A Christmas Visitor (The Christmas Stories)

A Christmas Visitor (The Christmas Stories) by Anne Perry 0345476700 9780345476708
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Renowned for her acclaimed Victorian novels as well as a stunning new series set in World War I, Anne Perry consistently dazzles us with stories rife with emotion, intrigue, and psychological depth. She recently expanded her talents with the delightfully rendered novella,A Christmas Journey, whichUSA Todaycalled one of the best books to brighten the joyous season. Now she has given readers another gifta yuletide offering full of holiday magic . . . and murder. The Dreghorn family is gathering for an anticipated reunion in the Lake District of England. The blissful tranquility of the snowbound estate, however, is soon shattered by what appears to be an accidental death. The victims distraught wife, Antonia, summons her godfather, distinguished mathematician and inventor Henry Rathboneone of the most beloved characters from Perrys bestselling William Monk series. But questions about the tragic event turn into whispers of murder, sending shock waves among members of the Dreghorn clan, who havent seen each other in ten years. Now Rathbone must put his analytical and creative capacities to the test as he assumes the role of an amateur investigator. But while searching for clues and mulling over potential motives, he cannot help but wonder: Will another poor soul meet the same untimely endand be silenced like the night? In this Christmas novella, featuring a colorful, somewhat eccentric cast of characters and an irresistible plot as twisty as a ribbon, Rathbone rescues the holiday with a grace that would impress William Monk himself. From the Hardcover edition.

Author: Anne Perry

Language: English

Edition: 1ST

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 208

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Publication Date: 2004-10-26


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