The Christmas Egg: A Seasonal Mystery - British Library Crime Classics (Paperback)Mary Kelly (author)
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The third Inspector Nightingale mystery presents the redoubtable detective with the corpse of a royal Russian émigré three days before Christmas. A thrillingly constructed whodunit redolent of festive seasons past, The Christmas Egg is the perfect yuletide caper to curl up with.
Chief Inspector Brett Nightingale and Sergeant Beddoes find the body of Princess Olga Karukhin, who fled from Russia at the time of the Revolution. Taking place in the three days leading up to Christmas, Nightingale's enquiry takes him to a gramophone shop and a jewellers, culminating in the wrapping of the mystery on Christmas Eve.
Publisher: British Library Publishing
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 190 x 130 mm
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“Vintage crime at its best”
Thankyou to the publishers for sending me a copy of the book to review.
I have read many if these " British library crime classics" and this new gem did not disappoint.
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“Perfect to snuggle up with by the fire”
I love the British Library Crime Classic collection and never more so than at Christmas time.
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