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A surprise for Christmas and other seasonal mysteries / edited and with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

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  • 1 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
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Cass County Library-Drexel F SUR 2021 (Text) 0002205443746 Adult Fiction Available -

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The black bag left on a doorstep / Catharine Louis Pirkis -- The hole in the wall / G. K. Chesterton -- Death on the air / Ngaio Marsh -- Persons or things unknown / Carter Dickson -- Dead man's hand / E. R. Punshon -- The Christmas Eve ghost / Ernest Dudley -- Dick Whittington's cat / Victor Canning -- A surprise for Christmas / Cyril Hare -- On Christmas Day in the morning / Margery Allingham -- Father Christmas comes to Orbins / Julian Symons -- The turn-again bell / Barry Perowne.
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"A Postman murdered while delivering cards on Christmas morning. A Christmas pine growing over a forgotten homicide. A Yuletide heist gone horribly wrong. When there's as much murder as magic in the air and the facts seem to point to the impossible, it's up to the detective's trained eye to unwrap the clues and neatly tie together an explanation (preferably with a bow on top). Martin Edwards has once again gathered the best of these seasonal stories into a stellar anthology brimming with rare tales, fresh as fallen snow, and classics from the likes of Julian Symons, Margery Allingham, Anthony Gilbert and Cyril Hare. A most welcome surprise indeed, and perfect to be shared between super-sleuths by the fire on a cold winter's night"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, English.
Christmas stories, English.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Christmas fiction.

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