Holiday-themed mysteries are giving armchair detectives the opportunity to delve into halls decked with murder. These mysteries for perfect winter’s reading – so grab the mulled wine, curl up by the fire and indulge in one of the best.
In Murder for Christmas, Mordecai Tremaine has been invited to spend Christmas in the sleepy village of Sherbroome at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame. Midnight strikes and the party-goers discover that it’s not just presents nestling under the tree…there’s a dead body too.
Kissing Christmas Goodbye finds popular cozy mystery protagonist Agatha Raisin juggling a new teenage assistant, winning back her ex-boyfriend, and solving the murder of a friendless heiress all while the holidays loom closer.
Jaine Austen, a freelance writer, finds herself on the suspect list when a child actor gets bludgeoned to death with a yule log in Death of a Neighborhood Scrooge. It’s up to her to clear her name and to do that, she’ll need to track down the killer and solve the mystery.