Author(s): Cecily Gayford
A murderer who materialises in a field of snow, leaving no footprints. 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 Miss Marple 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...
Murder most festive: a selection of puzzling Christmas mysteries from the creme de la creme of crime writers.
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
Featuring Arthur Conan Doyle, Ngiao Marsh, Ellis Peters, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Edmund Crispin, Dorothy L Sayers, Carter Dickson and GK Chesterton.