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A Very Murderous Christmas

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Editor: Cecily Gayford
Imprint: Profile Books
Pages: 240
Subject: Fiction

A Very Murderous Christmas

Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season

Various. Edited by Cecily Gayford

We wish you a very murderous Christmas...

Paperback(Preorder only)
9781788161015 (Published 1 Nov 2018)
£7.99

About the book

The Christmas season is one of comfort and joy, sparkling lights and steam rising from cups of mulled wine at frosty carol services. A season of goodwill to all men, as families and friends come together to forget their differences and celebrate the year together.
Unless, of course, you happen to be harbouring a grudge. Or hiding a guilty secret. Or you want something so much you just have to have it - whatever the cost. In A Very Murderous Christmas, ten of the best classic crime writers come together to unleash festive havoc, with murder, mayhem and twists aplenty.
Following Murder on Christmas Eve and Murder under the Christmas Tree, this is the perfect accompaniment to a mince pie and a roaring fire. Just make sure you're really, truly alone ...

About the author

Includes stories from Anthony Horowitz, Margery Allingham, G. K. Chesterton, Ruth Rendell, John Mortimer, Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr, Nicholas Blake, Edward Hoch, Gladys Mitchell and Colin Dexter.

Reviews

Praise for Murder Under the Christmas Tree: 'Offers excellent value as the roll call of authors included is really very impressive indeed.'

- Shotsmag

Praise for Murder Under the Christmas Tree: 'This killer selection is the icing on the (Christmas) cake ... this is all your Christmases come at once for fans of the genre.' The Lady

- The Lady

With Cecily Gayford in charge, we are on safe ground. Each of her top-notch writers, ranging from Ian Rankin in a playful mood to the darkly reflective Val McDermid, brings a distinctive and imaginative edge to Christmas crime

- Daily Mail

Additional Information

Editor: Cecily Gayford
Imprint: Profile Books
Pages: 240
Subject: Fiction
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