Murder Under the Christmas Tree: Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season
Murder most festive...
A locked room mystery solved with a flourish on Boxing Day.
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 mak...more
With regard to crime novels, cosy crime is definitely my favourite sub-genre; I adore aut ...more
It is no secret that I adore mysteries and crime stories and I do admit to having a very soft spot for the classic, cosy ones, like Agatha Christie's or Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's. Upon acqui ...more
I wouldn't recommend this for only old time of the year but definitely worth a read to ...more
Easy and enjoyable read for the Christmas season.
The stories in this collection are, for the most part, very good. The last couple weren't as engaging, but there's always going to be one or two you don't like. This collection even includes a tale about Sherlock Holmes (and Watson, of course) bt ...more
The book doesn’t have the usual number of stories since they are all a bit longer than shorter- which also makes for a bit richer experience.
If you have a mystery lover who likes Xmas stories, this would be a good book to get. Also if they like both older and newer mysteries.
The settings invariably invoke a nostalgic feel for Christmas past - most of them are set in big country houses and feature a range of characters all gathering ...more
I'll add this one to my list of Christmas stories I read every year.