at Westbury Manor and amateur detective Hugh Gaveston must unravel a fiendish mystery... Christmas Eve, 1938. The Westbury family and assorted friends have gathered for another legendary celebration at their beautiful country house. The champagne flows, the silverware sparkles and upstairs the rooms are ready for their occupants. But one bed will lie empty that night. On Christmas morning, David Campbell-Scott is found dead in the snow. There's a pistol beside him and only one set of footprints. Yet something doesn't seem right to amateur sleuth Hugh Gaveston. Campbell-Scott had just returned from overseas with untold wealth - why would he kill himself? Hugh sets out to investigate... 'If you're a fan of historical mysteries, then Murder Most Festive should be at the top of your to-read list' Cultured Vultures Wonderfully atmospheric, with charming wit and brilliant plotting, Murder Most Festive is perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, M.C. Beaton and James Runcie's Grantchester series.
Categories: Fiction

Murder Most Merry

Murder Most Merry

A great holiday gift for mystery fans, this new short story collection of over thirty Christmas tales of crime contains contributions from some of the best writers of the genre: Patricia Moyes, John D. MacDonald, Rex Stout, Julian Symons, ...

Author: Abigail Browning

Publisher: Gramercy

ISBN: 0517221195

Category: Fiction

Page: 374

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A great holiday gift for mystery fans, this new short story collection of over thirty Christmas tales of crime contains contributions from some of the best writers of the genre: Patricia Moyes, John D. MacDonald, Rex Stout, Julian Symons, Georges Simenon, Margery Allingham, Lawrence Block, John Mortimer and many others. These holiday tales with a murderous twist include suspicious Santa's helpers; a Christmas pageant player who assumes the role of a killer; and evil elves with malicious intentions. Beware of hanging mistletoe and stuffed stockings this season, as you celebrate a creepy Christmas with Murder Most Merry.
Categories: Fiction

Murder Most Merry

Murder Most Merry

Readers LOVE the Libby Sarjeant series: 'I've read all of the books in this series and love them all' 5* Reader Review 'Just can't get enough of reading about Libby and her friends' 5* Reader Review 'Libby's gang are like old friends and I ...

Author: Lesley Cookman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472295989

Category: Fiction

Page: 184

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Three previously published short Christmas stories, featuring Libby Serjeant, now available together in ebook. Perfect for fans of Faith Martin, J. R. Ellis and LJ Ross. 'Lesley Cookman is the Queen of Cosy Crime' PAUL MAGRS MURDER AT MALLOWAN MANOR It's the run-up to Christmas. Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran have been invited to stay at grand old Mallowan Manor to investigate some mysterious rumours which are preventing the owner from selling up. A weird cast of characters, including an ageing actress and an enigmatic butler, makes Libby feel like she's ended up in an Agatha Christie plot... MURDER MOST FOWL It is almost Christmas, and pantomime rehearsals are well under way . . . Once again, local butcher Bob is playing the dame, but the whole production is put under threat when someone sabotages his business. Super sleuth Libby Sarjeant now has to recruit Fran Wolfe to help find the culprit, and restore the Steeple Martin pantomime. MURDER AND THE PANTOMIME CAT Pantomime is coming to The Alexandria theatre in Nethergate. Among the cast is Clemency, an old acquaintance of Libby Sarjeant and Fran Wolfe. She is making her return to the professional stage, encouraged by her mother Dame Amanda Knight, whom Libby and Fran met on a previous adventure. But when one objectionable member of the cast is found dead, Dame Amanda and heavyweight of the English Stage, Sir Andrew McColl, call in Libby, Fran and their friends to prevent the wrong person being charged with murder and the Nethergate pantomime from turning into a disastrous melodrama. Readers LOVE the Libby Sarjeant series: 'I've read all of the books in this series and love them all' 5* Reader Review 'Just can't get enough of reading about Libby and her friends' 5* Reader Review 'Libby's gang are like old friends and I was hooked from the start' 5* Reader Review 'Love this series, roll on the next one!' 5* Reader Review 'I adore the characters and the village. I wish I could live on All Hallows Lane and be a part of this gang. Hoping for a new novel soon. Highly recommend' 5* Reader Review 'The characters are so likeable. I would love to visit the mythical Steeple Martin!' 5* Reader Review
Categories: Fiction

Murder Most Confederate

Murder Most Confederate

Murder Most Celtic Abigail Browning. that they all arrive around five , and we'll clear up this little business . ” He frowned in thought . “ I'll tell Wong we'll want Christmas dinner at eight tonight . That should give us more than ...

Author: Abigail Browning

Publisher:

ISBN: 0307290220

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 962

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A collection of 64 stories of murder and mayhem by various authors.
Categories: Christmas stories

Murder Most Foul

Murder Most Foul

The wedding was a festive one , for the bridegroom was a respectable , , well - off shopkeeper , a very good match for one of Mrs. A.'s daughters . David took a leading part in organizing the festivities , and we may feel sure made ...

