The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

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Deck the halls with cops and crooks! Just in time for the holiday season, master of mystery Otto Penzler delivers his latest anthology, The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries . Featuring sixty holiday tales by the likes of Isaac Asimov, Marjorie Bowen, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stanley Ellin, Edward D. Hoch, Andrew Klavan, Ed McBain, Ellis Peters, Ellery Queen, Damon Runyon, Jonathan Santlofer, Julian Symons, and Donald E. Westlake. The stories cover virtually all categories and sub-genres, including suspense, pure detection, humor, cozy, private eye, and police procedural.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2013
ISBN: 9780345802989
0345802985
Branch Call Number: FIC MYS
Characteristics: xii, 654 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Penzler, Otto
Alternative Title: Christmas mysteries

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In this book, Edgar Award winning author Otto Penzler has selected 60 of his favourite mystery stories with a Christmas theme. Everyone’s here from Arthur Conan Doyle to Donald Westlake and whether you prefer cozy, suspense, or procedural mysteries, you’ll find stories both familiar and rare in t... Read More »


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Feb 19, 2018

A collection of mystery/crime thrillers with a Christmas connection will enjoyably pass a dark, cold, and snowy evening for the reader. The tales come from the late 1800s through to 2011 with most written in the 1990s. The stories are roughly organized by themes; and an introductory note by the Editor provides background and context for each story.

karcoldelharvic5 Apr 13, 2014

Mostly stories written many years ago.

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