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C.C. Benison is the pen name of Doug Whiteway, a journalist and author who lives in Winnipeg, Canada. He has a degree in journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa and has worked for the Winnipeg Tribune and the Winnipeg Free Press.

He is the author of a series of murder mysteries set on the estates of Queen Elizabeth II where the crimes are solved by housemaid Jane Bee, with the Queen's help. Titles include Death at Buckingham Palace, Death at Sandringham House, and Death at Windsor Castle. He is also the author of Death in Cold Type, a murder mystery set in Winnipeg.

In 2011, the first of the Father Christmas mysteries, Twelve Drummers Drumming, was published. The novels feature Tom Christmas, Anglican priest, widower and single father,...more


When I was a lad – many years ago – in the days when Canada had but a single television channel, two items were staples of Christmas morning programming: the Queen’s Christmas message and a short film, On the Twelfth Day, featuring a young Edwardian man on a penny-farthing bicycle visiting his lady love at her snow-covered London house and bringing her gifts, starting with a partridge in a pear... Read more of this blog post »
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C.C. Benison Beth wrote: "Hi C.C.,
Thanks for sending a Goodreads friend request to this fellow mystery author!"


You're welcome! Delighted to be able to connect.


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Beth Hi C.C.,
Thanks for sending a Goodreads friend request to this fellow mystery author!


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C.C. Benison Carol wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite. Looking forward to reading your books."

Thanks, Carol. I hope you enjoy them.


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Carol Thanks for the friend invite. Looking forward to reading your books.


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C.C. Benison Thanks, J + L. I'm glad you enjoy my books. Have a safe spring/summer yourselves. And keep working your way through that mountain of books!


Jeannie and Louis Rigod C.C., I do enjoy your books. I thought I had read more but I find I have one on my TBR piles. They are like mountains any more! Keep writing and have a safe spring/summer.

Jeannie


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