The usual Santas : a collection of Soho Crime Christmas capers / Soho Crime
Book | Soho Crime | 2017

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ix, 400 pages ; 20 cm
"Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger. Niccolò Machiavelli sets out to save an Italian city. Sherlock Holmes's one-time nemesis Irene Adler finds herself in an unexpected tangle in Paris while on a routine espionage assignment. Jane Austen searches for the Dowager Duchess of Wilborough's stolen diamonds. These and other adventures in this delectable volume will whisk readers away to Christmases around the globe, from a Korean War POW camp to a Copenhagen refugee squat, from a palatial hotel in 1920s Bombay to a crumbling mansion in Havana." -- Amazon.
Joy to the world: Various acts of kindness at Christmas. An Elderly Lady Seeks Peace at Christmastime / Helene Tursten -- The Usual Santas / by Mick Herron -- PX Christmas / Martin Limón -- Chalee's Nativity / Timothy Hallinan -- The Cuban Marquise's Jewels / by Teresa Dovalpage -- A Mother's Curse / by Mette Ivie Harrison -- Silent night: the darkest of holiday noir. There's Only One Father Christmas, Right? / Colin Cotterill -- Martin / Ed Lin -- Queen of the Hill / Stuart Neville -- Blue Memories Start Calling / Tod Goldberg -- Bo Sau (Vengeance) / Henry Chang -- Red Christmas / James R. Benn -- I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus: and other holiday secrets. When the Time Came / Lene Kaaberbøl & Agnete Friis -- Hairpin Holiday / Sujata Massey -- The Prince (of Peace) / Gary Corby -- Cabaret aux Assassins / Cara Black -- Jane and the Midnight Clear / Stephanie Barron -- Supper with Miss Shivers / Peter Lovesey.
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