Murder for Christmas Author:many different mystery authors Here is a perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything and plans to leave it to you Murder for Christmas. 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 it has been especially true of mystery writers who seem to have been i... more »nspired to their best work by the holiday season.
So come to a unique Christmas celebrating and rub adverbs with such greats as Sir Aurther Conan Doyal, Dame Agathra Christie, Rex Stout, and Ellery Queen, while Geroges Simenon and Dame Ngaio Marsh drop a few verbal hot coals into your stocking. Masters of suspense John Collier and Stnley Ellin will be on had with a few literary icicles aimed at your spine and Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens, Baroness Orczy will be present with some surprise contributions. Even Dr. Samuel Jackson is scheduled to attend that to Lillian de la Torre.
There will be a few laughs with Damon Runyon, Wyndham Lewis and Woody Allen. A visit with such old masters as Margery Allingham, Dorothy L. Sayers and G.K. Chesterton. And such new masters as Edward D. Hoch and H.R.F. Keating, And such unknowns as Margery Bowen and James Mines, John Dickson Carr will favor us with a locked room story. O.Henry contributes some Christmas criminality from the old West. We'll even go Christmas shopping with Robert Louis Stevenson.
Best of all there will be the great detectives of literature: Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Nero Wolfe, Lord Peter Wimsey, Albert CAmpion, Jules Maigret, Father Brown, Roderick Alleyn, and Bombay's Ganesh Ghote, all tackling the kind of cases that made them famous.
We have a literary feast prepared with some for every taste: lying, cheating, stealing, killing. spying, shoplifting, kidnapping, and existential fraud. In short, everything to make the holidays bright« less