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Title:
The big book of Christmas mysteries
ISBN:
9780345802989
Physical Description:
xii, 654 pages ; 24 cm
Contents:
The carol singers / Josephine Bell -- Waxworks / Ethel Lina White -- Cambric tea / Marjorie Bowen -- The 74th tale / Jonathan Santlofer -- The uninnocent / Bradford Morrow -- Blue Christmas / Peter Robinson -- Noel, noel / Barry Perowne -- Death on Christmas Eve / Stanley Ellin -- The Chinese apple / Joseph Shearing -- And all through the house / Ed McBain -- An early Christmas / Doug Allyn -- The live tree / John Lutz -- Three-dot Po / Sara Paretsky -- Mad dog / Dick Lochte -- Sister Bessie / Cyril Hare -- That's the ticket / Mary Higgins Clark -- Death on the air / Ngaio Marsh -- The thirteenth day of Christmas / Isaac Asimov / The Christmas kitten / Ed Gorman -- The Santa Claus club / Julian Symons -- The flying stars / G.K. Chesterton -- Christmas party / Rex Stout -- The Raffles relics / E.W. Hornung -- The price of light / Ellis Peters -- A present for Santa Sahib / H.R.F. Keating -- The Christmas train / Will Scott -- Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson -- A chaparral Christmas gift / O. Henry -- The Chopham affair / Edgar Wallace -- A Christmas tragedy / Agatha Christie.

The adventure of the Christmas pudding / Gold, Frankincense and murder / Boxing unclever / The proof of the pudding / The adventure of the Dauphin's doll / Morse's greatest mystery / More than flesh and blood / The butler's Christmas eve / The trinity cat / The burglar and the whatsit / Dancing Dan's Christmas / A visit from St. Nicholas / The thieves who couldn't help sneezing / Rumpole and the spirit of Christmas / A reversible Santa Clause / A scandal in winter / The Christmas client / The secret in the pudding bag & Herlock Sholmes's Christmas case / Christmas Eve / The adventure of the blue carbuncle / Dead on Christmas street / Crime's Christmas carol / Serenade to a killer / A Christmas in camp / The Christmas Bogey / The killer Christian / The ghost's touch / A wreath for Marley
Abstract:
"Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else"--Provided by publisher.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House LLC, [2013]
General Note:
"A Vintage crime/Black lizard original"--Title page verso.