A Christmas beginning a novel by Anne Perry

Cover of: A Christmas beginning | Anne Perry

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Murder,
  • Mystery fiction,
  • Aristocracy (Social class),
  • History

About the Edition

Interweaving the original Christmas Story with her own holiday tale, Perry explores the meaning of Joseph"s secondary role compared to that of Mary and Jesus.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAnne Perry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.E693 C465 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24966217M
ISBN 100345485823
ISBN 109780345485823
LC Control Number2007026444
OCLC/WorldCa145943500

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Runcorn, who was a superintendent for the Scotland Yard, was off on a Christmas vacation in the Isle of Anglesey when he stumbles upon the dead body of Olivia Costain, who was the sister of the vicar Arthur Costain and Naomi Costain, his wife. by Anne Perry. Whatever the season, a new novel by bestselling author Anne Perry is always a wonderful gift, but her holiday novels are particularly special treats, and A Christmas Beginning is a deeply felt story of passion and redemption.

This book contains two of Perry's Victorian Christmas novellas--numbers five and six in the series. The first, A Christmas Beginning, has Superintendent Runcorn enjoying a Christmas holiday on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales.

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I have compiled a list of many Christmas mystery books that I have either read, or will be reading during a holiday season. There are some authors who specialize in giving us seasonal books. These authors work major holidays into each of their novels, which make the novels especially fun to read during certain times of the year.

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The bachelor never dreams that the secrets of her life and. Anne Perry has produced a short mystery at Christmas for several years. Each features a lesser known character from one of her Monk or Pitt books. The stories are light reads and always provide interesting descriptions of Christmases from another era/5.

This book is her third in the Christmas series and the main character is Charlotte Pitt's Grandmama, Mariah Ellison. Of course there is a murder / unexpected death however the main focus is on the change in character that evolves for Grandmama during this particular Christmas season/5.

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Thomas Pitt's sister-in-law, Emily Radley, is suddenly called from London to be with her dying aunt. Leaving her husband and two children behind, she makes the long journey to her aunt's home in Connemara, an all-but-forgotten town on the coast of Western Ireland. Emily soon discovers that a tragic legacy is haunting the once close-knit community.

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However, he is suddenly called into action when the sister of the local vicar is discovered Price: $ A Christmas Beginning is Perry's fifth novel in her popular Christmas series. She is also the author of two of my favorite series featuring William Monk, and Thomas and Charlotte Pitt.

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