In the bleak midwinter … murder awaits.
The halls might be decked, and the mistletoe hung, but in these ten classic crime stories you’re more likely to come across a corpse under the Christmas tree than a present. From a Santa Claus with a secret to a violent theft that snowballs into something quite unexpected, pull up a chair, throw another log on the fire … and let history’s greatest crime writers surprise, delight and chill you to the bone.
A Surprise for Christmas – Cyril Hare
The Snowball Burglary – H. C. Bailey
Tall Story – Margery Allingham
A Present from Santa Claus – Julian Symons
The Undignified Melodrama of the Bone of Contention – Dorothy L. Sayers
The Motive – G. D. H. and M. Cole
Underneath the Mistletoe Last Night – Mark Billingham
The New Catacomb – Arthur Conan Doyle
The Motive – Ronald Knox
Dog in the Night-Time – Edmund Crispin
Murder on a Winter’s Night: Ten Classic Crime Stories by Cecily Gayford (Editor)
English | 2021 | Mystery & Thriller | 930 KB