7 edition of A Classic Christmas Crime found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Tim Heald.|
|LC Classifications||PR1309.D4 C55 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||189 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||189|
|LC Control Number||98011566|
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Book Overview Christmas is a time of goodwill to all men--or is it? As the nights draw in, throw another log on the fire and settle back into your armchair to enjoy this collection of ten classic Christmas mysteries, in which crime's best known sleuths, from Rebus to Holmes and Cadfael to Father Brown, uncover murder and mayhem galore. The Christmas Card Crime. And Other Stories. By: British Library Crime Classic By: E. C. R. Lorac No story in this book should have been left out, I read the whole book. I enjoyed getting to read authors from the early detective & mystery stories. I have some new favorites just from this book that I must seek out more of their work.
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Murder Under the Christmas Tree: Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season by. Cecily Gayford (Editor) avg rating — ratings. score: A Christmas. 13 classic crime novels perfect for the festive season Novem A classic Christmas crime novel just wouldn’t be complete without the following features: a country house, a cast of secretive, eccentric suspects, peril, dead bodies in unusual places and an amateur-sleuth.
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Rejoice in this delightfully lethal collection of thirteen original Christmas tales written by today's best mystery writers. Whether set in Yorkshire Dales or Free shipping over $ With virtually the same team as in Heald's Classic English Crime ()—only P.D. James, Mike Seabrook, and Nicole Swengley are new to this volume—Heald manages to field a much stronger lineup of homages to Christmas Ö la Christie.
It's true that most of the 13 stories are more atmospheric than dexterously plotted (even the James, like the otherwise fine stories by Author: Tim Heald. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Thirteen original tales of mystery and mistletoe"--Cover.
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In A Very Murderous Christmas, ten of the best classic crime writers come together to unleash festive havoc, with murder, mayhem and twists aplenty. From a murder aboard a snow-bound train to a pantomime costume that takes on a life of its own, these are mysteries as rich and satisfying as a Christmas dinner/5(31).
Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Classic Christmas crime. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, A Classic Christmas Crime Hardcover – November 1, by Tim Heald (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.
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Christmas is a time of goodwill to all men—or is it. As the nights draw in, throw another log on the fire and settle back into your armchair to enjoy this collection of ten classic Christmas mysteries, in which crime's best known sleuths, from Rebus to Holmes and Cadfael to Father Brown, uncover murder and mayhem galore/5().
7 – Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan Another recently rediscovered vintage murder mystery, this book achieved even more notoriety as virtually nothing was known about the author. Once more, we have the classic snowbound country house on Christmas Eve with an unlikely collection of guests all at odds with each other.
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Classic Christmas Crime by Heald, T. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.
item 2 A Classic Christmas Crime by Heald, Tim Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - A Classic Christmas Crime by Heald, Tim Paperback. With virtually the same team as in Heald's Classic English Crime ()—only P.D. James, Mike Seabrook, and Nicole Swengley are new to this volume—Heald manages to field a much stronger lineup of homages to Christmas Ã‰ la Christie.
It's true that most of the 13 stories are more atmospheric than dexterously plotted (even the James, like the otherwise fine stories by. Last festive season I took a short break from writing Crime and the City columns to write about the wonderful Christmas mysteries published (and now increasingly republished) back in the Golden Age of crime writing: Christmas Mysteries: A Tradition Revived.
So this year—some more contemporary Christmas crime capers. Seems few major crime writers have. A classic Christmas crime by Heald, Tim. Publication date Topics Mystery and detective stories, Christmas stories Publisher New York: Berkley Prime Crime Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.
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Georges Simenon’s sparing, knife-edged prose sets the bar for detective fiction, now re-issued by Penguin with brand. The indefatigable crime enthusiast Martin Edwards, who has read enough classic crime novels to sink a dreadnought, has compiled this anthology of 15 Christmassy mysteries from the golden age of crime.
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It’s all part our mission and maxim: all good fiction is crime : Crimereads. Crime at Christmas is the second novel in a short series of four books featuring Malcolm Warren. The first, Death of My Aunt, published in is considered something of a classic. Crime at Christmas follows a familiar trope of the golden age of crime novels - several people are staying in a large house and one of them dies/5(49).One of six beloved Christmas classics in collectible hardcover editions A Merry Christmas collects the treasured holiday tales of Louisa May Alcott, from the dearly familiar Yuletide benevolence of Marmee and her “little women” to the timeless “What Love Can Do,” wherein the residents of a boarding house come together to make a lovely Christmas for two poor girls.
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