Christmas Eve. While the world sleeps, snow falls gently from the sky, presents await under the tree ... and murder is afoot. In this collection of ten classic murder mysteries from the best crime writers in history, death and mayhem takes many festive forms, from the inventive to the unexpected.From a Santa Claus with a grudge to missing diamonds spirited away by a mysterious visitor, these are stories to enjoy - and be mystified by - in front of a roaring fire, mince pie to hand - or at the beach!
The second volume of the bestselling festive crime collection, following on from Murder under the Christmas Tree
Praise for Murder under the Christmas Tree: 'This killer selection is the icing on the (Christmas) cake ... this is all your Christmases come at once for fans of the genre. * The Lady *
Includes writing from Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, Margery Allingham, Ellis Peters, John Dickson Carr and Julian Symons.