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The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

P. D. James

A collection of four short stories from P.D. James, together in paperback for the first time.

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Four festive stories from P. D. James, the ‘Queen of Crime’
From a Christmas murder at a country house to an illicit affair and a questionable inheritance, P. D. James’s trademark sparkling prose illuminates the secrets that lurk beneath the surface at enforced family gatherings. These puzzle-box mysteries are perfect cosy reading for the darkest days of the year!

Including two early cases for Adam Dalgleish – star of the major TV series, Dalgleish

What readers are saying:
‘A sheer delight.’ 5* reader review
‘Four of the best of P D James short stories. All set around Christmas and all expertly planned, written and executed!’ 5* reader review
‘Perfect for a dark wintry evening.’ 5* reader review
‘Very entertaining, and I loved it.’ 5* reader review

Critic Reviews

There are four short gripping tales, which include a strained country house party on Christmas Eve and an illicit affair that ends in murder.

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P. D.James

P. D. James (1920-2014) was born in Oxford and educated at Cambridge High School for Girls. From 1949 to 1968 she worked in the National Health Service and subsequently in the Home Office, first in the Police Department and later in the Criminal Policy Department. All that experience was used in her novels. She was a Fellow of the Royal…

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