By Anne Perry
IN those vacation MYSTERIES SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, CHRISTMAS COMES WITH A supporting OF MAGIC AND MURDER.
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
Three days sooner than Christmas, in London’s East finish, thirteen-year-old Gracie Phipps encounters eight-year-old Minnie Maude Mudway, freezing and by myself. simply the day earlier than, an individual murdered Minnie Maude’s Uncle Alf and made off together with his rag-and-bones cart—as good as with Charlie, the liked donkey who pulled it. Now, Grace and Minnie Maude trigger to rescue Charlie. however the course that Uncle Alf had taken to his demise used to be now not his normal direction, and in his cart, the kids are informed, used to be a stunning golden casket that can rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
Ten days prior to Christmas, James Wentworth feels now not pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a global of gear and wild ardour. Wentworth’s merely desire, he believes, is his outdated good friend Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to look for the wayward younger guy with assistance from new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum surgeon. As this ordinary trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a challenge whose consequence they can not start to wager.
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