Author: George A. Birmingham

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105010311392

Category: Trials

Page: 848

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Categories: Trials

Mistletoe and Murder

Mistletoe and Murder

“As entertaining as ever.” —The Horn Book Hazel and Daisy trade mistletoe for a murder investigation and set out to save the day (Christmas Day that is!) in this fabulously festive fifth novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series.

Author: Robin Stevens

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781481489140

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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“As entertaining as ever.” —The Horn Book Hazel and Daisy trade mistletoe for a murder investigation and set out to save the day (Christmas Day that is!) in this fabulously festive fifth novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are spending the Christmas holidays in snowy Cambridge. Hazel is looking forward to a calm vacation among the beautiful spires, cozy libraries, and inviting tea-rooms. But there is danger lurking in the dark stairwells of ancient Maudlin College and two days before Christmas, there is a terrible accident. At least, it appears to be an accident—until the Detective Society looks a little closer, and realizes a murder has taken place. Faced with several irritating grown-ups and fierce competition from a rival agency, they must use all their cunning and courage if they’re going to find the killer before Christmas dinner.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Holiday Christmas Cozies

Holiday Christmas Cozies

A great series and I have loved every book in it." "I loved this book! The characters are great and I loved the Christmas setting. It was a great mystery and I was very surprised by the ending. So enjoying this series!

Author: Amber Crewes

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798572839203

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Page: 488

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Enjoy 3 Holiday-themed cozy mysteries from the Pacific Northwest. Here's what a few cozy mystery fans have said about the stories you're about to read: "Loved it! It was a great mystery with many unexpected twists and surprises! A great series and I have loved every book in it." "I loved this book! The characters are great and I loved the Christmas setting. It was a great mystery and I was very surprised by the ending. So enjoying this series!!!" Get ready to enjoy 3 BESTSELLING Christmas cozy mysteries! Jingle Bells and Deadly Smells Christmas is that season...that season of pleasant surprises...delicious smells...and family and friends to share the holidays with. This Christmas, Sandy Bay's lovable bakery owner, Meghan Truman, gets a whole lot more than she bargained for...plus a dead body at the door of her favorite restaurant. Some people would rather sweep this murder under the carpet but something smells awfully fishy about the events surrounding it. Will Meghan join Detective Irvin to find the murderer or will this event serve to etch unpleasant memories of this most wonderful time of the year? Queen Tarts and a Christmas Nightmare Two murdered business associates. One family under the scrutiny of a conservative town. A bride-to-be in need of some comfort and joy. Meghan is ready to celebrate the holiday season in style with the man of her dreams by her side. All that changes when she receives a text message. It's from her mum who discloses that her father is very sick. She needs to get back to Texas... fast. She has mixed feelings about going home as she's not been for several years. Her trip to Texas is greeted by: - Two murders - Characters from her past she'd rather forget - Family members disappointed in her recent choices As the very fabric of her family's existence is torn apart by accusations surrounding the murders of close friends, Meghan longs for the peace and tranquility of her adopted hometown of Sandy Bay. She is an emotional wreck and is confronted with betrayals, accusations, disappointments, homesickness, sad revelations, jealous friends, and a murder investigation. Make that two murder investigations! Some people wish Christmas could be every day. Meghan just wants this Christmas nightmare to end. Will she help to find the killer and restore the essence of this most wonderful time of the year? Mistletoe and Deadly Kisses A murdered heartbreaker. A trail of broken hearts. A small town florist eager to find true love and a killer on the loose. When Tracy and her colleagues set up a challenge to raise money for a good cause, the town of Fern Grove is happy to offer their support. They never expected that it would attract the attention of some crooked characters. When one such character, a shameless heartbreaker, is found dead, it seems the town is happy to turn a blind eye. Tracy feels a sense of responsibility and pity towards the family of the deceased. But who killed him? Should a person's past determine if they're given a fair trial in the court of public opinion? Was his murder accidental or a calculated undertaking? Christmas is the season of sharing and caring but did the deceased share a kiss that turned deadly? With Christmas just around the corner... And a murder investigation growing cold... Will Tracy's curiosity help to find the killer and possibly love, under the mistletoe? No cliffhanger, swearing or graphic scenes! Buy this Holiday Christmas Cozies to discover how events unfold in these cozy murder mysteries.
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The Dublin University Magazine

The Dublin University Magazine

... that which is of all things the out to a European for a foul murder most senseless , the most groundless in India . ... report on such - like viting the native gentry on such cases having been presented by the festive occasions .

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ISBN: PRNC:32101064302662

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Dublin University Magazine a Literary and Political Journal

Dublin University Magazine a Literary and Political Journal

... that which is of all things the out to a European for a foul murder most senseless , the most groundless , in India . ... report on such - like viting the native gentry on such cases having been presented by the festive occasions .

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ISBN: OXFORD:555020892

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University Magazine

University Magazine

... that which is of all things the out to a European for a foul murder most senseless , the most groundless , in India . ... report on such - like viting the native gentry on such cases having been presented by the festive occasions .

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924065771606

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