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Murder For Christmas

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After reading a number of very mediocre cozy mysteries, "Murder for Christmas" was a breath of fresh air. Although amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is not as illustrious as Christie's Hercule Poirot or as completely unexpected as Miss Marple, the plot is well developed and the writing is a /5(73).

Maybe there isn't such a thing as the perfect murder, but this book has to be the murder mystery lover's perfect gift. I received "Murder for Christmas" as a Christmas present years ago and I have been re-reading it by the lights of my Christmas tree every year since/5(10).

"Murder for Christmas" was also published as "A Holiday for Murder" and "Hercule Poirot's Christmas.". It is notable not only as an excellent example of the locked-room mystery, but also as the most bloody of the Christie mysteries. Noted for her cozy murders via poisoned chocolates and a foreign substance in /5(13).

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Murder for Christmas contains twenty-six tales of seasonal malice to keep you in the Christmas spirit all year round. "It has been said that Christmas brings out the best in everyone, and this has been especially true of mystery writers who seem to have been inspired to their best work by the holiday season/5.

This is a fabulous book, the first three stories being of my four favorite Christies so far. I've read the other three in the book previously and just finished re-reading the title story, "Murder for Christmas," a/k/a "A Holiday for Murder." It had been a /5(13).

Murder for Christmas book. Read 2, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When multi-millionaire Simeon Lee unexpectedly invites his /5.

Well aware of the genre she is working in and the books obvious influences, Jo-Ann Carsons Murder for Christmas is a fun read which can be finished in one sitting.

Set on Deadmans Island, Madison Rathbones Christmas invite to a gathering takes a /5. Francis Duncan’s Murder For Christmas was originally published by John Long in It was reissued by Vintage Books in and, in North America, by Sourcebooks Landmark on October 1st of this year.

Miss Bates received an e-ARC from Sourcebooks Landmark, via Netgalley. A golden age, style mystery murder/5. The premise for A Murder for Christmas is a missing rare coin and, like all the best whodunits, the pages are peopled with likely and not-so-likely characters who have a reason to see the back of the victim/5.

After reading a number of very mediocre cozy mysteries, "Murder for Christmas" was a breath of fresh air. Although amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is not as illustrious as Christie's Hercule Poirot or as completely unexpected as Miss Marple, the plot is well developed and the writing is a /5(71).

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The first book in a classic Golden Age mystery series perfect for fans of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. When Mordecai Tremaine arrives at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame on Christmas Eve, he discovers that the revelries are in full swing in the sleepy village of Sherbroome—but so too are tensions amongst the assortment of guests/5(7).

Among a number of crime novels that did surprisingly good trade this Christmas was a title with an extra element of mystery. Murder for Christmas, a new edition of a book that first appeared inbecame an unexpected hit with readers and critics.

Buy Murder for Christmas (Vintage Murder Mystery) by Duncan, Francis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(). Hercule Poirot's Christmas is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 19 December (although the first edition is copyright dated ).

It retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6). It was published in US by Dodd, Mead and Company in February under the title of Murder for : Agatha Christie. The first book in a classic Golden Age mystery series perfect for fans of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. When Mordecai Tremaine arrives at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame on Christmas Eve, he discovers that the revelries are in full swing in the sleepy village of Sherbroome?but so too are tensions amongst the assortment of guests.

Murder for Christmas is a great listen. Mordeci Tremaine is a wonderful period detective. This book was originally published inthe second of five Mordeci Tremaine mysteries. The characters are fun, the plot intriguing, and the solution a surprise. This is the only Francis Duncan title available in the US.

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The Holliday season is usually about celebrating your favorite traditions and spending time with family, not dealing with cases of murder. However the poor families in the book, Murder For Christmas by Thomas Godfrey, have to deal with horrendous crimes during the holiday season/5.

Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Although the themes of Christmas and crime might seem to be diametrically opposed, the Yuletide season has always brought out the best in mystery writers, who find endless inspiration in the trappings of the holiday.

A stocking stuffed with 26 entertaining stories, this anthology samples the delicious wares of such noted masters of mystery as Arthur Conan 4/5(1). Usual cast of suspects plus a stranger from abroad.

Not the best story in the collection, but still a good read/puzzle. For another Christmas manor mystery, try Christmas is Murder: A Rex Graves Mystery, a novel by C.S. Challinor and seasonal mystery In the Dead of Winter (Ivy Towers Mystery Series #1) (Heartsong Presents Mysteries #3) by Nancy /5(5).

Murder for Christmas: Carson, Jo-Ann: : Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books /5(11). Murder for Christmas. stories of crime and suspense brings together 13 tales from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Gervase Fen novella by Edmund Crispin that has never previously been published.

Inspector Roderick Alleyn, must determine whether it's an accident, a suicide. Click on a plot link to find similar books. Plot & Themes Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10% Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60% Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How society works & physical descript.

(people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story - suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:. Check out this great listen on A classic mystery for the festive season: mulled wine, mince pies and murder. Mordecai Tremaine, former tobacconist and perennial lover of romance novels, has been invited to spend Christmas in the sleepy village of Sherbroome, at.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Murder for Christmas/5(3). Get this from a library. Murder for Christmas. [Thomas Godfrey; Gahan Wilson;] -- Although the themes of Christmas and crime might seem to be diametrically opposed, the Yuletide season has always brought out the best in mystery writers, who find endless inspiration in the.

It retailed at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6). It was published in US by Dodd, Mead and Company in February under the title of Murder for Christmas.

This edition retailed at $ A paperback edition in the US by Avon books in changed the title again to A Holiday for Murder. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction / Thomas F.

Godfrey --The murder for Christmas guide to gift giving / A.A. Milne --Back for Christmas / John Collier --Mr. Big / Woody Allen --The adventure of the blue carbuncle / Arthur Conan Doyle --The adventure of the Christmas.

: Murder for Christmas () by Packages and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().Murder for Christmas by Godfrey, Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Back for Christmas / John Collier --Mr.

Big / Woody Allen --The adventure of the blue carbuncle / Arthur Conan Doyle --The adventure of the Christmas pudding / Agatha Christie --Dancing Dan's Christmas / Damon Runyon --Cambric tea / Marjorie Bowen --Death on Christmas .